Edward Ryan

14 July 1885–
Pinconning, Bay, Michigan, United States

The Life of Edward

When Edward Ryan was born on 14 July 1885, in Pinconning, Bay, Michigan, United States, his father, Edward Alfred Ryan, was 31 and his mother, Irene Ford, was 36.

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Family Time Line

Edward Alfred Ryan
1854–1931
Irene Ford
1848–1929
Earl Alfred Ryan
1880–1918
Ellen Ryan
1885–1942
Edward Ryan
1885–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 2

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."

Name Meaning

1 Irish: simplified form of Mulryan.2 Irish: reduced form of O’Ryan , an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Riagháin (modern Irish Ó Riain) ‘descendant of Rian’; Ó Maoilriain ‘descendant of Maoilriaghain’, or Ó Ruaidhín ‘descendant of the little red one’. Ryan is one of the commonest surnames in Ireland; there has been considerable confusion with Regan .3 Americanized spelling of German Rein .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Ryan, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Edward Ryan, "Michigan, Births, 1867-1902"
  • Edward Ryan, "Michigan, Births and Christenings, 1775-1995"

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