Jacob W. & Martha Raines
1 RAINES, Jacob W.
Farmer, Carpenter, Stock Breeder
Robert RAINES (1789-1845)
Martha (ca 1776 -1860)
1830 Enumerated in US Census living with family as child in Blount Co. AL. Census 1840 living with family in Blount Co. AL. 1850 Census age 26 living in Pontotoc Co. Chesterville Comm. MS w/spouse Martha. 1860 Census Pontotoc Co. Chesterville Community, Roll.: 590, page 707 age 36 living in w/spouse Martha, age 31, & children. 1870 Census age 45 living in Lee Co. Saltillo Comm. MS. Jacob invested in land & property, often listing James H. Raines, his brother, as a business partner. Jacob used the initials J. W. and Jacob W. on some documents. He was apparently present at his sister Margaret’s wedding (noted on Record as Surety).
Spouse: Martha A. “Mattie” WESTER
Aug 1832, AL
Jacob & Martha (age 18) were enumerated in 1850 w/the family of Jacob’s mother, Martha Rains, living in Pontotoc Co. MS. Enumerated 1870 living in (Chesterville Comm).Tupelo, Pontotoc Co. MS. Listed as “Margaret.” 1900 Census Martha was enumerated and living w/her son, Robert F.” Bob” Rains, in Union Co. MS on Cane Creek Hill, off Hwy.. 15 south. of New Albany, MS.