Nettie Mae Raney

13 March 1884–22 October 1969 (Age 85)
Texas, United States

The Life of Nettie Mae

When Nettie Mae Raney was born on 13 March 1884, in Texas, United States, her father, Mark Commans Raney, was 31 and her mother, Parthena Newman, was 24. She married George Samuel Houston on 29 June 1907. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, Dallas, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 22 October 1969, in Garland, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

George Samuel Houston
Nettie Mae Raney
Marriage: 29 June 1907

Spouse and Children

    George Samuel Houston



29 June 1907
Dallas County, Texas

Parents and Siblings

    Mark Commans Raney


    Parthena Newman




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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 10

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 23

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of Rainey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nettie M Raney in household of Marl C Raney, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nettie Mae Rainey in entry for Henry Joseph Rungo and Dorothy Nell Cates, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Nettie Mae Raney in entry for Ralph Houston, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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