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Nathaniel RAYLE
(1775-)
Susanna THORNBURGH
(1780-)
Martha McCALEB
(1791-)
Thornburg RAYLE
(1819-1896)
Malinda McCALEB
(1822-)
Robert Lee RAYLE
(1848-1886)

 

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Charlotta Melinda PARRISH

Robert Lee RAYLE

  • Born: 21 Aug 1848, , Randolph County, North Carolina 1
  • Marriage: Charlotta Melinda PARRISH on 31 Aug 1871
  • Died: 12 Dec 1886 at age 38 1
  • Buried: Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina 1 2
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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Alt. Marriage, 1870. 3

Census: 1880, 18 Jun 1880, Friendship, Guilford County, North Carolina. 4

Alt. Death, 1888. 3


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Robert married Charlotta Melinda PARRISH, daughter of John Henry PARRISH and Grisy Ann FRANKLIN, on 31 Aug 1871. (Charlotta Melinda PARRISH was born in Dec 1852 in , , North Carolina,5 6 died on 8 Dec 1923 7 8 9 and was buried on 10 Dec 1923 in Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina 2 8.)


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1 Tombstone photograph; privately held by Autumn Dipert Brown, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Greensboro, North Carolina;
Robert L. Rayle
Born
Aug. 21, 1848
Died
Dec 12, 1886
Aged 38 Yrs 3 Mo.
& 12 Da;
[A calculation of the dates on the stone indicate he would have been 38 years, 3 months and 21 days. It is likely the stonecutter transposed 21 days to "12".]

2 Mrs. J. S. Welborn, North Carolina Tombstone Records (High Point, North Carolina: n.p., 1934), 72;
Charlotte Rayle Henley wife W. M. Henley d. 12-11-1923 age 71 yrs.
. . .
W. H. Parrish 8-15-1852--1-26-1872
Grisey Ann Parrish wife J. H. Parrish d 1-6-1892
Robert L. Rayle 8-21-1848--12-12-1886

3 "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.

4 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.

5 1860 U.S. census, Fulton, Georgia population schedule, Atlanta, p. 841, dwelling 968, family 1070, J. H. Parish; digital images, Ancestry(www.ancestry.com : accessed 18 Nov 2008); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M653, roll M653_122;
J. H. Parish, 35, a blacksmith, was living with his wife, Gozce, 34, and children, Cornelia, 14, William H., 10, Colotte, 8, Marietta, 5, Alace, 3 and Virginia, 4/12 in Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia.

6 1870 U.S. census, Guilford, North Carolina population schedule, Friendship, p. 83, dwelling 98, family 98, John Parrish; digital images, Ancestry(www.ancestry.com : accessed 10 Nov 2008); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M593, roll M593_1140;
John, 47, a blacksmith, was living with his wife, Ann, 44, and children, Charlotte, 18, Mary, 15, Alice, 13, Virginia, 10, John, 5, and Lucy, 2 in Guilford County, North Carolina.

7 Guilford, North Carolina, death certificate no. 421 (1923), Charolotte Henley;
Charlotte Parrish Rayle Henley, a house worker, died 8 Dec 1923 in Deep River, Guilford County, North Carolina of Pneumonia. Her residence at time of death was Kernersville, Forsyth County, North Carolina. She was born 28 Dec 1850 in Johnson County, Tennessee and was the widow of W. M. Henley. Her parents were J. H. Parrish and Grizey Ann Franklin, both born in Johnson County, Tennessee. She was buried in Friendship Cemetery, Friendship, Guilford County, North Carolina by Linville and Linville of Kernersville.
The death certificate states she was 72 years 0 months and 10 days old. Based on this, her birth date would have been 28 Nov 1853.

8 "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.

9 Autumn Dipert Brown Photograph; privately held by Autumn Dipert Brown, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Greensboro, North Carolina;
Charlotta Rayle
Wife of Wm. Henley
Died Dec. 11, 1923
Aged 71 Yrs
At Rest;
The date is wrong per the death certificate and the obituary.



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