West Virginia Pioneers

James W Raines

Male 1866 - 1949  (83 years)


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  • Name James W Raines 
    Born 1866  West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1949  [2
    Buried Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3415  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 24 May 2005 

    Father George Washington Raines,   b. 10 Nov 1843, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1914  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Louisa Parsons,   b. Abt 1846, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1913, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Married 10 Sep 1865  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 10 Sept 1865
      Place: Jackson, West Virginia, United States
      George C Raines, 21, Jackson Co, WV; Roane Co, WV; Robert & Elizabeth
      Louisa Parsons, 19, Jackson Co, WV; Jackson Co, WV; Charles & Lucy A

      1870 Jackson Co WV Mill Creek #311-311
      Parsons, Charles 55 RE $2000 PP $700 VA
      Lethe A M 47 VA
      Mary C 17 VA
      Phebe R 15 VA
      Adun G 9 VA
      Raines, George P, 24 VA
      Louisa 23 VA
      James 3 WV

      1880 Ripley, Jackson, West Virginia Page 433A
      George RAINES Self M M W 35 WV
      Louiza RAINES Wife F M W 34 WV
      James RAINES Son M S W 13 WV
      Sarah C. RAINES Dau F S W 7 WV
      Josiah RAINES Son M S W 6 WV
      Benjamin RAINES Son M S W 4 WV
      Martha E. RAINES Dau F S W 1 WV

      1900 Jackson Co WV Ripley Dist
      George W Raines 11/1845 m 35 WV VA WV
      Louisa 5/1846 9-5
      George G 10/81
      Abram L 1/84
      Nancy A 5/86
      Charles M Kay bdr 1/79 WV OH OH
      Earnest Merical bdr 8/81 WV OH OH

      1910 Ripley, dist 53, Jackson, WV # 215-216
      Raines, George W 67 m1- 44y WV VA WV
      Lieuisa 63? m1- 44y 7-7 children all the rest WVWVWV
      Orvil gs 14
      Benjamine N son 34 wd
      Rebeckey L gd 4

      "History of Harper District"
      Soldier in the Federal Army

      Raines Cemetery (Fairplain) p62
      Raines, James W 1864-1949 s. George W & Louisa (Parsons)
      Sarah A 1859-1933
      George W Nov 10, 1843 - Dec 2, 1914 s. John M & Mary (Hinzman)[Incorrect]
      Louisa (Parsons) May 18, 1843 - July 9, 1913 d. Charles Jr & Letha a M (Truman) m George W Raines, Sept 10. 1865 [Death record shows she was 67y - makes DOB 1846, age consistent with census, marriage record]
    Family ID F1143  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah A Fields,   b. 10 Nov 1859, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1933  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 7 Sep 1883  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • 1900 JC Ripley Dist
      James 1/1859 m 16y
      Sarah A 1/1859 7-7
      Emma J 7/1884
      Benjamin B 7/1887
      Lucretia C 4/1889
      George H 4/1892
      Charles B 9/1896
      Nancy A 5/1899

      1910 Jackson co #222-223
      Raines, James W. 48 head Jackson Co. M-27
      Sarah A. (Fields) 51 wife JaxCo. M-27 6/6
      George H. 18 son
      Boyd 13 son
      Nancy A. 11 dau
      Redman, Abe 21 SIL M-1 [m. 9 Sept 1908 JCMR]
      Redman, Lenora/Louisa C. 21 dau M-1 1/1
      Redman, Peral M. .8 months [grand] dau

      1920 Fairplain, Ripley, Jackson, WV # 111
      Raines, James 52
      Sarah 62
      Boyd 23
      Hattie 19 dil
      Masie 7/12 gs

      1930 Ripley, Jackson, WV # 119-120
      Raines, Charlie B 33 m age 21
      Hallie 30 m age 17
      Mary A 10
      William D 7
      Hazel N 5
      Bernice J 2.9
      Fay M 0.6
      James W father 66 m age 20
      Sarah mother 71 m age 24

      Raines Cemetery (Fairplain)
      Raines, *James W 1864-1949 s. George W & Louisa (Parsons) [age 3 in 1870, 13 in 1880]
      *Sarah A 1859-1933
    Children 
    +1. Emma Jane Raines,   b. Jul 1884, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1962, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
    +2. Benjamin Bailey Raines,   b. 16 Jul 1887, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1967  (Age 79 years)
    +3. Lucretia C Raines,   b. Apr 1889, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +4. George Harrison Raines,   b. 30 May 1892, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1977  (Age 84 years)
    +5. Charley Boyd Raines,   b. 11 Sep 1896, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1964  (Age 67 years)
    +6. Nancy Alice Raines,   b. 26 Apr 1899, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1987, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Family ID F7710  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S1205] Census.

    2. [S519] Cemeteries JC Vol 1.

    3. [S17] Marriage Records, Jackson Co, WV.