Wyatt Uriah Rainwater was the son of John Daniel Rainwater and Rebecca Linton Rainwater. He was born on 30 August 1874 in Alabama, the middle child of eight siblings.
Wyatt married Bera Stringfellow, and the couple had nine children. These were Burnice, born 1911; John Bill, born 1913; Willie Mae, born 1916; Mary Lou, born 1919; Myrtis and Bertis, twins born 1921; Wyatt Uriah, Jr., born 1924; Martha Hellen, born 1927; and Ida Grace, born 1930. The family were members of New Elkahatchee Baptist Church.
Wyatt died in 1952 in Alexander City, AL, and was buried in Alexander City Cemetery. His wife Bera died in 1988 and was buried with him.
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