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    David Pinkney Rainey

    Tennessee

    • May 1843–August 1843
    • Age Called: 26
    • Tennessee
    • Departed From Home: 27 May 1843
    • Departed From Field: 31 August 1843
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Elder
    • Called From: Nauvoo, Illinois
    • Notes: CR 100 160 - left Nauvoo, IL in company with F. D. Wilson for a mission to Tennessee (Jour. Hist. Jan 20, 1844)

    Tennessee

    • April 1844–Unknown
    • Age Called: 27
    • Tennessee
    • Called: 15 April 1844
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Elder
    • Called From: Nauvoo, IL
    • Notes: CR 100 160 - labored as a missionary in Tennessee (Jour. Hist. Apr 15, May 26, and July 9, 1844)

    Tennessee

    • October 1875–Unknown
    • Age Called: 58
    • Tennessee
    • Set Apart: 20 October 1875
    • Priesthood office: High Priest
    • Called From: Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States
    • Set apart by: Geo Q Cannon

    Stories and Documents

    Early Church Information File, FamilySearch, image 300.

    This record has standard spelling of birth county.

    Temple Records Index Bureau, comp., Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 977.343/N1 K29c, p. 89, Family History Library.

    Seventy, born Feb 1817 in Murray Co. TNRemarks - David Pinkny Rainy in slg record

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 20 January 1844, image 39.

    Elders Wilson and Rainey left Nauvoo on 17 May 1843 went to Miles Point Hickam Co., Ky. They preached there and baptized Doctor Riddle - a Baptist Preacher; they went to Ebine, Gibson, Dyer, Madison and Henderson Counties, Tennessee. Then they went to Menary [McNairy] Co., and visited Elder Rainey's friends & combated the priests there. They returned to Miles Point the last of August where Elder Rainey started back to Nauvoo.

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 1844 15 April 26 May 9 July.

    1844: 15 Apr - appointed a mission to Tennessee26 May - secretary at conference held at Dresden, Weekly, TN9 July (name not found, JH index has listing for Jun 9, 1844)June 9 - listed as elder present at conference hel at Eagle Creek, Benton, TN; (name appears as David P. Raney)

    "Death of a Veteran," Deseret News, Nov 28, 1888, p. 9.

    Died Nov 6, 1888 in Richmond, Cache, Utah (obituary)

    Nauvoo Restoration Inc., comp., Nauvoo Seventies list, vol. 3, P-Z, 363, Church History Library.

    Source: 70s Rec, 8 Qrm, LDS Arc, p. 3; 8 Qrm, 1844-45, p. 8-9; p. 12-13, 29 Qrm, Bk B Sel, 1845, p. 113

    Notes

    CR 100 160: 1843:363 birth, place, parents, baptism, priesthood, migration, death Index has name as Daniel P. Raney, Bio has name as David Pinkney Rainey Ordained a Seventy Aug 17, 1845, came to Utah in 1856 as member of the Mormon Battalion, died in Richmond, UT Nov 6, 1888 (Seventies Rec. C p. 63) Alternate birth place: Murray county, Maurey county, McNairy county