Mary Malissie Toney

1877–1962 (Age 84)
Banks, Georgia, United States

The Life of Mary Malissie

When Mary Malissie Toney was born on 13 October 1877, in Banks, Georgia, United States, her father, John Thomas Toney, was 30 and her mother, Permelia Frances Currey, was 41. She married Amos Dawson Rainwater on 10 March 1902, in Campbell, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in District 499, Fulton, Georgia, United States in 1940 and Fulton, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States in 1962. She died on 23 June 1962, in Fulton, Georgia, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery, Fairburn, Fulton, Georgia, United States.

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Mary Malissie Toney
Amos Dawson Rainwater
Marriage: 10 March 1902
Paul Edward Rainwater
Cecil Estelle Rainwater
Morris Lee Rainwater
Amos Dawson Rainwater Jr.
Clarine Thelma Rainwater

Spouse & Children

10 March 1902
Campbell, Georgia, United States


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World Events (8)

1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 2

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 23

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Ton(e)y, a reduced form of Anthony .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mallisse H Rainwater in household of Amos D Rainwater, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Melissie Rainwater in household of A D Rainwater, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Malissie M Rainwater in household of Amos D Rainwater, "United States Census, 1910"

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