Cleona Lily Ryan

18 June 1907–3 March 1965 (Age 57)
Terry, Hinds, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Cleona Lily

When Cleona Lily Ryan was born on 18 June 1907, in Terry, Hinds, Mississippi, United States, her father, William Markham Ryan, was 32 and her mother, Bertha Della Millward, was 30. She married George Eldon Young on 12 December 1924, in Brighton, Adams, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Loveland, Larimer, Colorado, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 37 Northwest Fort Lupton, Weld, Colorado, United States in 1930. She died on 3 March 1965, in Denver, Colorado, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Platteville, Weld, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Eldon Young
Cleona Lily Ryan
Marriage: 12 December 1924
Burl Ray Young

Spouse and Children

12 December 1924
Brighton, Adams, Colorado, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Markham Ryan


    Bertha Della Millward





    Arthur Ryan


    Baby Girl Ryan




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1909 · Garden of the Gods Park

Age 2

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 16

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

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)

  • Cleona Ryan in household of William Ryan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cleona Young in household of Lester Hawthorne, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cleona Ryan in household of William Ryan, "United States Census, 1910"

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