Elizabeth E. Rainwater

1828–
Logan, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Elizabeth E.

When Elizabeth E. Rainwater was born in 1828, in Logan, Kentucky, United States, her father, Aaron Rainwater, was 28 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Polly Chapell, was 28.

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Family Time Line

Aaron Rainwater
1800–1850
Mary Elizabeth Polly Chapell
1800–1871
Robert T. Parks Rainwater
1819–1915
Caroline M. Rainwater
1819–1899
James Henry Rainwater
1820–1880
Pheby F. Rainwater
1825–
Elizabeth E. Rainwater
1828–
William C Rainwaters
1831–1863
Mariah A. Rainwater
1832–1906
Mary Jane Rainwater
1837–1931
Isabella Rainwater
1839–
Martha Susan Rainwater
1843–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 2

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1861

Age 33

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of the German family name Reinwasser, possibly a topographic name for someone who lived by a source of fresh water, from Middle High German reine ‘pure’ + wazzer ‘water’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Elisabeth Rainwater in household of Polly Rainwater, "United States Census, 1850"

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