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RAYNER 
Fam Bibles
 Joshua R.
 James R R 
CEMETERY 
 John A
 William
 Joshua
 John-b
 John-c
 John-n
also
 Mary W
 Jas R
 Enoch
 Sam
 John-b

DREW
 
Eliza
 Whitmell
 John
 John
 William
 Thomas
 Richard

ARMISTEAD
Starkey
William
Westwood
Anthony

LAWRENCE 
Frances
Reuben
Frederick
Humphrey
Robert
John
Robert  
Sir John 
Thomas

OUTLAW
 
Martha
  John
 John
 Edward
  Ralph 
  Edward 
 Afr-Am 
 England

RASCO
Penelope
James 
 James I 
 Rasco
 also
Frances
Arthur

PERRY
 Winny

CHAPPELL
 
Judith 
 Richard

WALSTON
 
Judith
 Phillip 
 Phillip 
 William

MOORE
 Charity
 Epaphrod. 

JONES
 Dorothy
 William

ASHLEY
 
Ann 
 Thomas 
 Thomas 
 Thomas

HENDRICKS
 Elizabeth 
 Daniel 
 Daniel

BENTLEY
 
Elizabeth 
 William

WOOD
 Judith
 Thomas
 Arthur
also
 Mary
 Edward

HUNTER
 Winny
 Henry
 Robert
 William

WHITMELL
 Sarah
 Thomas
 Thomas

BRYAN
 Elizabeth
 Lewis

BREWER
 
Patience 
 Thomas

SUTTON

 "Aunt Pat"

Martha Ann Penelope Rayner 1839 - 1916 her  parents 
 and 1869 George B Harrell ca 1839 - bef 1900 h
is parents
of Powellsville NC


          This is my working hypothesis - the way I see it as of this moment!! 


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Aunt Pat

Martha and George Harrell were married in 1869.
George B Harrell served in the Civil War. 
George B Harrell Imprisoned at Point Lookout, MD. Co. L, 1st Reg NC Inf. & 11th Reg NC Troopers
His parents were George and Elizabeth Harrell of Bertie Co.

Children of Martha Ann [Pat] Rayner and George B Harrell:
1. Luta I. Harrell 25 Jan 1870 - 1 Nov 1903
     married
March 1899 Robert Dempsey Trevathan 24 July 1869 - 25 Mar 1957 Rocky Mt
  
son of William Carter Trvathan 1830 - 1908 & Sarah Jane Price 1832 - 1910 Rocky Mt NC

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Demps, Lenow and Luta

      a. Joseph Lenow [Leno] Trevathan 10 Oct 1901 - 22 Dec 1997 GA
                             the Rayner family Bible said 8 Oct
           married 1 Jan 1927 Lillian Daniels 23 Apr 1903 - 14 Sept 1978 Durham NC

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Lillian and Leno Trevathan

             i. Jean Carolyn Trevathan 1929 -
                  married Woody Muse

                            1. James Stephen Muse

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Leno and brother Robert ca 1910
2nd "driving" and 3rd Leno on his pony

     Demps married 2nd 25 Oct 1906 Sarah Levicie [Vicie] Edwards 1874 - 1954
         a. Laura Thorpe Trevathan 18 Feb 1908 - 22 Feb 1908 Rocky Mt NC
         b. Robert Lee Trevathan 18 Sept 1909 - 21 Jan 1975 Rocky Mt NC
              married 1931 Mary Ella Harper 1909 Franklin NC -

                i. Mary Alice Trevathan
                    married C Joseph Ezzell

                             1. Mary Jo Ezzell
                             2. Robin Leigh Ezzell

         c. Phoebe Ricks Trevathan 16 April 1912 - 2000 Rocky Mt NC
         d. William Joshua Trevathan 25 June 1914 - 22 Jan 1975 Rocky Mt NC

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Pictured at Dempsey Trevathan's farm
Children feeding chickens
Leno in a peach tree with father Dempsey
   horse,  sulky and "driver" 
Note: thanks go to Helen and Chuck Trevathan
for sharing these pictures and family information

2. Eliza E. [Lizzie] Harrell 23 July 1872 - 31 May 1905
      married  Joseph Linwood Smith 12 Sept 1873 - 30 Jan 1936
           a. Earl Smith
           b. Pansy [Pinkie] Smith 13 Sept 1900 - 7 Aug 1928 Roanoke, VA
                      buried in the Rayner family cemetery near Powellsville, NC
              Her family also placed a stone for her  in Bonaventure Cemetary Savannah GA

                 married Ross
           c. Marcus Linwood Smith 17 Aug 1895 - 5 Dec 1902

3. Martha A Harrell 30 Nov 1874 - 3 Nov 1879
4. Joseph Marcus Harrell 14 March 1878 - 1950
      married Lula Wood Parker 10 Oct 1890 - 1961 Powellsville, NC 
           a. Ruth Harrell
           b. Josie Harrell
           c. George Arthur Harrell



"Uncle Will"

William Reed Rayner 1853 - 1921 his  parents 
 and Allie Frances Sessoms 1858 - 1944 her parents 
of Bertie Co NC


          This is my working hypothesis - the way I see it as of this moment!! 


Branson's North Carolina Business Directory of 1896 lists
Manufactory of Carriages   - Powellsville, NC - Raynor Bros.

"Wm. R Raynor   a school teacher for many years, a noted songster, and Justice of the Peace, and an officer of the law and a surveyor"

 Allie Frances Sessoms was the daughter of Assad S Sessoms and his 2nd wife Nancy E/F Perry, a daughter of John. [see Old Perry School House ]

Children of William Reed Rayner and Mary Frances Sessoms:
1. William Oscar Raynor Nov 1878 - bef 1930
    married  Mana White 1883 -
        lived & buried at Buzzard Cross Roads
           a. Garner Rayner 1905 -1979
                 married Ola Clee Jernigan 1905 -1974
           b. Vernon White Raynor 19 Jan 1913 - 7 Sept 1975
                 married Lucille Mitchell (McKeel) 8 July 1907 - 31 March 1974
           c. Merrill Oscar Raynor   died 22 May 1915
           d. Merrill Oscar Raynor 1916 -
                 married Virgie Barnes

2. Hezekiah Owens [H O or Hezzie] Raynor 28 June 1883 - 28 Aug 1957
             Merchant, Farmer - General Store - Mail Carrier RFD 1930
      married Annie Laurie Harrell 29 Aug 1886 - 17 Dec 1971
                dau of John Harrell & Laurena Hobbs
            a. Owens Raynor    23 Oct 1915 - 13 July 1917
            b. William Reed Raynor 25 Dec 1917 Powellsville NC - 12 Feb 2004 Ahoskie NC
                 married 1941 Sarah Moore Bryant 16 Dec 1919 Pender Co NC - 8 June 2008 Ahoskie NC
                  i. Sarah Ann Raynor
                 ii.
William Reed Raynor Jr
       
Hezzie and Annie also raised as a daughter
            c. Beulah Miller ca 1924 -
                married Joseph C Hoggard

                 i. Carlyle Hoggard

 
Carlyle Hoggard with his "Granddaddy" H O Raynor
Carlyle lives in the H O Raynor's house today

3. Thomas Assayd Raynor 9 June 1889 - 4 Oct 1918 influenza
       married 1918 Fannie Boyette 16 Jan 1885 - 29 Dec 1968
       (she married 2nd George Underwood of Murfreesboro)
4. Kenneth Tyson Raynor 9 Sept 1890 - 12 Nov 1977
     Principle of Ahoskie High School, taught math at Duke U. & Wake Forest U.
    married  Beulah Lassiter from Rich Square
         English teacher at Wake Forest College


 
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