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.

Elizabeth Frances Rayner1

F, b. circa 1937, d. 17 December 2014
Elizabeth Frances Rayner (1937-2014).
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
Name-ComElizabeth Frances Rayner is commonly known as Elizabeth Rayner.1 
Birth*She was born circa 1937 in Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of Marshall Harding Rayner and Dorothy Gordon.1 
Living*Elizabeth Frances Rayner was living in 2014 in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; she was formerly of Greenmount, Prince Edward Island.1 
Death*She died on 17 December 2014, in Prince County Hospital, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
FuneralThe funeral was held on 19 December 2014 in East Prince Funeral Home, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
Burial*She was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 

Citations

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

Elsie E. Rayner1,2

F, b. circa 1899, d. 25 September 1923
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
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
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
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
Relationship3rd cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
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 Edited15 Apr 2015
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. 1853, 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
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Hooper & Margaret Poole
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
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
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
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
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
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
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
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
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
Relationship3rd cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
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
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
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
Relationship3rd cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
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 Rayner1

M, b. 1812, d. 21 January 1871
Last Edited29 Jun 2015
Birth*James Rayner was born in 1812.2 
Marriage*He married Mary Simmons.1 
Death*James Rayner died on 21 January 1871.2,3 
Burial*He was buried in St. John's Anglican Church, St. Eleanors, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.42004,-63.81049.
Inscription: James / Rayner / Died / Jany. 21, 1871, / Age / 59 Years. / RAYNER
Left: Blessed / are the Dead / Which Die in / the Lord
Back: Mary / Simmons / Wife of / James / Rayner / Died Mar. 12, 1905, / Age 87 Years.2,3
Tombstone, James Rayner (1812-1871), his wife Mary Simmons (1818-1905). St. John's Anglican Cemetery, St. Eleanors, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Front inscription detail.
Back inscription detail.

Family

Mary Simmons b. 1818, d. 12 March 1905
Child

Citations

  1. [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."
  2. [S8561] Published transcripts, Lot 17-2, unknown repository, unknown repository address; PEIGS, 1998.
  3. [S10084] Cemetery Marker, St. John's Anglican Cemetery, St. Eleanors, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, James Rayner & Mary Simmons Marker Inscription; read by David A. Walker, 25 June 2015.

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, at age 100, in West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.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 and place are 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.

Nelson Rayner1

M
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*Nelson Rayner was born in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.1 
He was the son of William S. Rayner and Sophia Cannon.1 
BaptismNelson Rayner was baptized in April 1844 in Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island; the officiating clergyman was Abraham Van Gelder Wiggins.1 

Citations

  1. [S7528] Baptism Record, Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince Edward Island, Nelson Rayner, Book 1, Page 163,, (Apr 1844). Hereinafter cited as Baptism Record.

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, at age 82, in Central Lot 16, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada;
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 
Marriage*She married Artemas Crossman on 2 February 1867 in Prince County, Prince Edward Island; Sophia Elizabeth Rayner, Artemas Crossman (W), Married 2 February, 1867 by license, by W. R. Frame. Witnesses Albert Rayner, Charlotte Crossman. Recorded 30 March 1867, C. Irving surrogate.3
Marriage Registration. Artemas Crossman and Sophia Elizabeth Rayner, 2 February, 1867. Image on-line from www.familysearch.org.

Family

Artemas Crossman

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.
  3. [S7456] Unknown spouses' names, (2 February, 1867), Marriage Registration, Artemas Crossman & Sophia Elizabeth Rayner, PARO Master Name Index, Phase 2, Reel #20 (library of David Walker), Marriage Book No. 8, 1862-1867, p. 596. , unknown manuscript info. Hereinafter cited as Marriage Registration, Crossman/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] Marriage Registration, 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.