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Cora Harrison Raines

Female 1895 - 1999  (103 years)


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  • Name Cora Harrison Raines  [1, 2
    Born 19 Oct 1895  Abbeville, Abbeville, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Race White  [1, 2
    Name Cora R. Weir  [3
    Residence 1900  Cedar Springs, Abbeville, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age: 4; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Daughter 
    Residence 1910  Cedar Springs, Abbeville, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age: 14; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Daughter 
    Social Security Number 239-60-6484  [3
    Died 30 May 1999  Chester, Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • CHESTER - Mrs. Cora Raines Weir, 103: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice

      Charlotte Observer, The (NC) - Monday, May 31, 1999

      Deceased Name: CHESTER - Mrs. Cora Raines Weir, 103
      of 1213 Halsellville Road, Chester, SC, died Sunday, May 30, 1999 at her residence.

      Funeral services will be held for Mrs. Weir 3:00 PM Tuesday at Beaver Creek Baptist Church with Revs. Terry Wingate and Clyde Riley officiating. Interment in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 PM tonight at Barron Funeral Home.

      Born in Abbeville, SC, October 19, 1895, Mrs. Weir was the daughter of the late James Cason and Mary Corinne (Broadway) Raines. She was a graduate of Abbeville High School and Winthrop College in 1918 and went on to become an Elementary and High School teacher and Principle. She was a member of Beaver Creek Baptist Church where she was active in Bible School and was an officer in the Baptist Women's Missionary Union. She was honored by the church for having taught Sunday School for over 73 years. She was also a member and officer of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and an officer in the Clemson Extension Home Demonstration Club.

      Survivors include, two daughters, Eloise Weir Blanks of Clemson, SC, Mrs. T. Elliott (Lavinia) Weir McDonald of Chester, SC; three granddaughters, Rinne Blanks Canon of Clemson, SC, Sandra kay McDonald of Fort Collins, CO, Mrs. Edward D. (Harriet) McDonald Simmons of Clemson, SC; two half-sisters, Mrs. Anne Raines Fritts of Hendersonville, TN and Mrs. Josephine Raines Nichols of Abbeville, SC.

      Memorials may be made to Beaver Creek Baptist Church, 1213 Halsellville Road, Chester, SC 29706.

      Barron Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Weir.
    • Age at Death: 103
    Buried 1 Jun 1999  Beaver Creek Baptist Cemetery, Fairfield, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I31283  tng Genealogy

    Father James Cason Raines,   b. 28 Aug 1867, Winnsboro, Fairfield, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1944, Abbeville, Abbeville, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Corrine Broadway,   b. 15 May 1864, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1902, Abbeville, Abbeville, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1891  [1
    Family ID F10832  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Leslie Banks Weir,   b. 5 Jun 1889,   d. 10 Apr 1950  (Age 60 years) 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Eloise Weir,   b. 30 Aug 1925, Chester, Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 2009, Clemson, Pickens, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [natural]
    +2. Living
    Family ID F10836  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Oct 1895 - Abbeville, Abbeville, South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 4; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Daughter - 1900 - Cedar Springs, Abbeville, South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 14; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Daughter - 1910 - Cedar Springs, Abbeville, South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 May 1999 - Chester, Chester, South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Cora Raines Weir gravestone
    Cora Raines Weir gravestone

  • Sources 
    1. [S340] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;).
      Year: 1900; Census Place: Cedar Springs, Abbeville, South Carolina; Roll: 1514; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0009; FHL microfilm: 1241514
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1900usfedcen&h=69491508&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    2. [S356] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;).
      Year: 1910; Census Place: Cedar Springs, Abbeville, South Carolina; Roll: T624_1446; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 0010; FHL microfilm: 1375459
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1910uscenindex&h=26344650&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    3. [S344] Social Security Death Index, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Number: 239-60-6484; Issue State: North Carolina; Issue Date: 1956.
      Record for Cora R. Weir
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=ssdi&h=66214652&indiv=try

    4. [S122] FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7541192
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7541192.

    5. [S142] Gravestone.
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