Harriet Janette Ryder

Brief Life History of Harriet Janette

When Harriet Janette Ryder was born in January 1862, in Michigan, United States, her father, Guernsey P. Ryder, was 35 and her mother, Maria J. Canute, was 26. She married William T Hall on 9 October 1895, in Shepherd, Isabella, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Lansing, New Hope, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Broomfield Township, Isabella, Michigan, United States in 1930. She died in 1953, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Salt River Cemetery, Shepherd, Isabella, Michigan, United States.

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William T Hall
Harriet Janette Ryder
Marriage: 9 October 1895
William Mason Hall

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  • Hattie J Hall in household of Agnes L Clark, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Hattie J. Ryder - Government record: Census record: birth: January 1864; Michigan, United States
  • Hattie J. Ryder, "Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925"

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Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Rider .

Americanized and Flemish form of Dutch Rijder: occupational name for a mounted warrior or messenger, Middle Dutch rider ‘horseman, rider’.

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

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