William Ryan1

M, b. 14 December 1819, d. 19 June 1880
Father*Daniel Ryan
Mother*Margaret Ryan
Last Edited=7 Mar 2016
     William Ryan was born on 14 December 1819 in Solohead and Oola, County Limerick, Ireland; Godparent was Mary Harrigan. A short biographical note on William written in 1887 states that he was born in 1818 in Tipperary. Note that Solohead and Oola were often condidered a part of Tipperary rather than Limerick in the early 19th century.1,2 He married Margaret Keogh on 3 March 1851 in St. Mary's Church, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, United States; Witnesses for the marriage were Daniel and Bridget Ryan.3,4 William Ryan died on 19 June 1880 in La Prairie Township, Stark County, Illinois, United States, at age 60.5 He was buried in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Camp Grove, Marshall County, Illinois, United States.5
     He immigrated in 1847 to New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.2,6 He appeared on the census of 30 June 1860 in La Prairie Township, Stark County, Illinois, United States; Mary Day, daughter of Darby and Johanna Day, is in William's household as a servant.7 He appeared on the census of 15 June 1870 in La Prairie Township, Stark County, Illinois, United States.8 He appeared on the census of 9 June 1880 in La Prairie Township, Stark County, Illinois, United States.9

Family: Margaret Keogh b. 31 Jul 1826, d. 29 Jan 1899

Citations

  1. [S162] Roots Ireland, online http://www.rootsireland.ie
  2. [S377] M. A. Leeson, Documents and biography pertaining to the settlement and progress of Stark County, Illinois, p. 635.
  3. [S436] Obituary Margaret Keogh Ryan.
  4. [S443] William Ryan and Margaret Keogh entry, Marriage Record (March 3, 1851.)
  5. [S14] Darby Day, Index of Cemetery, October 23, 1956 Dennis Day Files.
  6. [S390] Obituary John F. Ryan.
  7. [S380] June 30, 1860 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  8. [S381] June 15, 1870 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  9. [S382] June 9, 1880 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  10. [S378] Letter, Mary Shepard to Dennis Day, February 27, 2009, From a copied obituary for Rev. Daniel Ryan (1918).
  11. [S379] Obituary Mary Ellen Ryan Day.