John Rayner, Sr:
Born: January 5, 1804 - Warwick Orange County New York
Died: May 18, 1879 Mason Ingham County MI
Spouse: Emily Meech Rayner:
Born: 1817 Death: 1873
Find A Grave Links included below
John Sr & Emily Rayner Children:
--- William H Rayner: 1836-1905
John Rayner Jr: 1839-1883
Aaron Jehiel Rayner: 1841-1919
Emma O Rayner: 1844-1927
Charles B Rayner: 1849-1850
Barney C Rayner: 1853-1883
Charles J Rayner: 1856-1911
The Rayner House (currently a private residence - 2015)
Built in 1840 by John Rayner for his family.
Mr. John Rayners accumulated 320 acres of land.
His land provided the ice supply for early Mason
by ponds that were dug and located in what is
now "Rayner Park" - The grounds also include a
blacksmith shop and an ice house.
It is noted that the Chief Okemos's twin sons played with eldest son William Rayner.