Martin County Indiana
Courtesy of Marilyn (Sause) Conlon
JOHN ALLEN RANEY b.2-29-1848 d.4-11-1929
Martha Jane (Mattie) Johnson b.7-11-1851 d.9-8-1933

Married 4-18-1871
I have been told, he was a buyer and shipper of stock to Cincinnati also a schoolteacher. Both buried St. Martin, Whitfield, IN. (Martha daughter of Henry Johnson b.1825 Berne, Switzerland d.1877 and Lucy (Kyle) who lived at Mt.Pleasant, Loogootee, IN.

Children of John and Martha:
i) Henry
iii)Arthur Vincent
v)James Virgil
viii)Bertha Genievie
ix)Fred Walter
x)Carl Bernard
xi)John Russel

John Allen was a son of:

JAMES VIRGIL RANEY b.4-4-1809 Washington Co, Ky. To Martin Co, IN age 9, in 1818. Both bur St Rose Cem, Mt Pleasant, Perry Twn, Martin Co, IN d.9-21-1881. (He may have been a Colonel. Mex War? and Recruiter in Civil War? Looking for information on this) (Family legend says he built the Fred Raney house in 1840? also called the John Raney farm? All bricks made by hand.) Son of Jeremiah Raney and Mary Joan (Sheehan Moore), Indiana pioneers from Kentucky in 1818.

James Virgil Raney m. Mary Helen (Holland), b. Galway, Co Clare, Ireland. b.7-22-1820 d.4-22-1891 m.10-15-1839 Daviess Co, In.

1)Frank Raney m. Sabrina Hill
2)Jeremiah Raney m. Elizabeth Ann Arvin
3)Mary, twin
4)twin, Johanna Raney m. Charles M. Gootee
5)my great grandpa, John Allen m. Martha Jane Johnson
6)Alexander Raney
7)Thomas m. Jennie (Siefert) Daviess Co and married Mary Leah Wainman
8,9)unnamed twins