Donald A. Ryan

22 May 1907–8 November 1988 (Age 81)
Sugarbush, Franklin, Franklin, New York, United States

The Life of Donald A.

When Donald A. Ryan was born on 22 May 1907, in Sugarbush, Franklin, Franklin, New York, United States, his father, Thomas Ryan, was 37 and his mother, Anna J Keese, was 31. He married Elizabeth Frances Sweeney on 2 October 1928, in Saranac Lake, Harrietstown, Franklin, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Harrietstown, Harrietstown, Franklin, New York, United States for about 10 years. He died on 8 November 1988, in Saranac Lake, Harrietstown, Franklin, New York, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Saranac Lake, Harrietstown, Franklin, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Donald A. Ryan
1907–1988
Elizabeth Frances Sweeney
1909–2000
Marriage: 2 October 1928
Mary Ryan
1930–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 October 1928
Saranac Lake, Harrietstown, Franklin, New York, United States
children

(1)

    Mary Ryan

    Female1930–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Ryan

    Male1870–Male

    Anna J Keese

    Female1875–1961Female

siblings

(8)

    Leo Ryan

    Male1895–Male

    James Ryan

    Male1898–Male

    Marian Ryan

    Female1900–Female

    Raymond Ryan

    Male1902–Male

    Female1904–1985Female

+3 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.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 10

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1929

Age 22

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Donald Ryan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald Ryan in household of Thomas Ryan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Donald Ryan in household of Thomas Ryan, "United States Census, 1910"

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