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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Emmaus Houston Rainwater

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This is Emmaus Houston Rainwater's basic pedigree chart. There are many additional tools for Emmaus's genealogy below.

Emmaus Houston Rainwater
27 Apr 1904 - 10 Jul 1975
Carroll County, Georgia, USA

Brother of J. Garfield Rainwater

Emmaus Houston Rainwater Sr. ancestors
03 Jun 1876 - 24 May 1943
Georgia, USA
* [Rainwater grandfather? please help] * *
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* [Rainwater grandmother? please help] * *
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Pearl Lee ancestors
24 Jul 1881 - 22 Dec 1906
Georgia, USA
Marion D. Lee ancestors
Feb 1861 - 1926
Georgia, United States
* Thomas M. Lee ancestors
abt 1832 - 21 Jul 1863
Georgia, United States
* [Lee g-g-grandfather?]
* [Lee g-g-grandmother?]
* Nancy M. Hemperley ancestors
13 Mar 1838 - 10 Jul 1870
South Carolina, United States
DNA confirmed
Edward Powell Hemperley more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1798 - aft 07 Jul 1860
DNA confirmed
Malinda Foster ancestors
1798 - aft 07 Jul 1860
Martha Moon ancestors
abt 1859 - abt 1944
* [Moon great-grandfather?] *
* [Moon great-grandmother?] *

Here is a collection of tools for genealogists with an interest in Emmaus's family history.

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Ancestor List for Emmaus Rainwater ahnenlist
The ancestor list uses the "ahnen" numbering system and presents seven generations in plain text. There are no images or colors. This makes it well-suited for printing when you're doing offline research.

Compact Family Tree
This alternative tree view is packed with eight generations — up to 254 ancestors — along with birth and death dates and locations. The downside is that it's not a conventional tree format; it may take a couple minutes to orient yourself.

Descendants descendants
Since Emmaus has no children the descendants page isn't available. Do you know of children? Please let the profile managers know.

DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants DNA view
Genetic genealogy is the new frontier. Our two DNA views are designed to help you use genetic testing to confirm and expand Emmaus's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom Emmaus gets his Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for Emmaus's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants link isn't active because Emmaus has no children. It may still be possible to test connections to Emmaus by testing other descendants of his ancestors who inherited the same Y chromosome, X chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.

DNA Ancestor Confirmation Aid check mark
This tool helps you take things a step beyond the DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants views. The ambitious goal: scientific confirmation of each parent-child relationship in Emmaus's tree. This is still fairly complex but it's getting simpler every day.

Dynamic Tree
The dynamic tree expands to include an unlimited number of generations of parents and children. You can zoom in or out and pan around for the perfect view as you browse.

Family Group Sheet family group sheet
This simple page illustrates nuclear families based on marriages. It's handy when someone had children from more than one marriage. It may not be useful here unless you add a spouse.

Family List
This flexible tool enables you to see more ancestors and/or descendants on one page than anywhere else on WikiTree.

Global Family Tree Connection
How many degrees of separation are between Emmaus and Henry VIII? This Connection Finder includes relationships through marriage, so it is not a genealogical cousin calculator like our Relationship Finder, but it's a fun way to illustrate how closely we're all connected.

Images of Emmaus photos
There aren't any photographs or source images for Emmaus yet. Login to upload one.

Index of Rainwaters
This page shows all the Rainwaters on WikiTree. It's useful for genealogists with an interest in the surname that goes beyond Emmaus. There are a variety of connected tools, such as Rainwater DNA Connections and RAINWATER G2G.

Location Maps map pin
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Carroll County, Georgia, USA on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Death: Carroll County, Georgia, USA on Google Maps | Open Street Map.

Printer-Friendly Tree printable tree
This view parallels the pedigree chart above but it is optimized for printing. It can be used as a fill-in-the-blanks form at a family gathering.

Profile of Emmaus
The profile page is the central place for organizing and viewing information and sources on an individual. This tree & tools page is a supplement to it. Whenever you see Emmaus's name on WikiTree (and ideally, elsewhere on the Internet!) it will be linked to the profile at where Rainwater-670 is Emmaus's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Rainwater-670 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Emmaus and the other person. It will name the relationship, e.g. "third cousin twice removed," and show the trail of connections to a common ancestor. Although not everyone on WikiTree shares common ancestors, finding and connecting them is our ultimate goal. See the Relationship Finder Quick Links to check for relationships to US presidents, Mayflower passengers, Magna Carta Sureties and more.

Research with RootsSearch
Automatically search for Emmaus on more than 20 different genealogy websites with the RootsSearch app.

Share Tree on Facebook shareable tree
Download and share an attractive family tree image. This is a great way to elicit information and photo sharing from family and old friends. You might be surprised at who replies. The "Wikid Shareable Tree" is another option. You can just copy and paste the URL into your favorite social network.

Surnames surnames
The surnames page is a quick reference sheet that displays seven generations of Emmaus's family names. Many members share its URL via e-mail, e.g. with a DNA match to ask if the other person recognizes a surname.

WikiTree Tools

Here are additional tools to help genealogists collaborate on WikiTree to grow Emmaus's family history.

Activity Feed
Here you can view the additions and changes that WikiTree members have made to Emmaus's profile so far.

Edit Profile and Relationships edit
Emmaus's edit page is the central location for adding information and correcting mistakes. Is there anything you can add or improve upon? Since you're not logged-in yet you can't make changes directly. Contact the profile managers. Please don't go away without giving us your information and sources. Thank you!

Family Tree Widgets family tree widgets
If you're a blogger who's writing a post about Emmaus or have a Rainwater family website or surname website you can include one of these widgets to illustrate his tree.

Privacy Setting privacy
You'll notice colored privacy icons in search results, the Rainwater surname index, etc. The white dot for Emmaus indicates that his profile is Open. Only the profile manager can edit this setting.

Tests of Emmaus's DNA
If Emmaus's DNA (not a family member's or descendant's DNA) has been tested for genealogical purposes the test or tests should be selected here. This will automatically create connections on the profiles of Emmaus's relatives where the test may be useful for confirming relationships. It's very valuable for advanced genealogy. To add tests you need to be on Emmaus's Trusted List.

Trusted List
This shows you the WikiTree members who have full power to access and edit Emmaus's information. Use it to see who else shares your interest in Emmaus and receives updates about changes to the profile. The Relationship Finder icon links Find Relationship next their names will show you their relationship to Emmaus.


Here are ways to connect and communicate with genealogists regarding Emmaus's profile, especially if you're unable to collaborate directly using the WikiTree Tools above.

Ask a Question about Emmaus
WikiTree's Genealogist-to-Genealogist (G2G) Forum is where genealogists help each other. If you have a question about Emmaus and would like to seek help from the wider community — not just Emmaus's friends and family — post it here.  

Comment on Profile Message Board
Emmaus's profile, like all WikiTree profiles, has a section for public comments. This is the best place to put anything you'd like seen by all genealogists who are interested in Emmaus. Profile managers are alerted to new comments via e-mail, everyone on the Trusted List will see a notice about it in their activity feeds, and people who visit Emmaus's profile in the future will see your comment. You will need to login to post.

Any image uploaded to WikiTree can be sent as a free e-card, including photos of Emmaus or scans of vintage postcards. An e-card can be a great way to tell a genealogist or family member about what's here.

Private Message Not Possible — Direct Contact Unavailable
Unfortunately, there is no manager for Emmaus's profile. Will you become a member and take responsibility for it?

Trusted List Request Form
If you're a genealogist with a special interest in collaborating on Emmaus's profile, join the Trusted List. The profile is Open so you don't need to be on the Trusted List to edit or improve upon it. You only need to join if you want to receive updates about him in your activity feeds or complete merges. You will need to login first.

If you have sourced information about Emmaus, the WikiTree community thanks you in advance for not leaving here without sharing it. :-) We are on a mission to connect the human family on one free yet reliable and privacy-controlled tree. Although we will never be finished, we make amazing progress every day because tens of thousands of good genealogists are willing to help.