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Josiah Raines

Male 1874 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Josiah Raines 
    Born Mar 1874  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I3417  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 12 Dec 2006 

    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 Jane Thompson,   b. Sep 1861, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 3 Mar 1895  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • JCMR
      Josiah Raines 21, Jackson, Kenna
      Jane Thompson, 29, Jackson, res Cicerone, Jackson Co
      3/3/1895

      1900 Jackson co WV Ripley Dist
      Joseph S Rains 1/1874 5y
      Jane 9/1861 8-8
      Sylvester O 1/96
      Lavina 12/97
      Priscilla 12/97
      Virgie L Gibson stp-da 7/1885
      Jesse sn 3/88
      Louisa da 1/91 [these last 2 must be steps also, since Josiah was too young to have had children in 88]

      1900 Ripley, Jackson,WV # 170-179 all WVWVWV
      Rains, Joseph S 1/1874 m 5y
      Jane wife 9/1861 m 5y 8-8 children
      Sylvester O son 1/1896
      Lavina da 12/1897
      Prisilla da 12/1897
      Gibson, Virgie L sd 7/1885
      Jesse son 3/1888
      Louisa da 1/1891

      1910 Union, Clay, WV #15
      Raines, Jeseph S 36 m1- 15y WVWVWV laborer saw mill
      Jane wife 48 m2 - 15y 10-9 children WV VA VA
      Priscilla da 12
      Lavinia da 12
      Gladdos G da 9
      Nela M da 7
      Thompson, John H fil 97 wd WVWVWV

      1920 Big Sandy, Kanawha, WV
      Raines, Josiah S 46
      Jane wife 58
      Meers, Goldie M gd 5

      JCBR
      Orval Vincent 1/3/1896, JS & Jane
    Children 
     1. Sylvester Orval Vincent Raines,   b. 3 Jan 1896, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Priscilla Raines,   b. 28 Dec 1897, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +3. Lavina Raines,   b. 28 Dec 1897, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Gladys P Raines,   b. 8 Jul 1900, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Nellie M Raines,   b. Abt 1903, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F9732  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1205] Census.

    2. [S3] Birth Records, Jackson Co, WV.

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