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From: Burger <>
Subject: Re: [MDSTMARY-L]
Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2003 17:42:02 -0500
I have this improbable collection of wives for John B. Raley b 1804. If I'm
right can anybody tell me the parents of wife # 3, Jane M. Drury? The
parents of the other wives would be nice, but I would really like to
identify Jane M. Drury. Thanks Judith Burger
Descendants of John B. Raley
1  John B. Raley b: March 21, 1804 in See Notes d: November 04, 1879
in St. Mary's County, Maryland Burial: St. John's Roman Catholic Cemetery,
Hollywood, St. Mary's County, Maryland
. +Maria Thompson m: February 12, 1828 in St. Mary's County, Maryland
*2nd Wife of  John B. Raley:
. +Ann Thompson m: April 23, 1834 in St. Mary's County, Maryland d: June
*3rd Wife of  John B. Raley:
. +Jane M. Drury b: December 31, 1822 m: September 18, 1856 in St. Mary's
County, Maryland d: September 16, 1871 in St. Mary's County, Maryland
Burial: St. John's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Hollywood, St. Mary's County,
*4th Wife of  John B. Raley:
. +Mary Catherine Alvey m: September 23, 1872 in St. Mary's County,
----- Original Message -----
From: "Linda Reno" <>
Sent: Wednesday, February 12, 2003 5:13 PM
Subject: RE: [MDSTMARY-L]
> Samuel (first name sometimes given as Lemuel) Dominick Thompson, b. 1839
> the son of Clement A. Thompson and Elizabeth Jane Power.
> I have his wife as Alice M. "Ally" Raley, b. 1845, daughter of George
> Francis Raley and Mary Elizabeth Spalding.
> John B. Raley (I do not have his middle name as William), was b. 3/21/1804
> (not 1835) and he m. first, Maria Thompson, 2/12/1828. Yes, they had a
> daughter named Mary Alice Thompson, but she was born in 1832.
> Fresco: Samuel Dominick Thompson, 27, m. Alice M. Raley, 18, 1/15/1866 at
> St. John's Church. Wit.: Frank Hilton, Mary Ramona Jarboe.
> Based on the information provided in this marriage record, the Alice Raley
> was who married Samuel Dominick Thompson, was born about 1844, therefore,
> would have to disagree with your assumption that Alice M. Raley, b. 1832,
> was his wife.
> I wasn't able to figure out who Mary Ramona Jarboe was. I checked her as
> single woman and then I checked the Jarboe marriages, but no luck.
> Linda Reno
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dobricky, John [mailto:]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 12, 2003 3:27 PM
> Subject: [MDSTMARY-L]
> Hi Linda! I think (notice that I said, "think" and not "know") that Mary
> Alice Raley (daughter of John William Raley (b. 1835) and his first wife
> Maria Thompson (married 1828)) almost certainly married (on 1/15/1866 at
> John's RCC) SAMUEL DOMINICK THOMPSON (b. 1844). FRANK HILTON and MARY
> RAMONA JARBOE were witnesses.
> Let me explain. My mother, MARY PEARLE RALEY DOBRICKY (b. 1910 and d.
> had a first cousin, RAMONA RALEY (daughter of mom's uncle, JOHN F. RALEY).
> The name "RAMONA" is so rare in SMC (to my knowledge, anyway) that this
> occurrence of the name (above) can't be a coincidence.
> Do you know who SAMUEL DOMINICK THOMPSON (b. 1844) was? I think this
> be crucial in my figuring out my Thompsons. Thanks ahead of time! John