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Ray Richard Runciman

Male 1878 - 1956  (78 years)


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  • Name Ray Richard Runciman  [1
    Born 26 Jan 1878  Cobourg, Northumberland Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • not immediately obvious ONT
    Gender Male 
    Census 20 Jan 1920  Rockford, Winnebago Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • RUNCIMAN: Ray R renting 41, emig 1883, nat. 1885, b CAN F b Scotland M b CAN, salesman commercial; Wholesale .. house; wife Viola M 33 theatre cashier b IL F b France M b WI;
    Reference Number 62476 
    Died 10 Dec 1956  Rockford, Winnebago Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    • Dth notice Register Republic: 1956-12-10
      Ray Richard Runciman, 78, 2211 Oxford st., a Rockford resident 40 years, died at 3:30 a.m. today in his home after a lengthy illness.
      He was born Jan. 16, 1878, in Cobourg, Ont. Can., the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Runciman. He came to Rockford from Chicago. He married the former Jennie Castner June 16, 1924 in Rockford. For 38 years he was employed by the Rockford Wholesale Grocery company and retired in 1942. During the Spanish-American war, he served in the infantry.
      Besides his widow Mr Runciman is survived by a cousin, John Runciman, Cobourg, Ont.
      Services will be held at 3pm Wednesday in the Julian-Poorman funeral home, 304 N. 5th st., with the Rev. J. Rodman Williams, pastor of the First Presbyterian church; officiating. Burial will be in Willwood Burial park. There will be no visitation."
    Person ID I62476  Runciman Lineage 1b - "Wiliam of Crail"
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2012 

    Father Richard Runciman,   b. 06 May 1848, Prestonkirk, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1927, Rockford, Winnebago Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Kate Ray,   b. 17 May 1846, Eldon, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1923, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 13 Sep 1876  Eldon Twp, Thorah, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Richard 27 b Haddington s/o William RUNCIMAN and Jane FRANCE, baker, resid. Coburg; Kate, 28 born/resid. Eldon d/o Angus RAY and Euphemia MacFADYEN, both Presby.
    Census 05 Jun 1880  Littleton, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • RUNCIMAN: Richard 32 baker b Scotland F/M b Scotland; wife Katie 30 keeping hse b CAN F/M b Scotland; Son Ray 2 b CAN F b Scotland M b CAN;
    Census 1910  Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • RUNCIMAN: Richard 61 baker own shop, 1st marr. 33 yrs b Scotland F/M b Scotland, emig 1868, nat. ; wife Kate R 58 saleswoman own shop marr 33 yrs 2 children 1 living, b CAN F/M b Scotland, emig 1879; Servant Viola ?DROSKY? b IL, F b Portugal M b ?, marr. 1 child, living;
    Family ID F28  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Viola M Renaud,   b. Abt 1887, ?Elgin, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 10 May 1912  Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • cert. shows Ray R RUNCIMAN, 34, of Chicago, Cook Co, IL; Viola M RENAUD, 25 of Elgin, Dupage Co., IL
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F36  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jennie June Castner,   b. 08 Mar 1884,   d. Dec 1965, Rockford, Winnebago Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 21 Jun 1924  Winnebago Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F37  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jan 1878 - Cobourg, Northumberland Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 May 1912 - Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 20 Jan 1920 - Rockford, Winnebago Co, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Jun 1924 - Winnebago Co., Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Dec 1956 - Rockford, Winnebago Co, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2494] USA: WWII draft cards 1942, Url: Ancestry.com, Ray Richard RUNCIMAN, b. 26 Jan 1878 Coburg, Ontario, Canada, from Roll 30955_165945; Local board: Rockford , Illinois, extracted Feb 2010.

    2. [S808] Census: USA, 1880 Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire; Roll T9_765; Family History Film: 1254765; Page: 334.4000; Enumeration District: 95; Image: 0390, hsehold of Richard & Kate RUNCIMAN, extracted Feb 2010.

    3. [S808] Census: USA, 1920 Rockford Ward 2, Winnebago, Illinois; Roll T625_416; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 178; Image: 952, hsehold of Ray R and Viola M RUNCIMAN, extracted Feb 2010.

    4. [S3120] GenealogyBank Newspapers, Url: http://GenealogyBank.com, Dth 10 Dec 1956 Ray Richard RUNCIMAN, Rockford, IL, from Register Republic 1956-12-10, extracted Jan 2012.

    5. [S5] Ancestry.com, Marr. 13 Sep 1876 Richard RUNCIMAN & Kate RAY, from Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1857-1924 Film MS932_21 Thorah Div, extracted Jan 2008.

    6. [S808] Census: USA, 1910 Chicago Ward 35, Cook, Illinois; Roll T624_283; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 1518; Image: 4, hsehold of Richard & Kate R RUNCIMAN, extracted Feb 2010.

    7. [S1597] FamilySearch Labs Record Search (LDS), Marr. 10 May 1912 Ray R (34) RUNCIMAN & Viola M(25) RENAUD, Chicago, Cook Co., IL, from Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920, extracted from image Jan 2012.

    8. [S2342] Miscellaneous RUNCIMAN web searches and correspondence, Marr. 21 Jun 1924 Ray (47) RUNCIMAN Jennie J CASTNER, Winnebago Co., IL, from http://files.usgwarchives.net/il/winnebago/vitals/marriages/marrrot.txt, extracted Jan 2012.