Charles Harrison Ryder

6 February 1840–30 October 1897 (Age 57)
Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Charles Harrison

When Charles Harrison Ryder was born on 6 February 1840, in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Stephen Clark Ryder, was 25 and his mother, Caroline K. Reed, was 25. He married Jane Ashley Clark on 27 November 1862, in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 30 October 1897, in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Rock, Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Harrison Ryder
1840–1897
Jane Ashley Clark
1837–1912
Marriage: 27 November 1862
Harry Martin Ryder
1863–1911
Alice Clark Ryder
1868–1930
Amy Corry Ryder
1872–
Alma Jane Ryder
1874–1987
Chester Herman Ryder
1877–1916
Clarence Herbert Ryder Jr
1878–1903

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 November 1862
Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Stephen Clark Ryder

    Male1815–1890Male

    Caroline K. Reed

    Female1815–1891Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (7)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 23

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

1 English and Irish: variant spelling of Rider .2 Dutch: occupational name for a mounted warrior or messenger, Middle Dutch rider.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Charles H Rider, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Charles Ryder in entry for Chester H Ryder, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Charles Ryder in entry for Chester H Ryder, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"

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