From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Raynor, Sarah Harper

(born: 1853) 

Sarah Harper was born in Kentucky, the daughter of Jennie Harper. She became a wax works artist. 

Sarah married Reverend Jacob R. Raynor (b. 1838 in Tennessee), pastor of the Garfield Missionary Baptist Church in Indianapolis, IN. The Raynors are listed in the 1880 U.S. Federal Census.

Outside Kentucky Place Name

Cite This NKAA Entry:

“Raynor, Sarah Harper,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed December 11, 2023,

Last modified: 2020-09-25 17:28:18