Biography of George W. Rains
Tipton County, IN Biographies





GEORGE W. RAINS is a native of Wayne County, Ind., where his birth occurred November 8, 1817. He was reared on a farm in Marion County, Ind., near Indianapolis. He engaged in the saw mill and lumber business in Liberty Township, Tipton County, and continued therein until 1860, when he disposed of his business and emigrated to the West. He spent about four years in Southwest Missouri, and one year in Kansas, and then returned to Tipton County, Ind., where he has resided ever since. He was married in Marion County, Ind., in 1842, to Miss Mary Griswold. They have eight children, all of whom are living, Henry C. Malinda C., Charles L, Martha T., James A., Ira H., George W. and William D.

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Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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