Looking for descendents of Jeremiah RINEY/RANEY and Mary Joan (SHEEHAN MOORE). He was born in MD. They went to Washington Co, KY in the late 1790's. Most of their 6 children were born in Washington Co, KY, Elizabeth Hester Raney Crooks, Sarah Ann Matilda Raney Tewell, John Felix Raney, James Virgil Raney, Jonathan Raney, and possibly an Alexander Raney. Jeremiah and family moved to Martin Co, Indiana 1818. The spelling changed to Raney in 1820 census in Indiana.
Their son James Virgil RANEY m. Mary Helen (HOLLAND) were my gg grandparents. 9 Children: Frank, Jeremiah, Mary, Johanna Raney Gootee, John Allen Raney, Alexander, Thomas, and unnamed twins
John RANEY and Martha (JOHNSON) were my great grandparents. They had 11 children in Martin Co, IN: 1)Henry Raney, died young 2)Francis Eugene Frank Raney m. Nellie (Gootee) 9 children (dau of Jos & Mgt Gootee) 3)Clara (Raney) m. Louis Bradley, 3 children 4)James Virgil Raney m. Bridget (Malloy) 8 children 5)Arthur Vincent Raney died young 6)HOMER THOMAS RANEY m. Mary Dot (McCord) my grandparents, 11 children 7)Alma Victoria (Raney Burch McAtee) Stevenson, 11 children 8)Bertha Genevieve (Raney) m. Ownes Lents 4 children 9)Fred Walter Raney m. Catherine (Brewer) 10 children 10)Carl Bernard Raney m. Clara (Nolen) 6 children 11)Russel John Raney m. Lyona (Smith) 6 children
My grandparents, Homer Thomas RANEY and Mary Dot (McCORD) went from Martin Co, IN to Kansas City in 1909, after they married in 1905 in Daviess Co, IN. They also had 11 children. Please let me know if you have connections to these Raney's Marilyn (Sause) Gappa