James Walter Rayner1

M, #107783, b. 1891, d. 1894
FatherEdward Rayner b. 30 Oct 1854, d. 1941
MotherAnn Yeo Williams b. 6 Apr 1869, d. 1907
Last Edited11 Apr 2017
Birth*James Walter Rayner was born in 1891.1 
He was the son of Edward Rayner and Ann Yeo Williams
Death*James Walter Rayner died in 1894.1 
(Interred) BurialHe was buried in People's Cemetery, Mount Royal, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.68569,-64.23842;
Inscription: In Loving / Memory of / Annie Yeo Williams / Wife of / Edward Raynor / Born 1863 / Died 1907

Left: In Loving / Memory of / Edward Raynor / Born 1855 / Died 1941
Also her sons / James Walter / Born 1891, / Died 1894. / Charles Joseph / Born 1893, / Died 1893.2,1

Citations

  1. [S11842] Cemetery Marker, People's Cemetery, Mount Royal, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Edward Rayner & Annie Yeo Williams tombstone inscription & photograph; recorded by David A. Walker, 10 September 2016.
  2. [S11015] Cemetery Transcripts, Peoples Cemetery, Mount Royal, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Lot 6-3 transcription, unknown repository, unknown repository address.

James Wesley Rayner1

M, #102337, 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, #102321, 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, #102290, 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 

Child of John Rayner and Mary Hanover

Citations

  1. [S9354] Compiled by Ruth (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, #104978
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, published 17 December 2014. Hereinafter cited as Journal Pioneer.

John R. Rayner1

M, #106772, b. 4 August 1896
FatherEdward Rayner1 b. 30 Oct 1854, d. 1941
MotherAnn Yeo Williams1 b. 6 Apr 1869, d. 1907
Last Edited25 Mar 2016
Birth*John R. Rayner was born on 4 August 1896 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
He was the son of Edward Rayner and Ann Yeo Williams.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdJohn R. Rayner was enumerated on the census of March 1901 in the household of Edward Rayner in Lot 6, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Edward (age 46) were his wife, Annie Williams (age 38), their children, Melvina (age 18), Sarah (age 16), Mary (age 14), Arthur (age 12), William (age 10), John (age 4), Stanley (age 2) and Carl (age 6 months). Edward was a farmer. The family religion was Presbyterian.1 

Citations

  1. [S11013] 1901 Canada Census, Lot 6, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Edward Rayner Household #24, Microfilm Library & Archives Canada, Microfilm Reels T-6428 to T-6556, Page 3, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

John W. Rayner1

M, #104115, 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 
(First) Marriage*He married first Freda Bell Ashley, daughter of Lowden Huestis Ashley and Susan Lewis, on 6 October 1937.1 
(Second) 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: John W. Rayner and Freda Bell Ashley

Family: John W. Rayner and Dorothy S. MacLean

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, #102520, b. 17 March 1844, d. 2 July 1944
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited25 Mar 2016
Name Variation John Watson Rayner is also known as John Watson Raynor.2 
Birth*He 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 

Child of John Watson Rayner and Mary Ann Rayner

Citations

  1. [S7453] Elaine Howes, "The Descendants of William Ellis & Hannah Tawton" . Unknown comments. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of William Ellis."
  2. [S11019] Baptism Record, , St. Mary's Anglican Church Records, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Book 2, Page 18. Hereinafter cited as Baptism Record.

Joseph W. Rayner1

M, #102307, 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.
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdHe was enumerated on the census of 1921 in the household of Archibald Haywood Rayner in Lot 3, Kildare, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Archibald (age 42) were his wife Belle (age 39), their children Hazel (age 15), George (age 14), Charles (age 13), Beatrice (age 11), Mildred (age 9), Olive (age 8) and Emily (age 5), Archibald's brother Joseph (age 45).3 

Children of Joseph W. Rayner and Elizabeth

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.
  3. [S10683] 1921 digital image from microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada Library & Archives Canada, Reference Number RG 31, Page 7, Family of Archibald Rayner.

Kenneth Rayner1

M, #71879, b. 10 May 1922, d. 18 December 1960
FatherErnest Clifford Rayner1 b. 13 Feb 1882, d. 1966
MotherHarriet Lea Olivia Williams1 b. 22 Jul 1891, d. 2 Jun 1975
Relationship3rd cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of William Wallace
Last Edited13 Jan 2017
Birth*Kenneth Rayner was born on 10 May 1922.2 
He was the son of Ernest Clifford Rayner and Harriet Lea Olivia Williams.1 
(Groom) Marriage*Kenneth Rayner married Marion MacCaull, daughter of Norman Guy MacCaull and Mary Ellen Morrison.1 
Death*Kenneth Rayner died on 18 December 1960, at age 38.2 
Burial*He was buried in Presbyterian/United Church Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.2 

Family: Kenneth Rayner and Marion MacCaull

Citations

  1. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.
  2. [S8572] Cemetery Transcript, Presbyterian/United Cemetery, North Bedeque, PEI, PEIGS publication Lot 25-3, 1998, David Arthur Walker, Edwards, Ontario, Canada.

Laura Rayner1

F, #107506, b. March 1903
FatherDaniel T. Rayner1 b. 24 Aug 1879, d. 1956
MotherJessie Maud Harkness1 b. 1882, d. 1959
Last Edited12 Jan 2017
Birth*Laura Rayner was born in March 1903 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of Daniel T. Rayner and Jessie Maud Harkness.1 

Citations

  1. [S11502] 1911 Canada Census, Travellers Rest, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Daniel Rayner household #102, digital copy of original document Library & Archives Canada, Roll T-20326 to T-20460, Page 11, Enumeration District 30-Lot 19, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Lena Rayner1

F, #103831, 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.

Loring Rayner1

M, #71876, b. 1911
FatherErnest Clifford Rayner1 b. 13 Feb 1882, d. 1966
MotherHarriet Lea Olivia Williams1 b. 22 Jul 1891, d. 2 Jun 1975
Relationship3rd cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of William Wallace
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*Loring Rayner was born in 1911 in Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1,2 
He was the son of Ernest Clifford Rayner and Harriet Lea Olivia Williams.1 
Living*Loring Rayner was living in 1997 in Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.3 

Citations

  1. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.
  2. [S11507] 1921 Canada Census, Travellers Rest, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, household of Ernest Rayner, digital copy of original document Library & Archives Canada, Reference Number RG 31, Folder Number 104, Census Place: Travellers Rest, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Page Number 3, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  3. [S11505] Deaths, Mildred Mollison scrapbooks, newspaper and date unknown, MacNaught History Centre & Archives, Summerside, Prince Edward Island. Hereinafter cited as Mildred Mollison scrapbooks.

Louisa Rayner1

F, #102500, 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.

Margaret H. Rayner1

F, #106405, b. 28 May 1888, d. 1987
FatherJames Rayner2 b. 3 Sep 1845, d. 25 Feb 1923
MotherMary Ellen Milligan2 b. 2 Dec 1853, d. 28 Aug 1927
Last Edited26 Dec 2016
Name-ComMargaret H. Rayner is commonly known as Maggie Rayner.2 
Birth*She was born on 28 May 1888 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.2 
She was the daughter of James Rayner and Mary Ellen Milligan.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMargaret H. Rayner was enumerated on the census of May 1901 in the household of James Rayner in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with James (age 54) were his wife Mary Milligan (age 47), their children, Frank (age 23), Daniel (age 21), Maude (age 17), Maggie (age 12), Wesley (age 10), Alfred (age 7), Aggie (age 3), Boyd (age 11 months), brother Edward (age 42), and their mother, Mary Simmons (age 82).2 
Marriage*Margaret H. Rayner married Mr. Shaw.1 
Death*Margaret H. Rayner died in 1987.1 
Burial*She was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.404078,-63.775984.
Inscription: RAYNER / James Rayner / 1846 - 1923 / His Wife / Mary E. Milligan / 1854 - 1927 / Frank J. Rayner / 1877 - 1946
Back: Daniel T. Rayner / 1879 - 1956 / His Wife / Jessie Maud Harkness / 1882 - 1959 / Margaret H. Shaw / 1888 - 1987.1

Tombstone, James Rayner (1845-1923), his wife Mary E. Milligan (1854-1927), their sons Frank J. Rayner (1877-1946) and Daniel T. Rayner (1879-1956), his wife Jessie Maud Harkness (1882-1959), their daughter Margaret (Rayner) Shaw (1888-1987). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Back inscription detail.

Family: Margaret H. Rayner and Mr. Shaw

Citations

  1. [S11473] Cemetery marker, Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, James Rayner family plot tombstone inscription & photograph; read by David A. Walker, 23 June 2016.
  2. [S10702] 1901 Canada Census, Lot 19, Prince County., Prince Edward Island, of James Rayner family #105, digital copy of original document Library & Archives Canada, Census Place Lot 19, Page Number 11, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Marshall Harding Rayner1

M, #102323, 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 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.

Children of Marshall Harding Rayner and Dorothy Gordon

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, published 17 December 2014. Hereinafter cited as Journal Pioneer.

Mary Rayner1

F, #103830, 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 A. Rayner1

F, #106769, b. 18 December 1886
FatherEdward Rayner1 b. 30 Oct 1854, d. 1941
MotherAnn Yeo Williams1 b. 6 Apr 1869, d. 1907
Last Edited25 Mar 2016
Birth*Mary A. Rayner was born on 18 December 1886 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of Edward Rayner and Ann Yeo Williams.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMary A. Rayner was enumerated on the census of March 1901 in the household of Edward Rayner in Lot 6, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Edward (age 46) were his wife, Annie Williams (age 38), their children, Melvina (age 18), Sarah (age 16), Mary (age 14), Arthur (age 12), William (age 10), John (age 4), Stanley (age 2) and Carl (age 6 months). Edward was a farmer. The family religion was Presbyterian.1 

Citations

  1. [S11013] 1901 Canada Census, Lot 6, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Edward Rayner Household #24, Microfilm Library & Archives Canada, Microfilm Reels T-6428 to T-6556, Page 3, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Mary Amanda Rayner1

F, #102300, b. 1 July 1867, d. 22 March 1956
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 Edited1 Feb 2016
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
Marriage*Mary Amanda Rayner married Parmenas Algernon Wells, son of George Wells.3 
Name-ComMary Amanda Rayner is commonly known as Amanda in 1911.4 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdShe was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of Parmenas Algernon Wells in Kildare Capes, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Algernon (age 44) were his wife Amanda Rayner (age 43), their children, Ernest (age 10), Dorothy (age 8), Irene (age 6) and Grace (age 4). Algernon was a farmer.4 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMary Amanda Rayner was enumerated on the census of 1921 in the household of Parmenas Algernon Wells in Duke Street, Courthouse, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Algernon (age 54) were his wife Amanda Rayner (age 53), their children, Ernest (age 21), Irene (age 18), Grace (age 16) and Herbert (age 9). Algernon was a fruit farmer.5 
Death*Mary Amanda Rayner died on 22 March 1956, at age 88.3 
Burial*She was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.3 

Children of Mary Amanda Rayner and Parmenas Algernon Wells

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.
  3. [S8553] Cemetery Transcript, Summerside People's Cemetery, PEIGS publication Lot 17-4, 2003, David Arthur Walker, Edwards, Ontario, Canada.
  4. [S10688] 1911 Canada Census, Kildare Cape, Prince County., Prince Edward Island, of Algernon Wells family #94, digital copy of original document Library & Archives Canada, Census Place 11-Lot 2, Page 12, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  5. [S10689] 1921 Canada Census, Summerside, Prince County., Prince Edward Island, family of Algernon Wells, digital copy of original document Library & Archives Canada, Reference Number RG 31, Folder Number 104, Census Place Duke Street/Court House, Summerside, Page Number 21, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Mary Ann Rayner1

F, #102519, 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 Edited25 Mar 2016
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 

Child of Mary Ann Rayner and John Watson Rayner

Citations

  1. [S7453] Elaine Howes, "The Descendants of William Ellis & Hannah Tawton" . Unknown comments. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of William Ellis."
  2. [S11019] Baptism Record, , St. Mary's Anglican Church Records, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Book 2, Page 18. Hereinafter cited as Baptism Record.

Mary Jane Rayner1

F, #102505, 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, #96931, 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.
(Bride) 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
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMary Townsend Rayner was enumerated on the census of 1891 in the household of Isaac Cannon in Lot 3, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Isaac (age 46) were his wife Martha Ford (age 44), their children Mary (age 18), Samuel (age 17), Charles (age 15), Silas (age 11), Laura (age 9), Amanda/Matilda (age 7), Lavenia (age 5), Triphena/Trihena (age 4) & Martha (age 2), and Isaac's parents, Charles (age 77) and Mary Rayner (age 75). Isaac and son Samuel were farmers. The family religion was Methodist.6 
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.

Children of Mary Townsend Rayner and Charles Cannon

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. [S10300] 1891 Canada Census, Lot 3, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Isaac Cannon household #22, digital image of original page LAC Roll T-6382, Page 6, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  7. [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.
  8. [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.
  9. [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.
  10. [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.

Melinda Rayner1

F, #71869, b. circa July 1920
FatherErnest Clifford Rayner2 b. 13 Feb 1882, d. 1966
MotherHarriet Lea Olivia Williams2 b. 22 Jul 1891, d. 2 Jun 1975
Relationship3rd cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of William Wallace
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Name Variation Melinda Rayner is also known as Millie Rayner.2 
Birth*She was born circa July 1920 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of Ernest Clifford Rayner and Harriet Lea Olivia Williams.2 
Marriage*Melinda Rayner married Ervin Weagle.2 
Living*Melinda Rayner and Ervin Weagle were living in 1997 in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, U.S.A..3 

Family: Melinda Rayner and Ervin Weagle

Citations

  1. [S11507] 1921 Canada Census, Travellers Rest, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, household of Ernest Rayner, digital copy of original document Library & Archives Canada, Reference Number RG 31, Folder Number 104, Census Place: Travellers Rest, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Page Number 3, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  2. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.
  3. [S11505] Deaths, Mildred Mollison scrapbooks, newspaper and date unknown, MacNaught History Centre & Archives, Summerside, Prince Edward Island. Hereinafter cited as Mildred Mollison scrapbooks.

Melvina R. Rayner1

F, #106767, b. 28 March 1883
FatherEdward Rayner1 b. 30 Oct 1854, d. 1941
MotherAnn Yeo Williams1 b. 6 Apr 1869, d. 1907
Last Edited25 Mar 2016
Birth*Melvina R. Rayner was born on 28 March 1883 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of Edward Rayner and Ann Yeo Williams.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMelvina R. Rayner was enumerated on the census of March 1901 in the household of Edward Rayner in Lot 6, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Edward (age 46) were his wife, Annie Williams (age 38), their children, Melvina (age 18), Sarah (age 16), Mary (age 14), Arthur (age 12), William (age 10), John (age 4), Stanley (age 2) and Carl (age 6 months). Edward was a farmer. The family religion was Presbyterian.1 

Citations

  1. [S11013] 1901 Canada Census, Lot 6, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Edward Rayner Household #24, Microfilm Library & Archives Canada, Microfilm Reels T-6428 to T-6556, Page 3, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Mildred Belle Rayner1

F, #102341, 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 Edited31 Jan 2016
Name-ComMildred Belle Rayner is commonly known as Mildred Rayner. 
Birth*She was born on 27 June 1911.1 
She was the daughter of Archibald Haywood Rayner and Josephine Belle Merrill.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMildred Belle Rayner was enumerated on the census of 1921 in the household of Archibald Haywood Rayner in Lot 3, Kildare, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Archibald (age 42) were his wife Belle (age 39), their children Hazel (age 15), George (age 14), Charles (age 13), Beatrice (age 11), Mildred (age 9), Olive (age 8) and Emily (age 5), Archibald's brother Joseph (age 45).2 
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.
  2. [S10683] 1921 digital image from microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada Library & Archives Canada, Reference Number RG 31, Page 7, Family of Archibald Rayner.

Nelson Rayner1

M, #102627
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, #102316, 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). Occupations were entered as Income" for Silas and "Farmer" for Archibald. The household religion was recorded simply as "Christian".1
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdOlive Rayner was enumerated on the census of 1921 in the household of Archibald Haywood Rayner in Lot 3, Kildare, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Archibald (age 42) were his wife Belle (age 39), their children Hazel (age 15), George (age 14), Charles (age 13), Beatrice (age 11), Mildred (age 9), Olive (age 8) and Emily (age 5), Archibald's brother Joseph (age 45).2 

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. [S10683] 1921 digital image from microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada Library & Archives Canada, Reference Number RG 31, Page 7, Family of Archibald Rayner.

Ralph Rayner1

M, #103826, 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.

Robert Rayner1

M, #106351
FatherCharles Cannon Rayner1 b. 7 Mar 1908, d. 9 Mar 1991
MotherJean C. Winters1 b. 19 Oct 1913, d. 18 Mar 1998
Relationship5th cousin 1 time removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited31 Jan 2016
Robert Rayner was the son of Charles Cannon Rayner and Jean C. Winters.1 

Citations

  1. [S10685] Death Notice, Rooney Funeral Home, Alberton, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Ruby Rayner1

F, #107505, b. September 1901
FatherDaniel T. Rayner1 b. 24 Aug 1879, d. 1956
MotherJessie Maud Harkness1 b. 1882, d. 1959
Last Edited12 Jan 2017
Birth*Ruby Rayner was born in September 1901 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of Daniel T. Rayner and Jessie Maud Harkness.1 

Citations

  1. [S11502] 1911 Canada Census, Travellers Rest, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Daniel Rayner household #102, digital copy of original document Library & Archives Canada, Roll T-20326 to T-20460, Page 11, Enumeration District 30-Lot 19, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Ruth Emily Rayner1,2

F, #99994, 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.

Child of Ruth Emily Rayner and Wilmot G. Read

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, #103510, 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"
 

Children of Sarah Rayner and Alexander Crossman

Citations

  1. [S8346] Died - Mrs. Alexander (nee Rayner) Crossman, Summerside Journal, Summerside, published 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.

Sarah O. Rayner1

F, #106768, b. 9 March 1885
FatherEdward Rayner1 b. 30 Oct 1854, d. 1941
MotherAnn Yeo Williams1 b. 6 Apr 1869, d. 1907
Last Edited25 Mar 2016
Birth*Sarah O. Rayner was born on 9 March 1885 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of Edward Rayner and Ann Yeo Williams.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdSarah O. Rayner was enumerated on the census of March 1901 in the household of Edward Rayner in Lot 6, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Edward (age 46) were his wife, Annie Williams (age 38), their children, Melvina (age 18), Sarah (age 16), Mary (age 14), Arthur (age 12), William (age 10), John (age 4), Stanley (age 2) and Carl (age 6 months). Edward was a farmer. The family religion was Presbyterian.1 

Citations

  1. [S11013] 1901 Canada Census, Lot 6, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Edward Rayner Household #24, Microfilm Library & Archives Canada, Microfilm Reels T-6428 to T-6556, Page 3, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Silas Rayner1

M, #102299, 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 Edited28 Dec 2016
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). Occupations 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 Emily 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..
Living*He and Emily Cannon were living in 1923 in Tignish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.7 
Death*Silas Rayner 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.

Children of Silas Rayner and Emily Cannon

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. [S11476] Deaths, Summerside Journal, Summerside, Prince Edward Island, published published 28 February 1923, Page 5, Column 2. Hereinafter cited as Journal.
  8. [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.
  9. [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.
  10. [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.
  11. [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.
  12. [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, #103825, 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, #102328, 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, #102506, 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: Sophia Elizabeth Rayner and 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.

Stanley Rayner1

M, #107396, b. circa 1900
FatherEdward Rayner1 b. 25 Apr 1858
Last Edited29 Dec 2016
Birth*Stanley Rayner was born circa 1900 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
He was the son of Edward Rayner.1 

Citations

  1. [S11477] 1921 Canada Census, West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Stanley Rayner household #44, digital copy of original document Library & Archives Canada, Reference Number RG 31, Folder Number 104, Census Place: West Devon, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Page Number 4, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Stanley Ray Rayner1

M, #106763, b. 10 November 1898, d. 1989
FatherEdward Rayner1 b. 30 Oct 1854, d. 1941
MotherAnn Yeo Williams1 b. 6 Apr 1869, d. 1907
ChartsDescendants of William Wallace
Last Edited23 Mar 2017
Name-ComStanley Ray Rayner is commonly known as Stanley Rayner.2,3 
Birth*He was born on 10 November 1898 in Millburn, Kings County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; the 1901 census recorded his birth date as 10 September 1898.1,2 
He was the son of Edward Rayner and Ann Yeo Williams.1 
BaptismStanley Ray Rayner was baptized on 21 February 1899 in United Church, O'Leary, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; the officiating clergyman was Rev. Archibald Gunn.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdHe was enumerated on the census of March 1901 in the household of Edward Rayner in Lot 6, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Edward (age 46) were his wife, Annie Williams (age 38), their children, Melvina (age 18), Sarah (age 16), Mary (age 14), Arthur (age 12), William (age 10), John (age 4), Stanley (age 2) and Carl (age 6 months). Edward was a farmer. The family religion was Presbyterian.4 
Census HeadHousehold*Stanley Rayner was head of the household in the census of 1921 in Lot 10, West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Stanley (age 21), single, was his father, Edward Rayner (age 67).5 
Marriage*He married Mabel B. MacAusland, daughter of Fred A. MacAusland and Eliza Jane Barlow, after 1921; he was single in the 1921 census.3 
Death*Stanley Ray Rayner died in 1989.2 
Burial*He was buried in United Church Cemetery, West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.67368,-64.11571.
Inscription: RAYNER / Husband / Stanley R. / 1898 - 1989.2,6
Tombstone, Stanley R. Rayner (1898-1989), his wife Mabel MacAusland (1900-1993). United Church Cemetery, West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Children of Stanley Ray Rayner and Mabel B. MacAusland

Citations

  1. [S11010] Baptism Record, , United Church Records, O'Leary, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Book 1, Page 19. Hereinafter cited as Baptism Record.
  2. [S10186] Cemetery Transcripts, United Church Cemetery, West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Lot 10-1 transcription, unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  3. [S1345] Preserving the Wallace Family 1758-1988, Roy Ashley Wallace, compiler, (Prince Edward Island, Canada: Privately published, after 1988), page 146. Hereinafter cited as Preserving the Wallace Family 1758-1988.
  4. [S11013] 1901 Canada Census, Lot 6, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Edward Rayner Household #24, Microfilm Library & Archives Canada, Microfilm Reels T-6428 to T-6556, Page 3, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  5. [S11014] 1921 Canada Census, Lot 10, West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Household of Stanley Rayner, digital copy of original document Library & Archives Canada, Reference Number RG 31, Folder Number 104, Census Place: West Devon, Page Number 4, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  6. [S11762] Cemetery Marker, United Church Cemetery, West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Stanley R. Rayner & Mabel MacAusland photograph & inscription; read by David A. Walker, 17 July 2016.
  7. [S11012] Baptism Record, , United Church Records, Alberton, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Book 5, Page 12. Hereinafter cited as Baptism Record.

Stanley Roy Rayner1

M, #106766, b. 13 April 1922
FatherStanley Ray Rayner1 b. 10 Nov 1898, d. 1989
MotherMabel B. MacAusland1 b. 30 Sep 1900, d. 1993
Relationship4th cousin 1 time removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of William Wallace
Last Edited25 Mar 2016
Birth*Stanley Roy Rayner was born on 13 April 1922 in West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
He was the son of Stanley Ray Rayner and Mabel B. MacAusland.1 
BaptismStanley Roy Rayner was baptized on 19 August 1923 in United Church, Alberton, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; the officiating clergyman was Rev. W. S. Godfrey.1 

Citations

  1. [S11012] Baptism Record, , United Church Records, Alberton, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Book 5, Page 12. Hereinafter cited as Baptism Record.

Susannah Rayner1

F, #102628, 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.

Sylvia Joyce Rayner1

F, #106843, b. 13 August 1934, d. 25 April 1991
FatherErnest Clifford Rayner1 b. 13 Feb 1882, d. 1966
MotherHarriet Lea Olivia Williams1 b. 22 Jul 1891, d. 2 Jun 1975
Relationship3rd cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of William Wallace
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Name-ComSylvia Joyce Rayner is commonly known as Sylvia Rayner.2 
Birth*She was born on 13 August 1934.1 
She was the daughter of Ernest Clifford Rayner and Harriet Lea Olivia Williams.1 
Death*Sylvia Joyce Rayner died on 25 April 1991, at age 56.1 
Burial*She was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40571,-63.77593.
Inscription: RAYNER / Amy Florence / daughters of / Ernest and Harriet Rayner / Oct. 27, 1926 - July 3, 1944 / Sylvia Joyce (Rayner) Day / Aug. 13, 1934 - Apr. 25, 1991 / Safe in the arms of Jesus
Back: RAYNER / Ernest Clifford Rayner / Feb. 9, 1881 - Jan. 8, 1967 / His wife / Harriet Olivia Williams / July 22, 1891 - June 12, 1975 / In Loving Memory.1,3

Tombstone, Ernest Clifford Rayner (1882-1966), his wife Harriet Olivia Williams (1891-1975), their daughters Amy Florence (1926-1944) and Sylvia Joyce (1934-1991). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Back inscription detail.

Citations

  1. [S8553] Cemetery Transcript, Summerside People's Cemetery, PEIGS publication Lot 17-4, 2003, David Arthur Walker, Edwards, Ontario, Canada.
  2. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.
  3. [S11504] Cemetery marker, Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Ernest Clifford Rayner & family tombstone inscription & photograph; read by David A. Walker, 24 June 2016.

Verna Rayner1

F, #107507, b. May 1905
FatherDaniel T. Rayner1 b. 24 Aug 1879, d. 1956
MotherJessie Maud Harkness1 b. 1882, d. 1959
Last Edited12 Jan 2017
Birth*Verna Rayner was born in May 1905 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of Daniel T. Rayner and Jessie Maud Harkness.1 

Citations

  1. [S11502] 1911 Canada Census, Travellers Rest, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Daniel Rayner household #102, digital copy of original document Library & Archives Canada, Roll T-20326 to T-20460, Page 11, Enumeration District 30-Lot 19, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Virginia Rayner1

F, #102842, 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 
(First) Marriage*Virginia Rayner married first Daniel Sowerby on 28 April 1854 in Saint John, Saint John County, New Brunswick.2 
(Second) 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: Virginia Rayner and Daniel Sowerby

Family: Virginia Rayner and John Andrew Nickerson

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, #102326, 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.

Child of Wallace H. Rayner and Linnie M.

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.

Wayne Rayner1

M, #106352
FatherCharles Cannon Rayner1 b. 7 Mar 1908, d. 9 Mar 1991
MotherJean C. Winters1 b. 19 Oct 1913, d. 18 Mar 1998
Relationship5th cousin 1 time removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited31 Jan 2016
Wayne Rayner was the son of Charles Cannon Rayner and Jean C. Winters.1 

Citations

  1. [S10685] Death Notice, Rooney Funeral Home, Alberton, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Wesley Rayner1

M, #106406, b. 29 June 1890
FatherJames Rayner1 b. 3 Sep 1845, d. 25 Feb 1923
MotherMary Ellen Milligan1 b. 2 Dec 1853, d. 28 Aug 1927
Last Edited20 Dec 2016
Birth*Wesley Rayner was born on 29 June 1890 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
He was the son of James Rayner and Mary Ellen Milligan.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdWesley Rayner was enumerated on the census of May 1901 in the household of James Rayner in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with James (age 54) were his wife Mary Milligan (age 47), their children, Frank (age 23), Daniel (age 21), Maude (age 17), Maggie (age 12), Wesley (age 10), Alfred (age 7), Aggie (age 3), Boyd (age 11 months), brother Edward (age 42), and their mother, Mary Simmons (age 82).1 
Living*Wesley Rayner was living in 1927 in U.S.A.2 

Citations

  1. [S10702] 1901 Canada Census, Lot 19, Prince County., Prince Edward Island, of James Rayner family #105, digital copy of original document Library & Archives Canada, Census Place Lot 19, Page Number 11, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  2. [S11474] Deaths, Summerside Journal, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, published published 29 August 1927, page 5, column 2. Hereinafter cited as Journal.

Weston Rayner1

M, #104221, 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 Emily 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, #102289, 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, #103827, 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.