John D. Rains

Full Name: John D. Rains
Date of birth: December 8, 1830
Date of death: June 13, 1888

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 26 Nov 4, 1861 - Nov 2, 1863 9th     Quitman / Wood   Wood

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • RAINS, JOHN D. (1824-?). Born 1824 in Alabama; died sometime after 1870. Relatives: Emory Rains, father; John D. Rains, son. Handbook of Texas Online.

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. 1850 1870 1880
  • 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.
  • 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). Galveston Daily News Mineola Monitor 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.

Committee Information top

9th R.S. - 1861
Confederate Relations  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
State Affairs  

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