Person:William Rains (7)

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William Josiah Rains
m. 29 Aug 1881
  1. Mary Susanna Loretta Rains1882 - 1959
  2. Ethel Estel Rains1884 - 1909
  3. Alice Gertrude Rains1886 -
  4. Miles Cornelius Rains1889 -
Facts and Events
Name[2] William Josiah Rains
Gender Male
Birth[6] 25 Apr 1858 Alabama, United States
Census[1] 1860 Cherokee, Alabama, United StatesDistrict 1
Census[3] 1870 Etowah, Alabama, United StatesSubdivision 42
Census[4] 1880 Etowah, Alabama, United StatesBall Play
Marriage 29 Aug 1881 Etowah, Alabama, United Statesto Sarah Zorada Gray
Death[2][5] 26 Feb 1890 Paris, Logan, Arkansas, United States
  1. Cherokee, Alabama, United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule, M653_5, p246.

    Josiah Rains, b. about 1834, Georgia, Day L, Division 1, Cherokee, Al
    Josiah Rains, M, age, 25, b. GA; Susannah Rains, F, age 25, b. SC; Wm J Rains, M, age, 2, b. Al; Laurence Rains, M, age, 1/12, b. Al.

  2. 2.0 2.1 William Josiah Rains, in Post, Gerald Virtrue, and 1904-1977. Alive and Good to Know, 386 pps: Dedicated to Family and Comunity Historians and to everyone who is alive and good to know. (Dallas, Texas 75234: APSWIN, Inc. 14418 Hague, Dallas, Texas 75234, 1988), p 71. 175.

    m. Sarah Zorada Gray, no date given, children: Susie Rains, Ethel Estelle Rains, Alice Gertrude Rains, Miles Cornelius Rains.

  3. Etowah, Alabama, United States. 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Roll M593_16. P345B.

    J J Reins, b. abt 1833, Georgia, Subdivision 42, Etowah, Alabama
    J J Reins, M. age 37, farm lab, personal prop. $200; Susan Reins, F. age 36, b. SC; William Reins, M. age 12, b. AL; Lawrence Reins, M. age 9, b. AL; J. R. Reins, M. age 7, b. AL; Lucinda Reins, F. age 6, B. AL; Emma Reins, F age 3, b. AL; J D Wagnon, M age 9, b. AL, Jno Payne, M. age 75, b. SC; Francis Wagnon, F age 32, b. AL - Apt H.K.

  4. Etowah, Alabama, United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Roll 13, p 336.

    J. J. Rains, b. abt 1834, Georgia, Farmer, Ball Play, Etowah, Alabama
    J. J. Rains, M. age 46, b. GA; S. T. Rains, F. age 45, b. SC; W. J. Rains, M. age 21, b. AL; L. S. Rains, M. age 19, b. AL; J. T. Rains, M. age 17, b. AL; L. F. Rains, F. age 14, b. AL; M. E. Rains, F. age 12, b. AL; L. M. Rains, M. age 7, age 7, b. AL; J. Rains, F. age 4, b. AL. J. D. Wagnon, M. age 18, b. AL.(nephew)

  5. In Gerald Post's book, Alive and Good to Know, P71 he states that Wm Josiah Rains was living in Paris, Arkansas when he died.
  6. Rains Family Document, ca. 1909