From: The Oakland Tribune, 02 May 1904, p. 2, Column 3
Young Minister is Called
The Rev. T. S. Rayson, a Presbyterian minister, whose pastorate is at Newark, died yesterday morning at Fabiola Hospital after an illness of one week. The deceased was 35 years of age and leaves a widow and two children. Rev. Mr. Rayson had been in this State eight months. He made his influence felt during this short time and he will be missed by many in his field of labor.
The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon, Rev. H. W. Fraser and Rev. E. E. Baker will officiate. The music will be furnished by a choir selected from the various Presbyterian churches of the city.