George Rayment was probably born in 1578 as he was christened on January 20, 1578, at Carlton MacKrell, Somerset, England.  The parish records show his father was Robert Rayment of Charlton Mackrell.His mother was Joane Crocker buried at Charlton on 8 November 1596.
About 1619 he married Mary Shell.
Their children were Elizabeth born 1620, Maurice baptized 24 April 1621, George born in Compton and died in Beverly in 1703, and William born 1637 and died in Beverly on 29 January 1709.  Other children were: John Raymond b. 1616 George Raymond b. 1618 Jane Raymond b. 1620 Dorothy Raymond b. 1624 Mary Raymond b. 1629 Joanna Raymond b. 1631 Martha Raymond b. 1634
WILL: GEORGE RAYMENT of the parish of St. John's in Glaston in the Co. of Somerset, 26 June 1651, proved 30 October 1651.
My body to be buried in the churchyard of St. John'ls &c. To my daughter Dorothy Robins and her child forty shillings, and all the goods that I have in the house that I lived in, in the churchyard, I give to said daughter Dorothy Robins, and my best breeches and jacket and my best shoes to my daughter Dorothy's husband of Streete. To the wife of my son Maurice Rayment and her child forty shillings.�Item, I give and bequeath to William Rayment my son that is in New England six pounds, to be paid if ever he doth come to Glaston to demand it. Item, I give and bequeath to Elizabeth Rayment my daughter that is in New England twenty shillings, to be paid if ever she doth come to Glaston to demand it. To John Seemer, the son of William Seemer of the said Glaston, twenty shillings. Twenty shillings I give to discharge my funeral expenses. All the rest of my goods &c. I give to Maurice Rayment my son, whom i make my whole and sole executor. For over seers I do appoint William Seemer and William Billocks. (Then follows the date.) Item, I give to John Rayment my son that is in New England one shilling.�The witnesses were William Seemer, William Zealee (by mark) and George Rosier. Grey, 195.��
George was buried in October 1651 at St. Johns, Glastonbury, Somerset, England.
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