Biographical Sketch of Rev. John Raines

Rev. John, son of Rev. John Raines, was also a prominent clergyman in the Methodist denomination, holding important charges in the western part of New York state. He married Mary, a daughter of Colonel Thaddeus Remington, of Canandaigua. Children: 1. John, see elsewhere. 2. Thomas, who served as state treasurer, 1871-74, and is now (1910) a resident of the city of Rochester. 3. George, represented the Monroe district in the state senate, 1878-79, gained a widespread reputation as a criminal lawyer, and died in Rochester, November, 1908. 4. William G., was a prominent lawyer in Washington, District of Columbia, and in New York City, and now (1910) lives in retirement at Wheeler Station, Ontario county, New York. 5-6. Thaddeus and Eugene, died in early manhood. 7. Mary, married the late Hon. George F. Yeoman, of Rochester, in which city she now (1910) resides.



Ontario County NY,

Milliken, Charles F. The History of Ontario County, New York, and Its People Lewis Historical Publishing Co., New York. 1911.

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