Charles Ryther

about 1804–2 July 1888 (Age 84)

The Life of Charles

When Charles Ryther was born about 1804, in World, his father, Asa Ryther, was 22 and his mother, Anna Winslow, was 24. He married Elsie Ann Lewis on 25 April 1850, in Orleans, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. He lived in Coventry, Orleans, Vermont, United States for about 20 years. He died on 2 July 1888, at the age of 84, and was buried in Newport, Orleans, Vermont, United States.

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Charles Ryther
Elsie Ann Lewis
Marriage: 25 April 1850
Harlin Valentine Ryther
Henry F. Ryther
James T. Ryther
Osman C. Ryther
Orman Eris Ryther
Elmer E. Ryther

Spouse and Children

25 April 1850
Orleans, Vermont, United States


    Harlin Valentine Ryther


    Henry F. Ryther


    James T. Ryther



    Orman Eris Ryther


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings


    Anna Winslow




    James Ryther



World Events (8)


Age 0

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1804 · The Twelfth Amendment

Age 0

With not having a very clear statement in the Constitution about Presidents and Vice Presidents, the Twelfth Amendment was Born. Before the Electoral College could cast two votes for those that they saw fit for President. This was changed to just one electoral vote for President and one electoral vote for Vice President. With the amount of people even allowed to vote, there was no way for there to be a tie during the elections.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 26

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of German Reither, a variant of Reiter .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Charles Ryther, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Charles V Ryther, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Charles Ryther in entry for Osman C Ryther, "Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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