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Re: wesley ballard rains
Posted by: Annie Carlile (ID *****3078) Date: September 06, 2011 at 20:11:01
In Reply to: wesley ballard rains by Lynne of 2093

Hi. I'm not related to this family. This may be them in 1900:

1900 United States Federal Census about Balla Rains
Name:        Balla Rains
Home in 1900:        Slickford, Wayne, Kentucky
[Slickford, Wayne, Kentucky]
Age:        20
Birth Date:        Feb 1880
Birthplace:        Kentucky
Race:        White
Gender:        Male
Relationship to head-of-house:        Head
Father's Birthplace:        Kentucky
Mother's Birthplace:        Tennessee
Spouse's Name:        Wayne Rains
Marriage year:        1900
Marital Status:        Married
Years married:        0
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Balla Rains        20 b. Feb 1880 KY, father b. KY, mother b. TN; married less than one year; farmer
Wayne Rains        16 b. Mar 1884 KY, parents b. KY

Living next door is probably Balla's (Wesley Ballard's) parents:

Rhodes Rains 51 b. May 1849 KY, fath b. KY, moth b. VA; farmer; married 24 years; 6 children/5 surviving
Louvernia Rains 41 b. Sep 1854 TN, fath b. TN, moth b. KY
Millard F. Rains -son- 13 b. Nov 1886 KY
Liu G. Rains -dau- 7 b. Jul 1892 KY
Dewi C. Rains -son- 1 b. Dec 1898 KY

Here is Wesley's WWI draft card:

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 about Wesley B Rains
Name:        Wesley B Rains
County:        Clinton
State:        Kentucky
Birth Date:        1 Feb 1879
Race:        White
FHL Roll Number:        1653348
DraftBoard:        0
Age: 39
Occupation: farmer
Nearest Relative: wife
Residence: Gap Creek, Wayne, KY

Here is Wesley in 1880:

1880 United States Federal Census about Wesley B. Rains
Name:        Wesley B. Rains
Home in 1880:        Slick Ford, Wayne, Kentucky
Age:        4m
Estimated Birth Year:        abt 1880
Birthplace:        Kentucky
Relation to Head of Household:        Son
Father's Name:        Bud Rains
Father's birthplace:        Kentucky
Mother's Name:        Louverna Rains
Mother's birthplace:        Kentucky
Neighbors:        View others on page
Marital Status:        Single
Race:        White
Gender:        Male
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Bud Rains        27 b. 1853 KY, parents b. KY; farmer
Louverna Rains        21 b. 1859 KY, moth b. KY
Wesley B. Rains 4m b. Feb 1880 KY

This is probably the family in 1850:

1850 United States Federal Census about Rhodes G Rains
Name:        Rhodes G Rains
Age:        1
Estimated Birth Year:        abt 1849
Birth Place:        Kentucky
Gender:        Male
Home in 1850 (City,County,State):        Division 1, Wayne, Kentucky
Family Number:        385
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Rhodes G Rains        39 b. 1811 KY; farmer
Salley Rains        39 b. 1811 KY
Emberson Rains        14 b. 1836 KY
Levi Rains        13 b. 1837 KY
Richardson Rains 11 b. 1839 KY
Nancy Rains        9 b. 1841 KY
A M Rains        7 b. 1843 KY
Hannah Rains        4 b. 1846 KY
Rhodes G Rains        1 ** b. 1849 KY

There is a tree on Ancestry.com with Wayne Atkinson's family. I didn't see any mention of a Cherokee line, sorry! Annie



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