John B. Ryon

1799–1860 (Age 61)
Clark, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John B.

When John B. Ryon was born in 1799, in Clark, Kentucky, United States, his father, Philip Henry Ryon, was 46 and his mother, Marcia Bridges, was 42. He married Lucy Smith Throckmorton on 13 October 1829, in Clark, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He died in 1860, at the age of 61.

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John B. Ryon
Lucy Smith Throckmorton
Marriage: 13 October 1829
Elizabeth J. Ryon
Marcia J. Ryon
Alvein Ryon
Mildred F. Ryon
William Ryon
Ann Ryon
Anna Woodson Ryon
Susan Ryon

Spouse and Children

13 October 1829
Clark, Kentucky, United States


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+7 More Children

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1801 · Cane Ridge Revival

Age 2

The Cane Ridge Revival took place for six days in Cane Ridge, Kentucky. From August 6, 1801- August 12 or 13, 1801, around 20 thousand people gathered together for what was called the Second Great Awakening.
1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 19

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.

Name Meaning

Perhaps a variant spelling of Irish Ryan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John B Ryon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John B Ryon, "United States Census, 1830"
  • John B Ryon, "United States Census, 1840"

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