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Ryan, Richard


Age: 27, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 16th NY INF
Service: enl, Plattsburgh, 5/15/61, m/i, Pvt, Co. C, 16th NY INF, 5/15/61, m/o 5/22/63, Albany; enl, Plattsburgh, 7/5/64, unassigned, m/o with detachment, 97th NY INF, 5/5/1865, Harts Island, NY Harbor

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Birth: 04/10/1834, New York
Death: 08/14/1909

Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: F-215
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/26/1879; widow Mary, 8/26/1909; shows both units
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None


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St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Richard W. Ryan

Richard W. Ryan, aged 78 years, died on Saturday night at his home on Summer street after a long illness caused by old age. He is survived by a wife, three sons and three daughters. They are J. H. Ryan, J E. Ryan, M. A. Ryan and Mrs. William Maude of Boston, Mrs. J. J. White, Mrs. J. E. Williams and M. A. Ryan of this city. The funeral arrangements have not been completed.

Source: Burlington Free Press, August 16, 1909.

Funeral of Richard Ryan

The funeral of Richard Ryan was held yesterday morning at ten o'clock from St. Mary's Cathedral. The Rev. J. F. Gillis officiated. The bearers were M. A. Ryan, J. J. White, J. A. Williams, Richard Squires, Joseph Ryan and John Ryan. Burial was in St. Joseph's cemetery. Among those present from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Ryan and Mr. and Mrs. John Ryan of Boston and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Squires of Plattsburgh.

Source: Burlington Free Press, August 18, 1909.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.