Kit Carson County, Colorado

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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

William F. and Libby A. (Abbott) Ryan, 6 South 45 West

In 1910 Cowley County, Kansas, Francis W. Ryan is 16, with grandfather Charles W. Ryan 70. Nettie A. daughter-in-law is divorced 45, with Francis W. 16, Carl M. 12, and Bernice 9, all three born in Kansas. Next household is Charles E. Ryan, 35, Missouri. and his family.

William Francis Ryan registered with a Hermes, Colorado address, born January 9, 1893 at Azery, Kansas, farming with a wife and two children.
In 1920 Kit Carson County, William Ryan is farming 26, born in Kansas, with Libby A. 27 Nebraska. They have Ralph W. 6, Earnest 4, and Rexell W. 2, all three born in Colorado.
William proved up two quarters in 11, 6 South, 45W in 1920.

In 1930 Los Angeles County, William is doing odd jobs, 37, Lilly A. 37, Ralph W. 17, Ernest C. 15, Ruell W. 13, and Elizabeth M. 9.

In 1940 Los Angeles County, William is 49, Lily 46, Nebraska, with Elizabeth 18 Colorado.
He died May 29, 1972 in Los Angeles County.

Ralph W. Ryan, born May 5, 1913, died Oct 30, 1957 in Los Angeles, mother Abbott.
Ernest Charles Ryan, born April 18, 1915 at Burlington to William F. Ryan and Lilly A. Abbott, died July 15, 1998.
He's buried in Whittier, California # 104969281.
Walter Rexall Ryan 1917-1967 is buried in Whittier, # 104994568, with Lucille F. (Locker) Bothner 1920-2012.

Heirs of Patrick Ryan cash-claimed a quarter in 20, 9S 42W in 1891.

Patrick Ryan timber-claimed a quarter in 12, 6S 49W in 1898.
1897 Ouray, Colorado "The funeral services over the remains of the late Patrick C. Ryan occurred at St. Patricks church Friday forenoon, Father C. M. Ferrari officiating. The church was filled with sorrowing relatives and friends showing the high esteem in which the deceased was held . The floral offerings were numerous and beautiful. In the course of his discourse Father Ferrari paid a handsome tribute to the life and character of the deceased. The bereaved family have the sincere sympathy of all in their sad affliction.

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