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William Ryan
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Birth: Aug. 10, 1868
Harristown
Macon County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 9, 1925
Danville
Vermilion County
Illinois, USA

Served with Battery M, 5th US Heavy Artillery during the War with Spain, also served with the 19th Coast Artillery

William Ryan, veteran of the Spanish-American war, died Monday at the Soldiers' Home In Danville. He was fifty years old and formerly resided in Harristown. Mr. Ryan was born and reared in Harristown and was well known there. When the war with Spain broke out, he enlisted and served through that war and continued In service for about seven years. He had been at the home for the last fifteen years. He is survived by two brothers, John and Charles Ryan, both of Harristown, and a sister, Mrs. Nancy Jones of Norwich, N.Y. The body was brought to Decatur and arrangements were made to have the funeral Wednesday afternoon at the Christian church in Harristown.

Decatur, Il Review Dec 9, 1925 p13 
 
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 Parents:
  James Ryan (1823 - 1909)
  Hanora Kief Ryan (1838 - 1914)
 
 Siblings:
  John Ryan (1863 - 1932)*
  William Ryan (1868 - 1925)
  Charles Ryan (1870 - 1955)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Harristown Cemetery
Harristown
Macon County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: James L. Ryan
Record added: Dec 26, 2000
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William Ryan
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William Ryan
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