James Hoyt Rainey

16 March 1914–19 August 2004 (Age 90)
Georgia, United States

The Life of James Hoyt

When James Hoyt Rainey was born on 16 March 1914, in Georgia, United States, his father, Jessie Wine Rainey, was 27 and his mother, Narie Eymo Ellis, was 22. He had at least 1 daughter with J Margaret Rainwater. He lived in Esom Hill, Polk, Georgia, United States in 1920 and Cedartown, Polk, Georgia, United States in 1930. He died on 19 August 2004, at the age of 90, and was buried in Cedartown, Polk, Georgia, United States.

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James Hoyt Rainey
J Margaret Rainwater
H Margaret Rainey

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    J Margaret Rainwater




    H Margaret Rainey


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    Hester J. Rainey


    Jesse Clyde Rainey



    Zackariah A. Rainey


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 8

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Age 27

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Irish or Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Raighne, Ó Ráighne, from a personal name derived from the Old Norse name Rǫgnvaldr ( see Ronald , Reynold ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Hoyt Rainey in household of C Sam Rainwater, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hoyt Rainey in household of Jesse Rainey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James H Rainey in household of Jess Rainey, "United States Census, 1920"

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