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 John Rayner Sr.

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John Rayner Sr.

Birth
Warwick, Orange County, New York, USA
Death 18 May 1879 (aged 75)
Mason, Ingham County, Michigan, USA
Burial Mason, Ingham County, Michigan, USA
Plot Sec A, Lot 33
Memorial ID 19491356 View Source
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He was the son of William C Raynor and Susanna Goldsmith Wisner. He and his wife Emily settled in Mason, Michigan in about 1840. Mr. Rayner accumulated much land in and around Mason. There is a state historical marker at the house he built in 1840. There is a street and a park in Mason named after him. Another of Mr. Rayner's former houses currently (2007) serves as the Mason Historical Museum. At his death, he was one of the wealthiest men and heaviest land owners in the state of Michigan.


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  • Created by: Anonymous
  • Added: 22 May 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 19491356
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/19491356/john-rayner : accessed ), memorial page for John Rayner Sr. (5 Jan 1804–18 May 1879), Find a Grave Memorial ID 19491356, citing Maple Grove Cemetery, Mason, Ingham County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Anonymous (contributor 46772843) .