John Rains

18 April 1792–19 August 1874 (Age 82)
Randolph, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary 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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Family Time Line

John Rains
1792–1874
Sarah Cooper
1791–1891
Marriage: 23 September 1813
James Rains
1814–1814
Henry A. Rains
1818–1900
Nancy Rains
1819–1896
Jacob Rains
1823–1898
Nathan Rains
1824–1893
Sarah Ann Rains
1826–1855
Amos Wesley Rains
1827–1857
David D. Rains
1831–1918
Clarissa D Rains
1832–
Mahlon Rains
1833–1891
Mary Anna Rains
1835–1928

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 September 1813Highland, Ohio, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (14)

    +9 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.

    Possible Related Names

    Raines

    Sources (20)

    • John Rains in household of William Rains, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John Rains, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • John Rains in entry for Maria Hutchinson, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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