Malcomb B. Rainwater

1812–1863 (Age 51)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Malcomb B.

Malcomb B. Rainwater was born in 1812, in Tennessee, United States. He married Margaret A. Artman on 18 November 1845. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Ray, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Camden Township, Ray, Missouri, United States in 1860. He registered for military service in 1862. He died in June 1863, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

Malcomb B. Rainwater
Margaret A. Artman
Marriage: 18 November 1845
Michael Rainwater
Melissa Jane Elizabeth Rainwater
Catherine Rainwater
Martha A. Rainwater
Margaret Manerva Rainwater
William Brasher "Bee" Rainwater

Spouse & Children

18 November 1845


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World Events (8)


Age 0

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Age 9

Missouri is the 24th state
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 18

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.

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’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Malcom Rainwater, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Malcom Rainwater in household of Bal Balis, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Malcomb Rainwater, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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