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Robert Boyd HAINING
(1856 –1939)
Elizabeth Allan BALMER
(1857 –1939)
Robert McGILL
(1854 –1923)
(1856 –1888)
George Balmer HAINING
Agnes Scott McGILL
(1880 –1964)
Margaret Jean HAINING
(1916 –1997)


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Spouses & Children

1. husb RANSON

2. John Albert PYLE

Margaret Jean HAINING 2 3 4
  • Born: 19 March 1916, Watford, Hertfordshire, England 3 4 5 6
  • Marriage (1): husb RANSON about 1940 in prob California, USA
  • Marriage (2): John Albert PYLE on 22 April 1944 in Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA 1
  • Died: 19 December 1997, Orangevale, Sacramento County, California, USA at age 81 6 7
  • Buried: 29 December 1997, Fair Oaks, Sacramento County, California, USA 7

bullet   Cause of her death was congestive heart failure.7

bullet   Other names for Margaret were Gretta HAINING, Margaret J. HAINING,5 Spud HAINING, Gretta PYLE,6 Gretta Jean PYLE, Margaret Jean PYLE, Spud PYLE and Gretta Jean RANSON.


bullet  Death Notes

at 6:55 pm

bullet  Burial Notes

Mount Vernon Memorial Park


bullet  Recorded Events in Her Life

  • Nickname: Gretta or Spud.
  • Arrival: from Trinidad on the steamship "Venezuela", on 21 July 1924, in Plymouth, Devonshire, England.
  • She traveled from Southampton to New York on the SS Majestic with his family in April 1930. 4 Departure:  16 April 1930; arrival: 22 April 1930.
  • She worked as a student on 16 April 1930 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. 4
  • She petitioned for naturalization on 14 September 1955 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA.
  • She petitioned for naturalization on 23 January 1961 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA.
  • She was naturalized on 17 March 1961 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA.
  • She had a residence in 1961 in Sylmar, Los Angeles County, California, USA.
  • She worked as a secretary.
  • Her Social Security Number was 549-01-3368. 6


Margaret married husb RANSON about 1940 in prob California, USA. (husb RANSON was born about 1911 in prob California, USA 8.)


Margaret next married John Albert PYLE, son of Leonardus Adrianus Johannus PYLE and Johanna Maria VAN OSS, on 22 April 1944 in Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA.1 The marriage ended in divorce in December 1966. (John Albert PYLE was born on 22 November 1921 in Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA, died on 14 January 2006 in Grants Pass, Josephine County, Oregon, USA 7 and was buried in 2006 in Eagle Point, Jackson County, Oregon, USA.). The cause of his death was lung cancer.7

bullet  Recorded Events about their Marriage




bullet   Sources   bullet

  1. Marriage Certificate (digital or paper copy of official marriage record privately held by Kirsty M. Haining), 1944 John A. Pyle and Gretta J. Haining marriage license and certificate in Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA.
  2. Kirsty M. Haining.
  3. John B. Craven, "The Hainings and the Cravens: A Twentieth Century Family History" (mss. privately published in 1995, but it was a work in progress. John continued to update, add content, and re-write his manuscript up until his death in 2014.).
  4. Ancestry.com, New York, Passenger Lists, 1820 –1957 [database on-line] (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Original data: Records of the U.S. Customs Service, Record Group 36; and Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service; National Archives, Washington, DC), 1930 April 22, SS Majestic, arriving New York from Southampton (departed 16 Apr 1930), Source Citation: Year: 1930; Microfilm serial: T715; Microfilm roll: T715_4720; Lines: 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7.
  5. Ancestry.com, "England & Wales, Birth Index: 1916 – 2005," database, The Generations Network, Inc., Ancestry.com  (www.ancestry.com : 2008), (www.ancestry.com : accessed 12 March 2009), entry for Margaret J. Haining, volume 3a, page 1650, Apr May Jun quarter 1916, Hertfordshire district, Watford sub-district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.
  6. Ancestry.com, California, Death Index, 1940 –1997 [database on-line] (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000. Original data: State of California. California Death Index, 1940 –1997. Sacramento, CA, USA: State of California Department of Health Services, Center for Health Statistics), Gretta Jean Pyle death, 19 Dec 1997, Sacramento County, California.
  7. Personal knowledge of John Boyd Craven (1930 – 2014), family historian.
  8. Kirsty M. Haining, Estimated date. Estimates are based off of known event dates (birth dates, christening dates, marriage dates, graduation dates, retirement events, death dates, etc.) from the lives of the individual's immediate ancestors or descendants. Women are estimated to be roughly 20 years older than the birth of the first child; men are about 5 years older than their wives; siblings are estimated at 2 years apart.
  9. Ancestry.com, California, Divorce Index, 1966 –1984 [database online] (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: State of California. California Divorce Index, 1966 –1984. Microfiche. Center for Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, California).

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