Mary Ann Stewart

24 May 1837–27 December 1927 (Age 90)
Edgar, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Stewart was born on 24 May 1837, in Edgar, Illinois, United States, her father, James Stewart, was 34 and her mother, Mary Ann Henderson, was 32. She married John Wesley Ryan on 13 January 1864, in Edgar, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Paris Township, Edgar, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Buck Township, Edgar, Illinois, United States in 1910. She died on 27 December 1927, in Paris, Edgar, Illinois, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Paris, Edgar, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wesley Ryan
1828–1894
Mary Ann Stewart
1837–1927
Marriage: 13 January 1864
Mary Etta Ryan
1864–1954
Lucretia J Ryon
1867–1867
Sarah E Ryan
1867–1885
Newton S. Ryon
1871–1907
Edna M Ryan
1873–
Willie Ryan
1875–1875
Ollie Frederick Ryan
1879–1941
Estella Blanche Ryan
1882–1962

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 January 1864Edgar, Illinois, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1839 · From Swamp to Beautiful Place
    Age 2
    By 1829 Venus, Illinois had grown sufficiently and in 1832 was one of the contenders for the new county seat. However, the honor was awarded to a nearby city, Carthage. In 1834 the name Venus was changed to Commerce because the settlers felt that the new name better suited their plans. But during late 1839, arriving members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints bought the small town of Commerce and in April 1840 it was renamed Nauvoo by Joseph Smith Jr., who led the Latter-Day Saints to Nauvoo to escape persecution in Missouri. The name Nauvoo is derived from the traditional Hebrew language. It is notable that by 1844 Nauvoo's population had swollen to around 12,000 residents, rivaling the size of Chicago at the time. After the Latter-Day Saints left the population settled down toward 2,000 people.
    1846
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1863
    Age 26
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 109121;2007: 235783; 2010: 324957)Scottish (Lanarkshire) and English: originally an occupational name for an administrative official of an estate, from Middle English stiward, Old English stigweard, stīweard, a compound of stig ‘house(hold)’ + weard ‘guardian’. In the Anglo-Saxon period this title was used of an officer controlling the domestic affairs of a household, especially of the royal household; after the Norman Conquest it was also used more widely as the native equivalent of Seneschal, for the steward of a manor or manager of an estate. In Scotland the term was also used of a magistrate originally appointed by the king to administer crown lands, forming a stewartry.History: Stuart or Stewart is the surname of one of the great families of Scotland, the royal family of Scotland from the 14th century, and of England from 1603, when James VI of Scotland acceded to the English throne as James I. There were many minor branches of the family left in Britain after the flight of James II in 1688, but not every bearer of the surname can claim relationship with the royal house, even in Scotland. Every great house in medieval England and Scotland had its steward, and in many cases the office gave rise to a hereditary surname. The fall of the house of Stuart in Britain, conversely, led to the establishment of several highly placed branches bearing this surname in continental Europe, which are in most cases related to the old Scottish royal family.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Stuart
    Stewardson
    Steward
    Steuart

    Sources (24)

    • Mary Ann Ryon, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
    • Mary A Ryon in household of Watson Poole, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Mary A. Stewart in entry for John Zimmerman and Ettie M. Ryan, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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