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 Joel Henry Gaines

Joel Henry Gaines

Birth
Mattoon, Coles County, Illinois, USA
Death 17 Dec 1944 (aged 90)
Jewett, Cumberland County, Illinois, USA
Burial Jewett, Cumberland County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 79373941 · View Source
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1852 Joel's parents were married. Elizabeth LAKE and Francis Marion GAINES wed Dec 23, 1852 in Indiana, Monroe County

1854 Joel was born. He was the eldest child of Francis Marion GAINES and Elizabeth LAKE. Joel Henry GAINS b: Feb 12, 1854 in Illinois, Coles Co, Mattoon. Note: Likely named for his grandfathers Joel LAKE and Henry GAINES.

1860 Listed in 1860 Census in Illinois in Illinois, Coles Co, Mattoon Township - Family # 494; Francis Marion GAINS was age 26, b: 1834 in Indiana; Elizabeth (LAKE) GAINS was age 28, b: 1832 in Indiana; Joel Henry GAINS was age 6, b: Feb 12, 1854 in Illinois; Clemency Ann GAINS was age 4, b: 1856 in Illinois; Lucinda GAINS was age 1, b: 1859 in Illinois; George W. GAINES was not quite born when this census was taken.

1862 Joel's father Francis Marion GAINES dies Oct 8, 1862 in Kentucky. Francis Marion GAINES is among the dead / wounded - 123 Illinois Infantry.

1865 Joel's mother remarries. Elizabeth LAKE-GAINS marries Vincent SCOTT Aug 28, 1865 in Illinois, Coles Co.

1867 Joel's half brother is born. The new addition to the family is Robert Jefferson SCOTT b: July, 23, 1867 in Kansas, Neosho Co, Chanute.

1870 Joel's listed with is family in the Spring 1870 Census of Kansas, Neosho Co, Canville (later called Chanute). Vincent SCOTT, age 64/65, b: 1805 in Kentucky; Elizabeth (LAKE) age 37, b: 1832 in Indiana; Joel Henry GAINES age 16 and the others. Joel's step father Vincent SCOTT (age 64/65), dies Aug. 6, 1870 in Kansas, Neosho Co, Chanute. He is buried in Leanna Cemetery.

1871 Joel's brothers (twin boys) are born to Elizabeth LAKE; Francis A. SCOTT b: Mar 31, 1871, d: April 2, 1871; Charles E. SCOTT b: Mar 31, 1871, d: April 4, 1871; Buried in Kansas, Neosho Co, Chanute at Leanna Cemetery beside their father Vincent Scott.

1875 Joel's family is listed in 1875 Census of Kansas, Neosho Co, Canville / Erie (Chanute) as Family #10 Elizabeth SCOTT, age 42, b: 1832 in Indiana; Joel Henry GAINES, age 20 and the others.

1880 Joel's family has returned to Illinois. They are listed in 1880 Census of Illinois, Shelby Co, Ashgrove Township as Family #104. (Elizza) Elizabeth SCOTT age 48. Joel Henry GAINES age 26 and the others. Joel is listed as the head of the family. Based on family information, Elizabeth dies in 1880/81.

1900 Joel has married and is lised with his family in 1900 Census for Illinois, Coles County, Mattoon. Joel Henry GAINES age 45 b: 1855; Alethia (ARMENTROUT) GAINES age 38 b: 1862; Robert Byron GAINES age 10 b: 1890; Victor GAINES age 7 b: 1893; Leland GAINES age 4 b: 1896; Shirley Max GAINES age 1 b: 1899 (son, not daughter).

1910 Joel's family is listed in 1910 Census for Illinois, Jasper Co, Grove. Joel [Joseph] Henry GAINES age 56; Alethia GAINES age 48; Byron Robert GAINES age 19; Victor A. GAINES age 17; Leland J. GAINES age 14; Max Shirley GAINES age 11.

1917 Joel's wife Alethia (ARMENTROUT) GAINES age 56 d: Jun 23, 1917 in Illinois, Cumberland Co, Jewett.

1944 Joel H GAINES (age 90) dies on 12/17/1944 in Mattoon, Illinois. He is buried in Illinois, Cumberland, Jewett


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  • Maintained by: Bryan S.
  • Originally Created by: TiogaRose
  • Added: 27 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79373941
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joel Henry Gaines (12 Feb 1854–17 Dec 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79373941, citing Jewett Cemetery, Jewett, Cumberland County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Bryan S. (contributor 47627353) .