Edith Ryan

11 October 1904–3 April 1999 (Age 94)
Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Edith

When Edith Ryan was born on 11 October 1904, in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States, her father, Daniel Ryan, was 38 and her mother, Catherine Walsh, was 23. She married Dwight Clayton Teater in 1923, in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 3 April 1999, in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Springfield Township, Sangamon, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dwight Clayton Teater
Edith Ryan
Marriage: 1923
Betty Jane Teaters
Dwight Robert Teaters
Jerry Allen Teaters

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1923Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 2
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
    1910 · Boy Scouts of America
    Age 6
    When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
    Age 25
    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

    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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    Sources (18)

    • Edith Ryan in household of Dan Ryan, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Teater in entry for Dwight Clayton Teater, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
    • Edith A Ryan in household of Daniel Ryan, "United States Census, 1910"

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