Franklin Thomas Rainey

Brief Life History of Franklin Thomas

When Franklin Thomas Rainey was born on 20 September 1893, in Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Joseph Thomas Rainey, was 25 and his mother, Hattie Louisa Hayes, was 20. He married Beatrice C Honts on 17 March 1919, in Lucas, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 2 May 1951, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States.

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Franklin Thomas Rainey
1893–1951
Beatrice C Honts
1898–
Marriage: 17 March 1919
Frederick F Rainey
1920–1938
John Rainey
1923–1929

Sources (13)

  • Franklin T Rainey in household of Joseph T Rainey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Franklin Thomas, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Franklin T. Rainey, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1905 · Treaty of Portsmouth Signed

The Treaty of Portsmouth was signed on September 5, 1905 and officially brought a conclusion to the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905.

1909 · The NAACP is formed

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.

Name Meaning

Irish (Antrim and Down) and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ráighne, from a personal name derived from the Old Norse name Rǫgnvaldr, itself from ragn- ‘god, divine power’ + vald ‘power, rule’ (see Ronald , Reynold ). In Ireland the name became Mac Raighne, Ó Raighne, with modern forms Rainey, Raney, Reaney, Reanney, Reanny, Reany, Reinny, Rennie, Reyney, Ryney.

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Regny (Loire, France) common in the 12th and 13th centuries.

English: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Rayn(e)y, Renie, a pet form of Reynold .

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

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