Percy Cleveland Ryant

17 November 1892–
East Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Percy Cleveland

When Percy Cleveland Ryant was born on 17 November 1892, in East Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Elmer E. Ryant, was 32 and his mother, Elsie K. Miller, was 19. He married Winifred Emma Weed on 27 June 1921, in Charlton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. He lived in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1935 and Paxton, Paxton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1940.

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Percy Cleveland Ryant
Winifred Emma Weed
Marriage: 27 June 1921

Spouse and Children

27 June 1921
Charlton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1900 · First U.S.  Navy Submarine Constructed

Age 8

The USS Holland was the first commissioned submarine. It was named after John Philip Holland. It had been laid down in November of 1896 and launched a year later. It was acquired and commissioned in 1900 and decommissioned five years later. The submarine was finally sold in 1913 and put on display until it was scrapped in 1932.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 31

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Variant of Irish Ryan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Percey C Bryant, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Percy C Ryant in household of Emma J Weed, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Percy C Ryant in household of Elmer E Ryant, "United States Census, 1910"

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