Johnston Scudder Ryall

31 October 1838–4 December 1917 (Age 79)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Johnston Scudder

When Johnston Scudder Ryall was born on 31 October 1838, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Thomas Coleman Ryall, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Scudder, was 18. He lived in Bedford, Bedford, Tennessee, United States in 1850 and Alabama, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1862. He died on 4 December 1917, in Old Spring Hill, Marengo, Alabama, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Coleman Ryall
1809–1897
Elizabeth Scudder
1820–1857
Philip Johnston Ryall
1836–1874
Johnston Scudder Ryall
1838–1917
Albert Prentiss Ryall
1840–1909
Walter Sims Ryall
1841–1914
Thomas Coleman Ryall Jr
1843–1927
Henry Clay Ryall
1845–1923
Elizabeth Rebecca Ryall
1849–1869
Julia Shelby Ryall
1854–1934
William S Ryall
1857–1885

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Coleman Ryall

    Male1809–1897Male

    Elizabeth Scudder

    Female1820–1857Female

siblings

(9)

    Philip Johnston Ryall

    Male1836–1874Male

    Male1838–1917Male

    Albert Prentiss Ryall

    Male1840–1909Male

    Walter Sims Ryall

    Male1841–1914Male

    Male1843–1927Male

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 8

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 11

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 23

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places in England named from Old English ryge ‘rye’ + hyll ‘hill’, e.g. Ryal and Ryle in Northumbria, Ryhill in West Yorkshire, or Ryehill in East Yorkshire. See also Ryle .

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

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Sources (3)

  • J S Ryall, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Johnston S Royal in household of Thomas C Royal, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Johnston S Ryall, "United States Census, 1910"

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