Donald G. Raney

11 June 1908–25 June 1986 (Age 78)
Butterfield, Watonwan, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Donald G.

When Donald G. Raney was born on 11 June 1908, in Butterfield, Watonwan, Minnesota, United States, his father, David Elmer Raney, was 34 and his mother, Adda M Sample, was 35. He married Agnes Echo Derksen on 14 November 1937, in Estherville, Emmet, Iowa, United States. He lived in Watonwan, Minnesota, United States in 1908 and Adrian Township, Watonwan, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 25 June 1986, in Comfrey, Brown, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Butterfield, Watonwan, Minnesota, United States.

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Donald G. Raney
Agnes Echo Derksen
Marriage: 14 November 1937

Spouse and Children

14 November 1937
Estherville, Emmet, Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings

    David Elmer Raney





World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home

Age 6

Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of Rainey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Donald Raney, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald G Raney in household of D E Raney, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Donald G Raney, "Minnesota, County Deaths, 1850-2001"

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