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From: "Ken Bair" <>
Subject: Re: [PAWESTMO] Chester A Rain
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2007 16:37:56 -0400
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My quick research reveals the following:

1900, Shafton Dist., N. Huntingdon Twp., Westmoreland Co., PA
Joseph Rein, 29, b. PA/parents b. England
Alace, 22, Earl, 2, Chester, 1, & James, 1/12.

1910 Greensburgh, Westmoreland Co., PA,
Earl & Chester are in the Westmoreland Children's Aid Society home. Joseph,
a widower, is with his mother in N. Huntingdon Twp. with son Raymond
(James?). Alace (Alice?) apparently died.

WW I Draft Card, Sep 19, 1918, Earl Wadsworth Rain, b. June 9, 1897, Irwin,
Pa. Current addr. Irwin, PA, f. b. England??, fireman on railroad.

WW I Draft Card, Raymond Sin Rain, Irwin, PA, b. Jan 17, 1900, unemployed,
age 19, contact - brother Earl Rain, Irwin, PA

1920 Camp Sherman, OH, US Army Post
Chester Rain, soldier, Company L, 40th Infantry.

1920 Shafton, PA- Earl W. is married with 2 children. No sign of

No further record located. Suggest following the father & brothers. He may
show up with them later on.


----- Original Message -----
From: "david andrews" <>
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Sent: Monday, August 20, 2007 4:08 PM
Subject: [PAWESTMO] Chester A Rain

> Hi,
> Looking for Chester A Rain, on the 1920 U S census he is shown at Scioto,
> Ross, Ohio.
> Age 20, then no trace.
> Scioto, Ross, Ohio looks like a prison etc.
> Any information gratefully received.
> David Andrews.
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