1. Laura B. "Belle" TAYLOR (1863-1930)
  2. William E. RYAN (1868-1903)
  3. Preston "Sylvan" or "Sib" RYAN (ca1869-before 17 October 1897)
  4. Charles H. RYAN (1872-1949)
  5. Rosa A. DAVIS (1876-1946)
  6. James E. RYAN (1879-1962)


Jackson co. Illinois marriage license (5 May 1864):

Caleb RYANS [sic] and Mary Elizabeth MULNACK, by Thos. M. Williams.

1880 United States census, Wayne co. Missouri (Logan, page 226A):

Department of the Interior, Bureau of Pensions (17 October 1897, from NARA request):

"Mr. Columbus Ryan, Dorchester, Ill."

Are you a married man? If so, please state your wife's full name, and her maiden name.
"I am a married man. Wife maiden name M J Mullinax."

When, where, and by whom were you married?
"1863. Jackson co. Married by Preacher Williams."

What record of marriage exists?

Were you previously married? If so, please state the name of your former wife and the date and place of her death or divorce.
"I was never married before."

Have you any children living? If so, please state their names and the dates of their birth.
"I have 5 children they are all of age and doing for themselves but one. James Ryan. Born May the 17, 1880."

1900 United States census, Macoupin co. Illinois (22 June 1900, page 27A, Gillespie township, dwelling 338, family 344):

1910 United States census, Macoupin co. Illinois (16 April 1910, Dorchester village):

Macoupin County Enquirer (30 Sep 1914, page 5 column 1):

Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Ryan moved their household goods to Bunker Hill last week, where they will make their future home.

1920 United States census, Macoupin co. Illinois (7 January 1920, sheet 4B, Bunker Hill township):

Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947:

Carlinville Democrat (Wednesday, 10 May 1922, page 3):
Macoupin County Enquirer (Wednesday, 10 May 1922, page 5):

C. C. Ryan, a former resident of here [Dorchester] died at his home in Bunker Hill, Monday and was buried in Gillespie, Wednesday. He was an old soldier and was given a military funeral under the auspices of the Legion boys. Two sons, two daughters and his widow are left to mourn his demise. He was 82 years of age.


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