Elijah B. Rayner1

M, #102329, b. February 1910
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*Elijah B. Rayner was born in February 1910 in Prince Edward Island, Canada; a birth date of Feb. 1909 was recorded in the 1911 census, clearly in error as his brother was born just a few months earlier.1 
He was the son of Joseph W. Rayner and Elizabeth.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdElijah B. Rayner was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of Joseph W. Rayner in Kildare, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Joseph (age 37) were his wife Elizabeth (age 19), their children Silas (age 2) and Elijah (age 1). Joseph was a farmer. The family religion was Christian.1

Citations

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

Eliza Rayner1

F, #102310, b. circa 1880
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*Eliza Rayner was born circa 1880 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of Silas Rayner and Emily Cannon.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdEliza Rayner was enumerated on the census of 13 April 1891 in the household of Silas Rayner in Lot 3, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Silas (age 49) were his wife Emily Cannon (age 49), their children, Mary, widowed (age 24), James (age 22), Joseph (age 17), Emily (age 15), Archibald (age 13), Eliza (age 11) and Irene (age 8). Silas and James were farmers, Joseph was a fisherman. The family religion was entered as Christian, likely Bible Christian.1

Citations

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

Elizabeth Rayner1

F, #101704
Last Edited28 Mar 2012
Marriage*Elizabeth Rayner married Charles Cannon.1 

Child of Elizabeth Rayner and Charles Cannon

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, #104967, 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 Edited2 Jan 2017
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, 46.404611,-63.775020.
Inscription: RAYNER / Jessie A. / Sept. 18, 1929 / | Elizabeth F. / Feb. 21, 1937 / Dec. 17, 2014.1,2

Tombstone, Elizabeth Frances Rayner (1937-2014). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Citations

  1. [S9541] Death - Elizabeth Rayner, Journal Pioneer, Summerside, Prince Edward Island, published 17 December 2014. Hereinafter cited as Journal Pioneer.
  2. [S11486] Cemetery marker, Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Elizabeth Frances Rayner tombstone inscription & photograph; read by David A. Walker, 23 June 2016.

Emeline Rayner1

F, #71889, b. 1928, d. 2 March 1997
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*Emeline Rayner was born in 1928 in Travellers Rest, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.1 
She was the daughter of Ernest Clifford Rayner and Harriet Lea Olivia Williams.1 
Death*Emeline Rayner died on 2 March 1997, in Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A.; Obituary: "The sudden death while on vacation at Tucson, Arizona on March 2, 1997 in her 69th year. Loving wife of Warren Nisbet, Toronto, Ontario. Daughter of the late Ernest and Harriet Rayner, Travellers Rest. Mother of Barbara (Fred) Mock, Alison, Ontario; Brenda (Herb) Ham; Warren Jr. (Koidula) Nisbet, Toronto, Ontario. Grandmother of James, Thomas and Edward Mock, Kolev, Taavo Nisbet.

Sadly missed by Grandma Nisbet and her family, bereaved sisters Geralding (Mervin) Inman, Lot 16; Millie (Ervin) Weagle, Shrewsbury, Mass; Hazel (Edward) Young, Victoria, B.C; Doris (Leigh) Linkletter, Linkletter Road; Ruth (Stutly) Moase, Cambridge, Ontario; brothers Loring Rayner, Charlottetown, Delbert (Marjorie) Rayner, New Annan. Sisters-in-law Wanda Rayner, Summerside; Marion (Eric) Ballum, Bedeque. Predeceased by Rayworth, Kenneth, Amy Rayner, and Sylvia (Rayner) Day.

Emeline was born at Travellers Rest, spent her earlier years at Travellers Rest School, then in Summerside High School, after which she spent two years at Prince County Hospital training for a nurse. In 1948 she married Warren Nisbet of Tyne Valley. They moved to Toronto where Emeline's sister Ruth Moase lived. Emeline worked for Dr. MacDonald, a bone specialist, for approximately thirty years and had recently retired.

Funeral service was held at Scott Funeral Home Chapel, Mississauga, Ontario. Interment at Glendale Memorial Gardens."2 
FuneralThe funeral was held in Scott Funeral Home Chapel, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.2 
Burial*She was buried in Glendale Memorial Gardens, Rexdale, Ontario, Canada.2 

Citations

  1. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.
  2. [S11505] Deaths, Mildred Mollison scrapbooks, newspaper and date unknown, MacNaught History Centre & Archives, Summerside, Prince Edward Island. Hereinafter cited as Mildred Mollison scrapbooks.

Emily Rayner1

F, #103829, 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 Rayner1

F, #106345, b. circa 1916
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
Birth*Emily Rayner was born circa 1916 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of Archibald Haywood Rayner and Josephine Belle Merrill.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdEmily 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).1 

Citations

  1. [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.

Emily A. Rayner1

F, #102308, 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, #67243, b. 16 March 1884, d. 1984
FatherJames Rayner2 b. 3 Sep 1845, d. 25 Feb 1923
MotherMary Ellen Milligan2 b. 2 Dec 1853, d. 28 Aug 1927
ChartsDescendants of David Walker & Margaret Hetherington
Last Edited29 Dec 2016
Name-ComalsoEmily Maude Rayner is also commonly known as Maude.3 
Name Variation Emily Maude Rayner is also known as Maud Raynor.4 
Name-ComShe is commonly known as Maud.5 
Birth*She was born on 16 March 1884 in Travellers Rest, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.2,6 
She was the daughter of James Rayner and Mary Ellen Milligan.2 
BaptismEmily Maude Rayner was baptized on 30 June 1884 in St. Mary's Anglican Church, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.39397,-63.79075; the officiating clergyman was Rev. Klement Richardson.2 
AltBirth*Another alternate birth date is on 11 March 1884 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.7 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdShe 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).7 
Marriage LicenseMaud Raynor obtained a marriage license on 25 April 1904 in Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.4 
(Bride) Marriage*She married William Heffell, son of James Heffell and Ellen Marchbank, on 27 April 1904 in Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; William was a bachelor (widower), living in Lot 19. Agnes was a spinster, living in Lot 19. The officiating clergyman was A.D. McCully.4,6 
Living*Emily Maude Rayner and William John Heffell were living in 1927 in Travellers Rest, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.8 
Death*Emily Maude Rayner died in 1984.6 
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 2007.6

Tombstone, James Heffell (1828-1886) and family members, North Bedeque Cemetery, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Children of Emily Maude Rayner and William John Heffell

Citations

  1. [S3692] Marker Inscription for James Heffell 15473, James Heffell Marker Inscription for James Heffell 15473; David A. Walker, 31 July 2009.
  2. [S10700] Baptism Record, , St. Mary's Anglican Church, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book Number 1, Record Book Page 68, (30 June 1884). Hereinafter cited as Baptism Record.
  3. [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.
  4. [S11479] William Heffel & Maud Raynor, (25 April 1904), Marriage Record, RG19 , Series3, Subseries4, Marriage License, 1904. Hereinafter cited as Marriage Record.
  5. [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.
  6. [S3016] Marker Inscription for James Heffell, James Heffell Marker Inscription for James Heffell; David A. Walker.
  7. [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.
  8. [S11474] Deaths, Summerside Journal, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, published published 29 August 1927, page 5, column 2. Hereinafter cited as Journal.
  9. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.

Emily Myrna Rayner1

F, #104515, 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] Goin' to the Corner, Volume 2, Parts I & II, Norma McLellan et al., compiler, (Alberton, Prince Edward Island: Elmsdale and Area Historical Society, 2010), page 88. Hereinafter cited as Goin' to the Corner.

Ernest Clifford Rayner1

M, #106841, b. 13 February 1882, d. 1966
FatherWilliam Rayner2
MotherAmy Anne2
ChartsDescendants of William Wallace
Last Edited13 Jan 2017
Name-ComErnest Clifford Rayner is commonly known as Ernest Rayner.3 
Birth*He was born on 13 February 1882 in Travellers Rest, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; the inscription on his tombstone records a birth date of 9 February 1881.2,3 
He was the son of William Rayner and Amy Anne.2 
BaptismErnest Clifford Rayner was baptized on 30 June 1884 in St. Mary's Anglican Church, 74 Summer St., Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.39397,-63.79075; the officiating clergyman was Rev. Klement Richardson.2 
Marriage*He married Harriet Lea Olivia Williams, daughter of Jabez Williams and Melinda Ellis Ramsay, in Travellers Rest, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.3 
Death*Ernest Clifford Rayner died in 1966.3 
Burial*He 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

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.
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Children of Ernest Clifford Rayner and Harriet Lea Olivia Williams

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S11503] Baptismal Record, Ernest Rayner,, St. Mary's Anglican Church Records, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book Number 1, Record Book Page 68, (30 June 1884). Hereinafter cited as Baptismal Record.
  3. [S1345] Preserving the Wallace Family 1758-1988, Roy Ashley Wallace, compiler, (Prince Edward Island, Canada: Privately published, after 1988), page 190. Hereinafter cited as Preserving the Wallace Family 1758-1988.
  4. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.
  5. [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.
  6. [S8553] Cemetery Transcript, Summerside People's Cemetery, PEIGS publication Lot 17-4, 2003, David Arthur Walker, Edwards, Ontario, Canada.

Ernest Delbert Rayner1

M, #71327, b. 13 November 1913, d. 2007
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 Thomas Hooper & Margaret Poole
Descendants of William Wallace
Last Edited13 Jan 2017
Name-ComErnest Delbert Rayner is commonly known as Delbert Rayner.3,1 
Birth*He was born on 13 November 1913 in Hanover, Massachusetts, U.S.A..2,3 
He was the son of Ernest Clifford Rayner and Harriet Lea Olivia Williams.2 
Alt-BirthPlaceAn alternate birth place is in New Annan, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.2 
Marriage*Ernest Delbert Rayner married Marjorie Louise Hooper, daughter of Frederick Lemuel Hooper and Sarah Mary Lewis.2 
Living*Delbert Rayner and Marjorie Hooper were living in 1997 in New Annan, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.4 
Death*Ernest Delbert Rayner died in 2007.5 
Burial*He was buried in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Valley, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.5 

Family: Ernest Delbert Rayner and Marjorie Louise Hooper

Citations

  1. [S7477] Obituary - Marjorie Rayner, Journal-Pioneer, Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Summerside, Prince Edward Island, published 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.
  4. [S11505] Deaths, Mildred Mollison scrapbooks, newspaper and date unknown, MacNaught History Centre & Archives, Summerside, Prince Edward Island. Hereinafter cited as Mildred Mollison scrapbooks.
  5. [S10521] Cemetery Transcripts, Floral Hills Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Pleasant Valley, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, transcription, David Arthur Walker, Edwards, Ontario, Canada.

Frank J. Rayner1

M, #106402, b. 27 July 1877, d. 1946
FatherJames Rayner1 b. 3 Sep 1845, d. 25 Feb 1923
MotherMary Ellen Milligan1 b. 2 Dec 1853, d. 28 Aug 1927
Last Edited26 Dec 2016
Birth*Frank J. Rayner was born on 27 July 1877 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.2,1 
He was the son of James Rayner and Mary Ellen Milligan.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdFrank J. 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 
Living*Frank J. Rayner was living in 1927 in Travellers Rest, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.3 
Death*He died in 1946.1 
Burial*He 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 - 1987.1,4

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.
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Citations

  1. [S8553] Cemetery Transcript, Summerside People's Cemetery, PEIGS publication Lot 17-4, 2003, David Arthur Walker, Edwards, Ontario, Canada.
  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.
  3. [S11474] Deaths, Summerside Journal, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, published published 29 August 1927, page 5, column 2. Hereinafter cited as Journal.
  4. [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.

George Rayner1

M, #102502, 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, #102314, 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). Occupations were entered as Income" for Silas and "Farmer" for Archibald. The household religion was recorded simply as "Christian".1
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdGeorge M. 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).3 
(First) 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: George M. Rayner and Helen Dunbar

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.
  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.

Geraldine Amelia Rayner1

F, #71868, b. 1915, d. 27 October 2015
Geraldine Amelia (Rayner) Inman (1915-2015).
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 Edited13 Jan 2017
Name-ComGeraldine Amelia Rayner is commonly known as Geraldine Rayner.2 
Birth*She was born in 1915 in Massachusetts, U.S.A..1 
She was the daughter of Ernest Clifford Rayner and Harriet Lea Olivia Williams.2 
Marriage*Geraldine Amelia Rayner married Mervin Inman.1 
Living*Geraldine Amelia Rayner and Mervin Inman were living in 1997 in Lot 16, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.3 
Death*Geraldine Amelia Rayner died on 27 October 2015, in South Shore Villa, Crapaud, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
Burial*She was buried in United Church Cemetery, Lot 16, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 

Family: Geraldine Amelia Rayner and Mervin Inman

Citations

  1. [S10454] Death Notices, Moase Funeral Home, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, 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.

Gladys Eva Rayner1,2

F, #102320, 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 Dec 2016
Birth*Gladys Eva 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 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-ComGladys Eva Rayner is commonly known as Eva Rayner in 1911.1 
Name Variation Gladys Eva 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.

Hannah Rayner1

F, #70697
Last Edited11 Mar 2002
Marriage*Hannah Rayner married James George Simmons.1 

Child of Hannah Rayner and James George Simmons

Citations

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

Hazel Rayner1

F, #102313, 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). Occupations were entered as Income" for Silas and "Farmer" for Archibald. The household religion was recorded simply as "Christian".1
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdHazel 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.

Irene M. Rayner1

F, #102311, 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, #102322, 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 Dec 2016
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, #100762
Last Edited23 Dec 2011

Child of James Rayner

Citations

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

James Rayner1

M, #102304, 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 Dec 2016
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.

Children of James Rayner and Jessie F. Baker

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, #104731, b. 1812, d. 21 January 1871
Last Edited1 Feb 2016
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.

Children of James Rayner and Mary Simmons

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] Cemetery Transcriptions: St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery, St. Eleanors, P.E.I., Published transcripts, Lot 17-2, Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker, Edwards, Ontario, Canada.
  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.
  4. [S10701] Baptism Record, , Church of England, Richmond, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book Number 1, Record Book Page 172, (12 October 1845). Hereinafter cited as Baptism Record.
  5. [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.

James Rayner1

M, #106400, b. 3 September 1845, d. 25 February 1923
FatherJames Rayner2 b. 1812, d. 21 Jan 1871
MotherMary Simmons2 b. 1818, d. 12 Mar 1905
Last Edited29 Dec 2016
Birth*James Rayner was born on 3 September 1845 in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.2 
He was the son of James Rayner and Mary Simmons.2 
BaptismJames Rayner was baptized on 12 October 1845 in Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island; the officiating clergyman was Rev. A. V. G. Wiggins.2 
Alt-Birth DateAn alternate recorded birth date is on 9 September 1846 in Prince Edward Island.3,4 
Marriage*He married Mary Ellen Milligan on 23 December 1868 in Prince Edward Island; they were married by license, by Rev. W.R. Frame. Witnesses were John W. Rayner and Agnes W. Rayner. Recorded 1 April 1869, by C. Young, Surrogate.5,1 
Census HeadHousehold*James Rayner was head of the household in the census of May 1901 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).3 
Death*He died on 25 February 1923, at age 77, in home, Travellers Rest, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; Obituary: "Rayner, James
Summerside Journal - 28 February 1923, page 5, col. 2
Mr. James Rayner, Traveller's Rest, died at 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25th, of pneumonia. He was born at the old Rayner Homestead, Traveller's Rest, Sept. 9th, 1846. His death makes the second break in a family of brothers and sisters, the first death being that of Mrs. John Harris, Sherbrooke, some years ago.

He is survived by five brothers: Silas Rayner, Tignish; John W., West Dover; William of Morris, Alta; David of Boston, Mass., Edward, West Devon; and one sister, Mrs. Fanny McDonald, Sherbrooke. Besides his wife, Mrs. James Rayner (nee Mary Ellen Milligan) there are left to mourn five sons and four daughters: Mrs. James Wagner, Freeland, P.E.I., Mrs. William Heffel, Traveller's Rest, Mrs. Chas. Mathieson, Kinde-y, Sask., and Mrs. H. E. England, Traveller's Rest, Frank J. and Boyd at home, Daniel, Traveller's Rest, John Weston, Holbrook, Mass. and Alfred B., Cheekwan, Alta. Services will take place today at the home at 2 p.m. conducted by Rev. Mr. Ross of Bedeque. Interment at People's Cemetery. Pallbearers B. L. Rayner, - Rayner, Archie H. Rayner and E. H. Rayner."6,4,7 
Burial*He 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 - 1987.4,7

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.

Children of James Rayner and Mary Ellen Milligan

Citations

  1. [S10700] Baptism Record, , St. Mary's Anglican Church, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book Number 1, Record Book Page 68, (30 June 1884). Hereinafter cited as Baptism Record.
  2. [S10701] Baptism Record, , Church of England, Richmond, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book Number 1, Record Book Page 172, (12 October 1845). Hereinafter cited as Baptism Record.
  3. [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.
  4. [S8553] Cemetery Transcript, Summerside People's Cemetery, PEIGS publication Lot 17-4, 2003, David Arthur Walker, Edwards, Ontario, Canada.
  5. [S11475] James Rayner and Ellen Milligan, (23 December 1868), Marriage Record, Marriages 1867-1871 , Book #1, Page 142. Hereinafter cited as Marriage Record.
  6. [S11476] Deaths, Summerside Journal, Summerside, Prince Edward Island, published published 28 February 1923, Page 5, Column 2. Hereinafter cited as Journal.
  7. [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.

James R. Rayner1

M, #102324, 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 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.