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John D. Rains

Full Name: John D. Rains
Birth date: December 8, 1830
Death date: June 13, 1888

Terms of Service

  • House, 9th Legislature
    11/4/1861 - 11/2/1863

Biographical Notes and Resources

Other Resources

  • Census of 1850 - John D. Rains, Shelby County, age 19, born circa 1831 in Texas, in household with Emory Rains.
    Census of 1870 - J.D. Rains, Wood County, age 39, born circa 1831 in Texas, farmer, in household with F. Rains.
    Census of 1880 - John D. Rains, Young County, age 49, born circa 1831 in Texas, farmer and stock raiser, wife Francis A. Rains. FamilySearch . 1880 1870
  • 1850
  • Jno. D. Rains, birth date 12/8/1830, death date 6/13/1888, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Jacksboro, Jack County. Includes information from MyHeritage Family Trees; parents: Emory Rains and Marana Rains. Find a Grave .
  • RAINS, JOHN D. (1824-?). Born 1824 in Alabama; died sometime after 1870. Relatives: Emory Rains, father; John D. Rains, son. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Death notices, Sheriff John D. Rains of Jacksboro, Jack County, Texas, The Galveston Daily News, 6/15/1888, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium; The Mineola Monitor, 6/23/1888, p. 6, crediting Mineola Memorial Library; and The Temple Weekly Times, 6/23/1888, p. 7, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) . Mineola Monitor Galveston Daily News
  • Temple Weekly Times
  • Delegate to Secession Convention of Texas, 1861. Journal of the Secession Convention of Texas 1861. Edited from the original in the department of state by Ernest William Winkler, State Librarian. Texas Library and Historical Commission, the State Library. Austin: Austin Print. Co., 1912, pp. 20-22. Originally published serially in newspapers. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin) 2009.

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