Isaac  Rainey

Isaac Rainey (1763 - 1836)

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Isaac Rainey
Born in Caswell, North Carolina, USAmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] (to ) in Caswell, NCmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Caney Springs, Marshall, Tennessee, USAmap
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Categories: Marshall County, Tennessee, Slave Owners | Caswell County, North Carolina, Slave Owners | American Revolution | Tennessee Slave Owners | North Carolina Slave Owners.


The Rainey genealogy from here up is quite uncertain There were 5 John Raineys in one county, probably related and the same first names among their progeny. It is very confusing.

I have remove William and Mary as parents due to a newspaper article describing them as having an only child, Benjamin.

See for a listing of records

Page 565 - 2 Mar 1836. Isaac Raney to Mary Wells his daughter, both of Bedford Co., TN, all his interest &c in land in Bedford Co., on the north side of Duck River, it being a part of three tracts belonging to said Rainey. Borders A. C. Wilson, G. H. Allen, and B. G. Raney's line and J. N. Raney. 227 acres. Wit: Jos. Lillard and J. N. Rainey. Reg: 19 Jan 1837. .

Page 565 - 13 Jan 1836. I, Isaac Raney of Bedford Co., TN, for love and affection for my daughter Rachel now the wife of William Lane, convey unto her a negro girl Susanna. Wit: J. N. Rainey and L. Rainey. Reg: 19 Jan 1837. .

Same source as above but there were several Isaac Raineys in the Bedford/Marshall County area. Needs more digging.

Page 560 - 29 Feb 1836. Isaac Raney to Isaac N. Rainey, both of Bedford Co., TN, 184J acres. Two tracts in Bedford Co., on north side of Duck River. Beginning in the middle of the well in corner of B. G. Rainey's land near his gin, Cathey's corner and Isaac Rainey. Other tract borders James A. McCall's corner, A. C. Wilson's line, and Mary Well's line. 35 acres. Wit: Hugh McClelan and Jos. Lillard. Reg: 19 Jan 1837. .


Federal Census 1790, Caswell, NC

Federal Census 1810, ""

Federal Census 1830, Bedford, TN

North Carolina Marriages 1786

Pension Application for Isaac Nelson Rainey

land transactions

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Isaac Rainey House Article

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Isaac Rainey pension application

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