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Our Raymond Family

Charles Wesley RAYMOND 1871-1952, in Pasadena, CA, married Amanda BOLEN,1896 they have a son, Willard Wesley RAYMOND 1900-1942, married Lydia MROWKA 1921, have a son which they also named Willard Wesley Raymond.

Willard Wesley RAYMOND 1923-1987, married Ruby SISTRUNK 1928-1998, in San Diego Co, CA, their son John Wesley RAYMOND, 1947---married Sharen MAXWELL, have 5 girls and 2 boys. Their eldest son, John Wesley RAYMOND 1966---married Theresa VANDERWERF, have a daughter, Morgan Marie b.1997, and a son Dylan Paul b.2002. John and Sharen's youngest son, Jared Paul RAYMOND 1978-2003.


Our History

Comfort Raymond I, b.07/15/1711, Fairfield, CN, d.03/25/1799, fairfield, CN, m."Mrs. Raymond," b.1707, New London, CN, d. 11/17/1729, Fairfield, CN.

Comfort Raymond II, b.1730, Norwalk, Fairfild, CN, d.unk, Norwalk, Fairfield, CN, m. Violetta "Raymond," Fairfield, CN,b.1744. Had 7 children including the last who died in childbirth: Zacheus (see below); Uriah; Richard; David; Rachel; Robert; Female child, first name unk, died with Violetta in childbirth.

Zacheus Raymond, b.03/24/1767, c.03/30/1767 in New Canaan, Fairfield, CN, d.12/09/1844, m. Sarah Sears, 11/1787, Duchess, NY, b.1767, Duchess, NY, d.09/26/1860, Columbus Twp, PA, Buried: Curtis Cemetary, Columbus, Warren, PA. Moved to Columbus Twp, Warren PA, ca.1818. Zacheus/Sarah had 11 children: Seth Sears (see below); Lewis; Napoleon; Mary; Enoch; Matilda; Harry Hayes(6th child listed on gov't file AFN:ISZLGSL); Lorenzo; Alonzo; Howard; Charles; Phillip.

Seth Raymond and Eunice Dimon from Fairfield, Connecticut had a son, Charles Raymond in 1813.

Charles Raymond 1813-1871 married to Harriet Amanda Nickerson had a son, Charles Beardsley Raymond.

Charles Beardsley Raymond 1840-1913, had a son, Charles Wesley Raymond. Charles was born in Missouri and moved to Illinois.

Charles Wesley Raymond was born in Illinois 1871, died 1952. Married Amanda Bolen in 1896 and had a son named Willard Wesley Raymond in 1900.

Charles Beardsley served in the civil war under general Logan in the 7th Illinois Infantry. He had 3 brothers. Seth Leander, Theodore Dimon and Henry Hubert.

Charles Wesley had a great uncle named William. He deserted the U.S. Army during the war with Mexico, (about 1842) and fled to Honolulu. He was believed to have become quite wealthy.


Seth L., Theodore and Henry H.

Seth L., was the oldest. He became know as Captain Raymond in the Civil War.

Theodore was a drummer boy in the Civil War. Later he settled in Missouri. Did well in the lumber industry and served in the Missouri State Legislature. He had a child named Effee.

Henry H., was too young to serve in the Civil War. He had 4 sons. Walter, Braiden, Harry and Herbert who past away as a child.

Walter was the genealogist of that day and reports we are related to Sir Walter Raymond, a nobleman with French and English ancestry.


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