Dennis Hilson Ryland

26 May 1896–15 December 1962 (Age 66)
Louisiana, United States

The Life Summary of Dennis Hilson

When Dennis Hilson Ryland was born on 26 May 1896, in Louisiana, United States, his father, Alvin Wyatt Ryland, was 41 and his mother, Mary Catherine Keene, was 34. He married Myrtie Carline McCullin on 13 May 1912, in Rapides, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Rapides, Louisiana, United States in 1930 and Ward Two, Rapides, Louisiana, United States in 1940. He died on 15 December 1962, in Alexandria, Rapides, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Rapides, Louisiana, United States.

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Dennis Hilson Ryland
Myrtie Carline McCullin
Marriage: 13 May 1912
Opal Elizabeth Ryland
Elton Murrell Ryland
Jack Sprat Ryland

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  • Marriage
    13 May 1912Rapides, Louisiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 2
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 4
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 20
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who lived by an area of land where rye was grown (Middle English rie ‘rye’ + land, lond) or who lived at a place called Ryland with the same meaning. The singular form is often a later alteration of the plural form Rylands; see Roylance .Norwegian: habitational name from any of the three farmsteads in Fjordane and Hordaland so named from an unexplained first element + land ‘(piece of) land, farm’.Americanized form of German Reiland .

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Dennis Ryland, "United States Census, 1920"
    • D H Ryland in entry for Valrey L Lord, "Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979"
    • Dennis Hilson Ryland, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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