Charles H. RYAN

Macoupin County Enquirer, Thursday, 3 November 1949:

Charles Henry Ryan, 74, of Dorchester, died Sunday evening at the True Nursing home in Carlinville.

He was born Sept. 17, 1875 in Staunton and was the son of Christopher Columbus and Mary Jane Castleberry Ryan. His wife, Anna, died about a year ago. One brother, James E. Ryan of Gillespie, survives.

The body was removed to the Union Funeral association home in Gillespie where services were held at 3:30 p. m. yesterday (Wednesday). The Rev. Gene Davis, pastor of Gillespie Christian church, officiated and burial was made in Gillespie cemetery.