Saturday, March 28, 2009

Meet Loraney Willcutt Jaynes


This is my great-grandmother. Everyone called her 'Raney'. She is listed as Luraney in all the records but my grandmother named a daughter for her as Lorraine. So I am not sure of the spelling of her first name. I have it here as it appears in records.

Ancestors of Luraney Willcut

Generation No. 1

Luraney Willcut[1], born 26 May 1853 in South Carolina; died 04 Dec 1947 in New Castle, Henry County, Indiana[2]. She was the daughter of David Willcut and Charity Robins. She married William Obadier Janes[3,4] 19 Apr 1869 in Washington County, Indiana[5]. He was born 09 Sep 1851 in Munfordsville, Kentucky, and died 07 Feb 1936 in Seymour, Jackson County, Indiana[6]. He was the son of David Janes and Nancy H. Hughart.
Generation No. 2

David Willcut[7], born 1815 in Kentucky. He married Charity Robins 24 Feb 1836 in Washington County, Indiana.
Charity Robins, born 1818 in North Carolina; died Bef. 1864 in Washington County, Indiana. She was the daughter of Daniel Robins and Massah Swaim.

Children of David Willcut and Charity Robins are:
  1. Luraney Willcut
  2. Sarah Jane Willcut
  3. Judith Willcut
  4. Susannah Elizabeth Willcut
  5. Mary A. Willcut
  6. Phoebe Willcut
  7. George H. Willcut
  8. Amanda Willcut
  9. Joseph R. Willcut

Endnotes 1. Obituary/Brownstown Banner, Dec 4, 1947JAYNES-Mrs. Lourany Jaynes, 93, died at her home at New Castle Thursday noon, following a year's illness.She was a former Seymour resident and moved to New Castle about ten years ago.She was a native of Salem and was born near Salem, May 26, 1854. She was the widow of William Jaynes, who died February 7, 1931. Funeral services were conducted at the Voss Mortuary, Seymour, Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock in charge of the service the Rev. Walter Moseley of Uniontown. Burial in the Conologue Cemetery.She is survived by ten children: (George Thomas) Tom, of Jackson County; Joseph, Aaron and Claude, all of Seymour; Arthur, Charles and DeWitt Jaynes all of Indianapolis; Mrs. Lonia Loftis and Mrs. Pearl Mosier, New Castle; 48 grandchildren; 105 great-granchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren.. 2. Obituary, BROWNSTOWN BANNER, JAYNES--Mrs. Lourany Jaynes, 93, died at her home at New Castle Thursday noon, following a year's illness. She was a former Seymour resident and moved to New Castle about ten years ago.She was a native of Salem and was born near Salem, May 26, 1854. She was the widow of William Jaynes, who died February 7, 1931.Funeral services were conducted at the Voss Mortuary, Seymour, Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock in charge of the Rev. Walter Moseley of Uniontown. Burial in the Conologue Cemetery.She is survived by ten children: (George Thomas) Tom, of Jackson county; Joseph, Aaron and Claude, all of Seymour; Arthur, Charles and DeWitt Jaynes all of Indianapolis; Mrs. Loney Loftis and Mrs. Pearl Mosier, New Castle; 48 grandchildren; 105 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren. 3. Obituary/Brownstown Banner. 4. Obituary/Seymour Tribune,Seymour,IN, Seymour Daily Tribune - February 9, 1931Funeral Services for Wm.O.Jaynes-Rites Conducted from home this afternoon-Deceased was well known-Funeral services for Wm.O.Jaynes, age 79, who died at his home, 420 Circle St., at 8:30 Saturday evening after an illness of 3 weeks, were held at 2:00 this afternoon from the home in charge of the Rev. Homer Smith. Burial was in the Conologue cemetery.Mr. Jaynes was born 9/9/1851, at munfordsville, KY, the son of Mr. and Mrs. David Jaynes. He was married in 1869 in Washinton County to Miss Lurinda Willcott, who survives. He moved to this county 35 years ago. He was well known and highly respected here. Besides the widow, he is survived my 10 children, Thomas, Claude, Aaron and Joseph, all of this city: Luther, of Connersville; DeWitt, Arthur and Charles, of Indianapolis; and Mrs. Theodore Mosier and Mrs. louise Loftus, both of NewCastle. He is also survived by 75 grandchildren and 41 great grandchildren.. 5. Index to "Marriage Record" 1850 - 1920, Washington County, IndianaBook: H Original Source Page: 163 Marriage Date: 19 Apr 1869. 6. Obituary, 2//9/1931 Seymour Daily Tribune-Brownstown Banner, OBITUARY--2//9/1931 Seymour Daily Tribune--Funeral Services for Wm.O.Jaynes--Rites Conducted From Home This Afternoon--Deceased Was Well Known --Funeral services for Wm. O. Jaynes,age 79, who died at his home, 420 Circle St., at 8:30 Saturday evening after an illness of 3 weeks, were held at 2:00 this afternoon from the home in charge of the Rev. Homer Smith. Burial was in the Conologue cemetery. Mr. Jaynes was born 9/9/1851, at Munfordsvile, KY, the son of Mr. & Mrs. David Jaynes. He was married in 1869 in Washington County to Miss Lurinda Willcott, who survives. He moved to this county 35 years ago.He was well known & highly respected here. Besides the widow, he is survived by 10 children, Thomas, Claude, Aaron & Joseph, all of this city: Luther, of Connersville; DeWitt, Arthur & Charles, of Indianapolis; and Mrs. Theodore Mosier & Mrs. Louisa Loftus, both of Newcastle. He is also survived by 75 grand-children and 41 great grandchildren.Brownstown BannerJackson Co., INFeb. 11, 1931JAYNES-- Following a three weeks illness, William O. Jaynes passed away at his home in Seymour Saturday night, aged 79 years.Funeral services in charge of the Rev. Homer Smith, were held at the home Monday afternoon. Burial in the Conologue cemetery. Mr. Jaynes was born at Munfordville, Kentucky, September 9, 1851. In 1869 he was married in Washington County to Miss Lurinda Willcott, who survives him.He moved to Jackson County about thirty-five years ago.Besides his widow he leaves the following children, Thomas, Joseph, Aaron, Claude, all of Seymour; Luther, of Connersville; Arthur, DeWitt and Charles of Indianapolis: Mrs. Theodore Mosier and Mrs. Louis Loftus, of New Castle; seventy-five grandchildren and forty-one great-grandchildren. 7. 1870 Census Jackson County, Indiana. 8. 1870 census, INDIANA , WASHINGTON, GIBSON TWPSeries: M593 Roll: 369 Page: 239. 9. Marriage, Book: F Original Source Page: 437 . 10. Marriage Record Jackson County 1850-1920 Inclusive Vol II Letters O-Z, Marriage Book/Jackson Co, IN, Original Source Page: 505 , Book: H Original Source Page: 505 . 11. 1870 census, INDIANA , WASHINGTON, GIBSON TWPSeries: M593 Roll: 369 Page: 239. 12. Marriage, Book: G Original Source Page: 273 . 13. Marriage, Book: H Original Source Page: 625 .
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