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Bernard Leo "Leo" Ryan
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Birth: Apr. 24, 1899
Elwood
Madison County
Indiana, USA
Death: Nov. 28, 1969
Kokomo
Howard County
Indiana, USA

Bernard Leo Ryan was born April 24, 1899 in Elwood, Indiana to Thomas and Anna (Horoho) Ryan. He married at the age of 21 to Bessie A. Wise, a daughter of Charles and Elizabeth Wise. They had two sons, Robert and John Thomas.

According to the book, "Howard County in the World War", Bernard enlisted in the Navy at Indianapolis, Ind., July 8, 1918, and was sent to the Great Lakes Station; then he was transferred to the rifle range at Zion City, Ill.; later with a company of sailors, he entrained for Norfolk, Va., and served as fireman on the U.S. SS. "Illinois." On Jan. 24, 1919, he received his discharge.

Bernard's oldest son was killed during World War 2. Bernard sought to have his remains returned for burial in Crown Point Cemetery in Kokomo and finally succeeded in December 1948.

Bernard died at the age of 70 on November 28, 1969 in Kokomo and is buried in Crown Point. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thomas Patrick Ryan (1857 - 1948)
  Anna Cecilia Horoho Ryan (1858 - 1958)
 
 Spouse:
  Bessie A. Wise Ryan (1903 - 1986)
 
 Children:
  Robert John Ryan (1922 - 1944)*
 
 Siblings:
  Kathryn Ambrose Ryan (1880 - 1976)*
  Mary Ann Ryan Bennett (1883 - 1984)*
  John L. Ryan (1885 - 1986)*
  Margarette Pauline Ryan Crume (1887 - 1981)*
  Agnes Charlotte Ryan Beaver (1889 - 1989)*
  Thomas Edward Ryan (1891 - 1918)*
  Grace Rosovia Ryan Forney (1893 - 1943)*
  Teresa Jeanette Ryan (1895 - 1982)*
  Bernard Leo Ryan (1899 - 1969)
  Angela Florence Ryan (1903 - 1916)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Crown Point Cemetery
Kokomo
Howard County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Section 17, Lot 61
 
Created by: Margie & Bob
Record added: Dec 15, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32193057
Bernard Leo Leo Ryan
Added by: John C. Anderson
 
 
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