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Thornburg RAYLE
(1819-1896)
Malinda McCALEB
(1822-)
John Henry PARRISH
(Cir 1825-)
Grisy Ann FRANKLIN
(Cir 1827-1892)
Robert Lee RAYLE
(1848-1886)
Charlotta Melinda PARRISH
(1852-1923)
Alonzo Thornburg RAYLE
(1879-1955)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Phebe Ellen FARRINGTON

  • John Clarence RAYLE
  • Betty Sarah Edith RAYLE
  • Arnold Alonzo RAYLE+
  • Alta Louise RAYLE
  • Elsie Faye RAYLE+
  • Robert Earl RAYLE
  • Thomas Guy RAYLE
  • Jack Helm RAYLE
  • Nellie Margaret RAYLE
  • Barbara Rose Ellen RAYLE
  • Billy Donald RAYLE

Alonzo Thornburg RAYLE

  • Born: 1 Oct 1879, , , North Carolina
  • Marriage: Phebe Ellen FARRINGTON on 14 Oct 1909 in , Forsyth County, North Carolina 1
  • Died: 28 Sep 1955 at age 75
  • Buried: 30 Sep 1955, , Guilford County, North Carolina 2
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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Census: 1880, 18 Jun 1880, Friendship, Guilford County, North Carolina. 3

Census: 1920, 23 Mar 1920, Sumner, Guilford County, North Carolina. 4 Alonzo, 41, was living with his wife, Pheobe, 28, and children, John C., 9, Bettie E., 7, Arnold, 5, Louise, 3 1/12, and Elsa F., 11/12 in Sumner. He was a farmer.

Residence, 13 Dec 1923, Guilford, Guilford County, North Carolina. 5

Census: 1930, 26 Apr 1930, Sumner, Guilford County, North Carolina. 6 Lonzy T., 52, was living with his wife, Phebe E., 38, and children, John C., 19, Betty S., 18, Ornold L., 16, Louise A., 14, Elsie F., 11, Earl R., 8, Thomas G., 5, Jack H., 2 8/12, and Nellie M. 8/12 in Sumner. He was a farmer.

Residence: Rt. 8, 11 Jan 1949, Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina. 7

Obituary: Courier-Tribune, 29 Sep 1955, Asheboro, Randolph County, North Carolina. 8

Obituary: Record, 29 Sep 1955, Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina. 9


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Alonzo married Phebe Ellen FARRINGTON, daughter of Thomas Beattie FARRINGTON and Betty Elizabeth WILLIAMS, on 14 Oct 1909 in , Forsyth County, North Carolina.1 (Phebe Ellen FARRINGTON was born on 15 Aug 1891 in , Guilford County, North Carolina, died on 9 Jan 1949 and was buried on 12 Jan 1949 in , Guilford County, North Carolina 10.)


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1 Forsyth, North Carolina, marriage certificate (1909), Alonzo Rayle-Phoebe Farrington; Forsyth County, North Carolina Register of Deeds, Winston-Salem;
Alonzo Rayle applied for a marriage license on 14 Oct 1909. He stated he was of Greensboro, North Carolina, aged 25 years, white and the son of Robert Rayle, dead, and Charlotte Rayle, living and a resident of Persuasive. His intended was Phebe Farrington of Randleman, North Carolina, aged 18 years, white and the daughter of T. B. Farrington, living and a resident of Randleman, North Carolina and Elizabeth Farrington, dead. The license was signed by H. W. Masters, Register of Deeds and witnessed by Alonzo Rayl and Lealah Micheal (Mitchell). The license was issued in Forsyth County, North Carolina.
P. T. Lehman, Justice of the Peace in Forsyth County, united Alonzo Rayle and Phebe Farrington on the same day, 14 Oct 1909 in Salem Township, Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina. F. Stockton, J. H. Zebely and H. W. Masten witnessed the marriage.

2 Tombstone photograph; privately held by Autumn Dipert Brown, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Greensboro, North Carolina;
Alonzo Thornbury
Rayle
Oct 11, 1871
Sept 28, 1955

3 1880 U.S. census, Guilford, North Carolina population schedule, Friendship, enumeration district (ED) 122, p. 26, dwelling 223, family 236, Charlotte Rayl; digital images, Ancestry(www.ancestry.com : accessed 10 Sep 2008); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T9, roll T9_966;
Robert Rayl, 31, a farmer, was living with his wife, Charlotte, 27, and children, William H., 7, Rosa E., 6, Robert L., 5, Minnie B., 4, and Alonzo T., 1 in Friendship, Guilford County, North Carolina. Robert and his parents were born in North Carolina. Charlotte was born in Tennessee and her parents in North Carolina. All the children were born in North Carolina.

4 1920 U.S. census, Guilford, North Carolina population schedule, Sumner, enumeration district (ED) 172, sheet 12B, dwelling 116, family 116, Alonzo Rail; digital images, Ancestry(www.ancestry.com : accessed 20 Sep 2008); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T625, roll T625_1301.

5 "Mrs. Charlotte Henley," (Greensboro)Patriot, 13 Dec 1923, p. 7, col. 3;
Mrs. Charlotte Henley, aged 71, was buried Monday afternoon at Friendship Methodist church, Rev. Mr. Williams conducting the services. Interment was made in the church Cemetery.
Mrs. Henley, who died Saturday at her home near Oak Ridge, had been for many years a consecrated member of the church. She was married in 1870 to Robert Rayle, who died in 1888. to that union eleven children were born, of whom six are living, Mrs. J. J. Newman, Mrs W. Crutchfield, J. V., A. L., Charlie and Harper Rayle, all of Guilford county. Later she was married to William Henley, and to this union thre [sic] children were born, Mrs. Fred Gray, of Thomasville; Mrs. George Pegram and Grover Henley, the two latter of Guilford county. She also leaves 69 grand-children and six great grandchildren.
She was a woman of fine traits of character.

6 1930 U.S. census, Guilford, North Carolina population schedule, Sumner, enumeration district (ED) 81, sheet 21-A, dwelling 385, family 382, Lonzy T. Rayle; digital images, Ancestry(www.ancestry.com : accessed 20 Sep 2008); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T626, roll 1696.

7 "Mrs. Phoebe Rayle," (Greensboro)Record, 11 Jan 1949; ASHEBORO, Jan 11--Mrs. Phoebe Ellen FarringtonRayle, 57, wife of Alonzo L. Rayle of Route 8, Greensboro, died Sunday in Randolph Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Burnett's Chapel Methodist Church and burial will be in the church cemetery. Surviving are her husband; five daughters: Mrs. D. W. Swain of Pleasant Garden, Mrs. Clay Stubblefield of Miami, Fla., Mrs. J. T. Hinson of Route 8, Greensboro. Mrs. V. F. Toomes of Route 1, Randleman, and Miss Barbara Rayle of the home; five sons, J. C. of Asheboro, A. A. of Route 1, Randleman, R. E. of Route 8, Greensboro, and J. H. and Billy of the home; one sister, Mrs. Carl Osborne of Clayville, Va; four brothers, B. R. Farrington, Rehobeth Beach, Del., P.D. Farrington, Ft. Worth, Texas, Alex Farrington of Route 8, Greensboro, and Charlie Farrington of Lamar, Pa., and 14 grandchildren.

8 "Father of Local Resident Passes Wednesday," (Asheboro)The Courier-Tribune, 29 Sep 1955, p. 3, col. 3;
Alonzo Rayle, 85, father of John C. Rayle, of Asheboro, died Wednesday at his home on Greensboro, route 8, after an illness of one month.
Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at Burnett's Chapel Methodist church there and interment was made in the church cemtery.
Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. D. W. Swaim and Mrs. Norman Weatherly of Route 1, Greensboro, Mrs. John T. Hinson of Route 8, Greensboro, Mrs W. T. McMurray of Miami, Fla., and Mrs. B. S. Toomes of Route 1, Randleman; five sons, Robert E. and Jack H. of Route 1, Greensboro, Billy D. of Route 8, Greensboro, Arnold A. of Route 1, Randleman, and John C. of Asheboro; a sister Mrs. Webb Crutchfield of Oak Ridge; 21 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

9 "Alonzo Rayle," (Greensboro)Record, 29 Sep 1955, p. D-12, col. 3;
ASHEBORO, Sept. 29--Alonzo Rayle, 85, died at his home on Route 8, Greensboro, yesterday after an illness of a month. Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. D. W. Swaim and Mrs. Norman Weatherly of Route 1, Greensboro, Mrs. John T. Hinson of Route 8, Greensboro, Mrs. W. T. McMurray of Miami, Floa. and Mrs. B. s. Coombs of Route 1, Randleman; five sons, Robert F. and Jack H. of Route 1, Greensboro, Billy B. of Route 8, Greensboro, Arnold of Route 1, Randleman, and John C. of Asheboro; a sister, Mrs. Webb Crutchfield of Oak Ridge; 21 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral service was held today at 2:30 p.m. at Burnett's Chapel Methodist Church. Burial was in the church cemetery.

10 Tombstone photograph; privately held by Autumn Dipert Brown, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Greensboro, North Carolina.



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