Benjamin Isaac Rayner Jr.1

M, b. 23 January 1912, d. 13 July 1993
FatherBenjamin Isaac Rayner Sr.2 b. 27 Feb 1869, d. 24 May 1950
MotherSarah2 b. c 1887
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited7 Nov 2013
Name-ComBenjamin Isaac Rayner Jr. is commonly known as Benjamin Rayner.2 
Birth*He was born on 23 January 1912 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.2,1 
He was the son of Benjamin Isaac Rayner Sr. and Sarah.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdBenjamin Isaac Rayner Jr. was enumerated on the census of 1921 in the household of Benjamin Isaac Rayner Sr. in Elmsdale, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Benjamin (age 52) were his wife Sarah (age 34), children Silas (age 18), Ralph (age 16), William (age 12), Benjamin (age 9), Emily (age 19), Mary (age 15) and Lena (age 10). Benjamin and Silas were farmers. The family religion was Baptist.2
Death*Benjamin Isaac Rayner Jr. died on 13 July 1993 at age 81.1 
Burial*He was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40490,-63.77592.
Inscription: RAYNER / Benjamin Isaac Rayner / Jan. 23, 1912 - July 13, 1993 / Son of / Benjamin Isaac & Sarah Rayner / Rest in Peace.1
Tombstone, Benjamin Isaac Rayner Jr. (1912-1993). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Flatstone, LAC (Leading aircraftman) with the R.C.A.F. (Royal Canadian Air Force).

Citations

  1. [S8619] Cemetery marker, Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Benjamin Isaac Rayner tombstone inscription; read by David A. Walker, 1 July 2013.
  2. [S8618] 1921 Canada Census, Elmsdale, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Benjamin I. Rayner household #68, 1921, digital copy of original image LAC Reference RG 31, folder #104, Page 8, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Benjamin Isaac Rayner Sr.1

M, b. 27 February 1869, d. 24 May 1950
FatherSilas Rayner1 b. 9 Apr 1840, d. 2 Jun 1924
MotherEmily Cannon1 b. 1 Feb 1841, d. 14 Jan 1928
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited7 Nov 2013
Name-ComBenjamin Isaac Rayner Sr. is commonly known as Benjamin Rayner.2,3 
Birth*He was born on 27 February 1869 in residence, Kildare, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.1 
He was the son of Silas Rayner and Emily Cannon.1 
BaptismBenjamin Isaac Rayner Sr. was baptized on 7 June 1869 in St. Peter's Anglican Church, Alberton, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, 46.81268,-64.06454; the officiating clergyman was R. W. Dyer.1 
Marriage*He married Sarah.2 
Census HeadHousehold*Benjamin Isaac Rayner Sr. was head of the household in the census of 1921 in Elmsdale, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Benjamin (age 52) were his wife Sarah (age 34), children Silas (age 18), Ralph (age 16), William (age 12), Benjamin (age 9), Emily (age 19), Mary (age 15) and Lena (age 10). Benjamin and Silas were farmers. The family religion was Baptist.2
1921 Canada Census, Elmsdale, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Household of Benjamin I. Rayner Sr., his wife Sarah, their children Silas, Ralph, William, Benjamin Jr., Emily, Mary & Lena.
Death*He died on 24 May 1950 at age 81.3 
Burial*He was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40489,-63.77608. Section O1, Row 5, Stone #1187
Inscription: RAYNER / Benjamin I. Rayner / Feb. 27, 1869 - May 24, 1950 / son of / Emily Cannon & Silas Rayner / I have fought the good fight, I have / Finished my course, I have kept the faith / 2 Tim 4-7.3
Tombstone, Benjamin Isaac Rayner (1869-1950). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Inscription detail.

Family

Sarah b. circa 1887
Children

Citations

  1. [S7318] On-line Baptism Index, Public Archives & Records Office, Prince Edward Island, St. Peters Anglican Church, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book #1, Page 29,, (7 June 1869), Benjamin Isaac Rayner. Hereinafter cited as Baptism Index, PARO.
  2. [S8618] 1921 Canada Census, Elmsdale, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Benjamin I. Rayner household #68, 1921, digital copy of original image LAC Reference RG 31, folder #104, Page 8, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  3. [S8447] Cemetery marker, Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Benjamin Isaac Rayner tombstone inscription; read by David A. Walker, 1 July 2013.

Charles Rayner1

M, b. March 1908
FatherArchibald Haywood Rayner1 b. 13 Jul 1878, d. 17 Sep 1937
MotherJosephine Belle Merrill1 b. 25 May 1882, d. 9 Aug 1952
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited24 Aug 2012
Birth*Charles Rayner was born in March 1908 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
He was the son of Archibald Haywood Rayner and Josephine Belle Merrill.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdCharles Rayner was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of Silas Rayner in Kildare, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Silas (age 70) were his wife Emily Cannon (age 69), their son Archibald (age 37), his wife Belle (age 29), their children Hazel (age 5), George (age 4), Charles (age 3) and Olive (age 1). Occupation's were entered as Income" for Silas and "Farmer" for Archibald. The household religion was recorded simply as "Christian".1

Citations

  1. [S7324] 1911 digital image from microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada Library & Archives Canada, Page 7, Family No. 60, Silas Rayner household.

Charles Cannon Rayner1

M, b. 3 January 1873, d. 10 June 1873
FatherSilas Rayner1 b. 9 Apr 1840, d. 2 Jun 1924
MotherEmily Cannon1 b. 1 Feb 1841, d. 14 Jan 1928
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited18 Feb 2014
Birth*Charles Cannon Rayner was born on 3 January 1873 in residence, Kildare, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.1 
He was the son of Silas Rayner and Emily Cannon.1 
BaptismCharles Cannon Rayner was baptized on 1 June 1873 in St. Peter's Anglican Church, Alberton, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, 46.81268,-64.06454.1 
Death*He died on 10 June 1873.2 
Burial*He was buried on 15 June 1873 in Episcopal Churchyard (Christ Church Cemetery), Kildare Capes, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.88744,-63.97637.
Inscription: In memory / of / Charles Enos / Died June 30, 1870 / Æt. 4 y's 9 m's / Charles Cannon / died June 10, 1873, / Æt. 5 m's / children of Silas / & Emily Rayner.3
Tombstone, Charles Enos Rayner (1865-1870), Charles Cannon Rayner (1873-1873). Christ Church Cemetery, Kildare Capes, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Citations

  1. [S7319] On-line Baptism Index, Public Archives & Records Office, Prince Edward Island, St. Peters Anglican Church, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book #1, Page 40,, (1 June 1873), Charles Cannon Rayner. Hereinafter cited as Baptism Index, PARO.
  2. [S8975] Cemetery marker, Christ Church Cemetery, Kildare Capes, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Charles Enos Rayner & Charles Cannon Rayner tombstone inscription; read by David A. Walker, 21 October 2013.
  3. [S7452] Charles Cannon Rayner entry, Burial record, St. Peter's Anglican Church, Alberton, Prince Edward Island, Book 1, unknown repository, St. Peter's Anglican Church, Alberton, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.81268,-64.06454. Hereinafter cited as Burial record.

Charles Eneas Rayner1

M, b. 2 October 1865, d. 30 June 1870
FatherSilas Rayner1 b. 9 Apr 1840, d. 2 Jun 1924
MotherEmily Cannon1 b. 1 Feb 1841, d. 14 Jan 1928
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited18 Feb 2014
Birth*Charles Eneas Rayner was born on 2 October 1865 in residence, Upper Kildare, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.1 
He was the son of Silas Rayner and Emily Cannon.1 
BaptismCharles Eneas Rayner was baptized on 10 December 1865 in St. Peter's Anglican Church, Alberton, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, 46.81268,-64.06454; the officiating clergyman was R. W. Dyer.1 
Death*He died on 30 June 1870 at age 4.2 
Burial*He was buried in Christ Church Cemetery, Kildare Capes, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.88744,-63.97637.
Inscription: In memory / of / Charles Enos / Died June 30, 1870 / Æt. 4 y's 9 m's / Charles Cannon / died June 10, 1873, / Æt. 5 m's / children of Silas / & Emily Rayner.2
Tombstone, Charles Enos Rayner (1865-1870), Charles Cannon Rayner (1873-1873). Christ Church Cemetery, Kildare Capes, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Citations

  1. [S7320] On-line Baptism Index, Public Archives & Records Office, Prince Edward Island, St. Peters Anglican Church, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book #1, Page 21,, (10 December 1865), Charles Eneas Rayner. Hereinafter cited as Baptism Index, PARO.
  2. [S8975] Cemetery marker, Christ Church Cemetery, Kildare Capes, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Charles Enos Rayner & Charles Cannon Rayner tombstone inscription; read by David A. Walker, 21 October 2013.

Charles Joseph Rayner1

M, b. 20 January 1833
FatherEdward Rayner1 d. 17 Apr 1840
MotherElizabeth Cannon1 b. 1805, d. 22 Nov 1889
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited7 Oct 2012
Birth*Charles Joseph Rayner was born on 20 January 1833 in Travellers Rest, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.1 
He was the son of Edward Rayner and Elizabeth Cannon.1 
Marriage*Charles Joseph Rayner married Mary Jane Rendle, daughter of William Rendle and Mary Anne Ellis, on 3 November 1853 in Lot 13, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.1 

Family

Mary Jane Rendle b. 12 July 1837, d. 1 September 1911
Child

Citations

  1. [S7453] Elaine Howes, "The Descendants of William Ellis & Hannah Tawton" . Unknown comments. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of William Ellis."

Charles Percy Rayner1

M, b. October 1866
FatherEdward Rayner1 b. 18 Nov 1837, d. Jul 1883
Last Edited16 Oct 2012
Birth*Charles Percy Rayner was born in October 1866 in St. Eleanors, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.1 
He was the son of Edward Rayner.1 
BaptismCharles Percy Rayner was baptized on 29 January 1868 in St. Mary's Anglican Church, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, 46.39397,-63.79075.1 

Citations

  1. [S7492] Baptism Record, Charles Percy Rayner, St. MAry's Anglican Church, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book 1, Page 14, (29 JAnuary 1868). Hereinafter cited as Baptism, Charles Percy Rayner.

Dorothy Helen Rayner1

F, b. 7 July 1914, d. 2000
ChartsDescendants of William Wallace
Last Edited23 Apr 2014
Name-ComDorothy Helen Rayner is commonly known as Helen Rayner.2,1,3 
Birth*She was born on 7 July 1914 in Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.2 
Marriage*She married Wallace Herbert Graham, son of Herbert Graham and Gertrude Amanda Wallace, on 31 May 1933; there were five children, James, Kenneth, Doroth, Bonita and Wendell. They lived in Greenmount.2 
Death*Dorothy Helen Rayner died in 2000.3 
Burial*She was buried in Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.90640,-64.03484.
Inscription: GRAHAM / Wallace H. / Graham / 1906 - 1994 / Husband | Helen D. / Rayner / 1914 - 2000 / Wife // The Lord is My Shepherd.3
Tombstone, Wallace Herbert Graham (1906-1994), his wife Helen Rayner (1914-2000). Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Family

Wallace Herbert Graham b. 14 July 1906, d. 3 November 1994
Child

Citations

  1. [S9230] Norma McLellan et al., compiler, Goin' to the Corner, Volume 2, Parts I & II (Alberton, Prince Edward Island: Elmsdale and Area Historical Society, 2010), page 1506. Hereinafter cited as Goin' to the Corner.
  2. [S1345] Roy Ashley Wallace, compiler, Preserving the Wallace Family 1758-1988 (Prince Edward Island, Canada: Privately published, after 1988), p. 99. Hereinafter cited as Preserving the Wallace Family 1758-1988.
  3. [S7338] Cemetery Marker, Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince Edward Island, Wallace Herbert Graham & Helen Rayner marker inscription; read by David A. Walker, 27 August 2012.
  4. [S7339] Cemetery Marker, Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince Edward Island, Wendel Graham marker inscription; read by David A. Walker, 27 August 2012.

E. Ruth Rayner1

F, b. August 1897
FatherJames Rayner1 b. 20 Feb 1871
MotherJessie F. Baker1 b. Nov 1871, d. 1932
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited28 Aug 2012
Birth*E. Ruth Rayner was born in August 1897 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of James Rayner and Jessie F. Baker.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdE. Ruth Rayner was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of James Rayner in Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; they lived on the farm adjacent to his parents. Included in the household with James (age 40) were his wife Jessie Baker (age 41), their children Amanda (age 15), Ruth (age 13), Eva (age 12), Jennie (age 10), Irene (age 8), Marshall (age 7), James (age 5), Edith (age 3) and Wallace (age 1). James was a farmer. All children save Edith and Wallace were in school. The family religion was Christian.1

Citations

  1. [S7327] 1911 digital image from microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada Library & Archives Canada, Page 7, Family No. 59, James Rayner household.

Edith Rayner1

F
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited22 Aug 2011
Marriage*Edith Rayner married Ephraim L. Read, son of Charles R. Read and Mary Eva Burns, in 1930.1 

Family

Ephraim L. Read b. 7 February 1898

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).

Edith C. Rayner1

F, b. January 1908, d. 1991
FatherJames Rayner1 b. 20 Feb 1871
MotherJessie F. Baker1 b. Nov 1871, d. 1932
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited28 Aug 2012
Birth*Edith C. Rayner was born in January 1908 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of James Rayner and Jessie F. Baker.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdEdith C. Rayner was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of James Rayner in Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; they lived on the farm adjacent to his parents. Included in the household with James (age 40) were his wife Jessie Baker (age 41), their children Amanda (age 15), Ruth (age 13), Eva (age 12), Jennie (age 10), Irene (age 8), Marshall (age 7), James (age 5), Edith (age 3) and Wallace (age 1). James was a farmer. All children save Edith and Wallace were in school. The family religion was Christian.1
Death*Edith C. Rayner died in 1991.2 
Burial*She was buried in Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.90616,-64.03523.
Inscription: James Rayner / 1871 - / His Wife / Jessie Baker / 1870 - 1932 / At Rest / RAYNER
Left: Gladys E. / 1899 - 1915 / Irene N. / 1902 - 1915 / Edith C. / 1908 - 1991 / Daughters of / James & / Jessie Rayner / At Rest.2
Tombstone, James Rayner (1871-?), his wife Jessie Baker (1870-1932), their daughters Gladys (1899-1915), Irene (1902-1915) and Edith (1908-1991). Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Front inscription detail.
Left inscription detail.

Citations

  1. [S7327] 1911 digital image from microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada Library & Archives Canada, Page 7, Family No. 59, James Rayner household.
  2. [S7328] Greenmount Cemetery, James Rayner & Jessie Baker inscription; read by David A. Walker, 27 August 2012.

Edson G. Rayner1

M, b. 29 November 1912, d. 15 May 2001
FatherWilliam Hopgood Rayner1 b. 13 Mar 1893, d. 17 Aug 1981
MotherBelle Dalziel1 b. 11 Nov 1897, d. 11 Jan 1952
ChartsDescendants of David Walker & Margaret Hetherington
Last Edited11 Aug 2011
Birth*Edson G. Rayner was born on 29 November 1912.2 
He was the son of William Hopgood Rayner and Belle Dalziel.1 
Marriage*Edson G. Rayner married Ruth A. Cairns, daughter of Alexander Stewart Cairns and Annie A. Anderson.2 
Death*Edson G. Rayner died on 15 May 2001 at age 88.2 
Burial*He was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Kensington, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.44735,-63.62914.
Inscription: RAYNER / Edson G. Rayner / Nov. 29, 1912 - May 15, 2001 / His Wife / Ruth A. Cairns / Apr. 15, 1905 - Feb. 10, 1985 / In God We Trust.2
Tombstone, Edson G. Rayner (1912-2001 ), his wife Ruth A. Cairns (1905-1985). Peoples Cemetery, Kensington, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Family

Ruth A. Cairns b. 15 April 1905, d. 10 February 1985

Citations

  1. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.
  2. [S4832] Cemetery Marker - Edson G. Rayner, Edson G. Rayner Cemetery Marker; David A. Walker, 7 August 2010.

Edward Rayner1

M, d. 17 April 1840
FatherEdward Rayner2
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited7 Oct 2012
Edward Rayner was the son of Edward Rayner.2 
Marriage License*Edward Rayner obtained a marriage license on 29 January 1828 in Prince Edward Island; Edward Rayner /B/ of Lot 19 and Elizabeth Cannon /S/ of Lot 17, both in Prince County, to the Rev. L.C. Jenkins.1 
Marriage*He married Elizabeth Cannon, daughter of George Cannon and Elizabeth Hiscock, after 29 January 1828 in Prince County, Prince Edward Island; this was the date of the marriage license.1 
(Witness) MarriageEdward Rayner witnessed the marriage of Sophia Cannon and William S. Rayner; witnesses were Frederick Cannon (her uncle), Edward Rayner (brother-in-law, married to sister Elizabeth), Benjamin Crossman, Thomas Gay, John Sharp and William Gay.3,4 
Death*Edward Rayner died on 17 April 1840.5 
BurialHe was buried on 21 April 1840 in probably the Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.6 

Family

Elizabeth Cannon b. 1805, d. 22 November 1889
Children

Citations

  1. [S3910] PEIGS, translator, "Vital Statistics, Volume ML, 1824-1831" ( PARO, Public Archives and Records Office of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.23533,-63.12547). Hereinafter cited as "Vital Statistics."
  2. [S7294] Elizabeth (Cannon) Rayner, Petition of Elizabeth (Cannon) Rayner to the Probate Court Public Archives & Records Office, Charlottetown, Wood folder, PARO, Public Archives and Records Office of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.23533,-63.12547. Hereinafter cited as Petition of Elizabeth Rayner.
  3. [S7417] Baptism Record, Mary Jane Rainer, Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book 1, Page 131, (4 December 1838). Hereinafter cited as Baptism, Mary Jane Rayner.
  4. [S7515] Nathan H. Mair, "The Cannon Family of Lot 17, Prince Edward Island", January 2011 (Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island). . Hereinafter cited as "The Cannon Family of Lot 17."
  5. [S7295] Church of England, Richmond Parish, Record Book, Church Burial Record, (21 April 1840). Hereinafter cited as Burial Record.
  6. [S7295] Church of England, Richmond Parish, Record Book, Church Burial Record: Burial Record Book 2 from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Summerside, has a burial date of 21 August, 1840. This date might either be in error, or was the date the record was transcribed from the Richmond Parish book., (21 April 1840). Hereinafter cited as Burial Record.
  7. [S7293] On-line Baptism Index, Public Archives & Records Office, Prince Edward Island, Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book #1, Page 63, (21 December, William Rayner). Hereinafter cited as Baptism Index, PARO.
  8. [S7416] Baptism Record, George Rayner/Rainer, Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book 1, Page 85, (13 March 1831). Hereinafter cited as Baptism, George Rayner.
  9. [S7453] Elaine Howes, "The Descendants of William Ellis & Hannah Tawton" . Unknown comments. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of William Ellis."
  10. [S7414] Baptism Record, Louisa Rayner, Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book 1, Page 131, (18 November 1837). Hereinafter cited as Baptism, Louisa Rayner.
  11. [S7415] Baptism Record, Edward Rayner/Rainer, Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book 1, Page 131, (4 December 1838). Hereinafter cited as Baptism, Edward Rayner.
  12. [S6853] Ancestry.ca Family Trees, digital copy of baptism record, Alfred Rayner, (4 January 1840). Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.ca.

Edward Rayner1

M
Last Edited11 Aug 2012

Family

Child

Citations

  1. [S7294] Elizabeth (Cannon) Rayner, Petition of Elizabeth (Cannon) Rayner to the Probate Court Public Archives & Records Office, Charlottetown, Wood folder, PARO, Public Archives and Records Office of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.23533,-63.12547. Hereinafter cited as Petition of Elizabeth Rayner.

Edward Rayner1

M, b. 18 November 1837, d. July 1883
FatherEdward Rayner1 d. 17 Apr 1840
MotherElizabeth Cannon1 b. 1805, d. 22 Nov 1889
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited16 Oct 2012
Birth*Edward Rayner was born on 18 November 1837 in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.1 
He was the son of Edward Rayner and Elizabeth Cannon.1 
BaptismEdward Rayner was baptized on 4 December 1838 in Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island; the officiating clergyman was Abraham Van Gelder Wiggins. The family surname was spelled Rainer on the batpismal record.1 
Death*He died in July 1883 at age 45; he was living in Cape Wolfe, Prince County, Prince Edward Island at the time of his death.2 
Burial*He was buried on 31 July 1883 in St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery, St. Eleanors, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. There is no tombstone today.2 

Family

Child

Citations

  1. [S7415] Baptism Record, Edward Rayner/Rainer, Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book 1, Page 131, (4 December 1838). Hereinafter cited as Baptism, Edward Rayner.
  2. [S7491] PARO microfilm 2630/1A, Burial Records, St. Eleanors Summerside Church of England, (31 July 1883). Hereinafter cited as Burial Records, St. Eleanors.
  3. [S7492] Baptism Record, Charles Percy Rayner, St. MAry's Anglican Church, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book 1, Page 14, (29 JAnuary 1868). Hereinafter cited as Baptism, Charles Percy Rayner.

Edward Rayner of Travellers Rest1,2

M, d. before 1903
Last Edited17 May 2013
Name-ComEdward Rayner of Travellers Rest is commonly known as Ed Rayner.1 
Marriage*He married Mary Watson.3 
Death*Edward Rayner of Travellers Rest died before 1903 in Travellers Rest, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.2 

Family

Mary Watson
Children
  • Mary Townsend Rayner+ b. 14 Jan 1816, d. 2 Oct 1900; the baptismal record for Mary Townsend Rayner has her father's name entered simply as "Ed.".1
  • Sarah Rayner+2 b. 19 Apr 1821, d. 16 Jun 1903

Citations

  1. [S3769] Baptismal Index, PARO, Charlottetown, P.E.I. - Mary Townsend Rayner, St. Paul's Anglican Church , Prince Edward Island, Record Book 3, Page 159.. Hereinafter cited as Baptismal Index, PARO, Charlottetown, P.E.I. - Mary Townsend Rayner.
  2. [S8346] Died - Mrs. Alexander (nee Rayner) Crossman, Summerside Journal, Summerside, 1 July 1903, page 5, col. 4. Hereinafter cited as the Journal.
  3. [S8347] Descendants of Edward Rayner & Mary Watson, online http://www.islandregister.com/rayner3.html, George Hart. Hereinafter cited as Descendants of Edward Rayner.

Edwin Parker Rayner1

M, b. 2 July 1839
FatherWilliam S. Rayner1 b. c 1796, d. 11 Dec 1883
MotherSophia Cannon1 b. c 1797, d. 21 Aug 1885
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited22 Oct 2012
Birth*Edwin Parker Rayner was born on 2 July 1839 in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.1 
He was the son of William S. Rayner and Sophia Cannon.1 
BaptismEdwin Parker Rayner was baptized on 8 September 1839 in Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island; the officiating clergyman was Abraham Van Gelder Wiggins.1 

Citations

  1. [S7527] Baptism Record, Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince Edward Island, Edwin Parker Rayner, Book 1, Page 135,, (8 September 1839). Hereinafter cited as Baptism Record.

Elijah B. Rayner1

M, b. February 1910
FatherJoseph W. Rayner1 b. May 1874
MotherElizabeth1 b. May 1892
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited28 Aug 2012
Birth*Elijah B. Rayner was born in February 1910 in Prince Edward Island, Canada; a birth date of Feb. 1909 was recorded in the 1911 census, clearly in error as his brother was born just a few months earlier.1 
He was the son of Joseph W. Rayner and Elizabeth.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdElijah B. Rayner was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of Joseph W. Rayner in Kildare, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Joseph (age 37) were his wife Elizabeth (age 19), their children Silas (age 2) and Elijah (age 1). Joseph was a farmer. The family religion was Christian.1

Citations

  1. [S7329] 1911 digital image from microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada Library & Archives Canada, Page 7, Family No. 62, James Rayner household.

Eliza Rayner1

F, b. circa 1880
FatherSilas Rayner1 b. 9 Apr 1840, d. 2 Jun 1924
MotherEmily Cannon1 b. 1 Feb 1841, d. 14 Jan 1928
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited24 Aug 2012
Birth*Eliza Rayner was born circa 1880 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of Silas Rayner and Emily Cannon.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdEliza Rayner was enumerated on the census of 13 April 1891 in the household of Silas Rayner in Lot 3, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Silas (age 49) were his wife Emily Cannon (age 49), their children, Mary, widowed (age 24), James (age 22), Joseph (age 17), Emily (age 15), Archibald (age 13), Eliza (age 11) and Irene (age 8). Silas and James were farmers, Joseph was a fisherman. The family religion was entered as Christian, likely Bible Christian.1

Citations

  1. [S7323] 13 April 1891 digital image from microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada Library & Archives Canada, Roll T-6382, Page 16, Family No. 57, Silas Rayner household.

Elizabeth Rayner1

F
Last Edited28 Mar 2012
Marriage*Elizabeth Rayner married Charles Cannon.1 

Family

Charles Cannon
Child

Citations

  1. [S6898] Prince Edward Island Baptism Card Index, 1771-1885, Calahan-Condon, Image #1903, Church of England, Richmond, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book 1, Page 163, (Martha Cannon, 28 April 1844). Hereinafter cited as Baptism Index, Familysearch.org.

Elsie E. Rayner1,2

F, b. circa 1899, d. 25 September 1923
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited4 Aug 2012
Birth*Elsie E. Rayner was born circa 1899.2 
Marriage*She married Charles Wesley Wood, son of James Wood Jr. and Priscilla Baker.1 
Death*Elsie E. Rayner died on 25 September 1923.2 
Burial*She was buried in United Church Cemetery, West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.67336,-64.11569.
Inscription: In loving memory of / Elsie E. Rayner / Beloved wife of Charles W. Wood / Died Sept. 25, 1923 / Aged 24 years / Safe in the arms of Jesus.2
Tombstone, Elsie E. Rayner (1899-1923). United Church Cemetery, West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.
Inscription detail.

Family

Charles Wesley Wood b. 25 February 1887
Child

Citations

  1. [S7283] West Devon Methodist Church Register, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, West Devon United Church, West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book #4, Page 9, #257, (9 September 1917, James Wesley Wood). Hereinafter cited as West Devon Church Register.
  2. [S7289] Cemetery Marker, West Devon United Church Cemetery, Elsie E. Rayner inscription; read by David A. Walker, 29 July 2012.

Emeline Rayner1

F, b. 1928, d. 2 March 1997
Last Edited11 Mar 2002
Birth*Emeline Rayner was born in 1928 in Travellers Rest, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.1 
Death*She died on 2 March 1997 in Glendale Memorial Gardens, Toronto, York County, Ontario.1 

Citations

  1. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.

Emily Rayner1

F, b. circa 1902
FatherBenjamin Isaac Rayner Sr.1 b. 27 Feb 1869, d. 24 May 1950
MotherSarah1 b. c 1887
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited6 Nov 2013
Birth*Emily Rayner was born circa 1902 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of Benjamin Isaac Rayner Sr. and Sarah.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdEmily Rayner was enumerated on the census of 1921 in the household of Benjamin Isaac Rayner Sr. in Elmsdale, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Benjamin (age 52) were his wife Sarah (age 34), children Silas (age 18), Ralph (age 16), William (age 12), Benjamin (age 9), Emily (age 19), Mary (age 15) and Lena (age 10). Benjamin and Silas were farmers. The family religion was Baptist.1

Citations

  1. [S8618] 1921 Canada Census, Elmsdale, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Benjamin I. Rayner household #68, 1921, digital copy of original image LAC Reference RG 31, folder #104, Page 8, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Emily A. Rayner1

F, b. circa 1876
FatherSilas Rayner1 b. 9 Apr 1840, d. 2 Jun 1924
MotherEmily Cannon1 b. 1 Feb 1841, d. 14 Jan 1928
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited24 Aug 2012
Birth*Emily A. Rayner was born circa 1876 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of Silas Rayner and Emily Cannon.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdEmily A. Rayner was enumerated on the census of 13 April 1891 in the household of Silas Rayner in Lot 3, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Silas (age 49) were his wife Emily Cannon (age 49), their children, Mary, widowed (age 24), James (age 22), Joseph (age 17), Emily (age 15), Archibald (age 13), Eliza (age 11) and Irene (age 8). Silas and James were farmers, Joseph was a fisherman. The family religion was entered as Christian, likely Bible Christian.1

Citations

  1. [S7323] 13 April 1891 digital image from microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada Library & Archives Canada, Roll T-6382, Page 16, Family No. 57, Silas Rayner household.

Emily Maude Rayner1

F, b. 1884, d. 1984
ChartsDescendants of David Walker & Margaret Hetherington
Last Edited21 Jan 2011
Name-ComalsoEmily Maude Rayner is also commonly known as Maude.2 
Name-ComShe is commonly known as Maud.3 
Birth*She was born in 1884.4 
Marriage*She married William John Heffell, son of James Heffell and Ellen Marchbank.4 
Death*Emily Maude Rayner died in 1984.4 
Burial*She was buried in North Bedeque Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.36224,-63.72563. Red granite tombstone.
Inscription: 1828 James Heffell 1886 / His Wife / 1822 Ellen Marchbank 1914 / Their Son / 1853 John William Heffell 1950 / His Wife / 1879 Agnes Milligan 1903 / Also His Wife / 1884 Emily Maude Rayner 1984 / Their Daughter / 1912 Dorothy (Heffell) Germain 2007.4
Tombstone, James Heffell (1828-1886) and family members, North Bedeque Cemetery, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Family

William John Heffell b. 7 August 1859, d. 1950
Children

Citations

  1. [S3692] Marker Inscription for James Heffell 15473, James Heffell Marker Inscription for James Heffell 15473; David A. Walker, 31 July 2009.
  2. [S5071] Death Notices, The Island Register - Death Notices from Newspapers Prior to 2005, Prince Edward Island, http://www.islandregister.com. Hereinafter cited as The Island Register - Death Notices Prior to 2005.
  3. [S2654] Census 1911: William Heffel, Lot 19, PEI, William Heffel #99, 1911, Microfilm unknown film, Lot 19, Prince Edward Island, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, National Archives of Canada.
  4. [S3016] Marker Inscription for James Heffell, James Heffell Marker Inscription for James Heffell; David A. Walker.
  5. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.

Emily Myrna Rayner1

F, b. 6 May 1902, d. 5 May 1980
FatherB. I. Rayner1
MotherSarah Baker1
Last Edited23 Apr 2014
Birth*Emily Myrna Rayner was born on 6 May 1902.1 
She was the daughter of B. I. Rayner and Sarah Baker.1 
Death*Emily Myrna Rayner died on 5 May 1980 at age 77.1 

Citations

  1. [S9230] Norma McLellan et al., compiler, Goin' to the Corner, Volume 2, Parts I & II (Alberton, Prince Edward Island: Elmsdale and Area Historical Society, 2010), page 88. Hereinafter cited as Goin' to the Corner.

Ernest Rayner1

M
Last Edited11 Mar 2002
Marriage*Ernest Rayner married Harriet Williams.1 

Family

Harriet Williams
Child

Citations

  1. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.

Ernest Clifford Rayner1

M
Last Edited4 Jul 2013
Marriage*Ernest Clifford Rayner married Harriet Lea Olivia Williams.1 

Family

Harriet Lea Olivia Williams
Child

Citations

  1. [S8452] The Descendants of James Yeo & Ann Osborn/Grace Francis, online http://www.islandregister.com/yeo1.html, Al & Norma Falconer. Hereinafter cited as The Descendants of James Yeo.

Ernest Delbert Rayner1

M, b. 13 November 1913
FatherErnest Rayner2
MotherHarriet Williams2
Last Edited13 Feb 2013
Name-ComErnest Delbert Rayner is commonly known as Delbert Rayner.3,1 
Birth*He was born on 13 November 1913 in Hanover, Massachusetts, Canada.2,3 
He was the son of Ernest Rayner and Harriet Williams.2 
Marriage*Ernest Delbert Rayner married Marjorie Louise Hooper, daughter of Frederick Lemuel Hooper and Sarah Mary Lewis.2 

Family

Marjorie Louise Hooper b. 21 March 1920, d. 10 October 2012

Citations

  1. [S7477] Obituary - Marjorie Rayner, Journal-Pioneer, Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Summerside, Prince Edward Island, 11 October 2012. Hereinafter cited as Journal-Pioneer.
  2. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.
  3. [S7961] Douglas MacArthur MacKay & Linda Lou Rayner marriage, 18 November 1967, in Book #3, Marriage Register 1959-1975, licence # 1223, North Bedeque United Church Records, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Hereinafter cited as Marriage Register.

Eva G. Rayner1

F, b. February 1899, d. 1915
FatherJames Rayner1 b. 20 Feb 1871
MotherJessie F. Baker1 b. Nov 1871, d. 1932
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited28 Aug 2012
Birth*Eva G. Rayner was born in February 1899 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of James Rayner and Jessie F. Baker.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdEva G. Rayner was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of James Rayner in Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; they lived on the farm adjacent to his parents. Included in the household with James (age 40) were his wife Jessie Baker (age 41), their children Amanda (age 15), Ruth (age 13), Eva (age 12), Jennie (age 10), Irene (age 8), Marshall (age 7), James (age 5), Edith (age 3) and Wallace (age 1). James was a farmer. All children save Edith and Wallace were in school. The family religion was Christian.1
Name Variation Eva G. Rayner is also known as Gladys E. Rayner.2 
Death*She died in 1915.2 
Burial*She was buried in Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.90616,-64.03523.
Inscription: James Rayner / 1871 - / His Wife / Jessie Baker / 1870 - 1932 / At Rest / RAYNER
Left: Gladys E. / 1899 - 1915 / Irene N. / 1902 - 1915 / Edith C. / 1908 - 1991 / Daughters of / James & / Jessie Rayner / At Rest.2
Tombstone, James Rayner (1871-?), his wife Jessie Baker (1870-1932), their daughters Gladys (1899-1915), Irene (1902-1915) and Edith (1908-1991). Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Front inscription detail.
Left inscription detail.

Citations

  1. [S7327] 1911 digital image from microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada Library & Archives Canada, Page 7, Family No. 59, James Rayner household.
  2. [S7328] Greenmount Cemetery, James Rayner & Jessie Baker inscription; read by David A. Walker, 27 August 2012.

George Rayner1

M, b. 10 October 1830
FatherEdward Rayner1 d. 17 Apr 1840
MotherElizabeth Cannon1 b. 1805, d. 22 Nov 1889
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited14 Oct 2012
Name Variation George Rayner is also known as George Rainer.1 
Birth*He was born on 10 October 1830 in Lot 17, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.1 
He was the son of Edward Rayner and Elizabeth Cannon.1 
BaptismGeorge Rayner was baptized on 13 March 1831 in Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island; the officiating clergyman was Abraham Van Gelder Wiggins. The family surname was spelled Rainer on the batpismal record.1 

Citations

  1. [S7416] Baptism Record, George Rayner/Rainer, Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book 1, Page 85, (13 March 1831). Hereinafter cited as Baptism, George Rayner.

George M. Rayner1,2

M, b. November 1906, d. 1992
FatherArchibald Haywood Rayner1 b. 13 Jul 1878, d. 17 Sep 1937
MotherJosephine Belle Merrill1 b. 25 May 1882, d. 9 Aug 1952
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited29 Aug 2012
Birth*George M. Rayner was born in November 1906 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
He was the son of Archibald Haywood Rayner and Josephine Belle Merrill.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdGeorge M. Rayner was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of Silas Rayner in Kildare, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Silas (age 70) were his wife Emily Cannon (age 69), their son Archibald (age 37), his wife Belle (age 29), their children Hazel (age 5), George (age 4), Charles (age 3) and Olive (age 1). Occupation's were entered as Income" for Silas and "Farmer" for Archibald. The household religion was recorded simply as "Christian".1
Marriage*George M. Rayner married first Helen Dunbar.2 
Death*George M. Rayner died in 1992.2 
Burial*He was buried in Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.90635,-64.03524.
Inscription: RAYNER / Wife / Helen Dunbar / 1909 - 1940 | Husband / George M. Rayner / 1906 - 1992 | Wife / Lillian Bernard / 1919 - // Asleep in Jesus.2
Tombstone, George M. Rayner (1906-1992), his wives Helen Dunbar (1909-1940) and Lillian Bernard (1919- ). Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Family

Helen Dunbar b. 1909, d. 1940

Citations

  1. [S7324] 1911 digital image from microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada Library & Archives Canada, Page 7, Family No. 60, Silas Rayner household.
  2. [S7332] Greenmount Church of Christ Cemetery, George M. Rayner inscription; read by David A. Walker, 27 August 2012.

Hannah Rayner1

F
Last Edited11 Mar 2002
Marriage*Hannah Rayner married James George Simmons.1 

Family

James George Simmons
Child

Citations

  1. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.

Hazel Rayner1

F, b. June 1905
FatherArchibald Haywood Rayner1 b. 13 Jul 1878, d. 17 Sep 1937
MotherJosephine Belle Merrill1 b. 25 May 1882, d. 9 Aug 1952
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited24 Aug 2012
Birth*Hazel Rayner was born in June 1905 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of Archibald Haywood Rayner and Josephine Belle Merrill.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdHazel Rayner was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of Silas Rayner in Kildare, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Silas (age 70) were his wife Emily Cannon (age 69), their son Archibald (age 37), his wife Belle (age 29), their children Hazel (age 5), George (age 4), Charles (age 3) and Olive (age 1). Occupation's were entered as Income" for Silas and "Farmer" for Archibald. The household religion was recorded simply as "Christian".1

Citations

  1. [S7324] 1911 digital image from microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada Library & Archives Canada, Page 7, Family No. 60, Silas Rayner household.

Irene M. Rayner1

F, b. circa 1883
FatherSilas Rayner1 b. 9 Apr 1840, d. 2 Jun 1924
MotherEmily Cannon1 b. 1 Feb 1841, d. 14 Jan 1928
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited24 Aug 2012
Birth*Irene M. Rayner was born circa 1883 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of Silas Rayner and Emily Cannon.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdIrene M. Rayner was enumerated on the census of 13 April 1891 in the household of Silas Rayner in Lot 3, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Silas (age 49) were his wife Emily Cannon (age 49), their children, Mary, widowed (age 24), James (age 22), Joseph (age 17), Emily (age 15), Archibald (age 13), Eliza (age 11) and Irene (age 8). Silas and James were farmers, Joseph was a fisherman. The family religion was entered as Christian, likely Bible Christian.1

Citations

  1. [S7323] 13 April 1891 digital image from microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada Library & Archives Canada, Roll T-6382, Page 16, Family No. 57, Silas Rayner household.

Irene N. Rayner1,2

F, b. December 1902, d. 1915
FatherJames Rayner1 b. 20 Feb 1871
MotherJessie F. Baker1 b. Nov 1871, d. 1932
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited28 Aug 2012
Birth*Irene N. Rayner was born in December 1902 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of James Rayner and Jessie F. Baker.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdIrene N. Rayner was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of James Rayner in Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; they lived on the farm adjacent to his parents. Included in the household with James (age 40) were his wife Jessie Baker (age 41), their children Amanda (age 15), Ruth (age 13), Eva (age 12), Jennie (age 10), Irene (age 8), Marshall (age 7), James (age 5), Edith (age 3) and Wallace (age 1). James was a farmer. All children save Edith and Wallace were in school. The family religion was Christian.1
Death*Irene N. Rayner died in 1915.2 
Burial*She was buried in Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.90616,-64.03523.
Inscription: James Rayner / 1871 - / His Wife / Jessie Baker / 1870 - 1932 / At Rest / RAYNER
Left: Gladys E. / 1899 - 1915 / Irene N. / 1902 - 1915 / Edith C. / 1908 - 1991 / Daughters of / James & / Jessie Rayner / At Rest.2
Tombstone, James Rayner (1871-?), his wife Jessie Baker (1870-1932), their daughters Gladys (1899-1915), Irene (1902-1915) and Edith (1908-1991). Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Front inscription detail.
Left inscription detail.

Citations

  1. [S7327] 1911 digital image from microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada Library & Archives Canada, Page 7, Family No. 59, James Rayner household.
  2. [S7328] Greenmount Cemetery, James Rayner & Jessie Baker inscription; read by David A. Walker, 27 August 2012.

James Rayner1

M
Last Edited23 Dec 2011

Family

Child

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).

James Rayner1

M, b. 20 February 1871
FatherSilas Rayner1 b. 9 Apr 1840, d. 2 Jun 1924
MotherEmily Cannon1 b. 1 Feb 1841, d. 14 Jan 1928
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited28 Aug 2012
Birth*James Rayner was born on 20 February 1871 in Prince Edward Island.1,2 
He was the son of Silas Rayner and Emily Cannon.1 
BaptismJames Rayner was baptized on 23 April 1871 in St. Peter's Anglican Church, Alberton, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, 46.81268,-64.06454.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdHe was enumerated on the census of 13 April 1891 in the household of Silas Rayner in Lot 3, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Silas (age 49) were his wife Emily Cannon (age 49), their children, Mary, widowed (age 24), James (age 22), Joseph (age 17), Emily (age 15), Archibald (age 13), Eliza (age 11) and Irene (age 8). Silas and James were farmers, Joseph was a fisherman. The family religion was entered as Christian, likely Bible Christian.2
Marriage*James Rayner married Jessie F. Baker.3 
Census HeadHousehold*James Rayner was head of the household in the census of 1911 in Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; they lived on the farm adjacent to his parents. Included in the household with James (age 40) were his wife Jessie Baker (age 41), their children Amanda (age 15), Ruth (age 13), Eva (age 12), Jennie (age 10), Irene (age 8), Marshall (age 7), James (age 5), Edith (age 3) and Wallace (age 1). James was a farmer. All children save Edith and Wallace were in school. The family religion was Christian.3
1911 Canada Census, Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Household of James Rayner, his wife Jessie Baker, their children Amanda, Ruth, Eva, Jennie, Irene, Marshall, James, Edith and Wallace.
Burial*He was buried in Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.90616,-64.03523.
Inscription: James Rayner / 1871 - / His Wife / Jessie Baker / 1870 - 1932 / At Rest / RAYNER
Left: Gladys E. / 1899 - 1915 / Irene N. / 1902 - 1915 / Edith C. / 1908 - 1991 / Daughters of / James & / Jessie Rayner / At Rest.4
Tombstone, James Rayner (1871-?), his wife Jessie Baker (1870-1932), their daughters Gladys (1899-1915), Irene (1902-1915) and Edith (1908-1991). Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Front inscription detail.
Left inscription detail.

Family

Jessie F. Baker b. November 1871, d. 1932
Children

Citations

  1. [S7321] On-line Baptism Index, Public Archives & Records Office, Prince Edward Island, St. Peters Anglican Church, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book #1, Page 34,, (23 April 1871), James Rayner. Hereinafter cited as Baptism Index, PARO.
  2. [S7323] 13 April 1891 digital image from microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada Library & Archives Canada, Roll T-6382, Page 16, Family No. 57, Silas Rayner household.
  3. [S7327] 1911 digital image from microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada Library & Archives Canada, Page 7, Family No. 59, James Rayner household.
  4. [S7328] Greenmount Cemetery, James Rayner & Jessie Baker inscription; read by David A. Walker, 27 August 2012.

James R. Rayner1

M, b. July 1905
FatherJames Rayner1 b. 20 Feb 1871
MotherJessie F. Baker1 b. Nov 1871, d. 1932
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited28 Aug 2012
Birth*James R. Rayner was born in July 1905 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
He was the son of James Rayner and Jessie F. Baker.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdJames R. Rayner was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of James Rayner in Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; they lived on the farm adjacent to his parents. Included in the household with James (age 40) were his wife Jessie Baker (age 41), their children Amanda (age 15), Ruth (age 13), Eva (age 12), Jennie (age 10), Irene (age 8), Marshall (age 7), James (age 5), Edith (age 3) and Wallace (age 1). James was a farmer. All children save Edith and Wallace were in school. The family religion was Christian.1

Citations

  1. [S7327] 1911 digital image from microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada Library & Archives Canada, Page 7, Family No. 59, James Rayner household.

James Wesley Rayner1

M, b. 2 October 1939, d. 28 November 1939
FatherWallace H. Rayner1 b. 25 Oct 1909, d. 20 Oct 1964
MotherLinnie M.1 b. 7 Jun 1911, d. 29 Mar 1983
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited29 Aug 2012
Birth*James Wesley Rayner was born on 2 October 1939.1 
He was the son of Wallace H. Rayner and Linnie M.1 
Death*James Wesley Rayner died on 28 November 1939.1 
Burial*He was buried in Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.90609,-64.03516.
Our Darling / James Wesley / Rayner Oct. 2nd / Nov. 28th 1939.1
Tombstone, James Wesley Rayner (1939-1939). Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Citations

  1. [S7334] Greenmount Church of Christ Cemetery, James Wesley Rayner inscription; read by David A. Walker, 27 August 2012.

Jennie M. Rayner1

F, b. February 1901
FatherJames Rayner1 b. 20 Feb 1871
MotherJessie F. Baker1 b. Nov 1871, d. 1932
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited28 Aug 2012
Birth*Jennie M. Rayner was born in February 1901 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of James Rayner and Jessie F. Baker.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdJennie M. Rayner was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of James Rayner in Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; they lived on the farm adjacent to his parents. Included in the household with James (age 40) were his wife Jessie Baker (age 41), their children Amanda (age 15), Ruth (age 13), Eva (age 12), Jennie (age 10), Irene (age 8), Marshall (age 7), James (age 5), Edith (age 3) and Wallace (age 1). James was a farmer. All children save Edith and Wallace were in school. The family religion was Christian.1

Citations

  1. [S7327] 1911 digital image from microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada Library & Archives Canada, Page 7, Family No. 59, James Rayner household.

John W. Rayner1

M, b. 24 August 1914, d. 19 January 2000
ChartsDescendants of William Wallace
Last Edited16 Feb 2014
Birth*John W. Rayner was born on 24 August 1914.1 
Marriage*He married first Freda Bell Ashley, daughter of Lowden Huestis Ashley and Susan Lewis, on 6 October 1937.1 
Marriage*John W. Rayner married second Dorothy S. MacLean on 4 May 1964.1 
Death*John W. Rayner died on 19 January 2000 at age 85.1 
Burial*He was buried in United Church Cemetery, Cascumpec, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.76375,-64.10837.
RAYNER / Aug. 24, 1914 John W. Rayner Jan. 19, 2000 / His Wife / Oct. 6, 1911 Freda B. Ashley Apr. 27, 1963 / Married Oct. 6, 1937 / His Second Wife / June 17, 1920 Dorothy S. MacLean / Married May 4, 1964 / The Lord is my Shepherd.1
Tombstone, John W. Rayner (1914-2000), his first wife Freda Bell Ashley (1911-1963), his second wife Dorothy S. MacLean (1920- ). United Church Cemetery, Cascumpec, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Family 1

Freda Bell Ashley b. 6 October 1911, d. 27 April 1963

Family 2

Dorothy S. MacLean b. 17 June 1920

Citations

  1. [S8957] Cemetery marker, United Church Cemetery, Cascumpec, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, John W. Rayner & Freda B. Ashley tombstone inscription; read by David A. Walker, 21 October 2013.

John Watson Rayner1

M, b. 17 March 1844, d. 2 July 1944
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited7 Oct 2012
Birth*John Watson Rayner was born on 17 March 1844 in Travellers Rest, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.1 
Marriage*He married Mary Ann Rayner, daughter of Charles Joseph Rayner and Mary Jane Rendle.1 
Death*John Watson Rayner died on 2 July 1944 in West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, at age 100.1 

Family

Mary Ann Rayner b. 16 February 1855

Citations

  1. [S7453] Elaine Howes, "The Descendants of William Ellis & Hannah Tawton" . Unknown comments. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of William Ellis."

Joseph W. Rayner1

M, b. May 1874
FatherSilas Rayner1 b. 9 Apr 1840, d. 2 Jun 1924
MotherEmily Cannon1 b. 1 Feb 1841, d. 14 Jan 1928
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited28 Aug 2012
Birth*Joseph W. Rayner was born in May 1874 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1,2 
He was the son of Silas Rayner and Emily Cannon.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdJoseph W. Rayner was enumerated on the census of 13 April 1891 in the household of Silas Rayner in Lot 3, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Silas (age 49) were his wife Emily Cannon (age 49), their children, Mary, widowed (age 24), James (age 22), Joseph (age 17), Emily (age 15), Archibald (age 13), Eliza (age 11) and Irene (age 8). Silas and James were farmers, Joseph was a fisherman. The family religion was entered as Christian, likely Bible Christian.1
Marriage*Joseph W. Rayner married Elizabeth.2 
Census HeadHousehold*Joseph W. Rayner was head of the household in the census of 1911 in Kildare, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Joseph (age 37) were his wife Elizabeth (age 19), their children Silas (age 2) and Elijah (age 1). Joseph was a farmer. The family religion was Christian.2
1911 Canada Census, Kildare, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Household of Joseph Rayner, his wife Elizabeth, their children Silas and Elijah. I assume that the birth year for Elijah should have been recorded as 1910, not 1909.

Family

Elizabeth b. May 1892
Children

Citations

  1. [S7323] 13 April 1891 digital image from microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada Library & Archives Canada, Roll T-6382, Page 16, Family No. 57, Silas Rayner household.
  2. [S7329] 1911 digital image from microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada Library & Archives Canada, Page 7, Family No. 62, James Rayner household.

Lena Rayner1

F, b. circa 1911
FatherBenjamin Isaac Rayner Sr.1 b. 27 Feb 1869, d. 24 May 1950
MotherSarah1 b. c 1887
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited6 Nov 2013
Birth*Lena Rayner was born circa 1911 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of Benjamin Isaac Rayner Sr. and Sarah.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdLena Rayner was enumerated on the census of 1921 in the household of Benjamin Isaac Rayner Sr. in Elmsdale, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Benjamin (age 52) were his wife Sarah (age 34), children Silas (age 18), Ralph (age 16), William (age 12), Benjamin (age 9), Emily (age 19), Mary (age 15) and Lena (age 10). Benjamin and Silas were farmers. The family religion was Baptist.1

Citations

  1. [S8618] 1921 Canada Census, Elmsdale, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Benjamin I. Rayner household #68, 1921, digital copy of original image LAC Reference RG 31, folder #104, Page 8, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Louisa Rayner1

F, b. 23 July 1835
FatherEdward Rayner1 d. 17 Apr 1840
MotherElizabeth Cannon1 b. 1805, d. 22 Nov 1889
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited30 Sep 2012
Birth*Louisa Rayner was born on 23 July 1835 in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.1 
She was the daughter of Edward Rayner and Elizabeth Cannon.1 
BaptismLouisa Rayner was baptized on 18 November 1837 in Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island; the officiating clergyman was Abraham Van Gelder Wiggins. The family surname was spelled Rainer on the batpismal record.1 

Citations

  1. [S7414] Baptism Record, Louisa Rayner, Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book 1, Page 131, (18 November 1837). Hereinafter cited as Baptism, Louisa Rayner.

Marshall Harding Rayner1

M, b. 13 April 1904, d. 15 September 1965
FatherJames Rayner2 b. 20 Feb 1871
MotherJessie F. Baker2 b. Nov 1871, d. 1932
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited30 Aug 2012
Name-ComMarshall Harding Rayner is commonly known as Marshall Rayner.2 
Birth*He was born on 13 April 1904 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.2,1 
He was the son of James Rayner and Jessie F. Baker.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMarshall Harding Rayner was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of James Rayner in Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; they lived on the farm adjacent to his parents. Included in the household with James (age 40) were his wife Jessie Baker (age 41), their children Amanda (age 15), Ruth (age 13), Eva (age 12), Jennie (age 10), Irene (age 8), Marshall (age 7), James (age 5), Edith (age 3) and Wallace (age 1). James was a farmer. All children save Edith and Wallace were in school. The family religion was Christian.2
Marriage*Marshall Harding Rayner married Dorothy Gordon.1 
Death*Marshall Harding Rayner died on 15 September 1965 at age 61.1 
Burial*He was buried in Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.90618,-64.03487.
Inscription: RAYNER / Marshall Harding Rayner / Apr. 13, 1904 / Sept. 15, 1965 / Husband of / Dorothy (Gordon) Rayner / Jan. 6, 1908 - Aug. 17, 2010.1
Tombstone, Marshall Harding Rayner (1904-1965), his wife Dorothy Gordon (1908-2010). Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Family

Dorothy Gordon b. 6 January 1908, d. 17 August 2010

Citations

  1. [S7342] Cemetery Marker, Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince Edward Island, Marshall Harding Rayner marker inscription; read by David A. Walker, 27 August 2012.
  2. [S7327] 1911 digital image from microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada Library & Archives Canada, Page 7, Family No. 59, James Rayner household.

Mary Rayner1

F, b. circa 1906
FatherBenjamin Isaac Rayner Sr.1 b. 27 Feb 1869, d. 24 May 1950
MotherSarah1 b. c 1887
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited6 Nov 2013
Birth*Mary Rayner was born circa 1906 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of Benjamin Isaac Rayner Sr. and Sarah.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMary Rayner was enumerated on the census of 1921 in the household of Benjamin Isaac Rayner Sr. in Elmsdale, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Benjamin (age 52) were his wife Sarah (age 34), children Silas (age 18), Ralph (age 16), William (age 12), Benjamin (age 9), Emily (age 19), Mary (age 15) and Lena (age 10). Benjamin and Silas were farmers. The family religion was Baptist.1

Citations

  1. [S8618] 1921 Canada Census, Elmsdale, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Benjamin I. Rayner household #68, 1921, digital copy of original image LAC Reference RG 31, folder #104, Page 8, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Mary Amanda Rayner1

F, b. 1 July 1867
FatherSilas Rayner1 b. 9 Apr 1840, d. 2 Jun 1924
MotherEmily Cannon1 b. 1 Feb 1841, d. 14 Jan 1928
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited24 Aug 2012
Birth*Mary Amanda Rayner was born on 1 July 1867 in residence, Upper Kildare, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of Silas Rayner and Emily Cannon.1 
BaptismMary Amanda Rayner was baptized on 21 July 1867 in St. Peter's Anglican Church, Alberton, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, 46.81268,-64.06454; the officiating clergyman was R. W. Dyer.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdShe was enumerated on the census of 13 April 1891 in the household of Silas Rayner in Lot 3, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Silas (age 49) were his wife Emily Cannon (age 49), their children, Mary, widowed (age 24), James (age 22), Joseph (age 17), Emily (age 15), Archibald (age 13), Eliza (age 11) and Irene (age 8). Silas and James were farmers, Joseph was a fisherman. The family religion was entered as Christian, likely Bible Christian.2

Citations

  1. [S7317] On-line Baptism Index, Public Archives & Records Office, Prince Edward Island, St. Peters Anglican Church, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book #1, Page 25,, (21 July 1867), Mary Amanda Rayner. Hereinafter cited as Baptism Index, PARO.
  2. [S7323] 13 April 1891 digital image from microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada Library & Archives Canada, Roll T-6382, Page 16, Family No. 57, Silas Rayner household.

Mary Ann Rayner1

F, b. 16 February 1855
FatherCharles Joseph Rayner1 b. 20 Jan 1833
MotherMary Jane Rendle1 b. 12 Jul 1837, d. 1 Sep 1911
ChartsDescendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Last Edited7 Oct 2012
Birth*Mary Ann Rayner was born on 16 February 1855 in Prince Edward Island.1 
She was the daughter of Charles Joseph Rayner and Mary Jane Rendle.1 
Marriage*Mary Ann Rayner married John Watson Rayner.1 

Family

John Watson Rayner b. 17 March 1844, d. 2 July 1944

Citations

  1. [S7453] Elaine Howes, "The Descendants of William Ellis & Hannah Tawton" . Unknown comments. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of William Ellis."