was born April 22, 1808, in SC and died January 19, 1881, in Fayette
Co. AL. Sarah married Levingston
"Leve" BOBO, who
was born in 1806 in Spartanburg Co. SC. Sarah's and Levingston's
seven children were all born in SC before the family migrated to
Alabama. Their children were Tillman
Sebrun (b. December 5, 1828), Starling (b. abt. 1830), Viney (b. 1831), Miles Starling (b. March 3, 1833), Starling Seaborn (b. June 22, 1834),
Elizabeth "Eliza" Jane (b. 1839) and Sterling Absolom BOBO (b. 1841)
RAINWATER was born March 7, 1809, in Spartanburg Co., SC, and
died in 1890 in Lamar Co., AL. He married Hannah HINDMAN (b. abt. 1823) in the
1840s (probably early to mid 1840s before they migrated to AL).
They had no children. Hannah died in the 1870s and Miles' niece Mary RAINWATER (daughter of brother
Silas) moved in and kept house for Miles until she
married Walter A. GUIN in
1884. A few years later in January of 1888, Miles married young Sarah Elizebeth EDWARDS and within
the year his only child Pearl G.
RAINWATER was born.
"Polly" RAINWATER was born February 13,
1810, in SC and died about 1851 in Fayette Co., AL. She married Spencer BOBO, born 1808 in SC, who
was the brother of Levingston Bobo, her sister's husband. Their
first six children were born in SC: Levingston
(b. 1830), Martha Ann (b.
April 19 1832), Mary Ann (b.
1836), James Maddox (b. June
8, 1837), Porter Foster (b.
1841) and Julia Ann BOBO (b.
1842). Their seventh child Barham
Spencer "Bud" BOBO was
March 24, 1845, in GA
and the next son Doctor "Doc" P. was born in 1847 in either GA or
AL. Their last child Harriett
was born in 1849 after the family had settled in AL. After Mary
died in 1851, Spencer needed someone to look after his young
children. So, Spencer remarried and more children were born to
this second union.
RAINWATER was born in Spartanburg Co., SC, in 1814.
RAINWATER was born in Spartanburg Co., SC, in 1817.
RAINWATER (see more below).
RAINWATER was born in Spartanburg Co., SC, in 1821.
Mercer RAINWATER (see more below).
Jane RAINWATER was born in Spartanburg Co., SC, on July 14,
1826, and died May 25, 1896, near Kennedy, Lamar Co., AL. She
Wilburn WALDROP (b. December 15, 1822) in Spartanburg, SC, on March
20, 1845, and they had nine children, all born after they settled in
AL. Their children were Silas
Milton (b. May 20, 1848), Mary
Jane (b. May 30, 1850), Sarah
(b. April 15, 1852; d. 1855), Miles
Calvin (b. April 02, 1854), Lucretia
Mariah (b. April 01, 1856), William
Samuel (b. January 31, 1858), Starling
Van Buren (b. March 03, 1860), Nancy
Catherine (b. June 18, 1862) and Albertha Elizabeth WALDROP (b.
November 14, 1864).