Randall Murray Rayner1

M, #109448, b. 26 May 1938, d. 9 August 1972
FatherBenjamin Isaac Rayner Jr.1 b. 23 Jan 1912, d. 13 Jul 1993
MotherMarguerite A.1
Relationship5th cousin 1 time removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited17 Aug 2018
Birth*Randall Murray Rayner was born on 26 May 1938.1 
He was the son of Benjamin Isaac Rayner Jr. and Marguerite A.1 
Death*Randall Murray Rayner died on 9 August 1972, at age 34.1 
Burial*He was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 

Citations

  1. [S8553] Cemetery Transcript, Summerside People's Cemetery, PEIGS publication Lot 17-4, 2003, David Arthur Walker, Edwards, Ontario, 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.

Robina Rayner1

F, #109404, b. circa 1878
FatherJohn Watson Rayner1 b. 17 Mar 1844, d. 2 Jul 1944
MotherMary Anne Rayner1 b. 16 Feb 1855
Relationship3rd cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited15 Aug 2018
Birth*Robina Rayner was born circa 1878 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of John Watson Rayner and Mary Anne Rayner.1 
(Daughter) Census HeadHouseholdRobina Rayner was enumerated on the census of 17 April 1891 in the household of John Watson Rayner, as a daughter, in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; enumerated in the household of John Rayner (age 46) were his wife Mary Rayner (age 36), their children, Fanny (age 23), Jane (age 15), Robina (age 13), Hume (age 10), twins Ella & Ethel (age 6), Melvin (age 4) and Alberta (age 3). John, Hume and Melvin were farmers. John was a farmer. The family religion was Church of England.1 

Citations

  1. [S13018] 1891 Canada Census, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of John Rayner (Raynor) Household #98, 17 April 1891, Microfilm Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa; Census Place: Lot 19; Microfilm T-6383, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives 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 . 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 Edited29 Oct 2017
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.3,4,1 
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.5
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".6
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.7
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.8 
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. [S10352] Transcription of diary of Rev. Robert W. Dyer, Church Records, Anglican Parish of Alberton, Book #1, Alberton, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, unknown repository, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as Church Records, Anglican Parish of Alberton, Book #1.
  5. [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.
  6. [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.
  7. [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.
  8. [S11476] Deaths, Summerside Journal, Summerside, Prince Edward Island, published published 28 February 1923, Page 5, Column 2. Hereinafter cited as Journal.
  9. [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.
  10. [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.
  11. [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.
  12. [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.
  13. [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. June 1903, d. 1975
FatherBenjamin Isaac Rayner Sr.1 b. 27 Feb 1869, d. 24 May 1950
MotherSarah A. Baker1 b. 7 Dec 1865, d. 18 Jan 1953
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited17 Aug 2018
Birth*Silas Rayner was born in June 1903 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.2,1 
He was the son of Benjamin Isaac Rayner Sr. and Sarah A. Baker.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
1921 Canada Census, Elmsdale, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Household of Benjamin I. Rayner Sr., his wife Sarah, their children Silas, Ralph, William, Benjamin Jr., Emily, Mary & Lena.
Marriage*Silas Rayner married Susan Ann Cotton.3 
Death*Silas Rayner died in 1975.3 
Burial*He was buried in Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.3 

Family: Silas Rayner and Susan Ann Cotton

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.
  2. [S13034] 1911 Canada Census, South Kildare, Lot 4, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Benjamin Rayner household #96, digital copy of original document Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa; Census Place: South Kildare, Lot 4, Prince County, Prince Edward Island; Microfilm reels T-20326 to T-20460, Page 12, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  3. [S10691] Cemetery Transcript, Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, transcription, David Arthur Walker, Edwards, Ontario, 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
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.

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 Edited14 Nov 2019
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.
  8. [S11200] By the Old Mill Stream ~ History of Wellington 1833-1983, editor Allan Graham, compiler, (Wellington, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada: Wellington Senior Citizens' History Committee, December 1983), Page 512. Hereinafter cited as By the Old Mill Stream ~ History of Wellington.
  9. [S14290] Obituary, Moase Funeral Home, Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Stanley Roy Rayner1

M, #106766, b. 13 April 1922, d. 1989
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 Edited14 Nov 2019
Name Variation Stanley Roy Rayner is also known as Ray S. Rayner.2,3 
Birth*He 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 
Death*He died in 1989.3 
Burial*He was buried in United Church Cemetery, West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.3 

Citations

  1. [S11012] Baptism Record, , United Church Records, Alberton, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Book 5, Page 12. Hereinafter cited as Baptism Record.
  2. [S14290] Obituary, Moase Funeral Home, Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
  3. [S14291] Cemetery marker, United Church Cemetery, West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Ray S. Rayner tombstone inscription & photograph; documented by David Walker.

Sterling Rayner1

M, #111798, b. circa 1930, d. 10 November 2019
Sterling Rayner (c1930-2019).
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 Edited14 Nov 2019
Birth*Sterling Rayner was born circa 1930 in West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
He was the son of Stanley Ray Rayner and Mabel B. MacAusland.1 
Death*Sterling Rayner died on 10 November 2019, in Wedgewood Manor, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
Burial*He was buried in St. Paul's Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 

Citations

  1. [S14290] Obituary, Moase Funeral Home, Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

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
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.
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
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..

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
Marriage Record, Charles Cannon and Mary Townsend Rayner, 18 January 1838. Image courtesy of www.familysearch.org (LDS).
(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
Marriage Register, James Wood and Elizabeth Cannon.

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, #107508
Last Edited13 Jan 2017
Marriage*William Rayner married Amy Anne.1 

Child of William Rayner and Amy Anne

Citations

  1. [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.

William Elijah Rayner1

M, #103827, b. 9 July 1908, d. 8 August 1964
FatherBenjamin Isaac Rayner Sr.2 b. 27 Feb 1869, d. 24 May 1950
MotherSarah A. Baker2 b. 7 Dec 1865, d. 18 Jan 1953
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited17 Aug 2018
Name-ComWilliam Elijah Rayner is commonly known as William Rayner.2 
Birth*He was born on 9 July 1908 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.2,1 
He was the son of Benjamin Isaac Rayner Sr. and Sarah A. Baker.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdWilliam Elijah 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.2
1921 Canada Census, Elmsdale, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Household of Benjamin I. Rayner Sr., his wife Sarah, their children Silas, Ralph, William, Benjamin Jr., Emily, Mary & Lena.
Marriage*William Elijah Rayner married Marjorie Barbara Gillian, daughter of Albert H. Gillian and Addie B. MacLeod.1 
Death*William Elijah Rayner died on 8 August 1964, at age 56.1 
Burial*He was buried in Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 

Family: William Elijah Rayner and Marjorie Barbara Gillian

Citations

  1. [S10691] Cemetery Transcript, Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenmount, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, transcription, David Arthur Walker, Edwards, Ontario, Canada.
  2. [S8618] 1921 Canada Census, Elmsdale, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Benjamin I. Rayner household #68, 1921, digital copy of original image LAC Reference RG 31, folder #104, Page 8, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

William H. Rayner1

M, #106771, b. 30 July 1890
FatherEdward Rayner1 b. 30 Oct 1854, d. 1941
MotherAnn Yeo Williams1 b. 6 Apr 1869, d. 1907
Last Edited25 Mar 2016
Birth*William H. Rayner was born on 30 July 1890 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
He was the son of Edward Rayner and Ann Yeo Williams.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdWilliam H. 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.

William Hopgood Rayner1

M, #70862, b. 13 March 1893, d. 17 August 1981
ChartsDescendants of David Walker & Margaret Hetherington
Last Edited11 Aug 2011
Name-ComWilliam Hopgood Rayner is commonly known as Hopgood.1 
Birth*He was born on 13 March 1893 in Sherbrooke, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.2,1 
Marriage*He married Belle Dalziel, daughter of William L. Dalzell and Louisa Jane Waite.2 
Death*William Hopgood Rayner died on 17 August 1981, at age 88.1 
Burial*He was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Kensington, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.44734,-63.62916;
Inscription: RAYNER / Wm. Hopgood Rayner / Mar. 13, 1893 - Aug. 17, 1981 / Belle Dalzell / Wife of Wm. Hopgood Rayner / Nov.11, 1894 - Jan. 11, 1952.1
Tombstone, William Hopgood Rayner (1893-1981 ), his wife Belle Dalzell (1894-1952). Peoples Cemetery, Kensington, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Child of William Hopgood Rayner and Belle Dalziel

Citations

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

William Rayworth Rayner1

M, #103622, b. 5 April 1918, d. 24 December 1990
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 John Braddock & Ellen Whywall
Descendants of John Clark & Elizabeth Hannah Braddock
Descendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Descendants of Richard Whewall & Elena Cook
Descendants of William Wallace
Descendants of William Whieldon & Elizabeth
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Name-ComWilliam Rayworth Rayner is commonly known as Rayworth Rayner.2 
Birth*He was born on 5 April 1918 in Travellers Rest, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
He was the son of Ernest Clifford Rayner and Harriet Lea Olivia Williams.1 
Marriage*William Rayworth Rayner married Wanda Pearl Yeo, daughter of Franklin Freeman Yeo and Pearl Margaret Clark, on 15 June 1942.1 
Death*William Rayworth Rayner died on 24 December 1990, at age 72, in Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
Burial*He was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40597,-63.77525;
Inscription: RAYNER / Wm. Rayworth Rayner / April 9, 1918 - Dec. 24, 1990 / His Wife / Wanda Pearl Yeo / June 15, 1919 - May 9, 2009 / Together Forever | Jessica Anne ~ Feb. 5, 1984 / Infant daughter of Lynda and Gary Rayner / Never to be held / Always to be remembered.
Back: RAYNER
Flatstone - Jessica Anne / Feb. 5, 1984. [The identity of Gary Rayner is not yet known.]3

Tombstone, William Rayworth Rayner (1918-1950), Wanda Pearl Yeo (1919-2009) and Jessica Anne Rayner (1984-1984), whose identity is not yet known. Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Footstone, Jessica Anne Rayner.

Family: William Rayworth Rayner and Wanda Pearl Yeo

Citations

  1. [S8452] The Descendants of James Yeo & Ann Osborn/Grace Francis, online http://www.islandregister.com/yeo1.html, Al & Norma Falconer. Hereinafter cited as The Descendants of James Yeo.
  2. [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. [S8454] Cemetery marker, Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, William Rayworth Rayner & Wanda Pearl Yeo tombstone inscription; read by David A. Walker, 1 July 2013.

William S. Rayner1

M, #102504, b. circa 1796, d. 11 December 1883
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited28 Dec 2012
Name Variation William S. Rayner is also known as William Rainer.2 
Birth*He was born circa 1796.1 
Marriage*He married Sophia Cannon, daughter of George Cannon and Elizabeth Hiscock; witnesses were Frederick Cannon (her uncle), Edward Rayner (brother-in-law, married to sister Elizabeth), Benjamin Crossman, Thomas Gay, John Sharp and William Gay.2,3 
Death*William S. Rayner died on 11 December 1883.1 
Burial*He was buried in St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery, St. Eleanors, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.42001,-63.81057;
In memory / of / William S. Rayner / Died / Dec. 11, 1883 / Aged 87. / Also His Wife / Sophy D. Cannon / Died / Aug. 21, 1885, / AEt. 88.1,4
Tombstone, William S. Rayner (1796-1883), his wife Sophy D. Cannon (1797-1885). St. John's Anglican Cemetery, St. Eleanors, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Inscription detail.

Children of William S. Rayner and Sophia Cannon

Citations

  1. [S7419] William S. Rayner & Sophy D. Cannon, published transcriptions, PEIGS, Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
  2. [S7417] Baptism Record, Mary Jane Rainer, , Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book 1, Page 131, (4 December 1838). Hereinafter cited as Baptism, Mary Jane Rayner.
  3. [S7515] Nathan H. Mair, "The Cannon Family of Lot 17, Prince Edward Island", January 2011 (Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island). . Hereinafter cited as "The Cannon Family of Lot 17."
  4. [S7429] Tombstone, St. John's Anglican Cemetery, St. Eleanors, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, William S. Rayner & Sophy D. Cannon tombstone inscription; read by David A. Walker, 15 August 2012.
  5. [S7529] Baptism Record, Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince Edward Island, Susannah Rayner, Book 1, Page 77,, (13 June 1830). Hereinafter cited as Baptism Record.
  6. [S7703] 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.
  7. [S7418] Baptism Record, Sophia Elizabeth Rainer, , Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book 1, Page 131, (4 December 1838). Hereinafter cited as Baptism, Sophia Elizabeth Rayner.
  8. [S7527] Baptism Record, Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince Edward Island, Edwin Parker Rayner, Book 1, Page 135,, (8 September 1839). Hereinafter cited as Baptism Record.
  9. [S7528] Baptism Record, Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince Edward Island, Nelson Rayner, Book 1, Page 163,, (Apr 1844). Hereinafter cited as Baptism Record.

Winnifred Bell Rayner1

F, #109401, b. 29 November 1896
FatherJohn Watson Rayner2 b. 17 Mar 1844, d. 2 Jul 1944
MotherMary Anne Rayner2 b. 16 Feb 1855
Relationship3rd cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited16 Aug 2018
Name-ComWinnifred Bell Rayner is commonly known as Winnie Rayner.2 
Birth*She was born on 29 November 1896 in Travellers Rest, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.2,3 
She was the daughter of John Watson Rayner and Mary Anne Rayner.2 
(Daughter) Census HeadHouseholdWinnie Rayner was enumerated on the census of 1901 in the household of John Watson Rayner, as a daughter, in Lot 16, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; enumerated in the household of John Rayner (age 56) were his wife Mary Rayner (age 46), their children, Hume (age 27), twins Ella & Ethel (age 15), Melvin (age 14), Alberta (age 12), Lloyd (age 7), Winnie (age 4) & Elsie (age 2), and John's mother-in-law Mary Jane (Rendle) Rayner (age 75). John, Hume and Melvin were farmers. The family religion was Episcopalian, except for Mary Jane who was Methodist.2 
Marriage LicenseWinnifred Bell Rayner obtained a marriage license on 17 October 1914 in Alberton, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.3 
Marriage*She married Llewellyn Sharp, son of Sydney W. Sharp and Samantha Evelina Lewis, on 21 October 1914 in Methodist/United Church, West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.67354,-64.11502; Llewellyn and Winnifred were living in West Devon. Llewellyn was Methodist, Winnifred was Baptist. They were married by license. Witnesses were Ord G. Sharp, brother of Llewellyn, and Elsie E. Rayner, sister of Winnifred.3,1 
(Wife) Census HeadHouseholdWinnifred Bell Rayner was enumerated on the census of 1921 in the household of Llewellyn Sharp, as his wife, in West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; enumerated in the household of Llewellyn Sharp (age 28) were his wife Winnifred Rayner (age 23), their sons Oswald (age 5) and Percy (age 3). Llewellyn was a farmer. Llewellyn and his sons were Methodists, Winnifred was a Baptist.4 
Burial*Winnifred Bell Rayner was buried in United Church Cemetery, West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 

Children of Winnifred Bell Rayner and Llewellyn Sharp

Citations

  1. [S10186] Cemetery Transcripts, United Church Cemetery, West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Lot 10-1 transcription, unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  2. [S13015] 1901 Canada Census, Lot 16, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of John W. Rayner household #31, digital copy of original document Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa; Census Place: Lot 16, Prince County, Prince Edward Island; Microfilm reels T-6428 to T-6556, Page 5, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  3. [S13024] Llewellyn Sharp & Winnifred Bell Rayner, (17 October 1914), Marriage Record, Marriages in Alberton Circuit , Summerside District, P. E. Island Conference, County of Prince, Province of Prince Edward Island. Hereinafter cited as Marriage Record.
  4. [S13023] 1921 Canada Census, West Devon, Lot 10, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Llewellyn Sharp household #45, digital copy of original document Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa; Census Place: Freetown; Reference Number RG 31; Folder Number 104, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Winnifred Mae Rayner1,2

F, #104209, b. 25 June 1912, d. 4 August 2011
FatherMelvin Scott Rayner2 b. 15 Feb 1888, d. 20 Sep 1957
MotherElizabeth Mary Jones2 b. 29 Sep 1890, d. 30 Sep 1979
Relationship4th cousin 1 time removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited28 Feb 2019
Birth*Winnifred Mae Rayner was born on 25 June 1912.1 
She was the daughter of Melvin Scott Rayner and Elizabeth Mary Jones.2 
Marriage*Winnifred Mae Rayner married Ernest Getson, son of William Getson and Matilda Ann Smith.1 
Death*Winnifred Mae Rayner died on 4 August 2011, at age 99.1 
Burial*She was buried in Christ Church Cemetery, Kildare Capes, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.88725,-63.976601;
Inscription: GETSON / W. Ernest Getson / May 2, 1900 - May 30, 1960 / His Wife / Winnifred Mae / June 25, 1912 - Aug. 4, 2011 / Thy rest is won.1
Tombstone, W. Ernest Getson (1900-1960), his wife Winnifred Mae (1912-2011). Christ Church Cemetery, Kildare Capes, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Children of Winnifred Mae Rayner and Ernest Getson

Citations

  1. [S9059] Cemetery marker, Christ Church Cemetery, Kildare Capes, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, W. Ernest Getson tombstone inscription; read by David A. Walker, 21 October 2013.
  2. [S13899] Obituaries - Florence Anne "Floie" Hall, Journal Pioneer, Summerside, Prince Edward Island, published published 28 February 2019. Hereinafter cited as Journal Pioneer.

Winston Rayner1

M, #111715, b. 26 July 1940, d. 4 January 2007
FatherJohn W. Rayner1 b. 24 Aug 1914, d. 19 Jan 2000
MotherFreda Bell Ashley1 b. 6 Oct 1911, d. 27 Apr 1963
Relationship4th cousin 1 time removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of William Wallace
Last Edited17 Oct 2019
Birth*Winston Rayner was born on 26 July 1940.1 
He was the son of John W. Rayner and Freda Bell Ashley.1 
Marriage*Winston Rayner married Margaret Lorraine Gamble, daughter of Dorothy Leard.1 
Death*Winston Rayner died on 4 January 2007, at age 66.1 
Burial*He was buried in United/Methodist Cemetery, Cascumpec, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 

Family: Winston Rayner and Margaret Lorraine Gamble

Citations

  1. [S14223] Cemetery marker, United/Methodist Cemetery, Casumpec, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Winston Rayner & Lorraine Gamble tombstone inscription & photograph; documented by David A. Walker.

Arthur Eldred Raynor1

M, #106774, b. 1925, d. 1944
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 Edited14 Nov 2019
Name-ComArthur Eldred Raynor is commonly known as Eldred Rayner.2 
Birth*He was born in 1925.1 
He was the son of Stanley Ray Rayner and Mabel B. MacAusland.1 
Death*Arthur Eldred Raynor died in 1944.1 
Burial*He was buried in United Church Cemetery, West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.67365,-64.11571;
Inscription: RAYNOR / Arthur Eldred 1925 - 1944 / Beloved son of / Stanley E. & Mable Raynor.1,3

Tombstone, Arthur Eldred Raynor (1925-1944). United Church Cemetery, West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Citations

  1. [S10186] Cemetery Transcripts, United Church Cemetery, West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Lot 10-1 transcription, unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  2. [S14290] Obituary, Moase Funeral Home, Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
  3. [S11761] Cemetery Marker, United Church Cemetery, West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Arthur Eldred Raynor photograph & inscription; read by David A. Walker, 17 July 2016.

Eliza Raynor1

F, #71384, b. 1851, d. 1882
Last Edited11 Mar 2002
Birth*Eliza Raynor was born in 1851.1 
Marriage*She married David Darby, son of John Small Darby and Jane Glover, on 14 January 1875.1 
Death*Eliza Raynor died in 1882.1 

Child of Eliza Raynor and David Darby

Citations

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

Ella Raynor1

F, #70686
Last Edited11 Mar 2002
Marriage*Ella Raynor married Thomas Harris.1 

Child of Ella Raynor and Thomas Harris

Citations

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

Elsie Evelyn Raynor1

F, #102285, b. 2 June 1898, d. 25 September 1923
FatherJohn Watson Rayner2 b. 17 Mar 1844, d. 2 Jul 1944
MotherMary Anne Rayner2 b. 16 Feb 1855
Relationship3rd cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah (#1)
Descendants of John Cannon & Hannah (#2)
Last Edited25 Mar 2016
Name-ComElsie Evelyn Raynor is commonly known as Elsie Rayner.3,4 
Birth*She was born on 2 June 1898 in residence, St. Nicholas, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.2 
She was the daughter of John Watson Rayner and Mary Anne Rayner.2 
(Daughter) Census HeadHouseholdElsie Rayner was enumerated on the census of 1901 in the household of John Watson Rayner, as a daughter, in Lot 16, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; enumerated in the household of John Rayner (age 56) were his wife Mary Rayner (age 46), their children, Hume (age 27), twins Ella & Ethel (age 15), Melvin (age 14), Alberta (age 12), Lloyd (age 7), Winnie (age 4) & Elsie (age 2), and John's mother-in-law Mary Jane (Rendle) Rayner (age 75). John, Hume and Melvin were farmers. The family religion was Episcopalian, except for Mary Jane who was Methodist.5 
BaptismElsie Evelyn Raynor was baptized on 7 October 1901 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. T. C. Mellor.2 
(Witness) MarriageShe witnessed the marriage of Winnifred Bell Rayner and Llewellyn Sharp on 21 October 1914 in Methodist/United Church, West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.67354,-64.11502; Llewellyn and Winnifred were living in West Devon. Llewellyn was Methodist, Winnifred was Baptist. They were married by license. Witnesses were Ord G. Sharp, brother of Llewellyn, and Elsie E. Rayner, sister of Winnifred.6,7 
(Bride) Marriage*Elsie Evelyn Raynor married Charles Wesley Wood, son of James Wood Jr. and Priscilla Baker, on 16 October 1916 in West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; Charles was a bachelor, living in West Devon, Elsie a spinster, also living in West Devon.3,1 
Death*Elsie Evelyn Raynor died on 25 September 1923, at age 25.4 
Burial*She was buried in United Church Cemetery, West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.67336,-64.11569;
Inscription: In loving memory of / Elsie E. Rayner / Beloved wife of Charles W. Wood / Died Sept. 25, 1923 / Aged 24 years / Safe in the arms of Jesus.4

Tombstone, Elsie E. Rayner (1899-1923). United Church Cemetery, West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.
Inscription detail.

Child of Elsie Evelyn Raynor and Charles Wesley Wood

Citations

  1. [S11018] Charles Wood & Elsie Evelyn Raynor, (16 October 1916), Marriage Record, Public Archives & Records Office, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada , RG19, Series3, Subseries4, Marriage Licenses, 1916. Hereinafter cited as Marriage Record.
  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.
  3. [S7283] West Devon Methodist Church Register, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, , West Devon United Church, West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book #4, Page 9, #257, (9 September 1917, James Wesley Wood). Hereinafter cited as West Devon Church Register.
  4. [S7289] Cemetery Marker, West Devon United Church Cemetery, Elsie E. Rayner inscription; read by David A. Walker, 29 July 2012.
  5. [S13015] 1901 Canada Census, Lot 16, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of John W. Rayner household #31, digital copy of original document Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa; Census Place: Lot 16, Prince County, Prince Edward Island; Microfilm reels T-6428 to T-6556, Page 5, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  6. [S13024] Llewellyn Sharp & Winnifred Bell Rayner, (17 October 1914), Marriage Record, Marriages in Alberton Circuit , Summerside District, P. E. Island Conference, County of Prince, Province of Prince Edward Island. Hereinafter cited as Marriage Record.
  7. [S10186] Cemetery Transcripts, United Church Cemetery, West Devon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Lot 10-1 transcription, unknown repository, unknown repository address.

Richard Raynor

M, #10633
Last Edited16 Apr 2001
Marriage*Richard Raynor married Sarah Dixon, daughter of John Dixon and Emmaline Chamberlain, on 18 January 1928. 

Family: Richard Raynor and Sarah Dixon

Carrie K. Rayworth1

F, #101265, b. 1890, d. 1943
Last Edited10 Feb 2012
Birth*Carrie K. Rayworth was born in 1890.1 
Marriage*She married Brenton A. Read, son of Alpheus Palmer Read and Margaret Olive Ward.1 
Death*Carrie K. Rayworth died in 1943.1 
Burial*She was buried in Point de Bute Cemetery, Point de Bute, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada;
Inscription: Brenton A. Read / 1892 - 1971 / His Wife / Carrie K. Rayworth / 1890 - 1943 / READ.1
Tombstone, Brenton A. Read (1892-1971) and his wife Carrie K. Rayworth (1890-1943). Point de Bute Cemetery, Point de Bute, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.

Family: Carrie K. Rayworth and Brenton A. Read

Citations

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

Hannah Rayworth1

F, #69418
Last Edited11 Mar 2002
Marriage*Hannah Rayworth married Eliphalet Allen.1 
Birth*Hannah Rayworth was born in Bayfield, Westmorland County, New Brunswick.1 

Child of Hannah Rayworth and Eliphalet Allen

Citations

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

Louisa Adelaide Rayworth

F, #15854, b. 1835, d. 1925
Last Edited16 Apr 2001
Birth*Louisa Adelaide Rayworth was born in 1835. 
Death*She died in 1925. 

Children of Louisa Adelaide Rayworth and Jacob Silliker Allen

Susan Rayworth1

F, #43459
Last Edited26 Jan 2002
Note*Of Botsford, NB.1 
Marriage*Susan Rayworth married Eliphalet Chappell, son of Eliphalet Chappell and Anna Cathrina Somers, on 11 January 1820 in Westmorland County, New Brunswick.2,1 

Family: Susan Rayworth and Eliphalet Chappell

Citations

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

Max Razo1

M, #50677
Last Edited24 Jan 2002

Citations

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

Abigail Read1

F, #94540, b. 30 December 1638
FatherJohn Read1 b. 1598, d. 7 Sep 1685
MotherSarah Lessie1 b. 1614, d. 23 Apr 1702
Relationship7th great-grandaunt of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited16 Apr 2007
Baptism*Abigail Read was baptized on 30 December 1638 in Dorchester, Massachusetts.1,2 
She was the daughter of John Read and Sarah Lessie.1 

Citations

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

Ainsley Read1

M, #101346, b. August 1909, d. 1932
FatherAlton G. Read2 b. 31 Aug 1869, d. 1930
MotherEdith L. Ward2 b. 6 Nov 1871, d. 1958
Last Edited26 Feb 2012
Name Variation Ainsley Read is also known as Ensley Read.2 
Birth*He was born in August 1909 in New Brunswick, Canada.2 
He was the son of Alton G. Read and Edith L. Ward.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAinsley Read was enumerated on the census of between 3 June 1911 and 6 June 1911 in the household of Alton G. Read, in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.2 
Death*Ainsley Read died in 1932.1 
Burial*He was buried in Rockport, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.1 

Citations

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

Alan Rattenbury Read1

M, #100648, b. 1923, d. 27 October 1944
FatherGeorge Washington Read2 b. 21 Nov 1884, d. 1944
MotherMaude Rattenbury2 b. 1888, d. 1977
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited3 Mar 2014
Name-ComAlan Rattenbury Read is commonly known as Alan Read.2,1 
Birth*He was born in 1923 in Summerside (Read's Corner), Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.2,3 
He was the son of George Washington Read and Maude Rattenbury.2 
Death*Alan Rattenbury Read died on 27 October 1944, in Belgium; Obituary: "Another S'side Soldier Killed; Alan R. Read

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

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

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

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

Citations

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

Alexander Balfour Read1

M, #99964, b. 25 October 1879, d. 12 September 1909
Balfour Read, 1894. Photo courtesy of Jean (MacKay) MacAusland.
FatherDavid Purrington Read1 b. 5 Jul 1845, d. 5 Jun 1918
MotherEmma Gordon Bishop1 b. 4 Jul 1849, d. 12 Sep 1930
Relationship3rd cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited2 Mar 2014
Name-ComAlexander Balfour Read is commonly known as Balfour.2,3 
Birth*He was born on 25 October 1879 in Reads Corner, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
He was the son of David Purrington Read and Emma Gordon Bishop.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAlexander Balfour Read was enumerated on the census of 1881 in the household of David Purrington Read, in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with David (age 37) were his wife Emma Bishop (age 29), children Joseph (age 10), Jane (age 7), Elytha (age 5), Balfour (age 2) and Emeline (7 months). David Was a farmer. The family religion was Methodist.2
1881 Canada Census, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Household of David Read, his wife Emma Bishop, children Joseph, Jane, Elytha, Balfour and Emeline.
(Witness) Group PhotoAlexander Balfour Read was included in a group photograph with David Purrington Read , 1894.4
David Read Bishop Read Read Read Emma (Bishop) Read Cecelia Elytha Read George Read Emeline Read Joseph Read Janie Read Balfour Read
Family portrait of David Purrington Read family. Front row seated: David, Bishop, Cassie, Emma, Cecelia & Elytha. Back row standing: George, Emeline, Joseph, Janie & Balfour. Hold the mouse cursor over any face & click to view that person's page. Photo courtesy of Jean (MacKay) MacAusland.
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAlexander Balfour Read was enumerated on the census of April 1901 in the household of David Purrington Read, in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with David (age 56) were his wife Emma Bishop (age 51), children Balfour (age 22), Elytha (age 24), Emeline (age 19), George (age 16), Cecelia (age 15), Cassie (age 12) and Nelson (age 10). David was a farmer, Balfour and George were farmer's sons, Elytha a school teacher.3
1901 Canada Census, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Household of David Read, his wife Emma Bishop, children Balfour, Elytha, Emeline, George, Cecelia, Cassie and Nelson.
Biographical Note* In 1905 he went to British Columbia, where he worked in gold mines.1 
Death*Alexander Balfour Read died on 12 September 1909, at age 29, in Castlegar, British Columbia, Canada; Obituary: "Islander Drowned in British Columbia

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

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

Citations

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

Alfred Edwin Read1

M, #103334, b. 15 October 1906, d. 27 January 1917
FatherJoseph Edgar Read2 b. 10 May 1870, d. 18 Jul 1937
MotherHarriet Wortman2 b. 27 Aug 1875, d. 21 Mar 1949
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited8 Apr 2013
Name-ComAlfred Edwin Read is commonly known as Alfred Read.2 
Birth*He was born on 15 October 1906 in Erie, British Columbia, Canada.2,1 
He was the son of Joseph Edgar Read and Harriet Wortman.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAlfred Edwin Read was enumerated on the census of 22 June 1911 in the household of Joseph Edgar Read, in Erie, British Columbia, Canada; included in the household with Joseph (age 41) were his wife Hattie Wortman (age 35), their sons Alfred (age 4) and Royal (age 3), and an unrelated boarder named May Curwin (age 22), a school teacher. Joseph was a grocer. The family religion was Baptist.2
1911 Canada Census, Erie, British Columbia. Household of Joseph Edgar Read, his wife Harriet 'Hattie' Wortman, their sons Alfred and Royal, and an unrelated boarder.
Death*Alfred Edwin Read died on 27 January 1917, at age 10, in Kootenay Lake Hospital, Nelson, British Columbia, Canada.1 

Citations

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

Alice Read1

F, #104035, b. circa 1920, d. 2007
FatherAlpheus Palmer Read1 b. 24 Feb 1867, d. 22 Oct 1937
MotherLucinda May Tower1 b. c 1879, d. 1965
Last Edited1 Feb 2014
Birth*Alice Read was born circa 1920 in Johnson's Mills, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.1,2 
She was the daughter of Alpheus Palmer Read and Lucinda May Tower.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAlice Read was enumerated on the census of 1921 in the household of Alpheus Palmer Read, in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household with Alpheus (age 54) were his second wife Lucinda Tower (age 42), children Mary (age 18), Robert (age 16), John (age 15), Kenneth (age 14), Orpha (age 12), George (age 11), Virginia (age 9), Elaine (age 6), Arvilla (age 4), Angus (age 2), Rupert (5 months) and Alice (age 4 months - sic). The family religion was Baptist.1 
(Witness) MarriageAlice Read witnessed the marriage of Arvilla Mason Read and Beverly James Wood on 1 February 1938 in United Church Parsonage, Moncton, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; they were married by license, #29383. Beverly was a farmer, bachelor, 22 years of age, Baptist, living at Wood Point, Westmorland County. Arvilla was a "girl at home", spinster, 20 years of age, Baptist, living at Dorchester Cape.3 
Name Variation As of 1940, Alice Read is also known as Alice Reid; this spelling of her surname was recorded on the Official Notice of Marriage.2 
Marriage*She married Elijah Dixon Hicks, son of Willard Hicks and Mary A. Estabrooks, on 17 August 1940 in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; they were married by license, #35095. Elijah was a soldier, bachelor, 19 years of age, Baptist, living in Sussex, Westmorland County, New Brunswick. Alice was at home, a spinster, 19 years of age, Baptist, living in Middle Sackville, New Brunswick.2 
Death*Alice Read died in 2007.4 

Family: Alice Read and Elijah Dixon Hicks

Citations

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

Alice P. Read1

F, #95408, b. 17 October 1892
FatherJames Johnson Read1 b. 21 Jan 1843, d. 6 Aug 1921
MotherSophia Mary Oulton1 b. 10 Aug 1865
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Descendants of John Richardson & Mary Flintoft
Last Edited29 Mar 2011
Birth*Alice P. Read was born on 17 October 1892 in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick.2 
She was the daughter of James Johnson Read and Sophia Mary Oulton.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAlice P. Read was enumerated on the census of between 10 April 1901 and 12 April 1901 in the household of James Johnson Read, in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household with Johnson (age 58) were his second wife Sophia Oulton (age 36), and their children Edith (age 12), Alice (age 9), William (age 7) and James Turner (age 4). Johnson was a farmer. The family religion was Baptist. Johnson Read's farm was adjacent to that of Frank Townshend.2
1901 Canada Census, Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick. Household of James Johnson Read, his second wife Sophia Oulton, and their children Edith, Alice, William and James Turner.

Citations

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