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Genealogy and History of the Family Raynor/Rayner
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4 Complete Publications on one CD - most pdf files are searchable

1.  The Rayners of Raynertown;  A Study of the Descendants of Edward Rayner, 1624-1682, of Ipswich, England to New England, 1634 - to Hempstead, LI, NY, 1644.  Researched by Gerald VanSise Raynor, Co-genealogist of the Raynor Family Association.  This is a hand written text of very limited distribution containing many years of personal by the now deceased (2004) Gerald Raynor.  Unfortunately a typed copy was never completed.  It is approximately 100 pages and finishes with a text Index helping the researcher navigate this magnificent work.  Unfortunately, due to the hand written script, this pdf file could not be indexed but the physical Index at the end of the text is very helpful.  A personal note from Gerald concludes the intro, "I am hopeful that this genealogy will aid in sorting out the ancestry of all the younger Edward Raynor descendants.  We "Edwardians" are proud of our heritage."
2.  THE RAYNORS OF KETCHAPONACK  2004 edition - A Genealogy Compiled By Stuart Payne Howell, Jr., Ed.D. - A Genealogy of the Descendants of Jonathan Raynor Grandson of Thurston Raynor of Southampton, Long island, New York  -  Also includes ADDENDUM to THE RAYNORS OF KETCHAPONACK -  incorporates additions and corrections to the 1998 edition of this genealogy, 61 pages of genealogical data, plus an 11-page Index of Names, Introduction, and List of References.  The ADDENDUM is not an updated genealogy, but rather, a listing of changes to THE RAYNORS OF KETCHAPONACK based on information accumulated since the 3rd edition was published in 1998. Entries with substantial changes are included in their entirety, whereas for entries with minor changes, only the specific changes are noted. 
3.  JOSIAH RAYNOR OF MANORVILLE, LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK AND SOME OF HIS DESCENDANTS, Generations One - Seven: Compiled By Stuart Payne Howell, Jr., Ed.D. January 2000, 203 pages  - NOW includes all Addendums and Suppliments as published through 2004 - approximately an additional 500 pages
4.  Raynor Family History - Descendants of Edward, pioneer who came to America in 1634, by Clinton E. Metz

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