John R Ryan

Brief Life History of John R

When John R Ryan was born on 30 May 1838, in Gilberts Cove, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Patrick Ryan, was 35 and his mother, Maria Mary Thurber, was 35. He married Sarah Amelia Hines in 1861, in Rossway, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada for about 30 years and Digby, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1911. He died on 30 January 1932, in Marshalltown, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 93, and was buried in Marshalltown, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

John R Ryan
1838–1932
Sarah Amelia Hines
1839–1923
Marriage: 1861
Willard Ryan
1862–1929
Eugenia Ryan
1864–
Emma Sophia Ryan
1865–1937
Robert John Ryan
1866–1947
Margaret Gertrude Ryan
1869–1964
Mylicia Ryan
1870–
Susan Ryan
1872–
Samuel Ryan
1872–
Mary Ryan
1873–
Ryan
1874–
John Arthur Ryan
1877–1943
Frederick Ryan
1877–
Bertha Maud Ryan
1881–
Sarah Ryan
1883–
Jennie Rebecca Ryan
1884–1937

Sources (49)

  • John Ryan, "Canada Census, 1871"
  • John, "Canada, Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"
  • John Ryan, "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955"

World Events (4)

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1871

British Columbia joins the confederation.

1909 · First Canadian Flight

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, John Patrick, Dermot, Liam, Paddy, Donovan, Eamon, Eamonn, Kieran, Parnell, Aileen, Brennan.

Irish: shortened form of O'Ryan , an Anglicized form of Ó Riaghain (modern Irish Ó Riain) ‘descendant of Riaghan’, a personal name probably based on the word ‘king’. Ryan is one of the commonest surnames in Ireland, though there has been considerable confusion with Regan .

Irish: shortened from Mulryan (Ó Maoilriaghain).

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

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