African American Rainwater Records

Index of African American Records

In the Gallery

Articles

1790 Federal Census–Slaves in Household
1808 Census of Mississippi Territory–Slaves in Household
1810 Federal Census–Slaves in Household
1820 Federal Census–Slaves in Household
1830 Federal Census–Slaves in Household
1840 Federal Census–Slaves in Household
1850 Federal Census Slave Schedule
1860 Federal Census Slave Schedule
1870 Federal Census
1880 Federal Census
1900 Federal Census
1910 Federal Census
1920 Federal Census
1930 Federal Census

Death Index: Georgia
Death Index: Louisiana
Death Index: Texas

Marriages

Cemeteries

Sources

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Annie Heads Rainwater

Articles

On Hallowed Ground: How Dallas oldest black church battled the developers, and won. And lost.”, David Dillon, D Magazine, Feb 1980, pgs 74-81, pgs 126-127, history of White Rock Union Graveyard aka White Rock Garden of Memories. External link.

Time Capsule: Black cemetery endures amid bustle of North Dallas,” Christopher Bogan, Dallas Times Herald, 20 Jan 1984, White Rock Garden of Memories, PNG

The Case of the Missing Community. Little Egypt and the History Detectives of Richland College,” Fred Durham, Chairman–Dallas County Historical Commission, originally printed in the Dallas County Chronicle, Volume 17, Issue 4, Fall 2018. External link.

Obituary: Sheryl Denise Rainwater, 3 Jan 2004, Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX, pg 4B, PNG

Funeral Today for Annie Heads Rainwater,” 23 Sep 1992, Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX, PNG

Yuma-Somerton column by Mrs. E. E. Rainwater, pg 1, Phoenix Tribune (African-American newspaper), Vol 1, No. 39, 21 Dec 1918, Phoenix, AZ, from https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov. Mrs. E. E. Rainwater (Versie J. Hill) was a regular columnist for the newspaper. PNG

1790 Federal Census–Slaves in Household

Halifax District, Franklin Co., NC
Gilliam Rainwater, 2 slaves

1808 Census of Mississippi Territory–Slaves in Household

Washington Co.
Jesse Rainwater, 2 slaves
Richard Rainwaters, 4 slaves

1810 Federal Census–Slaves in Household

Spartanburg Co., SC
John Rainwater, 1 slave

1820 Federal Census–Slaves in Household

Spartanburg Co., SC
John Rainwater, 5 slaves

1830 Federal Census–Slaves in Household

Washington Co., AL
Jesse Rainwaters, 9 male slaves, 12 female slaves

Spartanburg Co., SC
Rev. James Rainwater, 1 male slave
John & William Rainwater, 1 male slave, 3 female slaves

1840 Federal Census–Slaves in Household

Marengo Co., AL
William Rainwater, 1 male slave

Hancock Co., GA
Abner Rainwater, 7 male slaves, 4 female slaves

Coweta Co., GA
James Rainwater, 2 male slaves

Carroll Co., GA
Joshua Rainwater, 1 male slave

Hancock Co., GA
Solomon Rainwater, 7 male slaves, 3 female slaves

1850 Federal Census Slave Schedule

Campbell Co., GA
Joseph Rainwater, BF 9
James Rainwater, GA: BM 32, BF 21, BM 21, BF 19, BF 18, BF 4, BF 2, BF 0

Hancock Co., GA
Solomon Rainwater, BM 43, BM 34, BM 31, BM 17, BM 14, BM 13, BM 11, BM 8, BM 6, BM 3, BM 0
Abner Rainwater, BF 30, BF 4, BF 2; BM 30, BM 6, BM 5, BM 0

Anderson District, SC
David T. Rainwaters, BF 34, BM 6, BM 3, BM 1

Marlboro District, SC
Simon P. Rainwater, BF 50, BF 11

Marlboro District, SC
Joshua Rainwater, 20, MM*, laborer, SC, attended school
*Sister Harriett listed as black in 1860, while he is listed as white in 1860.

1860 Federal Census Slave Schedule

Pulaski Co., AR
Manson Daniel Rainwater, MF 15, MM 12

Campbell Co., GA
James Rainwater, BM 40, BM 25, BF 30, BF 38, BF 25 (2), BM 18, BM 19, BM 15, BF 14, BF 12, BF 10, BF 4 (2), BM 1, BF 1

Greene Co., GA
Ira Simpson Rainwater, BF 18

Hancock Co., GA
Abner Rainwater, 38 BF, 35 BF, 14 BF, 12 BF, 7 BF, 6 BF, 6/12 BF, 39 BM, 16 BM, 15 BM, 10 BM, 8 BM, 3 BM

Milton Co., GA
Hannah Rainwater, BM 38, BF 28, BF 23, BF 7, BF 6 (2), BM 4 (2), BM 1

Montgomery Co., NC
Dowthett P. Rainwater, BF 7

Pendleton District, SC
David T. Rainwaters, BF 42, BF 17, BF 6, BM 27, BM 15, BM 13, BM 11, MM 9, BM 2

Marlboro District, SC
Simon P. Rainwaters, BF 58, BF 22, BF 3, BF 7 months

1870 Federal Census

Bennettsville, Smithville Twp., Marlboro Co., SC, pg 448B, line 12, D222, F222
Harriett Rainwater, 50, BF*, farm laborer, SC, illiterate
*Listed as white in 1860 & 1880; her brother Joshua was listed as mulatto in 1850

Fairburn PO, Campbell Co., GA, pg 105, D1320, F1320
Gilbert Rainwater, 45, BM, farm laborer, GA

Cross Anchor District, Campbell Co., GA, pg 109, line 27, D1800, F1800
James Rainwater, 24, BM, farm laborer, $50p, GA, illiterate

Atlanta, Fulton Co., pg 397, line 31, D237, D234
William Rainwater, 55, BM, farmer, $130p, VA, illiterate
Fanny Rainwater, 45, BF, keeps house, GA, illiterate
Maria Rainwater, 15, BF, at home, GA, illiterate

Penfield PO, Greene Co., GA, pg 429A, D1988, F2000
Henry Rainwater, 25, BM, farm laborer, GA, illiterate

Powelton PO, Hancock Co., GA, pg 490B, line 38, D68, F73
Mary Rainwater, 38, BF, Farm hand, GA
F. Rainwater, 14, BM, farm hand, GA
Gordon Rainwater, 6, BM, GA
J. Rainwater, 4, BM, GA
B. Rainwater, 2, BM, GA

Sparta PO, Hancock Co., GA, pg 372, line 6, D125, F129
Warren Brantley, 60 BM, field hand, GA, illiterate
John Brantley, 70, BM, field hand, GA, illiterate
Felix Rainwater, 17, BM, field hand, GA, illiterate
West Rainwater, 14, BM, field hand, GA, illiterate

Culverton PO, Hancock Co., GA, pg 442B, line 13, D530, F529
Mary Rainwater, 22, BF, keeps house, GA
Joan Rainwater, 4, BF, GA

Alpharetta PO, Milton Co., GA, pg 460, D308, F268
Amanda Rainwaters, 17, BF, SC
Jennie Rainwaters, 16, BF, farm laborer, GA
Thomas Rainwaters, 14, BM, farm laborer, GA

1880 Federal Census

ED23, Campbell Co., GA, pg 561, line 30, D267, F271
Abram Jennings, BM, 40, head of HH, M, farmer, illiterate, NC, GA, GA
Eliya Jennings, BF, 35, wife, M, keeps house, illiterate, GA, GA, GA
Dinah Jennings, BF, 15, daughter, S, laborer, illiterate, GA, GA, GA
Gil Rainwater, BM, 40, S, farmer, GA, GA, GA

ED33, Roswell, Cobb Co., GA, pg 127, line 47, D28, F28
Wesley Rainwater, BM, 23, head of HH, M, farm laborer, illiterate, GA, GA, GA
Darkus Rainwater, BF, 24, wife, M, keeps house, GA, GA, GA
Maronie Rainwater, BM, 2, son, S, GA
Thomas B. Johnson, BM, 26, brother-in-law, D, GA, GA, GA

ED118, Brooke, Walton Co., GA, pg 518, line 30, D117, F117
Thomas Rainwater, BM, 22, head of HH, M, laborer, illiterate, GA, GA, GA
Adeline Rainwater, MF, 22, wife, M, keeps house, illiterate, GA, GA, GA
Buddie Rainwater, BM, 2, son, S, GA
Baby Rainwater, BM, born Nov 1879, son, S, GA

ED27, Ward 2, Grant Parish, LA, pg 279D, line 30, D62, F62
Fate Wheeler, BM, 48, head of HH, M, farmer, AL, AL, AL
Caroline Wheeler, BF, 41, wife, M, keeps house, GA, GA, GA
Rubin Rainwaters, BM, 24, step-son, S, farmer, GA, GA, GA
John Rainwaters, BM, 16, step-son, S, works on farm, GA, GA, GA

ED26, Pendleton Twp., Anderson Co., SC, pg 152, line 22, D80, F81
Emeline Rainwater, BF, 30, head of HH, S, farm laborer, illiterate, SC, SC, SC
Fletcher Rainwater, BM, 4, son, S, SC, SC, SC
Mary Rainwater, BF, born Mar 1880, daughter, S, SC, SC, SC

ED16, Harmony, Clarendon Co., SC, pg 178D, Line 21, D72, F72
Fletcher Rainwater, MM, 26, head of HH, M, farmer, SC, SC, SC
Ann Rainwater, MF, 32, wife, M, keeps house, SC, SC, SC
Ascapiy Rainwater, MM, 7, son, S, SC, SC, SC
Roland C. Rainwater, MM, 1, son, S, SC, SC, SC
Also listed in the agricultural census, pg 6B, 32 acrea, cash value of farm, $20

ED22, Gallway Switch District #6, Fayette Co., TN, pg 279B, line 32, F160, F160
Mack Rainwater, BM, 40, head of HH, S, Well digger, TN, TN, TN
Willie Rainwater, BM, 10, son, S, TN, TN, TN
Tempey Rainwater, BF, 7, daughter, S, TN, TN, TN
Fillis McGuire, BF, 21, border, S, keeps house, TN, TN, TN
Harriett McGuire, BF, 4, border, S, TN, TN, TN

Mortality Schedule
Fayette Co, Tennessee
Roberta Rainwater, BF, died 1880 of consumption, age 30

1900 Federal Census

ED121, Bessemar City, Jefferson Co., AL, pg 68B, line 69, D429, F345
Sophia Jackson, head of HH, BF, 3/1876, 24, S, AL, VA, VA, cook, illiterate
Eugene Rainwater, boarder, BM, 1865, 35, S, GA, GA, GA, furnace laborer, literate

ED81, 2113 9th St., Little Rock, Pulaski Co., AR, pg 252B, line 59, D77, F73
Edward Rainwater, head of HH, BM, Dec 1842, 57, M11, NC, --, --, teamster, literate
Amanda Rainwater, wife, BF, age & date of birth unknown, M11, B0, L0, AL, washerwoman, illiterate
Benjamin Frambles, step-son, date of birth unknown, 5, S, AR, AR, AR

ED1, Fairburn Twp., Campbell Co., GA, pg 202B, line 55 D250, F249
Gilbert Rainwater, head of HH, BM, Mar 1829, 71, M18, GA, GA, GA, farmer, illiterate
Dinah Rainwater, wife, BF, Mar 1863, 37, M18, B9, L9, GA, GA, GA, illiterate
Mattie Rainwater, daughter, BF, Sep 1883, 16, S, GA, farm laborer, can read but not write
Lola L. Rainwater, daughter, BF, Mar 1885, 15, S, GA, farm laborer, attends school
Dollie Rainwater, daughter, BF, Jul 1886, 13, S, GA, farm laborer, attends school
Sonnie Rainwater, son, BM, Dec 1887, 12, S, GA, farm laborer, attends school
Hattie Rainwater, daughter, BF, Oct 1891, 8, S, GA
Lucinda Rainwater, daughter, BF, Jan 1893, 7, S, GA
Paul Rainwater, son, BM, Oct 1895, 4, S, GA
John Rainwater, son, BM, Jan 1898, 2, S, GA
Laurie Rainwater, daughter, BF, Mar 1900, 2 months, S, GA

ED13, Roswell, Cobb Co., GA, pg 13, line 3, D231, F226
Wesley J. Rainwater, head of HH, BM, Apr 1854, 46, M, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer, literate
Ella M. Rainwater, daughter, BF, Nov 1883, 17, S, GA, GA, GA, literate
Ida Rainwater, daughter, BF, Aug 1886, 19, S, GA, GA, GA, Cook, literate
Carrie Rainwater, daughter, BF, Nov 1889, 11, S, GA, GA, GA, attends school
Hattie Rainwater, daughter, BF, Feb 1892, 8, S, GA, GA, GA
Chester M. Rainwater, son, BM, Aug 1894, 5, S, GA, GA, GA
Mollie Rainwater, daughter, BF, Mar 1898, 2, S, GA, GA, GA
Rhomie Rainwater, son, BM, Dec 1878, 22, S, GA, GA, GA, Cook, literate
Harvey Crosby, cousin, BM, Dec 1883, 16, S, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer, literate
Ollie M. Crosby, nephew, BM, Mar 1886, 14, S, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer, illiterate

ED19, Lithonia, DeKalb Co., GA, pg 163, line 5, D170, F169
John Rainwater, head of HH, BM, Mar 1847, 53, M28, GA, GA, GA, Day laborer, literate
Mary Rainwater, wife, BF, Apr 1850, 50, M28, B3, L2, GA, GA, GA, literate

ED32, Red Hollow District, Franklin Co., GA, pg 307, line 7, D203, F204
Daniel Rainwater, head of HH, BM, Feb 1868, 32, M12, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer, illiterate
Roza L. Rainwater, wife, BF, Feb 1876, 24, M12, B2, L2, SC, SC, SC, illiterate
Sanford Rainwater, son, BM, Oct 1890, 9, S, SC, GA, SC
Gertrude Rainwater, daughter, BF, Sep 1893, 6, S, SC, GA, SC

ED58, 33 Gullatt St., Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA, pg 28, line 28, D10, F6
William Hods, head of HH, BM, Mar 1872, 23, M2, GA, GA, GA, laborer in city, literate
Rebecca Hods, wife, BF, Dec 1864, 35, M2, B2, L2, GA, VA, VA, Washes & irons, literate
Filaodus W. Miller, step-son, BM, Jan 1884, 16, S, GA, GA, GA, laborer/grocer, literate
Eddie Rainwater, step-son, BM, Apr 1886, 14, S, GA, GA, GA, State changing*, literate
*Occupation was not at all clear – might also have been paper hanging. Many individuals in this district were employed by the railroad and state changing might have something to do with that.

ED63, Houston St., Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA, pg 173, line 40, D552, F398
George J. Finch, head of HH, BM, Jan 1859, 41, M19, GA, GA, GA, Drives ice wagon
Addie Finch, wife, BF, Jul 1859, 40, M19, B5, L2, GA, GA, GA, Housewife
Emma Finch, daughter, BF, Jan 1889, 18, S, GA, GA, GA, Chambermaid
Tom Finch, son, BM, Aug 1882, 17, S, GA, GA, GA, Office boy
William Rainwater, brother-in-law, BM, Mar 1872, 28, W, GA, GA, GA, Schoolteacher
William J. Rainwater, boarder, BM, Jan 1896, 4, S, GA, GA, GA

ED22, Jefferson Co., GA, pg 25, line 35, D124, F124
W. O. Rainwater, head of HH, BM, 1874, 26, S, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer, illiterate
Liapher Stone, sister, BF, Apr 1882, 18, S, GA, GA, GA, Day laborer, can read but not write

ED22, Jefferson Co., GA, pg 27, line 47, D169, F169
Jim Broomfield, head of HH, BM, Jan 1878, 29, M3, GA, GA, GA, farmer, literate
Mollie Broomfield, wife, BF, Mar 1880, 30, M3, B1, L1, GA, GA, GA
Mamie Broomfield, daughter, BF, Mar 1898, 1, S, GA, GA, GA
Clarence Rainwater, nurse, BM, Jan 1891, 9, S, GA, GA, GA

ED22, Jefferson Co., GA, pg 30, line 50, D225, F225
Nathan Gamble, head of HH, BM, May 1878, 22, M1, GA, GA, GA, farmer, literate
Lodett Rainwater, BM, remainder of entry is unreadable
Other HH members omitted. Page is nearly blank.

ED105, Walton Co., GA, pg 183B, line 57, D12, F12
Richard Rainwater, head of HH, BM, Aug 1880, 19, S, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer, illiterate

ED105, Walton Co., GA, pg 194B, line 77, D212, F212
Isaiah Rainwater, head of HH, BM, Dec 1882, 17, S, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer, illiterate

ED105, Walton Co., GA, pg 198, line 43, D285, F284
Tom Reynolds, head of HH, BM, Feb 1832, 47, M23, GA, GA, GA, farmer, illiterate
Lizzie Rainwater, servant, BF, Apr 1877, 23, W, B2, L2, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer, literate
Other HH members omitted

ED105, Walton Co., GA, pg 198B, line 80, D296, F293
Doc Dannal, head of HH, BM, Mar 1855, 45, M4, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer, literate
Laura H. Dannal, BF, Jan 1856, 44, M4, B5, L2, GA, GA, GA, illiterate
Jettie Rainwater, granddaughter, BF, Nov 1895, 4, S, GA, GA, GA
Sylvester Rainwater, grandson, BM, OCt 1897, 2, S, GA, GA, GA
Isabella Durden, mother-in-law, BF, Mar 1840, 60, W, B5, L5, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer, illiterate

ED106, Walton Co., GA, pg 212, line 18, D--, F--
H. Hearnard, head of HH, BM, Oct 1852, 47, M26, GA, GA, GA, farmer, illiterate
Lucy Hearnard, wife, BF, May 1861, 39, M26, B16, L11, GA, GA, GA, illiterate
Ann L. Rainwaters, niece, BF, Feb 1888, 12, S, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer, illiterate
Lulie Rainwaters, niece, BF, Jun 1892, 7, S, GA, GA, GA

ED74, Natchitoches Parish, LA, pg 141B, line 92, D72, F68
Anna Crenshaw, head of HH, BF, 10/1820, 80, W, M40, B16, L8, VA, VA, VA
Fanny Rainwater, head of HH, BF, 9/1870, 29, W, M2, B3, L1, LA, LA, VA, farm laborer, illiterate
Ophelia Rainwater, daughter, BF, 5/1885, 15, S, LA, LA, LA, farm laborer, illiterate
Parlee Darintrot, niece, BF, 1/1884, 16, S, LA, LA, LA, farm laborer, illiterate
Zoola Crenshaw, niece, BF, 3/1860, 40, S, M0, B2, L2, LA, LA, LA, farm laborer, illiterate

ED74, Natchitoches Parish, LA, pg 149, line 3, D226, F206
Esther Stewart, head of HH, BF, 4/1865, 35, E, B10, L6, LA, LA, LA, Day laborer, illiterate
Mattie Stewart, daughter, BF, 6/1883, 17, S, LA, LA, LA, Day laborer, illiterate
Anna Rainwater, daughter, BF, 5/1888, 12, S, LA, LA, LA, farm laborer, illiterate
John O. Rainwater, son, BM, 5/1892, 8, S, LA, LA, LA, illiterate
Belle Rainwater, daughter, BF, 4/1895, 5, S, LA, LA, LA, illiterate
James Rainwater, son, BM, 2/1898, 2, S, LA, LA, LA

ED74, Natchitoches Parish, LA, pg 149, line 9, D227, F207
Thomas Rainwater, BM, 10/1865, 34, S, LA, LA, LA, farmer, illiterate

ED11, Plowden Mills, Clarendon Co., SC, pg 202, line 23, D152, F148
Roland Rainwater, head of HH, BM, 1/1880, 20, S, SC, SC, SC, farm laborer, illiterate
Charley Rainwater, brother, BM, 10/1878, 21, S, SC, SC, SC, farm laborer, illiterate
Cado Rainwater, brother, BM, 9/1880, 19, S, SC, SC, SC, farm laborer, illiterate
Uno Rainwater, mother, BF, 1/1850, 50, W, B6, L3, SC, SC, SC, illiterate

ED91, Harleesville, Marion Co., SC, pg 68, line 45, D120, F117
Dave Rainwater, head of HH, BM, 3/1860, 40, M12, SC, SC, SC, farmer, can read but not write
Mattie Rainwater, wife, BF, 1/1870, 30, M12, B1, L1, SC, SC, SC, illiterate
Mollie Rainwater, daughter, BF, 5/1885, 15, S, SC, SC, SC, illiterate
Lillie Rainwater, daughter, BF, 1/1892, 8, S, SC, SC, SC, illiterate
Sallie Clater, boarder, BD, 5/1875, 25, M, SC, SC, SC, illiterate
Listed as white in 1910

ED91, Pacolet Twp., Spartanburg Co., SC, pg 312B, line 51, D522, F620
Ira* Rainwater, head of HH, BM, 7/1879, 20, M0, GA, GA, GA, farmer, illiterate
Mamirnia Rainwater, wife, BF, 2/1884, 16, M0, B0, L0, SC, SC, SC, illiterate
Listed in soundex as Isaac.

ED67, Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., TN, pg 190, line 39, D228, F207
Roxie Rainwater, head of HH, BF, Jan 1868, 32, S, GA, GA, GA, Washerwoman, illiterate
Mary L. Rainwater, cousin, BF, Mar 1890, 10, S, GA, GA, GA, illiterate

1910 Federal Census

ED6, South Campbellton Road, Fairburn District, Campbell Co., GA, pg 210B, line 60, D91, F92
Dinah Rainwaters, head of HH, BF, 55, W, B9, L9, GA, GA, GA, Farmer, illiterate
Son Rainwaters,* son, BM, 22, S, GA, GA, GA, Farm laborer, attends school
Hattie Rainwaters, daughter, BF, 17, S, GA, GA, GA, Farm laborer, attends school
Lucinda Rainwaters, daughter, BF, 16, S, GA, GA, GA, Farm laborer
Paul Rainwaters, son, BM, 14, S, GA, GA, GA, Farm laborer
Dude Rainwaters,** son, BM, 12, S, GA, GA, GA, Farm laborer
Looney L. Rainwaters, son,*** BM, 10, S, GA, GA, GA, Farm laborer
*called Lonnie in 1900; **called John in 1900; ***listed as a daughter in 1900

ED33, Roswell, Cobb Co., GA, pg 2, line 32, D32, F35
Jerome Rainwaters, head of HH, BM, 33, M-1st, 1, GA, GA, GA, Laborer at odd jobs, literate
Zannah Rainwaters, wife, BF, 39, M-2nd, 1, B3, L3, GA, GA, SC, Washerwoman at home, illiterate

ED33, Roswell, Cobb Co., GA, pg 5B, line 85, D108, F115
Wesley Rainwater, head of HH, BM, 54, M-2nd,* 7, GA, GA, SC, Laborer at odd jobs, literate
Hannah Rainwater, wife, BF, 48, M-1st, 7, B0, L0, GA, GA, GA, Washerwoman at home, illiterate
Hattie Rainwater, daughter, BF, 18, S, GA, GA, GA, attends school
Chester Rainwater, son, BM, 15, S, GA, GA, GA, attends school
Mattie Rainwater, daughter, BF, 12, S, GA, GA, GA, attends school
*Based on previous census records, this is his 3rd marriage

ED26, Arahia Road, Lithonia, DeKalb Co., GA, pg 144, line
Mary Rainwater, head of HH, BF, 55, W, B3, L2, GA, GA, GA, Laundress, illiterate
Eugene Rainwater, son, BM, 34, GA, GA, GA, Laborer in stone quarry, literate

ED100, Militia District 395, Emanuel Co., GA, pg 163, line 7, D436, F442
Clarence Rainwater, boarder, BM, 16, S, GA, GA, GA, Farm laborer, illiterate
Bloomfield family members omitted

ED43, 489 Electric Avenue, Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA, pg 31B, line 65, D43, F49
Jim Rainwater, boarder, MM, 18, S, GA, GA, GA, Factory worker, literate
Other HH members omitted

ED70, Walker Street, Augusta, Richmond Co., GA, pg 170, line 45, D--, F--
J. Whitmore, head of HH, BM, 26, M-1st, 1, GA, GA, GA, Laborer, literate
M. Whitmore, wife, BF, 19, M-1st, 1, B0, GA, GA, GA, literate
L. Whitmore, sister, BF, 15, S, GA, GA, GA, student at school
E. Whitmore, sister, BF, 18, S, GA, GA, GA, student at school
H. Rainwater, brother, WM, 30, S, GA, GA, GA, Carpenter and contractor, literate

ED144, River Road, Martin District, Stephens Co., GA, pg 98B, line 66, D162, F165
Sam Rainwater, head of HH, BM, 20, M-1st, 1, GA, GA, GA, Farm laborer-working out, literate
Buella Rainwater, wife, BF, 25, M-1st, 1, B0, GA, GA, GA, Farm laborer-working out, literate

ED167, Blasingame, Walton Co., GA, pg 228, line 6, D64, F64
R. W.* Rainwater, head of HH, BM, 27, M-1st, 9, GA, GA, GA, Farmer, illiterate
Leila* Rainwater, wife, BF, 27, M-1st, 9, B3, L3, GA, GA, GA, Farm laborer, literate
Vera Rainwater, daughter, BF, 6, S, GA, GA, GA
Lee O. Rainwater, son, BM, 5, S, GA, GA, GA
Sug Rainwater, daughter, BF, 3, S, GA, GA, GA
*Entry is partially struck through; names may be incorrect

ED85, Campti, Natchitoches Parish, LA, pg 169B, line 75, D233, 234
John Rainwater, head of HH, BM, 33, M-1st, 15, LA, US, US, Farmer, illiterate
Ester Rainwater, wife, BF, 33, M-1st, 15, B5, L4, LA, LA, LA, Farm laborer, illiterate
Oscar Rainwater, son,, BM, 21, S, LA, LA, LA, Farm laborer, illiterate
Jesse G. Rainwater, son, BM, 10, S, LA, LA, LA, Farm laborer, illiterate
Delphina Rainwater, daughter, BF, 18, S, LA, LA, LA, Farm laborer, illiterate

ED85, Campti, Natchitoches Parish, LA, pg 171B, line 97, D277, F279
Gus Rainwater, boarder, BM, 22, S, LA, LA, LA, Farm laborer, illiterate
Other HH members omitted

ED85, Campti, Natchitoches Parish, LA, pg 173B, line 61, D306, F307
Dan Rainwater*, BM, 24, W, LA, US, US, Farmer, illiterate
*Indexed as both Sam and Van, it looks more like Dan to me

ED19, Mill City, Lagow*, JP #1, Dallas Co., TX, pg 3B, line 83, D65, F65
Ben Rainwater, head of HH, BM, 29, M-1st, 6, TX, TX, TX, Laborer-city work, literate
Rosa Rainwater, wife, BF, 26, M-1st, 6, B0, TX, TX, TX, Public school teacher, literate
*Lagow Street is SE of Fair Park

ED21, Coppedge Road, JP #1, Dallas Co., TX, pg 57, line 31, D244, F248
Eddie Rainwater, head of HH, BM, 22, M-1st, 3, TX, TN, unknown, Farmer, literate
Estela Rainwater, wife, BF, 18, M-1st, 3, B2, L2, TX, TX, TX, literate
Thomas Rainwater, son, BM, 2, S, TX, TX, TX
Lila B. Rainwater, daughter, BF, 2 months, S, TX, TX, TX

ED80, Farmers Branch, Dallas Co., TX, pg 10, line 3, D2, F2
Will Rainwater, head of HH, BM, 33, M-1st, TX, GA, TX, Farmer, literate
Emma Rainwater, wife, BF, 28, M-1st, 13, B5, L3, TN, TN, TN, literate
Leon Rainwater, son, BM, 12, S, TX, TX, TN, attended school
Ethel Rainwater, daughter, BF, 9, S, TX, TX, TN, attended school
Samuel Rainwater, son, BM, 4, S, TX, TX, TN
Ollie Rainwater, brother, BM, 18, S, TX, GA, TX, Laborer at odd jobs, literate

ED82, JP#2, Dallas Co., TX, pg 34B, line 98, D62, D62
George Rainwatter, head of HH, BM, 53, M-2nd, 4, TN, AL, AL, Laborer at odd jobs, illiterate
Susan Rainwatter, wife, BF, 50, M-2nd, 4, B6, L4, KY, KY, KY, illiterate
Will Rainwatter, son, BM, 12, S, TX, TN, GA, Farm laborer, illiterate
Robert Rainwatter, son, BM, 11, S, TX, TN, GA, Laborer at odd jobs, attends school
Sammos Rainwatter, son, BM, 9, S, TX, TN, GA, illiterate
This family is indexed as Rainesatler in Ancestry.com

ED87, Denton Co., TX, pg 224, line 16, D41, F41
Ed Rainwater, head of HH, MM, 40, M-1st, 8, GA, GA, GA, Farmer, literate
Stella Rainwater, wife, MF, 34, M-1st, 8, B3, L3, TX, MO, MO, Laundress, literate
Willie M. Rainwater, daughter, MF, 8, S, TX, GA, TX
John M. Rainwater, son, MM, 6, S, TX, GA, TX
Edna B. Rainwater, daughter, MF, 2, S, TX, GA, TX

ED89, Beaumont, Jefferson Co., TX, pg 111, line 16, D44, F44
A. L. Gallen, head of HH, WM, 32, M7, 1st, LA, US, TX, Rice farmer, literate
Jake Rainwater, boarder, MM, 27, S, TX, TX, TX, Works on rice farm, literate
Other Gallen HH members omitted

ED89, Beaumont, Jefferson Co., TX, pg 114, line 38, D99, F99
H. Martin, head of HH, MM, 47, M19, 2nd, TX, LA, LA, Works on rice farm, literate
Margaret Martin, wife, MF, 44, M19, 2nd, MS, MS, MS, can read but not write
Alma Daumman, step-daughter, MF, 27, S, TX, AL, MS, Seamstress, literate
Ad Rainwater, step-son, MM, 23, S, TX, TX, MS, Works on rice farm, literate
Lee Randall, step-daughter, MF, 19, M-1st, TX, TX, MS, literate
Cincy** Martin, daughter, MF, 17, S, TX, TX, MS, literate
Lugh* Rainwater, step-son, MM, 25, S, TX, TX, MS, literate
*Called Link in 1900; **Another reading of this name is Cuny. Boarders omitted

1920 Federal Census

ED129, 559 Main Street, Yuma Precinct 1, Yuma, AZ, pg 257B, line 64, D94, F98
Eben E. Rainwater, head of HH, BM, 42, M, literate, GA, GA, GA, Barber in shop, R
Vessie J. Rainwater, wife, BF, 37, M, literate, MS, MS, MS
Walter T. Rainwater, son, BM, 14, S, literate, TX, GA, MS
Samuel H. Hill, father-in-law, BM, 57, M, literate, MS, MS, SC, Teamster
Aggie L. Hill, mother-in-law, BM, 55, M, literate, MS, VA, VA
Samuel H. Hill, brother-in-law, BM, 18, S, attends school, TX, MS, MS
Vessie J. Moore, niece-in-law, BF, 12, S, attends school, TX, TX, MS

ED97, Hope, DeRoan Twp., Hempstead Co., AR, pg 230B, line 57, D35, F42
Leo Rainwater, head of HH, BM, 26, M, TX, TX, TX, Laborer-public works, R
Grace Rainwater, wife, BF, 27, M, AR, AR, AR
Laura B Rainwater, daughter, BF, 8, S, AR, TX, AR

ED104, Ozan Twp., Hempstead Co., AR, pg 78, line 5, D194, F212
Emmer Rainwater, head of HH, BF, 40, W, literate, TN, TN, TN, farm laborer
Handy B. Brown, brother, BF, 54, W, literate, TN, TN, TN, farm laborer

ED11, Hagan, Bulloch Co., GA, pg 66, line 36, D65, F--
Wiley L. Lyons, head of HH, BM, 54, M, literate, GA, GA, GA, farmer, R
Lizzie Lyons, wife, BF, 44, M, literate, GA, GA, GA
Effie Rainwater, daughter, BF, 23, D, literate, GA, GA, GA
Inez Rainwater, granddaughter, BF, 22 months, S, GA, GA, GA
Other Lyons HH members omitted

ED4, Campbellton Road, Campbellton District, Campbell Co., GA, pg 138, line 36, D55, F64
Dinah Rainwater, head of HH, BF, 55, W, illiterate, GA, GA, GA, Farmer
Son Rainwater, son, BM, 24, S, illiterate, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer
Lara Rainwater, daughter, BF, 30, M, illiterate, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer
Paul Rainwater, son, BM, 24, S, illiterate, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer
Rainey Jain Rainwater, grandson, BM, 14, S, illiterate, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer

ED4, Rivertown Road, Campbellton District, Campbell Co., GA, pg 142, line 2, D122, F134
Lunay Rainwater, head of HH, BM, 19, M, illiterate, GA, GA, GA, farmer, R
Lilly Rainwater, wife, BF, 15, M, literate, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer

ED6, Fairburn District, Campbell Co., GA, pg 162, line 34, D28, F29
Frank Wright, head of HH, BM, 28, M, literate, GA, GA, GA, farmer, R
Hattie Wright, wife, BF, 27, M, literate, GA, GA, GA
Ada Mae Wright, daughter, WF, 7, S, attends school, GA, GA, GA
Frank Wright, son, BM, 3, S, GA, GA, GA
Daisy Wright, daughter, WF, 2, S, GA, GA, GA
John Rainwater, brother-in-law, BM, 21, S, literate, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer

ED19, Magnolia Street, Lithonia, Dekalb Co., GA, pg 220B, line 65, D209, F213
Eugene Rainwater, head of HH, BM, 48, M, literate, GA, GA, GA, Driller in quarry, O/M
Mary Rainwater, wife, BF, 45, M, literate, GA, GA, GA, Teacher in public school

ED80, East Snider Street, Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA, pg 267B, line 77, D291, F441
Chester Rainwater, head of HH, BM, 24, M, literate, GA, GA, GA, Cooper, R
Lula Rainwater, wife, BF, 20, M, literate, GA, GA, GA, Laundress

ED113, 67 Logan’s Alley, Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA, pg 216, line 22, D8, F8
Hattie Rainwater, head of HH, BF, 26, S, literate, GA, GA, GA, Linen [unreadable]-laundry, R

ED113, 63 Logan’s Alley, Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA, pg 217, line 50, D38, F45
Wesley Rainwater, head of HH, MM, 50, M, literate, GA, GA, GA, laborer in chemical laboratory, R
Lucy Rainwater, wife, BF, 47, M, illiterate, GA, GA, GA
Lucy Rainwater, granddaughter, BF, 3 11/12, S, GA, GA, GA
Mabel Hutchison, granddaughter, BF, 12, S, attends school, GA, GA, GA
Boarders omitted

ED159, Baker’s Ferry Road, Fulton County Industrial farm, Adamsville, Fulton Co., GA, pg 282B, line 63, D59, F62
T. J. Rainwater, inmate, BM, 16, S, attends school, GA, US, US
Other inmates omitted

ED164, 349 Mildon Avenue, South Bend District, Fulton Co., GA, pg 118B, line 77, D186, F191
James Rainwater, boarder, MM, 28, M, literate, GA, GA, GA, laborer in oil mill
Alberto Rainwater, boarder, BF, 27, M, literate, GA, GA, GA

ED63, Penfield Village, Greene Co., GA, pg 93, line 50, D13, F14
Mattie Rainwater, head of HH, BF, 25, S, literate, GA, GA, GA, Farmer
Ida B. Rainwater, daughter, BF, 7, S, attends school, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer

ED48, Old Cunningham Place Road, Wadley, Jefferson Co., GA, pg 172B, line 72, D323, F357
William Rainwater, head of HH, BM, 52, M, illiterate, GA, GA, GA, farmer, R
Melia Rainwater, wife, BF, 49, M, illiterate, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer
Matthew Rainwater, son, BM, 19, S, illiterate, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer
Livy Rainwater, son, BM, 14, S, illiterate, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer
Darlene Rainwater, daughter, BF, 12, S, illiterate, GA, GA, GA
Leeroe Rainwater, son, BM, 8, S, illiterate, GA, GA, GA

ED170, Blasingame District, Walton Co., GA, pg 219, line 49, D161, F161
Richard Rainwater, head of HH, BM, 44, M, illiterate, GA, GA, GA, farmer, R
Matt Rainwater, wife, BF, 37, M, literate, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer

ED170, Blasingame District, Walton Co., GA, pg 222B, line
Lulla Rainwater, head of HH, BF, W, literate, GA, GA, GA, farmer, R
Vera Rainwater, daughter, BF, S, literate, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer
Leonius Rainwater, son, BM, S, literate, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer
Sarah Rainwater, daughter, BF, S, literate, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer
Marian Rainwater, daughter, BF, S, literate, GA, GA, GA

ED171, Goodhope, Richardson District, Walton Co., GA, pg 228B, line 51, D46, F46
Iaih Rainwater, head of HH, BM, 33, M, illiterate, GA, GA, GA, Tenant farmer, R
Ella Rainwater, wife, BF, 26, M, literate, GA, GA, GA

ED25, Ward 7, Grant Parish, LA, pg 142B, line 63, D116, F119
Malinda Rainwaters, head of HH, BF, 35, W, illiterate, LA, LA, LA, Servant in private home, R
Everlina Rainwaters, daughter, BF, 13, S, illiterate, LA, LA, LA
Berlie Rainwaters, son, BM, 11, S, illiterate, LA, LA, LA
Willer Rainwaters, daughter, BF, 7, S, illiterate, LA, LA, LA

ED36, Natchitoches Parish, LA, pg 211, line 13, D113, F113
Elizabeth Rainwater, head of HH, BF, 39, W, illiterate, LA, LA, LA, farm laborer, R
Daisy Bush Rainwater, daughter, BF, 16, S, literate, LA, LA, LA, Farmer
May Etta Chism, daughter, BF, 13, S, illiterate, LA, LA, LA, farm laborer
*Not clear if Daisy's surname is Bush or Rainwater

ED40, Chestnut, Natchitoches Parish, LA, pg 36, line 45, D320, F320
Etron Rainwater, head of HH, BM, 24, M, literate, LA, LA, LA, farmer, R
Gurtis Rainwater, wife, BF, 22, M, literate, LA, LA, LA

ED40, Chestnut, Natchitoches Parish, LA, pg 37, line 9, D333, F333
Zan Rainwater, head of HH, BM, 30, S, literate, LA, LA, LA, farmer, R

ED40, Chestnut, Natchitoches Parish, LA, pg 37, line 10, D334, F334
Maniel Rainwater, , head of HH, BM, 21, M, literate, LA, LA, LA, farmer, R
Irine Rainwater, wife, BF, 19, M, literate, LA, LA, LA

ED113, Ward 8, Winn Parish, LA, pg 277, line 39, D92, F93
John Rainwater, head of HH, BM, 52, M, illiterate, LA, LA, LA, farm laborer, R
Easter Rainwater, wife, BF, 46, M, illiterate, LA, LA, LA
Oscar Rainwater, son, BM, 25, M, illiterate, LA, LA, LA, farm laborer
Josephine Rainwater, daughter-in-law, BF, 20, M, illiterate, LA, LA, LA, farm laborer

ED73, 2815 S Street, Omaha, Douglas Co., NE, pg 64, line 5, D172, F192
A. L. Rainwater, roomer, BM, 34, M, literate, TX, TX, TX, Packing house laborer
Rosie Rainwater, roomer, BF, 22, M, literate, TX, TX, TX, Dressmaker
Other HH members omitted

ED138, 33 Adelite Avenue, Dayton, Montgomery Co., OH, pg 146, line 2, D209, F223
Maggie Rainwater, head of HH, BF, 44, M, illiterate, KY, KY, KY
Ranzy Taylor, daughter, BF, 19, S, literate, KY, KY, KY
William Taylor, grandson, BM, 3 2/12, S, OH, KY, KY

ED154, Lookout Street, Chattanooga , Hamilton Co., TN, pg 25B, line 60, D136, F292
Roan Rainwater, head of HH, BM, 42, M, literate, GA, GA, GA, Fireman-[unreadable], R
Sarah Rainwater, wife, BF, 50, M, illiterate, GA, GA, GA, Laundress

ED86, Farmer’s Branch, Dallas Co., TX, pg 286, line 45, D97, F103
Eddie Rainwater, head of HH, BM, 30, M, literate, TX, GA, TX, Farmer
Estella Rainwater, wife, BF, 28, M, literate, TX, TX, TX
Tommy Rainwater, son, BM, 12, S, attends school, TX, TX, TX, farm laborer
Dellia Rainwater, daughter, BF, 10, S, attends school, TX, TX, TX
Lonsy Rainwater, daughter, BF, 8, TX, TX, TX
Joel Rainwater, son, BM, 3 9/12, TX, TX, TX
Mary Ellen, daughter, BF, 1 11/12, TX, TX, TX

ED86, Farmer’s Branch, Dallas Co., TX, pg 286B, line 52, D98, F104
Charlie W. Rainwater, head of HH, BM, 21, M, literate, TX, TX, TX, Farmer
Theresa Rainwater, wife, BF, 16, M, literate, TX, TX, TX
Melvin Rainwater, son, BM, 1 3/12, S, TX, TX, TX

ED64, JP #6, Denton Co., TX, pg 244B, line 99, D89, F95
Riley Rainwater, head of HH, BM, 33, M, literate, TX, GA, TX, farmer, R
Josie Rainwater, wife, BF, 33, M, literate, TX, TN, KY
Earlie Rainwater, son, BM, 11, S, illiterate, TX, TX, TX
Georgie Rainwater, son, BM, 10, S, illiterate, TX, TX, TX
Othel Rainwater, daughter, BF, 7, S, TX, TX, TX
Royer Rainwater, son, BM, 5, S, TX, TX, TX
Barillie L. Rainwater, daughter, BF, 3, S, TX, TX, TX
R. J. Rainwater, son, BM, 16 months, S,

1930 Federal Census

ED2, 15th Avenue, Blaisdell Precinct, Yuma Co., AZ, pg 78, line 4, D179, F215 (A-247)
W. L. Rainwater, head, R, $25, BM, 25, M, MA-19, literate, AZ, GA, TX, Barber in shop
Dorothy E. Rainwater, wife, BF, 25, M, MA-19, literate, CA, OH, OH
Walter L. Rainwater, son, BM, 4 10/12, S, CA, AZ, CA
Donald E. Rainwater, son, BM, 15 months, S, CA, AZ, CA

ED27, 240 10th Street, Yuma Precinct 5, Yuma Co., AZ, pg 262, line 40, D120, F120 (A-195)
Eben E. Rainwater, lodger, BM, 53, M, MA-33, literate, GA, GA, GA, Barber in tonsorial parlor
Versie J. Rainwater, lodger, BF, 43, M, MA-23, literate, MS, MS, MS
Hill family omitted

ED 305, 4000 Zamora St, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA, pg 76A, line 11, D371, F415 (A-266)
Lincoln Rainwater, head, O/H, $6000, owns radio, BM, 43, M-43, literate, TX, TX, TX, porter in barber shop
Nolia Rainwater, wife, BF, 32, M-14, literate, OK, OK, OK, hair dresser in beauty shop
Maxine Booker, step-daughter, BF, 17, S, attends school, OK, FL, OK

ED 305, 4019 Naomi St, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA, pg 68B, line 94, D205, F221
Edna M. Rainwater, head, R/H, $30, owns radio, BF, 37, divorced, literate, MS, MS, MS, servant in private home
Elsie Robertson, daughter, BF, 19, S, attends school, MS, SC, MS

ED 9, Bethlehem Rd, Campbell Co., GA, pg 263B, line 87, D189, F194
Diana Rainwaters, head, R/H, BF, 63, widow, illiterate, GA, GA, GA, farmer
Gilbert Rainwaters, son, BM, 34, S, illiterate, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer

ED 5, 29 Cope St, Savannah, Chatham Co., GA, pg 119B, line 95, D270, F274
Sandy Perry, head, R/H, $8, BM, 30, M-21, literate, GA, SC, SC, brick maker in railroad shop
Effie Perry, wife, BF, 33, M-29, literate, GA, GA, GA
Inez Rainwater, step-daughter, BF, 12, S, attends school, GA, GA, GA
Earl Rainwater, [step-]son, BM, 12, S, attends school, GA, GA, GA

ED 30, Bonds Alley, Lithonia, Dekalb Co., GA, pg 33B, line 81, D128, F139
Eugene G. Rainwater, head, O/H, $500, BM, 57, M-32, literate, GA, GA, GA, quarry foreman
Mary Rainwater, wife, BF, 47, M-22, literate, GA, GA, GA, public school teacher

ED 5, Emanuel Co., GA, pg 62A, line 5, D38, F39
Matthew Rainwaters, head, R/F, BM, 26, M-17, illiterate, GA, GA, GA, farmer
Tissire Rainwaters, wife, BF, 25, M-16, illiterate, GA, GA, GA
Essie M. Rainwaters, daughter, BF, 8, S, GA, GA, GA

ED 50, 796 Connally St, Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA, pg 49B, line 15, D147, F179
James Rainwater, head, O/H, $2000, owns radio, BM, 37, M-26, literate, GA, GA, GA, WWI veteran
Alberta Rainwater, wife, BF, 37, M-26, literate, GA, GA, GA, home furnishings saleslady
Winney Mobley, grandmother, BF, 76, widow, illiterate, GA, GA, GA

ED 97, 2071 Ellis St, Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA, pg 239A, line 28, D21, F21
Hattie Rainwater, head, R/H, $14.50, BF, 35, divorced, literate, GA, GA, GA, cook for private family
Lucy Rainwater, daughter, BF, 14, S, attends school, GA, GA, GA

ED 106, 888 White St SW, Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA, pg 18B, line 60, D267, F339
Homer Rainwater, head, R/H, $23, BM, 37, M-21, literate, GA, GA, GA, life insurance salesman
Emma Rainwater, wife, BF, 38, M-21, literate, GA, GA, GA
Fredabelle Cochran, niece, BF, 13, S, attends school, GA, GA, GA

ED 160, 428 North St, East Point, Fulton Co., GA, pg 267A, line
Paul B. Rainwater, head, R/H, $8, BM, 29, M-21, illiterate, GA, GA, GA, laborer-odd jobs
Mattie Rainwater, wife, BF, 28, M-20, illiterate, GA, GA, GA
Lessie Rainwater, daughter, BF, 7, S, GA, GA, GA
Melvin Rainwater, son, BM, 6/12, S, GA, GA, GA

ED 12, Bartow to Moxley, Jefferson Co., GA, pg 169A-169B, line 48, D47, F52
Will Rainwater, head, R/F, BM, 60, M-20, illiterate, GA, GA, GA, farmer
Amelia Rainwater, wife, BF, 55, M-19, illiterate, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer
Leroy Rainwater, son, BM, 17, S, illiterate, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer
Elijah Rainwater, son, BM, 19, M-18, illiterate, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer
Rosa M. Rainwater, daughter-in-law, BF, 19, M-18, illiterate, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer
Claudia M. Rainwater, granddaughter, BF, 5/12, S, GA, GA, GA

ED 2, Ty Ty, Tift Co., GA, pg 168A, line 8, D100, F110
Gertrude Rainwater, head, R/H, $4, BF, 38, widow, literate, GA, GA, GA, laundress

ED 22, Blasingame, Walton Co., GA, pg 182A, line 25, D7, F8
Leon Rainwater, head, R/F, BM, 23, M-21, literate, GA, GA, GA, farm laborer
Annie L. Rainwater, wife, BF, 19, M-17, literate, GA, GA, GA
Rogers Rainwater, son, BM, 5/12, S, GA, GA, GA
Lulu Rainwater, mother, BF, 50, divorced, literate, GA, GA, GA

ED 27, Whatleys, Walton Co., GA, pg 223B, line 56, D107, F118
Richard Rainwater, head, O/F, BM, 55, M-22, illiterate, GA, GA, GA, farmer
Mattie Rainwater, wife, BF, 47, M-20, literate, GA, GA, GA

ED 9, Natchitoches Parish, LA, pg 106A, line 49, D27, F27
Zan Rainwater, head, R/F, BM, 39, M-36, literate, LA, LA, LA, farmer, WWI veteran
Bertha Rainwater, wife, BF, 26, M-23, literate, LA, LA, LA

ED 12, Winn Parish, LA, pg 259B, line 65, D79, F84
Etson Rainwater, head, R/F, BM, 37, M-22, illiterate, LA, LA, LA, farmer, WWI veteran
Girtis Rainwater, wife, BF, 30, M-15, illiterate, LA, LA, LA
Pearl Williams, niece, BF, 1 10/12, S, LA, LA, LA

ED 2, Negro Quarter, Winnfield, Winn Parish, LA, pg 155A, line 22, D434, F463
Oscar Rainwater, head, R/H, $6, BM, 34, illiterate, LA, LA, LA, road construction laborer
Josephine P. Rainwater, wife, BF, 26, literate, LA, LA, LA, laundress at home
Joseph Rainwater, son, BM, 11, S, attends school, LA, LA, LA
Clarice Rainwater, daughter, BF, 10, S, attends school, LA, LA, LA
Catherine Rainwater, daughter, BF, 6, S, LA, LA, LA
John L. Rainwater, son, BM, 0/12, S, LA, LA, LA
Jesse Rainwater, son, BM, 21, S, illiterate, LA, LA, LA
Boarder omitted

ED 3, Winn Parish, LA, pg 161B, line 95, D77, F78
Emanuel Rainwater, head, R/H, $3, BM, 31, M-19, literate, LA, LA, LA, quarry laborer
Littie Rainwater, wife, BF, 28, M-16, literate, LA, LA, LA
Ora Lee Rainwater, daughter, BF, 7, S, attends school, LA, LA, LA
Hetta May Rainwater, daughter, BF, 4, 10/12, S, LA, LA, LA
Aldridge Rainwater, son, BM, 3 3/12, S, LA, LA, LA
Ruth Anna Rainwater, daughter, BF, 8/12, S, LA, LA, LA

ED 3, Winn Parish, LA, pg 165A, line 23, D142, F144
Louis Cotton, head, R/F, BM, 54, M-47, illiterate, AR, AR, AR, farmer
Lizzie Cotton, wife, BF, 40, M-17, literate, LA, LA, LA
Ivory Rainwater, step-son, BM, 13 S, attends school, LA, LA, LA
Amy Gilbert, step-daughter, BF, 7, S, LA, LA, LA

ED 3, Winn Parish, LA, pg 167A, line 6, D173, F175
John H. Rainwaters, head, R/F, BM, 45, M-16, illiterate, LA, LA, LA, farmer, WWI veteran
Fannie Rainwaters, wife, BF, 31, M-16, literate, LA, LA, LA
Ollie Izora Rainwaters, daughter, BF, 8, S, LA, LA, LA
King Emanual Rainwaters, son, BM, 6, S, LA, LA, LA
Lawrence Henry Rainwaters, son, BM, 4 7/12, S, LA, LA, LA
R. J. Rainwaters, son, BM, 1 2/12, S, LA, LA, LA
Ruben Rainwaters, father, BM, 70, M-22, illiterate, AR, US, US
Laura Ann Rainwaters, mother, BF, 69, M-17, illiterate, LA, US, US

ED 560, 2411 Sheridan Ave, Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, pg 239A, line 20, D158, F34
William Rainwater, head, O/H, $9000, BM, 50, widower, literate, GA, GA, GA, dentist
Geneva Tucker, cousin, BF, 40, M-22, literate, GA, GA, GA, seamstress
Percy Pollard, cousin, BM, 34, widower, literate, GA, GA, GA, laborer in auto factory

ED 66, 1816 Woodland Ave, Kansas City, Jackson Co., MO, pg 272A, line 10, D4, F4
Leon Rainwater, head, R/H, $35, BM, 37, M-30, literate, MO, MO, MO, laborer-odd jobs, WWI veteran
Lillian Rainwater, wife, BF, 30, M-27, literate, MO, MO, MO
Rosella Rainwater, daughter, BF, 16, S, literate, MO, MO, MO

ED 17, Missouri State Sanitorium, Lawrence Co., MO, pg 177A, line 21, D4, F4
Odessa Rainwater, patient, BF, 24, widow, M-19, literate, LA, LA, LA

ED 37, 923 7th St, Muskogee, Muskogee Co., OK, pg 116A, line 33, D
Daisy Rainwater, lodger, BF, 28, widow, literate, OK, US, US, servant in private home

ED319, 487 South Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA, pg 9B, line 97, D96, F121 (A-73)
Chester Rainwater, head, R/H, $15, BM, 28, M, MA-15, literate, GA, GA, GA, Laborer-construction
Lula Rainwater, wife, BF, 27, M, MA-15, literate, GA, GA, GA, Cleaner in a theater

ED 43, Pineville, Marlboro Co., SC, pg 273B, line 79, D34, F34
Atta Rainwaters, head, R/F, BF, 60, widow, illiterate, SC, SC, SC, farmer

ED 1, 4 Lookout St, Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., TN, pg 15B, line 88, D249, F441
Rallie Rainwater, head, R/H, $14, BM, 54, M-34, illiterate, GA, MD, VA, general laborer
Callie Rainwater, wife, BF, 50, M-18, literate, GA, GA, GA, laundry-at home

ED147, 6330 Edward Street, Dallas, Dallas Co., TX, pg 208, line 18, D747, F804
Riley Rainwater, head, O/H, $1500,BM, 42, M, MA-20, literate, TX, TX, TX, Public works laborer
Josie Rainwater, wife, BF, 42, M, MA-20, literate, TX, TX, TX
George Rainwater, son, BM, 19, S, literate, TX, TX, TX, Farm laborer
Ruth P. Rainwater, daughter, BF, 17, S, literate, TX, TX, TX
Royce Rainwater, son, BM, 15, S, attends school, TX, TX, TX
Willie L. Rainwater, 12, S, attends school, TX, TX, TX
R. J. Rainwater, son, BM, 11, S, attends school, TX, TX, TX
Doris Rainwater, daughter, BF, 10, S, attends school, TX, TX, TX
John W. Rainwater, son, BM, 8, S, attends school, TX, TX, TX
Julia Rainwater, daughter, BF, 6, S, TX, TX, TX
Ophelia Rainwater, daughter, BF, 3 6/12, S, TX, TX, TX
Riley Rainwater, son, BM, 2 7/12, S, TX, TX, TX

ED109, Road not named (near Preston Road), Dallas, Dallas Co., TX, pg 98, line 46, D353, F357
Newton Record, head, R/F, BM, 64, M, MA-24, literate, TX, VA, TN, farmer
Rosa Record, wife, BF, 54, M, MA-14, literate, TX, VA, VA
Melvin Rainwater, grandson, BM, 10, S, attends school, TX, TX, TX
Other HH members omitted

ED139, 119 Grandview Street, Pleasant View, Dallas Co., TX, pg 216B, line 74, D239, F245
Ollie Rainwater*, head, R/F, $1320, BM, 38, M, MA-19, literate, TX, GA, TX, Laborer for newspaper
Pearl Rainwater, wife, BF, 38, M, MA-19, literate, TX, TX, TX, Laundress in private home
Booker T. Rainwater, son, BM, 11, S, attends school, TX, TX, TX
*Death certificate and tombstone both give 23 Mar 1929 as his date of death

ED14, JP #3, Denton Co., TX, pg 184, line 33, D98, F97
Ed Rainwaters, head, O/F, BM, 62, M, MA-37, literate, GA, GA, SC, farmer
Stella Rainwaters, wife, BF, 54, M, MA-24, literate, TX, MO, MS
Antonia Rainwaters, dau., BF, 18, S, literate, TX, GA, TX
Ardelphia Rainwaters, son, BM, 14, S, attends school, literate, TX, GA, TX

ED18, Precinct #2, Lubbock Co., TX, pg 304, line 16, D229, F250 (A-49)
Ed Rainwater, head, R/F, BM, 42, MA-18, literate, TX, GA, GA, farmer
Stella Rainwater, wife, BF, 36, MA-15, literate, TX, TX, TX
Tom Rainwater, son, BM, 22, S, literate, TX, TX, TX, Farm laborer
Lonay Rainwater, dau., BF, 16, S, attends school, TX, TX, TX
Joe Rainwater, son, BM, 14, S, attends school, TX, TX, TX
May Ella Rainwater, dau., BF, 12, S, attends school, TX, TX, TX
George Rainwater, son, BM, 10, S, attends school, TX, TX, TX
Rosalee Rainwater, dau., BF, 8, S, attends school, TX, TX, TX
W. E. Rainwater, son, BM, 4 11/12, S, TX, TX, TX
Hollie V. Rainwater, son, BM, 3 5/12, S, TX, TX, TX

Death Index: Georgia

Alberta Rainwater, AAF, 30 Sep 1975, Fulton Co., age 82, #030312, residence DeKalb Co. [1352]
Amelia Rainwater, AAF, 12 Nov 1955, Jefferson Co., age 85, #28585 [1352]
Annie Rainwater, AAF, 10 Dec 1995, Fulton Co., age 68, #052928 [1352]
Annie L. Rainwater, AAF, 2 Feb 1958, Walton Co., age 42, #5372 [1352]
Arthur T. Rainwater, AAM, 28 Apr 1973, Fulton Co., age 21, #032341 [1352]
Bobby Rainwater, AAM, 27 Apr 1991, Fulton Co., age 11 months, #015057, residence DeKalb Co. [1352]
Claudia J. Rainwater, AAF, 28 Sep 1973, Fulton Co., age 23, #030062 [1352]
Coronieal C. Rainwater, AAM, 20 Sep 1974, DeKalb Co., age 16, #030906, residence Fulton Co. [1352]
Dinah Rainwater, age 80, AA, Fulton Co., 19 Dec 1945, #24901 [935]
Fannie Rainwater, AAF, 24 Apr 1957, Baldwin Co., age 85, #07507, residence Taliaferro Co. [1352]
Gelinda Rainwater, AAF, 15 Jul 1997, DeKalb Co., age 39, #030968, residence Dodge Co. [1352]
Gertrude Rainwater, AAF, 12 Sep 1958, Tift Co., age 67, #23692 [1352]
Gilbert Rainwater, AAM, 3 Mar 1965, Fulton Co., age 83, #005891 [1352]
James M. Rainwater, AAM, 19 Sep 1957, DeKalb Co., age 67, #21313, residence Fulton Co. [1352]
Leonard Rainwater, AAM, 11 Sep 1982, Fulton Co., age 46, #029107 [1352]
Leonius Rainwater, AAM, 7 Feb 1978, Douglas Co., age 73, residence Walton Co. [1352]
Lonnie L. Rainwater, AAM, 30 Nov 1965, Fulton Co., age 65, #033590 [1352]
Mary Rainwater, AAF, 30 Jan 1978, Walton Co., age 93, #009404 [1352]
Mary H. Rainwater, AAF, 10 Feb 1966, Fulton Co., age 70, #005770 [1352]
Mattie B. Rainwater, AAF, 11 Sep 1976, Fulton Co., age 76, #028926 [1352]
Melvin Rainwater, AAM, 16 Jun 1963, Walton Co., age 47, #20180 [1352]
Mollie Rainwater, AAF, 29 Nov 1973, Fulton Co., age 4 hours, #034447 [1352]
Pauline Rainwater, AAF, 10 Jul 1967, Walton Co., age 48, #025567 [1352]
Richard Rainwater, age 59, AA, Walton Co., 25 Jun 1941, #18533 [935]
Sylvester Rainwater, AAM, 17 Oct 1968, Baldwin Co., age 69, #031540, residence Walton Co. [1352]
Verner E. Rainwater, AAF, (should say Verna E., WF) 28 Aug 1963, Fulton Co., age 73, #24193 [1352]
W. L. Rainwater, AAM, 12 Nov 1962, Fulton Co., age 5 minutes, #35996 [1352]
Wesley Rainwater, AA, Fulton Co., 25 Mar 1927, #5894-I [1352]
William Rainwater, AAM, 4 Jul 1959, Fulton Co., age 33, #17162 [1352]
Willie P. Rainwater, AAM, 17 Feb 1984, Fulton Co., age 81, #006920 [1352]

Death Index: Louisiana

Laura Rainwater, age 75, AA, Natchitoches Parish, 10 Mar 1941, #3968 [1020]

Death Index: Texas

Ad Rainwater, AA, Jefferson Co., 7-7-20, #23174 [702]
Annie May Rainwater, AA, Lubbock Co., 8-5-35, #39146 [702]
Bonnie Rose Rainwater, AA, Dallas Co., 3-9-43, #11406 [703]
Charles Elliott Rainwater, AA, Dallas Co., 6-13-21, #16190 [702]
Cornell Rainwater, Dallas Co., AA, 4 May 1964, #29042 [708]
David A. Rainwater, AA, Denton Co., 8-16-23, #23650 [702]
Early Rainwater, AA, Dallas, Co., b. 8 Aug 1908, d. 12 Jan 1979, #007557-79 [958]
Earnest J. Rainwater, AA, Harris Co., b. 7 Aug 1949, d. 4 Jun 1982, #046584-82 [958]
Ed Rainwater, AA, Randall Co., b. 5 May 1951, d. 9 Jul 1977, #054431-77 [958]
Ed Rainwater, AA, Lubbock Co., 11-8-30, #54482 [702]
Emitt Reginal Rainwater, AA, Lubbock Co., 4-8-25, #15112 [702]
Ethel Tenison Rainwater, AA, Dallas Co., b. 14 Jul 1914, d. 15 Jul 1988, #062238-88 [958]
George L. Rainwater, AA, Floyd Co., 11-9-49, #53236 [705]
Homer Burtran Rainwater, AA, Bexar Co., 7-9-19, #20409 [702]
Hubert Roy Rainwater, AA, Dallas Co., age 28, 18 Jul 1968, #047923 [709]
Jane Rainwater, AA, Waller Co., 3-22-29, #18546 [702]
Jessie Rainwater, AA, Harris Co., age 68, 12 Jan 1969, #003648 [710]
Joann Jones Rainwater, AA, Dallas Co., b. 9 Mar 1942, d. 23 Apr 1988, #072127-88 [958]
LaFaye E. Morney Rainwater, AA, Dallas Co., b. 5 Feb 1922, d. 13 Apr 1982, #025384-82 [958]
Melvin Rainwater, AA, Dallas Co., 6-15-37, #30539 [702]
Ollie Rainwater, AA, Dallas Co., 3-23-39, #12120 [702]
Ollie Lee Brown Rainwater, AA, Dallas Co., b. 17 Aug 1915, d. 9 Apr 1980, #024767-80 [958]
Pearl Rainwater, AA, Dallas Co., 8-27-38, #36415 [702]
Powell Rainwater, AA, Dallas Co., 6-2-14, #11970 [702]
R. J. Rainwater, AA, Dallas Co., b. 9 May 1918, d. 17 Feb 1976, #008760-76 [958]
Raymond Rainwater, AA, Dallas Co., 11-18-36, #53584 [702]
Raymond Rainwater, AA, Dallas Co., 5-31-41, #21792 [703]
Riley Rainwater, AA, Dallas Co., b. 22 Aug 1927, d. 11 Feb 1984, #008895-84 [958]
Tom W. Rainwater, AA, Lubbock Co., 5-27-41, #23891 [703]

Marriages

Hempstead Co., Georgia

Leon Rainwater, age 21, AA, m. Mrs. Sarah Logan, age 21, AA, 21 Sep 1918, Book U pg 462 [816]

Cobb Co., Georgia

Ann Rainwater, AA, m. Arch Coply, AA, 13 Mar 1883, Book B pg 158 [733]
Carrie Rainwater, AA, m. Emory Nuckles, AA, 28 Feb 1907, Book D pg 570 [733]
Ida Rainwater, AA, m. Charlie Faning, AA, 26 Jun 1904, Book C pg 445 [733]
R. N. Rainwater, AA, m. Sarah Brown, AA, 6 Oct 1908, Book D pg 159 [733]
Tom Rainwater, AA, m. Roxy Berry, AA, 2 Jan 1890, Book B pg 446 [733]
West Rainwater, AA, m. Lizzie Dandy, AA, 30 Dec 1882, Book B pg 148 [733]

Fulton Co., Georgia

Gilbert Rainwater, AA, m. Dinah Jennings, AA, 30 Dec 1880 [290]
William E. Rainwater, AA, m. Annie Finch, AA, 19 Nov 1893 [2162]

Dallas Co., Texas

Powell Rainwater, AA, m. Annie _____, AA, 30 Oct 1889 [1017]
Powell Rainwater, AA, v. Annie Rainwater, AA, Dallas Co., TX, 1904, #23264, reason for divorce was desertion by wife [1017]

Denton Co., Texas

E. D. Rainwater, AA, m. Stella Hembre, AA, 11 Oct 1900 [691]

Harris Co., Texas

Aldridge Rainwater, AA, m. Ora Mae Lawson, AA,, appl 26 Oct 1957, wed 27 Oct 1957 [2231]

Waller Co., Texas

Sam Rainwater, AA, m. Mrs. Matilda Gray, AA, 13 Dec 1888, view original [1319]
Esther Spurlock (Rainwater), AA, m. Mose Williams, AA, 14 Feb 1877, view original [2354]

Cemeteries

Walton Co., Georgia

Brown Hill Church Cm. (African American), Brown Hill Church Road, SW of Monroe
(Fannie) Mattie Rainwater, AA, 1881 - Jan 1933 [290]
Richard Rainwater, AA, 1879 - (25 Jun) 1941 [290]

Bexas Co., Texas

San Antonio City Cm. #3, Wyoming St. at S. New Braunfels, San Antonio
Homer Burtran Rainwater, AA, 16 May 1917 - 9 Jul 1919, (son of Ad & Rosa) [1733]

Dallas Co., Texas

Garvin Cm., Northwest Hwy. west of Midway Road, Dallas, Mapsco 24W
Charles Elliott Rainwater, 10 Sep 1920 - 13 Jun 1921, AA, unmarked [1503]

Hilltop Cm., Perry Road, Carrollton, Mapsco 2Z
Annie Heads Rainwater, AA, 3 Feb 1912 - 18 Sep 1992 [693]

Lincoln Memorial Cm., Murdock Road, Dallas, Mapsco 68G
Raymond Rainwater, AA, 26 Jul 1939 - 14 May 1941 [1798]

White Rock Garden of Memories, Cedar Canyon Road, north Dallas, Mapsco 15F
One of Dallas’s oldest African American cemeteries, White Rock Garden of Memories has gone by several names including Smith, Alpha (for its proximity to Alpha Road), White Rock Union, and possibly Egypt. It was nearly destroyed in the 1980s by unscrupulous developers. [1744]
Melvin Rainwater, AA, 31 Jul 1918 - 14 Jun 1931 [930], [1428]
Ollie Rainwater, AA, 1890 - 1939 [930], [1428]
Pearl Rainwater, AA, 1885 - 1938 [930], [1428]
Powell H. Rainwater, AA, husband of Rosa E., Masonic, 11 Jan 1880 - 2 Jun 1914 [930]
Cornell Rainwater, AA, infant age 3 months, no marker USGenWeb transcription

Woodland Cm. (aka Hillside Cm., and L. Butler Nelson Cm.), 3000 Hatcher St., Dallas, Mapsco 56D
Raymond Rainwater, AA, 18 May 1910 - 18 Nov 1936 [1596]
Bonnie Rose Rainwater, AA, 18 Jun 1940 - 8 Mar 1943 [1800]
Responsibility for this abandoned cemetery was assumed by the City of Dallas in the 1970s, when the property was renamed Nelson Park. The Dallas Mapsco shows the cemetery separate from the park, naming it Woodland. Additional background on this cemetery can be found in this Dallas Morning News article.

Denton Co., Texas

Craft Colored Cm., Lewisville
This cemetery was apparently not among those moved by the Corps. of Engineers, and consequently is believed to be under Lake Lewisville.
David A. Rainwater, AA, 12 Nov 1912 - 16 Aug 1923, son of Edward & Stella Rainwater [1745]

Hamilton Co., Texas

Forest Hills Cm.
Roxie Rainwater, AA, died 20 Jun 1908, age 33, Row 8 grave 10 [290]

Lubbock Co., Texas

Englewood Cm., aka Slaton Cm., N. 20th St. at CR 3440, Slaton
Annie May Rainwater, 28 Nov 1934 - 5 Aug 1935, AA, daughter of Charles and Annie [1735]
Ed Rainwater, 28 May 1887 - 8 Nov 1930, AA [1746]
Tom W. Rainwater, 3 Mar 1908 - 27 May 1941, AA [1799]
Joe Rainwater, 20 Mar 1917 - 3 Mar 1997, AA [2312]
Alma Rainwater, 1 Apr 1936 - 22 Dec 2005, AA [2312]
George N. Rainwater, 31 Jan 1921 - (no date), AA [2312]
Deloris Rainwater, 24 Aug 1924 - 14 Jan 2002, AA, wife of George [2312]

Lubbock City Cm., (aka Eastlawn Memorial Gardens), 2011 East 31st St., Lubbock
Robert E. Rainwater, 27 May 1904 - 17 Jun 1964, AA, married 18 Jul 1936, husband of Willie, Section 5 Lot 26 [2551]
Willie E. Rainwater, 3 Jun 1904 - 13 Feb 2001, AA, married 18 Jul 1936, wife of Robert, Section 5 Lot 26 [2551]
Robert Mack Rainwater, 30 Jun 1931 - 26 Mar 2000, AA, S Sgt US Marine Corps, Korea, Block D Lot 22 [2551]

Waller Co., Texas

Sunnyside Cm. #4, south of Hempstead and west of Houston
Ad Rainwater, AA, Mar 1887 - 7 Jul 1920 [1357]
Based on the information in Findagrave.com, there are multiple cemeteries in the area once known as Sunnyside, any of which could be this one. All are exceedingly hidden, on rural private property.

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