James R. Rayner1

M, b. July 1905
FatherJames Rayner1 b. 20 Feb 1871
MotherJessie F. Baker1 b. Nov 1871, d. 1932
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
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
Relationship5th cousin 1 time removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
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
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
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 Rayner1

M, b. 1777, d. 1844
Last Edited26 Aug 2014
Name Variation John Rayner is also known as Edward Rayner; this given name was recorded in the Probate Petition submitted by his daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Cannon.2 
Birth*He was born in 1777.3 
Marriage*He married Mary Hanover.1 
Death*John Rayner died in 1844.3 

Family

Mary Hanover
Child

Citations

  1. [S9354] Compiled by Rith (Rayner) Dignan, "Family tree compilation" (Rayner Family File, held at Public Archives & Records Office, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island). . Hereinafter cited as "Family tree."
  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. [S9355] Compiled by Eileen Oulton, "Family tree compilation" (Rayner Family File, held at Public Archives & Records Office, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island). . Hereinafter cited as "Family tree."

John Rayner1

M
FatherMarshall Harding Rayner1 b. 13 Apr 1904, d. 15 Sep 1965
MotherDorothy Gordon1 b. 6 Jan 1908, d. 17 Aug 2010
Relationship5th cousin 1 time removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited18 Dec 2014
John Rayner was the son of Marshall Harding Rayner and Dorothy Gordon.1 

Citations

  1. [S9541] Death - Elizabeth Rayner, Journal Pioneer, Summerside, Prince Edward Island, 17 December 2014. Hereinafter cited as Journal Pioneer.

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 John Cannon & Hannah
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
Relationship3rd cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
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
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
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
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
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
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited18 Dec 2014
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
Children

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.
  3. [S9541] Death - Elizabeth Rayner, Journal Pioneer, Summerside, Prince Edward Island, 17 December 2014. Hereinafter cited as Journal Pioneer.

Mary Rayner1

F, b. circa 1906
FatherBenjamin Isaac Rayner Sr.1 b. 27 Feb 1869, d. 24 May 1950
MotherSarah1 b. c 1887
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
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
Relationship3rd cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
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
Relationship2nd cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
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."

Mary Jane Rayner1

F, b. 21 May 1837
FatherWilliam S. Rayner2 b. c 1796, d. 11 Dec 1883
MotherSophia Cannon2 b. c 1797, d. 21 Aug 1885
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited30 Sep 2012
Name Variation Mary Jane Rayner is also known as Mary Jane Rainer.2 
Birth*She was born on 21 May 1837 in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.2 
She was the daughter of William S. Rayner and Sophia Cannon.2 
BaptismMary Jane 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.2 

Citations

  1. [S7419] William S. Rayner & Sophy D. Cannon, published transcriptions, PEIGS, Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
  2. [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.

Mary Townsend Rayner1

F, b. 14 January 1816, d. 2 October 1900
FatherEdward Rayner of Travellers Rest d. b 1903; the baptismal record for Mary Townsend Rayner has her father's name entered simply as "Ed.".2
MotherMary Watson2
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited17 Apr 2014
Birth*Mary Townsend Rayner was born on 14 January 1816 in New London, Queens County, Prince Edward Island.2,3 
She was the daughter of Edward Rayner of Travellers Rest and Mary Watson.2 
BaptismMary Townsend Rayner was baptized on 2 April 1816 in St. Paul's Anglican Church, Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, 46.355952,-63.124992; the officiating clergyman was Rev. T. Desbrisay.2
St. Paul's Anglican Church, Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
St. Paul's Anglican Church, Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
MarriageShe married Charles Cannon, son of Nelson Cannon and Mrs. Lane, on 18 January 1838 in Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island; "Charles Cannon (B) and Mary Rayner (S) were married by license the 18th Jany. 1838. In the presence of William Rayner and Frederick Cannon." [Charles was a nephew of Frederick Cannon.] They were married by A. V. G. Wiggins, recorded 24 July 1838.4
Marriage Record, Charles Cannon and Mary Townsend Rayner, 18 January 1838. Image courtesy of www.familysearch.org (LDS).
AltMarr*An alternate marriage date is on 21 January 1837.1,3 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMary Townsend Rayner was enumerated on the census of 1881 in the household of Charles Cannon in Lot 3, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Charles (age 66) were his wife Mary Townsend Rayner (age 44), their son Isaac (age 35), his wife Martha Ann Ford (age 34), Isaac's brother William (Age 21), children of Isaac and Martha, Mary (age 9), Samuel (age 7), Charles (age 5) and Silas (age 1). Also in the household was Margaret Henry (age 28), a servant, and her daughter Margaret Ann Henry (age 7 months). Charles, Isaac and William were farmers. The Cannon family members were Methodists, margaret Henry and her daughter were Presbyterian.5
Death*Mary Townsend Rayner died on 2 October 1900 at age 84.3 
Burial*She was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Alberton, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.80973,-64.07230.
Inscription: In / Memory of / Charles Cannon / Died / Mar. 17, 1898. / AEt. 84 / - / Gone but not / forgotten. | Also / his wife / Mary Cannon / Died / Oct. 2, 1900 / AEt. 85 / - / Gone but not / forgotten.3
Tombstone for Charles Cannon (1814-1898) and Mary Rayner (1815-1900). Woodlawn Cemetery, Alberton, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Inscription detail.

Family

Charles Cannon b. 19 March 1814, d. 17 March 1898
Children

Citations

  1. [S2331] Descendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison, online www.islandregister.com/cannon1.html, Don Cannon. Hereinafter cited as Descendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison.
  2. [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.
  3. [S3767] Charles Cannon (1814-1898) Marker Inscription; David A. Walker, 20 August 2009.
  4. [S5155] Charles Cannon & Mary Rayner marriage, 18 January 1838, in Richmond Register Book for the Parish of Richmond, Prince County, 1821-1866: unknown manuscript info, Church of Latter Day Saints, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A.. Hereinafter cited as Richmond Register Book for the Parish of Richmond, Prince County, 1821-1866.
  5. [S4709] 1881 Microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Lot 3, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada Roll C_13162, Page 44, Family No. 180.
  6. [S5001] Baptismal Index, PARO, Charlottetown, P.E.I. - Baptismal Record - Emily Cannon, Anglican Church, Richmond, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Book #1, Page 148.. Hereinafter cited as Baptismal Index, PARO, Charlottetown, P.E.I. - Baptismal Record - Emily Cannon.
  7. [S4997] Baptismal Index, PARO, Charlottetown, P.E.I. - Baptismal Record - Joseph Charles Cannon, St. James Anglican Church, Port Hill, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Book #1, Page 22.. Hereinafter cited as Baptismal Index, PARO, Charlottetown, P.E.I. - Baptismal Record - Joseph Charles Cannon.
  8. [S4710] Baptismal Index, PARO, Charlottetown, P.E.I. - Baptismal Record - William Edward Cannon, St. Peter's Anglican Church, Alberton, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Book 1, p. 6.. Hereinafter cited as Baptismal Index, PARO, Charlottetown, P.E.I. - Baptismal Record - William Edward Cannon.
  9. [S4996] Baptismal Index, PARO, Charlottetown, P.E.I. - Baptismal Record - Thomas Cannon, St. Peter's Anglican Church, Alberton, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Book #1, Page 8.. Hereinafter cited as Baptismal Index, PARO, Charlottetown, P.E.I. - Baptismal Record - Thomas Cannon.

Mildred Belle Rayner1

F, b. 27 June 1911, d. 4 August 1926
FatherArchibald Haywood Rayner1 b. 13 Jul 1878, d. 17 Sep 1937
MotherJosephine Belle Merrill1 b. 25 May 1882, d. 9 Aug 1952
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited30 Aug 2012
Birth*Mildred Belle Rayner was born on 27 June 1911.1 
She was the daughter of Archibald Haywood Rayner and Josephine Belle Merrill.1 
Death*Mildred Belle Rayner died on 4 August 1926 at age 15.1 
Burial*She was buried in Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.90634,-64.03532.
Mildred Belle / Rayner / June 27, 1911 / Aug. 4, 1926 / No pain, no griefs, no anxious / fear can reach our loved one / sleeping here.1
Tombstone, Mildred Belle Rayner (1911-1926). Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Citations

  1. [S7340] Cemetery Marker, Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince Edward Island, Mildred Belle Rayner marker inscription; read by David A. Walker, 27 August 2012.

Olive Rayner1

F, b. February 1910
FatherArchibald Haywood Rayner1 b. 13 Jul 1878, d. 17 Sep 1937
MotherJosephine Belle Merrill1 b. 25 May 1882, d. 9 Aug 1952
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited24 Aug 2012
Birth*Olive Rayner was born in February 1910 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of Archibald Haywood Rayner and Josephine Belle Merrill.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdOlive 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.

Ralph Rayner1

M, b. circa 1905
FatherBenjamin Isaac Rayner Sr.1 b. 27 Feb 1869, d. 24 May 1950
MotherSarah1 b. c 1887
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited6 Nov 2013
Birth*Ralph Rayner was born circa 1905 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
He was the son of Benjamin Isaac Rayner Sr. and Sarah.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdRalph 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.

Ruth Emily Rayner1,2

F, b. 1897, d. 1990
FatherJames Rayner1
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited30 Jul 2012
Birth*Ruth Emily Rayner was born in 1897.2 
She was the daughter of James Rayner.1 
Marriage*Ruth Emily Rayner married Wilmot G. Read, son of Charles R. Read and Mary Eva Burns, on 23 September 1919 in Kildare, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
Death*Ruth Emily Rayner died in 1990.2 
Burial*She was buried in Presbyterian/United Cemetery, Brae, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.66051,-64.19212. Section E, stone 96A.
Inscription: READ / Wilmot G. Read / 1888 - 1981 / His wife / Ruth Emily Rayner / 1897 - 1990 / In God's Care.
Back: Parents of / Charles
James
Dorothy
Gloria.2
Tombstone, Wilmot G. Read (1888-1981) & Ruth Emily Rayner (1897-1990). United Church Cemetery, Brae, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.
Back inscription detail.

Family

Wilmot G. Read b. 22 March 1888, d. 1981
Child

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S7233] Cemetery Marker, Brae United Church Cemetery, Wilmot G. Read & Ruth Emily Rayner inscription; read by David A. Walker, 29 July 2012.

Sarah Rayner1

F, b. 19 April 1821, d. 16 June 1903
FatherEdward Rayner of Travellers Rest1 d. b 1903
MotherMary Watson2
Last Edited17 May 2013
Birth*Sarah Rayner was born on 19 April 1821 in Prince Edward Island; her obituary recorded a birth year of 1816, which conflicts with the baptismal record of her sister Mary.3,4,1 
She was the daughter of Edward Rayner of Travellers Rest and Mary Watson.1,2 
Marriage*Sarah Rayner married Alexander Crossman.1 
Death*Sarah Rayner died on 16 June 1903 in Central Lot 16, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, at age 82;
Obituary: "On June 16th the death occurred at her home in Central Lot 16 of Mrs. Crossman, wife of Alexander Crossman. Born in the year 1816 she was the daughter of the late Edward Rayner of Traveller's Rest. The deceased was a member of the Methodist Church for fifty years, where she was a most faithful servant to her Master, and was never weary of comforting the sick and needy. Besides her husband, one daughter, Mrs. Joseph Cannon of Brockton, Mass., and three sons: Edward of Lot 14; William and Henry of Lot 16 are left to revere the memory of a dutiful wife and kind mother. (Pioneer please copy.)."1
 

Family

Alexander Crossman b. 25 February 1826
Children

Citations

  1. [S8346] Died - Mrs. Alexander (nee Rayner) Crossman, Summerside Journal, Summerside, 1 July 1903, page 5, col. 4. Hereinafter cited as the Journal.
  2. [S8347] Descendants of Edward Rayner & Mary Watson, online http://www.islandregister.com/rayner3.html, George Hart. Hereinafter cited as Descendants of Edward Rayner.
  3. [S8348] 1891 Canada Census, Lot 16, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Alexander Crossman household #134, 29 April 1891, digital copy of original image LAC Film T-6383, page 36, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  4. [S8349] 1901 Canada Census, Lot 16, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Alexander Crossman household #107, 1901, digital copy of original image LAC Film T-6428 to T-6556, page 14, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Silas Rayner1

M, b. 9 April 1840, d. 2 June 1924
FatherJames Rayner2 b. 1812, d. 21 Jan 1871
MotherMary Simmons2 b. 1818, d. 12 Mar 1905
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited26 Aug 2014
Birth*Silas Rayner was born on 9 April 1840.1 
He was the son of James Rayner and Mary Simmons.2 
Marriage*Silas Rayner married Emily Cannon, daughter of Charles Cannon and Mary Townsend Rayner, on 20 February 1865 in Prince County, Prince Edward Island; Silas Rayner (B), Emily Cannon (S), Married 20 February 1865, by Banns, by Rev. R. Dyer. Witnesses: J. W. Rayner, Charles Cannon, G. O. Cannon, Thomas Cannon, John Oliver. Recorded 8 July 1865, C. Irving, surrogate.3,1 
Census HeadHousehold*Silas Rayner was head of the household in the census of 13 April 1891 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.4
1891 Canada Census, Lot 3, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Household of Silas Rayner, his wife Emily Cannon, their children Mary, James, Joseph, Emily, Archibald, Eliza and Irene.
Census HeadHouseholdHe was head of the household in the census of 1911 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".5
1911 Canada Census, Kildare, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Household of Silas Rayner, his wife Emily Cannon, their son Archibald, his wife Belle, their children Hazel, George, Charles and Olive.
Census HeadHouseholdHe was head of the household in the census of 1921 in Kildare, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Silas (age 80) were his wife Emiloy Cannon (age 79), grandson Weston Rayner (age 11) and Alice Wallace (age 43), a servant.6
1921 Canada Census, Kildare, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Household of Silas Rayner, his wife Emily Cannon, grandson Weston Rayner, and Alice Wallace, a servant..
Death*He died on 2 June 1924 at age 84.1 
Burial*He was buried in Greenmount Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.90618,-64.03522.
Inscription: In loving memory of / Mother / Emily Cannon / Born / Sept. 1, 1840, / Died / Jan. 14, 1928. | Father / Silas Rayner / Born / April 9, 1840 / Died / June 2, 1924. // Asleep in Jesus / RAYNER.1
Tombstone, Emily Cannon (1840-1928) & Silas Rayner (1840-1924). Greenmount Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.
Inscription detail.

Family

Emily Cannon b. 1 February 1841, d. 14 January 1928
Children

Citations

  1. [S7316] Transcription, Greenmount Cemetery, Emily Cannon inscription; read by David A. Walker, 31 July 2012.
  2. [S9355] Compiled by Eileen Oulton, "Family tree compilation" (Rayner Family File, held at Public Archives & Records Office, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island). . Hereinafter cited as "Family tree."
  3. [S7454] Unknown spouses' names, (20 February, 1865), Marriage Registration, Silas Rayner & Emily Cannon, PARO Master Name Index, Phase 2, Reel #20 (library of David Walker), Marriage Book 2, 1839-1844, page 293. , unknown manuscript info. Hereinafter cited as Marriage Registration, Rayner/Cannon.
  4. [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.
  5. [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.
  6. [S9086] 1921 Canada Census, Kildare, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Silas Rayner Household #56, 1921, Microfilm LAC Reference Number RG 31, Folder Number 104, Page 7, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  7. [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.
  8. [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.
  9. [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.
  10. [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.
  11. [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.

Silas Rayner1

M, b. circa 1903
FatherBenjamin Isaac Rayner Sr.1 b. 27 Feb 1869, d. 24 May 1950
MotherSarah1 b. c 1887
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited6 Nov 2013
Birth*Silas Rayner was born circa 1903 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
He was the son of Benjamin Isaac Rayner Sr. and Sarah.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdSilas 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.

Silas W. Rayner1

M, b. December 1908
FatherJoseph W. Rayner1 b. May 1874
MotherElizabeth1 b. May 1892
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited28 Aug 2012
Birth*Silas W. Rayner was born in December 1908 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
He was the son of Joseph W. Rayner and Elizabeth.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdSilas W. 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.

Sophia Elizabeth Rayner1

F, b. 25 February 1835
FatherWilliam S. Rayner2 b. c 1796, d. 11 Dec 1883
MotherSophia Cannon2 b. c 1797, d. 21 Aug 1885
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited8 Oct 2012
Name Variation Sophia Elizabeth Rayner is also known as Sophia Elizabeth Rainer.2 
Birth*She was born on 25 February 1835 in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.2 
She was the daughter of William S. Rayner and Sophia Cannon.2 
BaptismSophia Elizabeth 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.2 

Citations

  1. [S7419] William S. Rayner & Sophy D. Cannon, published transcriptions, PEIGS, Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
  2. [S7418] Baptism Record, Sophia Elizabeth Rainer, Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book 1, Page 131, (4 December 1838). Hereinafter cited as Baptism, Sophia Elizabeth Rayner.

Susannah Rayner1

F, b. 6 March 1830
FatherWilliam S. Rayner1 b. c 1796, d. 11 Dec 1883
MotherSophia Cannon1 b. c 1797, d. 21 Aug 1885
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited22 Oct 2012
Birth*Susannah Rayner was born on 6 March 1830 in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.1 
She was the daughter of William S. Rayner and Sophia Cannon.1 
BaptismSusannah Rayner was baptized on 13 June 1830 in Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island; the officiating clergyman was William W. Walker.1 

Citations

  1. [S7529] Baptism Record, Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince Edward Island, Susannah Rayner, Book 1, Page 77,, (13 June 1830). Hereinafter cited as Baptism Record.

Virginia Rayner1

F, b. 1832, d. after 1920
FatherWilliam S. Rayner1 b. c 1796, d. 11 Dec 1883
MotherSophia Cannon1 b. c 1797, d. 21 Aug 1885
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited28 Dec 2012
Birth*Virginia Rayner was born in 1832 in St. Eleanors, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.1 
She was the daughter of William S. Rayner and Sophia Cannon.1 
Marriage*Virginia Rayner married first Daniel Sowerby on 28 April 1854 in Saint John, Saint John County, New Brunswick.2 
Marriage*Virginia Rayner married second John Andrew Nickerson, son of Stephen Nickerson and Catherine Somers, on 16 September 1914 in Shediac, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada, they were married by license. John Andrew Nickerson was 81 years old, a widower, farmer, Anglican, living in Shediac. Virginia (Rayner) Sowerby was 82 years old, a widow, Anglican, living in Shediac. Witnesses were Daniel Sowerby and Eva Sowerby. Virginia's name was recorded as "Virginia Sowerby", her name by her first marriage.1 
Death*Virginia Rayner died after 1920; her husband, John Nickerson, was recorded as married at the time of his death.3 

Family 1

Daniel Sowerby b. 24 June 1820, d. 21 August 1902

Family 2

John Andrew Nickerson b. circa 1833, d. 23 March 1920

Citations

  1. [S7703] John Andrew Nickerson & Virginia (Cannon) Sowerby marriage, 16 Sept. 1914, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. PANB microfilm F15958, Code B4/1914, Number 2941.
  2. [S7705] Compiled by George Hart, online http://www.islandregister.com/rayner4.html. (The Island Register).
  3. [S7704] Death, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. Microfilm F18951, Vol. 48, Regn. 448048.

Wallace H. Rayner1

M, b. 25 October 1909, d. 20 October 1964
FatherJames Rayner1 b. 20 Feb 1871
MotherJessie F. Baker1 b. Nov 1871, d. 1932
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited29 Aug 2012
Birth*Wallace H. Rayner was born on 25 October 1909 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1,2 
He was the son of James Rayner and Jessie F. Baker.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdWallace H. 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
Marriage*Wallace H. Rayner married Linnie M.2 
Death*Wallace H. Rayner died on 20 October 1964 at age 54.2 
Burial*He was buried in Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.90610,-64.03517.
Inscription: RAYNER / In loving memory of / Wallace H. / Oct. 25, 1909 / Oct 20, 1964 / Linnie M. / June 7, 1911 / Mar. 29, 1983.2
Tombstone, Wallace Rayner (1909-1964), his wife Linnie (1911-1983). Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Family

Linnie M. b. 7 June 1911, d. 29 March 1983
Child

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. [S7330] Greenmount Church of Christ Cemetery, Wallace & Linnie Rayner inscription; read by David A. Walker, 27 August 2012.
  3. [S7334] Greenmount Church of Christ Cemetery, James Wesley Rayner inscription; read by David A. Walker, 27 August 2012.

Weston Rayner1

M, b. circa 1910
Last Edited4 Mar 2014
Birth*Weston Rayner was born circa 1910 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdHe was enumerated on the census of 1921 in the household of Silas Rayner in Kildare, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Silas (age 80) were his wife Emiloy Cannon (age 79), grandson Weston Rayner (age 11) and Alice Wallace (age 43), a servant.1

Citations

  1. [S9086] 1921 Canada Census, Kildare, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Silas Rayner Household #56, 1921, Microfilm LAC Reference Number RG 31, Folder Number 104, Page 7, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

William Rayner1

M, b. 27 November 1828
FatherEdward Rayner1 d. 17 Apr 1840
MotherElizabeth Cannon1 b. 1805, d. 22 Nov 1889
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited10 Aug 2012
Birth*William Rayner was born on 27 November 1828.1 
He was the son of Edward Rayner and Elizabeth Cannon.1 
BaptismWilliam Rayner was baptized on 21 December 1828 in Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island; the officiating clergyman was Wm. W. Walker.1 
(Witness) MarriageHe witnessed the marriage of Charles Cannon and Mary Townsend Rayner on 18 January 1838 in Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island; "Charles Cannon (B) and Mary Rayner (S) were married by license the 18th Jany. 1838. In the presence of William Rayner and Frederick Cannon." [Charles was a nephew of Frederick Cannon.] They were married by A. V. G. Wiggins, recorded 24 July 1838.2
(Witness) MarriageWilliam Rayner witnessed the marriage of Elizabeth Cannon and James Wood Sr. on 25 January 1843 in Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island; the officiating clergyman was Abraham Van Gelder Wiggins.
"James Wood (B), Elizabeth Cannon (W), 25 January 1843, by License. Witnesses: William Rayner, Samuel Cannon. By A. V. G. Wggins, Clk. Recorded 14 Feb. 1844." Samuel Cannon and James Wood were shoemakers (1861 census). Chances are that Samuel introduced his now widowed sister Elizabeth to James.3,4,5

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S5155] Charles Cannon & Mary Rayner marriage, 18 January 1838, in Richmond Register Book for the Parish of Richmond, Prince County, 1821-1866: unknown manuscript info, Church of Latter Day Saints, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A.. Hereinafter cited as Richmond Register Book for the Parish of Richmond, Prince County, 1821-1866.
  3. [S7292] James Wood & Elizabeth Cannon marriage, 25 January 1843, in R.G. 19, Vital Statistics, Series 3 Marriage Records, Subseries 3 Marriage Registers, Vol. 2 (1839-1844), Marriage Book 2, 1839-1844, page 293, PARO, Public Archives and Records Office of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.23533,-63.12547. Hereinafter cited as R.G. 19, Vital Statistics.
  4. [S6912] Douglas Knox, "On-line Family Records - Elizabeth Cannon & James Wood" (Ancestry.ca). Unknown comments. Hereinafter cited as "Family Records - Elizabeth Cannon & James Wood."
  5. [S7158] Cemetery Marker, West Devon United Church Cemetery, James Wood & Elizabeth Cannon inscription; read by David A. Walker, 29 July 2012.

William Rayner1

M, b. circa 1909
FatherBenjamin Isaac Rayner Sr.1 b. 27 Feb 1869, d. 24 May 1950
MotherSarah1 b. c 1887
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited6 Nov 2013
Birth*William Rayner was born circa 1909 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
He was the son of Benjamin Isaac Rayner Sr. and Sarah.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdWilliam 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.

William Hopgood Rayner1

M, b. 13 March 1893, d. 17 August 1981
ChartsDescendants of David Walker & Margaret Hetherington
Last Edited11 Aug 2011
Name-ComWilliam Hopgood Rayner is commonly known as Hopgood.1 
Birth*He was born on 13 March 1893 in Sherbrooke, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.2,1 
Marriage*He married Belle Dalziel, daughter of William L. Dalzell and Louisa Jane Waite.2 
Death*William Hopgood Rayner died on 17 August 1981 at age 88.1 
Burial*He was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Kensington, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.44734,-63.62916.
Inscription: RAYNER / Wm. Hopgood Rayner / Mar. 13, 1893 - Aug. 17, 1981 / Belle Dalzell / Wife of Wm. Hopgood Rayner / Nov.11, 1894 - Jan. 11, 1952.1
Tombstone, William Hopgood Rayner (1893-1981 ), his wife Belle Dalzell (1894-1952). Peoples Cemetery, Kensington, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Family

Belle Dalziel b. 11 November 1897, d. 11 January 1952
Child

Citations

  1. [S4831] Cemetery Marker - William Hopgood Rayner, William Hopgood Rayner Cemetery Marker; David A. Walker, 7 August 2010.
  2. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.

William Rayworth Rayner1

M, b. 5 April 1918, d. 24 December 1990
FatherErnest Clifford Rayner1
MotherHarriet Lea Olivia Williams1
ChartsDescendants of John Braddock & Ellen Whywall
Descendants of John Clark & Elizabeth Hannah Braddock
Descendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Descendants of Richard Whewall & Elena Cook
Descendants of William Whieldon & Elizabeth
Last Edited4 Jul 2013
Birth*William Rayworth Rayner was born on 5 April 1918 in Travellers Rest, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
He was the son of Ernest Clifford Rayner and Harriet Lea Olivia Williams.1 
Marriage*William Rayworth Rayner married Wanda Pearl Yeo, daughter of Franklin Freeman Yeo and Pearl Margaret Clark, on 15 June 1942.1 
Death*William Rayworth Rayner died on 24 December 1990 in Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, at age 72.1 
Burial*He was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40597,-63.77525.
Inscription: RAYNER / Wm. Rayworth Rayner / April 9, 1918 - Dec. 24, 1990 / His Wife / Wanda Pearl Yeo / June 15, 1919 - May 9, 2009 / Together Forever | Jessica Anne ~ Feb. 5, 1984 / Infant daughter of Lynda and Gary Rayner / Never to be held / Always to be remembered.
Back: RAYNER
Flatstone - Jessica Anne / Feb. 5, 1984. [The identity of Gary Rayner is not yet known.]2
Tombstone, William Rayworth Rayner (1918-1950), Wanda Pearl Yeo (1919-2009) and Jessica Anne Rayner (1984-1984), whose identity is not yet known. Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Footstone, Jessica Anne Rayner.

Family

Wanda Pearl Yeo b. 15 June 1919, d. 9 May 2009

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.
  2. [S8454] Cemetery marker, Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, William Rayworth Rayner & Wanda Pearl Yeo tombstone inscription; read by David A. Walker, 1 July 2013.

William S. Rayner1

M, b. circa 1796, d. 11 December 1883
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited28 Dec 2012
Name Variation William S. Rayner is also known as William Rainer.2 
Birth*He was born circa 1796.1 
Marriage*He married Sophia Cannon, daughter of George Cannon and Elizabeth Hiscock; witnesses were Frederick Cannon (her uncle), Edward Rayner (brother-in-law, married to sister Elizabeth), Benjamin Crossman, Thomas Gay, John Sharp and William Gay.2,3 
Death*William S. Rayner died on 11 December 1883.1 
Burial*He was buried in St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery, St. Eleanors, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.42001,-63.81057.
In memory / of / William S. Rayner / Died / Dec. 11, 1883 / Aged 87. / Also His Wife / Sophy D. Cannon / Died / Aug. 21, 1885, / AEt. 88.1,4
Tombstone, William S. Rayner (1796-1883), his wife Sophy D. Cannon (1797-1885). St. John's Anglican Cemetery, St. Eleanors, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Inscription detail.

Family

Sophia Cannon b. circa 1797, d. 21 August 1885
Children

Citations

  1. [S7419] William S. Rayner & Sophy D. Cannon, published transcriptions, PEIGS, Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
  2. [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.
  3. [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."
  4. [S7429] Tombstone, St. John's Anglican Cemetery, St. Eleanors, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, William S. Rayner & Sophy D. Cannon tombstone inscription; read by David A. Walker, 15 August 2012.
  5. [S7529] Baptism Record, Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince Edward Island, Susannah Rayner, Book 1, Page 77,, (13 June 1830). Hereinafter cited as Baptism Record.
  6. [S7703] John Andrew Nickerson & Virginia (Cannon) Sowerby marriage, 16 Sept. 1914, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. PANB microfilm F15958, Code B4/1914, Number 2941.
  7. [S7418] Baptism Record, Sophia Elizabeth Rainer, Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book 1, Page 131, (4 December 1838). Hereinafter cited as Baptism, Sophia Elizabeth Rayner.
  8. [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.

Eliza Raynor1

F, b. 1851, d. 1882
Last Edited11 Mar 2002
Birth*Eliza Raynor was born in 1851.1 
Marriage*She married David Darby, son of John Small Darby and Jane Glover, on 14 January 1875.1 
Death*Eliza Raynor died in 1882.1 

Family

David Darby b. 22 July 1846, d. 1920
Child

Citations

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

Ella Raynor1

F
Last Edited11 Mar 2002
Marriage*Ella Raynor married Thomas Harris.1 

Family

Thomas Harris
Child

Citations

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

Richard Raynor

M
Last Edited16 Apr 2001
Marriage*Richard Raynor married Sarah Dixon, daughter of John Dixon and Emmaline Chamberlain, on 18 January 1928. 

Family

Sarah Dixon b. 9 November 1898, d. 5 May 1974

Carrie K. Rayworth1

F, b. 1890, d. 1943
Last Edited10 Feb 2012
Birth*Carrie K. Rayworth was born in 1890.1 
Marriage*She married Brenton A. Read, son of Alpheus Palmer Read and Margaret Olive Ward.1 
Death*Carrie K. Rayworth died in 1943.1 
Burial*She was buried in Point de Bute Cemetery, Point de Bute, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.
Inscription: Brenton A. Read / 1892 - 1971 / His Wife / Carrie K. Rayworth / 1890 - 1943 / READ.1
Tombstone, Brenton A. Read (1892-1971) and his wife Carrie K. Rayworth (1890-1943). Point de Bute Cemetery, Point de Bute, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.

Family

Brenton A. Read b. 8 March 1892, d. 1971

Citations

  1. [S6571] Marker - Brenton A. Read, Brenton A. Read tombstone inscription; recorded by David A. Walker, 4 July 2004.

Hannah Rayworth1

F
Last Edited11 Mar 2002
Marriage*Hannah Rayworth married Eliphalet Allen.1 
Birth*Hannah Rayworth was born in Bayfield, Westmorland County, New Brunswick.1 

Family

Eliphalet Allen
Child

Citations

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

Louisa Adelaide Rayworth

F, b. 1835, d. 1925
Last Edited16 Apr 2001
Birth*Louisa Adelaide Rayworth was born in 1835. 
Death*She died in 1925. 

Family

Jacob Silliker Allen b. 1834, d. 1919
Children

Susan Rayworth1

F
Last Edited26 Jan 2002
Note*Of Botsford, NB.1 
Marriage*Susan Rayworth married Eliphalet Chappell, son of Eliphalet Chappell and Anna Cathrina Somers, on 11 January 1820 in Westmorland County, New Brunswick.2,1 

Family

Eliphalet Chappell b. circa 1795

Citations

  1. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S671] Box 234, APO San Francisco, CA 96555 Mrs. Larry Throop, Early Settlers of Cumberland Township, Nova Scotia (Boston, Massachusetts: National Genealogical Society Quarterly, 1979). Hereinafter cited as Early Settlers of Cumberland Township, Nova Scotia.

Max Razo1

M
Last Edited24 Jan 2002

Citations

  1. [S1003] Collected by Edward Hiram and Evelyn Mae (Nilson) Mahoney, compiler, Mahoney Family Ancestry & History : self published). Hereinafter cited as Mahoney Family Ancestry & History.

Abigail Read1

F, b. 30 December 1638
FatherJohn Read1 b. 1604, d. 7 Sep 1685
MotherSarah Lessie1 b. 1614, d. 23 Apr 1702
Relationship7th great-grandaunt of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited16 Apr 2007
Baptism*Abigail Read was baptized on 30 December 1638 in Dorchester, Massachusetts.1,2 
She was the daughter of John Read and Sarah Lessie.1 

Citations

  1. [S115] Douglas Ayer, online http://home.earthlink.net/~dougayer, Douglas Ayer (), downloaded 2003.
  2. [S2575] Jacob Whittemore Reed, compiler, History of the Reed Family in Europe and America (Boston: John Wilson & Son (Reprinted by Higginson Book Company), 1861). Hereinafter cited as History of the Reed Family in Europe and America.

Ainsley Read1

M, b. August 1909, d. 1932
FatherAlton G. Read2 b. 31 Aug 1869, d. 1930
MotherEdith L. Ward2 b. 6 Nov 1871, d. 1958
Last Edited26 Feb 2012
Name Variation Ainsley Read is also known as Ensley Read.2 
Birth*He was born in August 1909 in New Brunswick, Canada.2 
He was the son of Alton G. Read and Edith L. Ward.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAinsley Read was enumerated on the census of between 3 June 1911 and 6 June 1911 in the household of Alton G. Read in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.2 
Death*Ainsley Read died in 1932.1 
Burial*He was buried in Rockport, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.1 

Citations

  1. [S6671] John Read On-line database, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada; , 1907.
  2. [S6618] 1911 Canada Census - Alton G. Read, Household #36, 3 - 7 June 1911, Microfilm Page 3, Sackville Parish, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Alan Rattenbury Read1

M, b. 1923, d. 27 October 1944
FatherGeorge Washington Read2 b. 21 Nov 1884, d. 1944
MotherMaude Rattenbury2 b. 1888, d. 1977
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited3 Mar 2014
Name-ComAlan Rattenbury Read is commonly known as Alan Read.2,1 
Birth*He was born in 1923 in Summerside (Read's Corner), Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.2,3 
He was the son of George Washington Read and Maude Rattenbury.2 
Death*Alan Rattenbury Read died on 27 October 1944 in Belgium; Obituary: "Another S'side Soldier Killed; Alan R. Read

The sad news was received by Mrs. Maud Read of Read's Corner, near Summerside, informing her of the death in action of her son, Alan Rattenbury Read.

The telegram read: "The Minister of Defence regrets to inform you that Rifleman Alan Rattenbury Read has been officially reported killed in action on the 27th of October. If any further information becomes available it will be forwarded as soon as received."

Fusilier Read was 20 years of age. He enlisted in December last and left for overseas in the spring.

He is survived by his mother and four brothers: David in Charlottetown, Benjamin, Morton and Ernest all at home. Prior to enlisting he was employed with the P.E.I. Bag Company in Summerside.2,1
World War II Honour Roll, Alan R. Read (1923-1944).
Burial*He was buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery, between Brugge and Ghent, Belgium. Grave reference: IX. F. 6.
Inscription: F. 82741 Rifleman / A. R. Read / The Regina Rifle Regiment / 27th October 1944 Age 21 / Greater love / Hath no man than this. / That a man lay down / his life for his friends.2
Military tombstone, Alan R. Read (1923-1944), Adegem Canadian War Cemetery, between Brugge and Ghent, Belgium.

Citations

  1. [S9085] Another S'side Soldier Killed, Alan R. Read, Summerside Journal, Summerside, published 6 November 1944, page 1, col. 13. Hereinafter cited as the Journal.
  2. [S6274] Alan R. Read entry, Death Record - Alan R. Read, unknown repository, Veterans Affairs Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Hereinafter cited as Death Record - Alan R. Read.
  3. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).

Alexander Balfour Read1

M, b. 25 October 1879, d. 12 September 1909
Balfour Read, 1894. Photo courtesy of Jean (MacKay) MacAusland.
FatherDavid Purrington Read1 b. 5 Jul 1845, d. 5 Jun 1918
MotherEmma Gordon Bishop1 b. 4 Jul 1849, d. 12 Sep 1930
Relationship3rd cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited2 Mar 2014
Name-ComAlexander Balfour Read is commonly known as Balfour.2,3 
Birth*He was born on 25 October 1879 in Reads Corner, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
He was the son of David Purrington Read and Emma Gordon Bishop.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAlexander Balfour Read was enumerated on the census of 1881 in the household of David Purrington Read in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with David (age 37) were his wife Emma Bishop (age 29), children Joseph (age 10), Jane (age 7), Elytha (age 5), Balfour (age 2) and Emeline (7 months). David Was a farmer. The family religion was Methodist.2
(Witness) Group PhotoAlexander Balfour Read was included in a group photograph with David Purrington Read , 1894.4
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAlexander Balfour Read was enumerated on the census of April 1901 in the household of David Purrington Read in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with David (age 56) were his wife Emma Bishop (age 51), children Balfour (age 22), Elytha (age 24), Emeline (age 19), George (age 16), Cecelia (age 15), Cassie (age 12) and Nelson (age 10). David was a farmer, Balfour and George were farmer's sons, Elytha a school teacher.3
Biographical Note* In 1905 he went to British Columbia, where he worked in gold mines.1 
Death*Alexander Balfour Read died on 12 September 1909 in Castlegar, British Columbia, Canada, at age 29; Obituary: "Islander Drowned in British Columbia

A. Balfour Read Misses His Footing While Crossing a Railway Bridge and Falls to the River Below

Many friends will regret to learn of the sad drowning of A. Balfour Read, son of David P. Read, Read’s Corner, which occurred near Castlegar, on the Columbia River. On Sept. 12, while crossing the high railway bridge at night he missed his footing and fell to the river below. The body was not recovered until October 5th. He was buried at Nelson, B.C. The funeral service was conducted by Rev. Dr. J. T. Ferguson. He leaves to mourn his father and mother, three brothers, Joseph E., Erie, B.C; George at home; and Nelson B., Summerside; five sisters, Mrs. Frank Hawke, Malden, Mass; Mrs. Melville Bradshaw, Summerside; Mrs. William McKay, New Annan; Cecilia, Summerside; and Cassie at home. The deceased was 31 years of age and was employed in a lumber mill at Castlegar. He left Summerside about seven years ago and was home on a visit two years ago."5 
Burial*He was buried in Nelson, British Columbia, Canada. There is an inscription on the family tombstone in the Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince Edward Island - "A. Balfour / Drowned 1910 Aged 31 / Columbia River, B.C.".1 

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S6254] 1881 Microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada Microfilm C_13162, Page 64, Family #259.
  3. [S6255] 1901 Microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada Page 1, Family #10.
  4. [S9069] Correspondence with personal communication Jean (MacKay) MacAusland (Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  5. [S9071] Islander Drowned in British Columbia, Summerside Journal, Summerside, published 19 October 1910, page 1, col. 1. Hereinafter cited as the Journal.

Alfred Edwin Read1

M, b. 15 October 1906, d. 27 January 1917
FatherJoseph Edgar Read2 b. 10 May 1870, d. 18 Jul 1937
MotherHarriet Wortman2 b. 27 Aug 1875, d. 21 Mar 1949
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited8 Apr 2013
Name-ComAlfred Edwin Read is commonly known as Alfred Read.2 
Birth*He was born on 15 October 1906 in Erie, British Columbia, Canada.2,1 
He was the son of Joseph Edgar Read and Harriet Wortman.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAlfred Edwin Read was enumerated on the census of 22 June 1911 in the household of Joseph Edgar Read in Erie, British Columbia, Canada; included in the household with Joseph (age 41) were his wife Hattie Wortman (age 35), their sons Alfred (age 4) and Royal (age 3), and an unrelated boarder named May Curwin (age 22), a school teacher. Joseph was a grocer. The family religion was Baptist.2
Death*Alfred Edwin Read died on 27 January 1917 in Kootenay Lake Hospital, Nelson, British Columbia, Canada, at age 10.1 

Citations

  1. [S8242] Correspondence with Nancy Read (unknown informant address). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S8241] 1911 Canada Census, Erie, British Columbia, of Joseph E. Read household #142, 22-23 June 1911, on-line digitial copy from microfilm LAC reels T-20326 to T-20460, page 9, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Alice Read1

F, b. circa 1920, d. 2007
FatherAlpheus Palmer Read1 b. 24 Feb 1867, d. 22 Oct 1937
MotherLucinda May Tower1 b. c 1879, d. 1965
Last Edited1 Feb 2014
Birth*Alice Read was born circa 1920 in Johnson's Mills, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.1,2 
She was the daughter of Alpheus Palmer Read and Lucinda May Tower.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAlice Read was enumerated on the census of 1921 in the household of Alpheus Palmer Read in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household with Alpheus (age 54) were his second wife Lucinda Tower (age 42), children Mary (age 18), Robert (age 16), John (age 15), Kenneth (age 14), Orpha (age 12), George (age 11), Virginia (age 9), Elaine (age 6), Arvilla (age 4), Angus (age 2), Rupert (5 months) and Alice (age 4 months - sic). The family religion was Baptist.1 
(Witness) MarriageAlice Read witnessed the marriage of Arvilla Mason Read and Beverly James Wood on 1 February 1938 in United Church Parsonage, Moncton, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; they were married by license, #29383. Beverly was a farmer, bachelor, 22 years of age, Baptist, living at Wood Point, Westmorland County. Arvilla was a "girl at home", spinster, 20 years of age, Baptist, living at Dorchester Cape.3 
Name Variation As of 1940, Alice Read is also known as Alice Reid; this spelling of her surname was recorded on the Official Notice of Marriage.2 
Marriage*She married Elijah Dixon Hicks, son of Willard Hicks and Mary A. Estabrooks, on 17 August 1940 in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; they were married by license, #35095. Elijah was a soldier, bachelor, 19 years of age, Baptist, living in Sussex, Westmorland County, New Brunswick. Alice was at home, a spinster, 19 years of age, Baptist, living in Middle Sackville, New Brunswick.2 
Death*Alice Read died in 2007.4 

Family

Elijah Dixon Hicks b. circa 1921

Citations

  1. [S8858] 1921 Canada Census, Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, of Alpheus Read household #48, 1921, digital copy of original image LAC Reference Number RG 31, Folder Number 38, Page #5, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  2. [S8859] Elijah Dixon Hicks & Alice Reid marriage, 17 August 1940, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. PANB microfilm F20016, Code B4/1940, Number 20203.
  3. [S8872] Beverly J. Wood & Arvilla M. Reid marriage, 1 February 1928, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. PANB microfilm F20009, Code B4/1928, Number 10595.
  4. [S8864] Sharon Reid, Family history records, Moncton, New Brunswick.

Alice P. Read1

F, b. 17 October 1892
FatherJames Johnson Read1 b. 21 Jan 1843, d. 6 Aug 1921
MotherSophia Mary Oulton1 b. 10 Aug 1865
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Descendants of John Richardson & Mary Flintoft
Last Edited29 Mar 2011
Birth*Alice P. Read was born on 17 October 1892 in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick.2 
She was the daughter of James Johnson Read and Sophia Mary Oulton.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAlice P. Read was enumerated on the census of between 10 April 1901 and 12 April 1901 in the household of James Johnson Read in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household with Johnson (age 58) were his second wife Sophia Oulton (age 36), and their children Edith (age 12), Alice (age 9), William (age 7) and James Turner (age 4). Johnson was a farmer. The family religion was Baptist. Johnson Read's farm was adjacent to that of Frank Townshend.2

Citations

  1. [S2470] Census 1901: J. Johnson Read - Westmorland, J. Johnson Read #52, 1901, Image file from original census page T-6445, District Number 24, Subdistrict h-3, Westmorland Parish, New Brunswick, Edwards, Ontario, Canada, David Arthur Walker.
  2. [S5500] 1901 Canada Census - James Johnson Read, Household #52, 10-12 April 1901, Microfilm Roll T-6445, Page 5, Jolicure, Westmorland County, District #24, Westmorland Subdistrict #H-3, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Alpheus Palmer Read1

M, b. 24 February 1867, d. 22 October 1937
FatherJohn Gideon Read2 b. 27 Feb 1826, d. 1907
MotherMary Jane Tower2 d. 1912
Last Edited31 Jan 2014
Name-ComAlpheus Palmer Read is commonly known as Alpheus Read.3,4 
Birth*He was born on 24 February 1867 in Upper Rockport, Westmorland County, New Brunswick.2,3,4 
He was the son of John Gideon Read and Mary Jane Tower.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAlpheus Palmer Read was enumerated on the census of 1871 in the household of John Gideon Read in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.5 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAlpheus Palmer Read was enumerated on the census of 1881 in the household of John Gideon Read in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.6 
(Witness) MarriageAlpheus Palmer Read witnessed the marriage of John Read and Phoebe Annie Ward on 30 July 1890 in Parish of Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; they were married by license, with consent of parents. Witnesses were John's brother Alpheus and his wife Maggie Ward.7 
Marriage*Alpheus Palmer Read married first Margaret Olive Ward, daughter of Rufus C. Ward and Julia Augustus Chapman, on 9 December 1890 in the residence of the bride's parents, Rockport, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada, they were married by license. Alpheus was 23 years old, living in Rockport, a bachelor, farmer and Methodist. Maggie was 24 years old, living in Rockport, a spinster and Methodist. They were married by Rev. S. T. Teed of Dorchester. "Married at the residence of the bride's parents, Rockport (West. Co.) 9th inst., by Rev. S. T. Teed, Alpheus P. Read / Maggie O. Ward daughter of Rufus C. Ward, Esq." (Chignecto Post).8,9 
OccupationAlpheus Palmer Read was a sailor, at the time of his son Vincent's birth, as declared on the Late Registration of Birth for Vincent. in 1896.1 
Census HeadHousehold*He was head of the household in the census of 15 April 1901 in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household with Alpheus (age 34) were his wife Maggie Ward (age 34), and sons Brenton (age 9), Frank (age 7), Vincent (age 4) and Bert (age 2). Alpheus was a seaman.3 
Marriage*He married second Lucinda May Tower, daughter of Robert Tower and Ellen, on 16 July 1903 in Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada, they were married by license, by Rev. Wm. Harrison of Dorchester, New Brunswick. Alpheus was 36 years old, a widower, living in Johnson's Mills, a seaman and Methodist. Lucy was 24 years old, a spinster, living in Johnson's Mills and Baptist. Witnesses were Amelia Quigley and Carrie Harrison.10,11 
Census HeadHouseholdAlpheus Palmer Read was head of the household in the census of 1911 in Sackville Parish, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.12 
Census HeadHouseholdHe was head of the household in the census of 1921 in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household with Alpheus (age 54) were his second wife Lucinda Tower (age 42), children Mary (age 18), Robert (age 16), John (age 15), Kenneth (age 14), Orpha (age 12), George (age 11), Virginia (age 9), Elaine (age 6), Arvilla (age 4), Angus (age 2), Rupert (5 months) and Alice (age 4 months - sic). The family religion was Baptist.13 
Moved*He and Lucinda May Tower moved to Dorchester Cape, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada, circa 1929.4 
Occupation*Alpheus Palmer Read was a farmer until 1930.4 
Death*He died on 22 October 1937 in Dorchester Cape, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada, at age 70; cause of death was cerebral hemorrhage, due to arteriosclerosis, after two days. The informant for his Certificate of Registration of Death was his wife Lucinda.4 
Burial*He was buried on 24 October 1937 in Dorchester Cape, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.4 

Family 1

Margaret Olive Ward b. circa 1867, d. before 1903
Children

Family 2

Lucinda May Tower b. circa 1879, d. 1965
Children

Citations

  1. [S6610] Vincent Henry Read, Microfilm image Microfilm F18788, Code 1896-R-7 (filed 15 July 1965), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  2. [S6604] Alpheus P. Read, Microfilm F18759, Code 1867-R-4 (1867), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  3. [S6603] 1901 Canada Census - Alpheus Read, Household #125, 15 April 1901, Microfilm LAC Roll T-6445, Page 13, Line 36, Sackville, Westmorland County, New brunswick, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  4. [S6609] Certificate of Registration of Death - Alpheus P. Read, death certificate (PANB microfilm F19340, Vol. 111, Regn. #13983, filed 30 October 1937), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. Hereinafter cited as Death Certificate - Alpheus P. Read.
  5. [S6619] 1871 Canada Census - John G. Read, Household #151, 1871, Microfilm LAC Roll C-10392, Page 44, Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  6. [S6613] 1881 Canada Census - John G. Read, Household #324, 1881, Microfilm LAC Roll C_13183, Page 69, Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  7. [S6672] John Read & Phoebe Ward marriage, 30 July 1890, unknown repository, unknown repository address. PANB Film F13657, Ref. B4/1890, Number 2577.
  8. [S6605] Alpheus Read & Maggie Ward marriage, 9 December 1890, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. Microfilm F13657, Ref. B4/1890, Number 2575.
  9. [S6606] Married: Alpheus P. Read & Maggie O. Ward, Chignecto Post, Sackville, New Brunswick, 11 December 1890, Daniel F. Johnson's New Brunswick Newspaper Vital Statistics, Volume 76, Number 1718.. Hereinafter cited as Chignecto Post.
  10. [S6607] Alpheus Read & Lucy M. Tower marriage, 16 July 1903, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. Microfilm F15908, Ref. B4/1903, Number 2907.
  11. [S6611] John Ainsworth Read, Microfilm F20738, Code 1905-802199 (filed 12 Sept. 1927), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  12. [S6612] 1911 Canada Census - Alpheus Read, Household #120, 1911, Microfilm Page 12, Line 19, Sackville Parish, Westmorland County, New brunswick, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  13. [S8858] 1921 Canada Census, Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, of Alpheus Read household #48, 1921, digital copy of original image LAC Reference Number RG 31, Folder Number 38, Page #5, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  14. [S8852] Orpha May Read, digital copy of original Late Registration of Birth PANB F22209, Code 1908--802562 (filed 13 May 1972), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  15. [S8856] Thelma Virginia Read, digital copy of original Late Registration of Birth PANB microfilm F23682, Code 1912--802502 (filed 30 November 1962), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  16. [S8851] Emma Elaine Read, digital copy of original Late Registration of Birth PANB F24380, Code 1915--802606 (filed 7 August 1967), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  17. [S8857] Arvilla Mason Read, digital copy of original Late Registration of Birth PANB microfilm F24972, Code 1917--802590 (filed 4 August 1947), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  18. [S8825] Angus Archibald Read, Microfilm F25350, Code 1918--802772 (7 Sept. 1956), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.