John Ryan

M, b. 2 March 1819, d. 31 January 1890
Father*Cornelius Ryan1
Mother*Hanora Donnell1
Last Edited=1 Mar 2016
     John Ryan was born on 2 March 1819 in Solohead and Oola, County Limerick, Ireland; Godparents were Thomas Donovan and Sophia Donovan.2 He married Margaret Hickey, daughter of John Hickey and Honora Ryan, on 15 February 1841 in Solohead and Oola, County Limerick, Ireland; Witnesses were James Hickey and Catherine Hanly.2 John Ryan married Winnefred Ryan, daughter of John Ryan and Mary Brown, on 20 May 1851 in St. Mary's Church, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, United States; The name on the marriage record is Winnie Ryan.3 John Ryan married Winnefred Ryan, daughter of John Ryan and Mary Brown, on 7 November 1878 in Valley Township, Stark County, Illinois, United States; The marriage record indicates that this marriage is the second for Winifred and the third for John. Winifred lists her parents as John Ryan and Mary Brown. John lists his parents as Cornelius Ryan and Hannah McDonald (Donnell). It appears that John and Winifred separated for a short period of time around 1870 but then reconciled and re-married.4 John Ryan died on 31 January 1890 in Valley Township, Stark County, Illinois, United States, at age 70; The obituary for John Ryan indicates he was born in County Limerick in 1814 and came to America in 1848. For a number of years before his death, John suffered from rheumatism.5,6 He was buried on 2 November 1890 in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Camp Grove, Marshall County, Illinois, United States.5,6
     He appeared on the census of 18 July 1860 in Stark County, Illinois, United States.7 He appeared on the census of 28 July 1870 in Valley Township, Stark County, Illinois, United States; John's wife Winifred is not living with him but rather hext to William Ryan in La Prairie Township in Marshall County.8 He appeared on the census of 8 June 1880 in Valley Township, Stark County, Illinois, United States.9

Family 1: Margaret Hickey b. 22 Aug 1811, d. 1850

Family 2: Winnefred Ryan b. 1825, d. 9 Mar 1889

Citations

  1. [S39] County Clerk's Office, Vital Records Stark County, The marriage record for John Ryan and Winnefred Ryan list their parents' names.
  2. [S162] Roots Ireland, online http://www.rootsireland.ie
  3. [S442] John Ryan and Winnie Ryan entry, Marriage Record (May 20, 1851).
  4. [S39] County Clerk's Office, Vital Records Stark County.
  5. [S14] Darby Day, Index of Cemetery, October 23, 1956 Dennis Day Files.
  6. [S440] Obituary John Ryan.
  7. [S163] July 10, 1860 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  8. [S164] July 28, 1870 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  9. [S166] June 8, 1880 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  10. [S164] July 28, 1870 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States, Roll: M593_278; Page: 466B; Image: 248; Family History Library Film: 545777.