Tombstone Tuesday: Greenup Raney

GreenupRaney_picGreenup Raney was born on August 7, 1846, according to an entry at Find-A-Grave (and his grave stone), although he could have been born anywhere from 1847 to 1849, based on various records.  It appears from an 1860 census record that his mother was named Celia and he had a brother James who had been born around 1852.  Greenup was eleven in 1860 on the 21st day of July.

Greenup’s father, however, is a mystery . . . and I’m not the only one scratching their head on this one.  I came across several posts asking for information on Greenup’s father.  For now, that remains a mystery.

 

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  1. Greenup Raney is my 3x great grandfather. I would love any additional info that turns up on this topic.

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    • Thanks for stopping by to read the article. I wish I knew more about who Green’s father was. For my own research or that of a client’s I keep digging but time is limited sometimes for these articles. I’ve found birth fathers and their families before too but that takes hours of research that I don’t usually have for these brief articles. If you ever find more information, I would love to know (and I’ll update the article to reflect that).k

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