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Subject: Re: [RAINS] Dabney
Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2000 12:36:40 EDT


My husband's line is as follows:

Dabney Rains (1788-1860) born in Virginia, died in Alabama
m. Barbara White in 1810 (all children were born in Elbert Co. Georgia)

They had:
*John W. Raines b. 1808 m. (2) Lucinda Hicks
Josiah Francis Rains b. 1813 m. Sarah Denney
Igninatus Rains b. 1816
Mary Rains b. 1817
Infant Rains b. 1820
Willis H. Rains b 1822
Hulda Rains b. 1822 m. Dock Hill
Powell S. Rains b. 1829
Elizabeth Rains b. 1831 m. Mannering Brookshire
Alemida Rains b. 1833
Henry Rains b. 1835

John W. Raines and Lucinda Hicks had:
(first 5 children were born in Elbert Co. GA, the rest were born in Cherokee
Co. AL

Mary Elizabeth Rains b. 1829 m. (1)Louis Payne (2) Alonza Blackwell
*Josiah Johnson Rains b. 1833 m. Susanna Taewsanak Payne 1857 d. 1902
William Rains b. 1834 m. Martha ?
Barbara Rains b. 1836
Martin Van Buren Rains b. 1839 AL d. 1909 TX m. (1)Mary McMichael (2) Delilia
Travis
Martha Rains b. 1841
Thomas B. Rains b. 1842
Pamela Rains b. 1843
Emily F. Rains b. 1846 m. (1)Mr. Morris (2)Zachary Dillard
Emma (Ecema) Rains b. 1847
Laura Rains b. 1849
John Hamilton Rains b. 1852 m. Mary Hampton

Josiah Johnson Rains and Susanna Taewsanak Payne had:
(all children born in Cherokee Co., AL

Agnes M. Rains b. 1856
William J. Rains b. 1858 m. Sarah Gray
*Laurence Sylvester Rains b. 1860 d. 1936 m. L. Elizabeth Adderholt
John Thomas Rains b. 1882 m. Francis Hunt
Lucinda Francis Rains b. 1865 m. James Watson
Mary Emma Rains b. 1868 m. Robert McKinney
Lewis Monroe Rains b. 1872
Ella G. Rains b.1874
Geneva Rains b. 1876 m. Benjamin F. Watson

Laurence Sylvester Rains and L. Elizabeth Adderholt had:
(all children born in AL)

James Leon Rains b. 1895 m. Willie
Effie Leona Rains m. George Bryam
Arthur Sylvester Rains b. 1884 m. Nora
Viola C. Rains b. 1886
Nora E. Rains b. 1888
*John Abrom Rains b. 1903 d. 1982 m. Willie Viola Johnson
Peter Eugene Rains b. 1906

John Abrom Rains and Willie Viola Johnson had:
(all children born in AL)

Lena Alma Rains b. 1922 m. James Jackson
Walter Laurence Rains b. 1924 m. Elizabeth Ann ?
Franklin Leon Rains b. 1926 m. Johnnie Flynt
John Lewis Rains b. 1928
Alta Ellen Rains b. 1930 m. Howard Naugher
*Bobby Gene Rains b. 1934 m. Jewel Dean Lemons
Brenda Ann Rains b. 1941 m. H. Preston Renfroe
Richard Edmund Rains b. 1948 m. Emily Waggoner

Bobby Gene Rains and Jewel Dean Lemons had:

Sandra Ann Rains b. 1961 m. Garry Phillips
Bobby Gene Rains, Jr. b. 1963
John Franklin Rains b. 1965 m. Jill Watters

It is unknown to me at this time who Dabney's father was, however, Dabney's
mother was named Elizabeth and remarried after the death of Dabney's father.
The mystery still remains.

Blessings,

Jill Watters Rains

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