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John Porter Rhines

Male abt. 1858 - 1930


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  • Born  abt. 1858  Lee County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender  Male 
    Buried  09 Jun 1930  Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10, 11
    Died  25 Jun 1930  Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 12
    Address:
    40 Maury St.
    Nashville, TN 
    Person ID  I759  Nashville
    Last Modified  14 Feb 2012 

    Father  Isaac Neill,   b. abt. 1818, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Caroline Fulton,   b. abt. 1824, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F256  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Susie Luvenia Page,   b. 17 Jan 1868, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Aug 1908, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  23 Dec 1883  [4, 13
    Children 
     1. John T. Rhines,   b. Jan 1884, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  13 Feb 2012 
    Family ID  F254  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Minnie Barnett Davis,   b. abt. 1892, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1930, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1918  [4
    Notes 
    • Filed for marriage license in Wilson County in 1916 but it was not returned. [14]
    Children 
     1. Jacinto Anielle Rhines,   b. 1919, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Documents
    1916 Marriage License: John Rhines & Minnie Barnett
    1916 Marriage License: John Rhines & Minnie Barnett
    Marriage license filed, but there is no return. The 1916 marriage date is different than the date in the Colored Directory, so perhaps they tried but it didn't happen this time?
    Last Modified  13 Feb 2012 
    Family ID  F252  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    Death Certificate: John P. Rhines
    Death Certificate: John P. Rhines
    Father: JP Rhines Sr. (may be incorrect)
    Mother: Don't know
    Wife: Minnie (spelled incorrectly)
    Interment: Greenwood Cemetery
    Newspaper Article: JP Rines Buried in Nashville
    Newspaper Article: JP Rines Buried in Nashville
    Article title has name spelled incorrectly.
    1925 Nashville Colored Directory: John P. Rhines
    1925 Nashville Colored Directory: John P. Rhines

    Headstones
    John Porter Rhines is buried in Greenwood Cemetery
    John Porter Rhines is buried in Greenwood Cemetery

  • Notes 
    • attended Central Tennessee College & Fisk University [10]
    • funeral held at Howard Congregational Church in Nashville. [10]
    • was a deacon at Howard Congregational Church [10]
    • lived in Rodgersville, TN and Columbia, TN in youth [4]

  • Sources 
    1. [S12] Death Certificate.
      approximates 1870 as birth year

    2. [S155] 1930 US Census.
      Nashville, Davidson County - ED 45, page 8A, 40 Maury Street, http://goo.gl/wY1j3. Age 62, first marriage at age 19, owns home, born in VA, father born in VA, mother born in TN, occupation - lawyer

    3. [S156] 1920 US Census.
      Nashville, Davidson County - ED 55, Sheet 5A, 40 Maury Street, http://goo.gl/Ukj2N. Age 55, Occupation - Lawyer.

    4. [S165] Grant, R C. The Nashville Colored Directory: Biographical, Statistical, 1925. Nashville, Tenn: R.C. Grant, 1925.

    5. [S161] 1910 US Census.
      Nashville, Davidson County -- ED 21, Sheet 11A,Family #117, 920 14th Avenue, http://goo.gl/J4rdy. Age 53, widowed, occupation - lawyer. Born in TN, parents born in TN.

    6. [S150] 1880 US Census.
      Nashville, Davidson County -- ED 73, page 34, Family #310, http://goo.gl/XqFDt. Age 22, School teacher.

    7. [S160] 1900 US Census.
      Nashville, Davidson County -- ED 125, Sheet 11B, Family #175, http://goo.gl/Jod6W. Living at Widows and Orphans Home. Age 40. Born Oct 1859. Born in TN, father born in VA, mother born in TN. Married 17 years. Manager of home.

    8. [S151] 1870 US Census.
      Hawkins County, TN - District 10, Family #176, pg. 218, http://goo.gl/vvopP. Born in TN. Enumerated as "John Neill"

    9. [S12] Death Certificate.

    10. [S163] "J.P. Rhines Buried in Nashville." Chicago Defender 12 July 1930: 12. Black Studies Center. Proquest LLC. .

    11. [S154] FindAGrave.com.
      Find A Grave Memorial# 84657052

    12. [S153] Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955. FamilySearch..

    13. [S167] "Untitled: Death of Mrs. Rhines." Nashville Globe [Nashville, TN] 14 Aug. 1908. Nashville Globe Index. L. Laska.

    14. [S106] Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002, (Ancestry.com), http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1169..