John Rains

Male18 April 1792–19 August 1874

Brief Life History of John

When John Rains was born on 18 April 1792, in Randolph, North Carolina, United States, his father, Lawrence Wesley Rains Sr., was 39 and his mother, Ann McManus, was 32. He married Sarah Cooper on 23 September 1813, in Highland, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Haw Creek Township, Morgan, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Penn Township, Highland, Ohio, United States in 1870. He died on 19 August 1874, at the age of 82, and was buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Fairfield Township, Highland, Ohio, United States.

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John Rains
Sarah Cooper
Marriage: 23 September 1813
James Rains
Henry A. Rains
Nancy Rains
Jacob Rains
Nathan Rains
Sarah Ann Rains
Amos Wesley Rains
David D. Rains
Clarissa D Rains
Mahlon Rains
Mary Anna Rains

Sources (20)

  • John Rains in household of William Rains, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Rains - Government record: birth-name: John Rains
  • John Rains, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 September 1813Highland, Ohio, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (16)

    +11 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 2

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

    Age 7

    "In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 27

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English (Kent): variant of Raines .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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