Friday, October 13, 2006

Today in my database : Anthony Rains (b. October 13, 1757)

Today's featured relative in my database is my maternal 6th-great grandfather, Anthony Rains.

Anthony was born October 13, 1757 in Caroline Co., VA. Anthony married on March 2, 1787 in Randolph Co., NC to Nancy Graham, daughter of Richard and Asenath (_______) Graham. Nancy was born July 10, 1760. Anthony died March 25, 1837 in Randolph Co., NC.

Anthony was a veteran of the American Revolutionary War.

Known children of Anthony and Nancy (Graham) Rains :
i. John Rains
ii. Isaac Rains
iii. Elizabeth Rains m. John W. Poe
iv. Rebekah Rains
v. Jean Rains
vi. Mary Rains
vii. Hannah Rains
viii. Balaam Rains
ix. William Rains

I descend from Anthony and Nancy (Graham) Rains through their daughter, Elizabeth, as follows :
Anthony Rains and Nancy Rains
Elizabeth Rains and John W. Poe
Isaac S. Poe and Hannah Mills
Elizabeth Caroline Poe and Nathan Thomas Beals
Pearl May Beals and Charles Wilson Lambertson
Clemon Beals Lambertson and June Kirk Davis (my great-grandparents)

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