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Otis B. Ryal
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Birth: Jun. 15, 1840
Death: Nov. 30, 1863
Yorktown
York County
Virginia, USA

Civil War: Co. I, 148th NY, died Yorktown, Va.

Son of Daniel & Eleanor C. Ryal, & grandson of Otis & Elizabeth Barden.

from: History & Directory of Yates Co., Vol 1, Pub 1873, by Stafford C. Cleveland:

Eleanor C. Barden, was born February 10, 1815, and married Daniel Ryal of Milo, a farmer; moved to Farmington, Michigan, thence to Milo, NY, and occupied her residence on the Prentiss farm. She had one child, Otis B. Eleanor died in Otis' infancy in 1840. He was adopted and brought up by his aunts Betsey and Sally BARDEN and Mrs. Carpenter to adult age. He enlisted in Co. I, 148th Regiment NY Volunteers, and died in the service at Yorktown in 1863, aged twenty-three. He was beloved by his comrades and officers, who sent his body to his northern home for burial. Rev. Frederick Starr, Jr. preached the funeral discourse, and a long procession of friends and neighbors followed his remains to the grave, his coffin draped with the national flag. 
 
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 Parents:
  Daniel B. Ryal (1815 - 1889)
  Eleanor Caroline Barden Ryal (1815 - 1840)
 
 Siblings:
  Otis B. Ryal (1840 - 1863)
  Carrie E. Ryal Beard (1842 - ____)**
  Mary E. Ryal (1844 - 1855)**
  John W. Ryal (1846 - 1848)**
  Mattie Warner Ryal House (1848 - ____)**
  Charles W. Ryal (1852 - ____)**
  Emma S. Ryal Barnes (1854 - ____)**
  Alva G. Ryal (1857 - 1857)**
  Frank C. Ryal (1858 - 1863)**
  Alice G. Ryal Nutt (1861 - 1939)**
  Maggie A. Ryal (1865 - 1865)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
died aged 23 yrs., 5 mo, 15 ds.
 
Burial:
Bellona Cemetery
Bellona
Yates County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: TBPlum
Originally Created by: Cheri Branca
Record added: Nov 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61280104
Otis B. Ryal
Added by: Paul Sutton Kamalsky
 
Otis B. Ryal
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Added by: Mark Gossoo
 
 
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A grateful nation thanks you for your military service. May you rest in eternal peace.
- Keith Larzelere
 Added: Apr. 23, 2013

- Gregory Park
 Added: Nov. 8, 2010
 
 
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