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Michael Bernard Ryan
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Birth: 1846, Ireland
Death: May 17, 1911
Richardson County
Nebraska, USA

Born in Ireland (probably County Kerry) and came to the United States as a young boy during the Irish potato famine. Naturalized in Norwich, county of New London, Connecticut on March 18, 1868.

His family came to Nebraska from Connecticut around 1868. He was a farmer, a druggest and a businessman. He was one of the founders and original stock holders of the Dawson Bank.

Married Ellen Sullivan in 1872 at Dawson, Nebraska. Father of Mary Ellen (Mame) Ryan O'Grady, Catherine (Kate) Ryan, Thomas Michael Ryan, Sr., and Beatrice Ryan Engles.
He was the son of Thomas Ryan and Mary Coleman Ryan. Brother to Ellen (Riley), Lawrence A, Bridget (Riley), Thomas J. and Martin C.

Death notice published in Falls City Nebraska newspaper dated May 19, 1911. Full obituary on front page of Falls City Nebraska newspaper dated May 23, 1911.

His tombstone is in the Ryan family plot. It has no name, simply the word "Father" and the dates. 
Family links: 
  Thomas Ryan (1809 - 1880)
  Ellen Sullivan Ryan (1850 - 1926)
  Catherine Ryan (1882 - 1883)*
  Thomas Michael Ryan (1884 - 1958)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Marys Cemetery
Richardson County
Nebraska, USA
Created by: mrschirmer
Record added: Apr 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88905119
Michael Bernard Ryan
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Michael Bernard Ryan
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