DESCENDANTS OF WILLIAM RAINES

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                              Don Norman

 

1.WILLIAM RAINES

 

    William Raines was probably born about 1855.  He married Mary

Coon.  The family moved to Minnesota in 1883, but returned to Roane

County WV a few years later.  William returned to MN, leaving his

family in Roane County.

 

Children of William and Mary (Coon) Raines.

 

  2.  (1). Lenox                   b.Jun 29 1881   d.Jun 16 1958

         m.Cora Etta Rhodes 1905

 

  3.  (2). Ella

 

  4.  (3). Laura

 

  5.  (4). Leah

 

  6.  (5). Frank

 

 

2.LENOX RAINES     1.WILLIAM RAINES

 

    Lenox Raines, a son of William and Mary (Coon) Raines, was born in

Roane County WV July 29, 1881 and died there June 16, 1958.  He

married Cora Etta Rhodes in 1905.  Cora, a daughter of Sylvester and

Helena Rhodes, was born in 1885 and died April 13, 1967.

 

Children of Lenox and Cora Etta (Rhodes) Raines.

 

  7.  (1). Herbert                 b.       1907   d.       1907

 

  8.  (2). Howard L.               b.       1908   d.       1986

         m.Ada Peters

 

  9.  (3). Opal H.                 b.       1910   d.

         m.Harry McVey

 

 10.  (4). Earl                    b.       1913   d.       1974

         m.Jocie Jones

 

 11.  (5). Freda                   b.       1915

         m.Estel Staats

 

 12.  (6). Ruth                    b.       1916

         m.Norman Shafer

 

 13.  (7). Raymond                 b.       1919   d.       1985

         m.Anna Gail Presley

 

 14.  (8). Faye                    b.       1921

         m.Alfred B. Smith

 

 15.  (9). Roma Edgar              b.       1923   d.       1929

 

 16. (10). Mabel                   b.       1925

         m.Clyde Thomas

 

 17. (11). Orel "Pete"             b.       1927

         m.Joyce Hughes

 

 18. (12). Eloise                  b.       1930

 

 

8.HOWARD L. RAINES     2.LENOX RAINES     1.WILLIAM RAINES

 

    Howard L. Raines, a son of Lenox and Cora Etta (Rhodes) Raines,

was born in Roane County WV in1908 and died in 1986.  He married Ada

peters.  Ada was born in 1912 and died in 1969.

 

Children of Howard L. and Ada (Peters) Raines.

 

 19.  (1). Howard L. Jr.                           d.infant

 

 20.  (2). Harold

 

 21.  (3). David

 

 

9.OPAL H. RAINES    2.LENOX RAINES     1.WILLIAM RAINES

 

    Opal H. Raines, a daughter of Lenox and Cora Etta (Rhodes) Raines,

was born in Roane County WV in 1910.  She married Harry McVey of

Charleston, WV.  Harry was born in 1905 and died in 1987.

 

Children of Harry and Opal H. (Raines) McVey.

 

 22.  (1). Helena

 

 23.  (2). Harry II

 

 

10.EARL RAINES    2.LENOX RAINES     1.WILLIAM RAINES

 

    Earl Raines, a son of Lenox and Cora Etta (Rhodes) Raines, was

born in Roane County WV in 1913 and died in 1974.  He married Jocie

Jones.  Jocie, a daughter of Norville Jones, was born in Roane County

in 1918.

 

Children of Earl and Jocie (Jones) Raines.

 

 24.  (1). Jack

 

 25.  (2). Billy

 

 26.  (3). Virginia

 

 27.  (4). Doris

 

 28.  (5). Rex

 

 

 

 

11.FREDA RAINES    2.LENOX RAINES     1.WILLIAM RAINES

 

    Freda Raines, a daughter of Lenox and Cora Etta (Rhodes) Raines,

was born in 1915.  She married Estel Staats.  Estel was born in

Jackson County WV in 1908.

 

Children of Estel and Freda (Raines) Staats.

 

 29.  (1). Kenneth Wayne

 

 

12.RUTH RAINES     2.LENOX RAINES     1.WILLIAM RAINES

 

    Ruth Raines, a daughter of Lenox and Cora Etta (Rhodes) Raines,

was born in Roane County WV in 1916.  She married Norman Shafer. 

Norman was born in 1918 and died in 1984.

 

Children of Norman and Ruth (Raines) Shafer.

 

 30.  (1). Norman

 

 31.  (2). Harry

 

 32.  (3). Jeffrey

 

 33.  (4). James

 

 34.  (5). Rebecca

 

 

13.RAYMOND RAINES     2.LENOX RAINES     1.WILLIAM RAINES

 

    Raymond Raines, a son of Lenox and Cora Etta (Rhodes) Raines, was

born in Roane County WV in 1919 and died in 1985.  He married Anna

Gail Presley.  Anna was born in 1914 and died in 1989.

 

Children of Raymond and Anna Gail (Presley) Raines.

 

 35.  (1). Dale

 

 36.  (2). Darrell

 

 

14.FAYE RAINES    2.LENOX RAINES     1.WILLIAM RAINES

 

    Faye Raines, a daughter of Lenox and Cora Etta (Rhodes) Raines,

was born in Roane County WV in 1921.  She married Alfred B. Smith. 

Alfred, a son of Fred Smith, was born in Roane County in 1911.

 

Children of Alfred B. and Faye (Raines) Smith.

 

 37.  (1). Cynthia

 

 

16.MABEL RAINES     2.LENOX RAINES     1.WILLIAM RAINES

 

    Mabel Raines, a daughter of Lenox and Cora Etta (Rhodes) Raines,

was born in Roane County WV in 1925.  She married Clyde Thomas. 

Clyde, a son of Arch Thomas, was born in Roane County in 1904.

 

Children of Clyde and Mabel (Raines) Thomas.

 

 38.  (1). Esther

 

 39.  (2). Kathleen

 

 40.  (3). Joseph

 

 

17.OREL RAINES     2.LENOX RAINES     1.WILLIAM RAINES

 

    Orel "Pete" Raines, a son of Lenox and Cora Etta (Rhodes) Raines,

was born in Roane County WV in 1927.  He married Joyce Hughes.  Joyce

was born in 1938.

 

Children of Orel and Joyce (Hughes) Raines.

 

 41.  (1). Jeanette

 

 42.  (2). Linda

 

 43.  (3). Philip

 

 44.  (4). Christopher Paul               b.Dec 10 1960     d.Feb 17 2004

         m. Lisa Jones

 

 45.  (5). Sheila

 

 46.  (6). James

 

 47.  (7). David

 

44.CHRISTOPHER PAUL RAINES   17.OREL RAINES     2.LENOX RAINES     1.WILLIAM RAINES

 

      Christopher Paul Raines, a son of Orel and Joyce (Hughes) Raines, was born in Roane County WV December 10, 1960 and died in Kanawha County WV February 17, 2004. He married Lisa Jones.

 

Children of Christopher Paul and Lisa (Jones) Raines.

 

48.        (1). Travis Paul

 

49.        (2). Jeremy Philip

 

50.        (3). Kyle Catalano

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

"Roane County WV Family History 1989" pp.283,284

“The Charleston Gazette On Line” Feb 20 2004

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