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Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2002 23:54:52 EDT
I am researching Ryan's from New York and Iowa. I have found a few who moved
to Chicago in the 1900's- this obit from 1930 mentiones ED RYAN. Also in
Chicago; Emma Ryan who was a dressmaker on Calumet Ave (1900-1930 for sure),
The Bennett's , O'Connell's and Carroll's (all women from the above families
are sisters, Emma and Ed were their neice and nephew).
From Corning Ia. (Adams Co.)
Catherine Ryan Obit
The passing of another pioneer of the county caused great sadnes to many
warm friends and sorrow to a devoted family when Mrs. Catherine Ryan passed
away July 2, 1931 at her home early in the afternoon. Mrs. Ryan had been in
poor health for some time, her death being attributed to complication of
diseases incident to old age. She had been able to be about with help until
just a short time before her death., and it has been a great comfort to her
loved ones that she suffered little and slept peacefully away at the last
with her loved ones about her. ervices were held Saturday morning, July 4th,
at 9 a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Corning. Rev. Father M.J.
Powers conducted the services and Mrs. Ryan's six sons acted as pall bearers.
Interment was made in Calvary Cemetary.
Catherine Ryan, daughter of Patrick and Ellen Ryan, was born April 5, 1846
in Tipperary Ireland, and died July 2, 1931, at the age of 85 years, 2
months and 27 days. She came to America with her parents and nine brothers
and sisters in 1849. They made their home on a farm near Chateaugay, New
York, and a great grandson now lives on the farm, on which the Ryan's
settled when coming to this country.
She was married to Patrick B. Ryan December 15, 1863, at Marquette, Mich.
November 7, 1877, they came to Adams county and located on what is known as
the Burkhalter farm. The farm which is now the Scott farm east of Corning,
was their home for many years until Mr. Ryan retired 29 years ago and they
came to Corning where they resided continuously except for a few years spent
at Waukee, Iowa.
The six sons all live here except Ed, who lives in Chicago. The sons who
reside here are William, M., Timothy, John, Patrick and Mike. Three
daughters survive, these being Mrs. Hugh Comisky of Perry, Mrs. David Graham
of Cumming, Iowa and Mrs. Will Maloney of Corning. Mr Ryan preceded his wife
in death six years ago and two daughters died a number of years ago, Nellie
when she was twenty-seven years old, and Mary when she was nine. Twenty
grandchildren and three great-grandchildren also survive, and a large
company of friends who sorrow with the family. Mrs. Ryan was a member of the
Catholic Church during her lifetime and was devoted to the religion of her
choice. She was a devoted mother and neighbor of the finest sort.