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Mary Elisabeth Danforth Ryle
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Birth: Jan. 8, 1833
Paterson
Passaic County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Dec. 21, 1904
Paterson
Passaic County
New Jersey, USA

Mary Elisabeth Danforth Ryle was the wife of William Ryle, reputed to be the world's largest importer of silk, and a daughter of Charles Danforth, locomotive manufacturer, and one of the leading industrialists in Paterson, New Jersey.

In her father's memory, Mary Ryle donated the funding for the Danforth Memorial Library on Broadway in Paterson. The library continues to benefit the public, and is a repository of New Jersey and Passaic County history.

Mary Ryle devoted almost all of her life to philanthropic work, assisting those less fortunate, and dedicating her living years to doing God's work.

At the time of her death, the newspapers of the period reported that Mrs. Ryle's funeral was one of the largest the city had ever seen up to that time. 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Danforth (1797 - 1876)
  Mary Willett Danforth (1801 - 1888)
 
 Spouse:
  William Ryle (1834 - 1881)
 
 Children:
  William Thorneycroft Ryle (1858 - 1898)*
  Charles Ryle Danforth (1859 - 1896)*
  Margaret Ryle (1861 - 1862)*
  Mary Ryle (1861 - 1862)*
  Harold Ryle (1863 - 1881)*
  Frank Butler Ryle (1866 - 1867)*
  Julia Ryle (1868 - 1957)*
  Ernest Ryle (1871 - 1921)*
  Elisabeth Ryle Griffin (1873 - 1961)*
  Joseph Wright Ryle (1875 - 1922)*
 
 Siblings:
  Matilda Danforth Taggart (1825 - 1877)*
  Mary Elisabeth Danforth Ryle (1833 - 1904)
  Sarah Danforth Barnes (1835 - 1865)*
  Charles Danforth (1837 - 1862)*
  Emily Danforth (1839 - 1930)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cedar Lawn Cemetery
Paterson
Passaic County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Section 4, Lot 486
 
Created by: Friends of Cedar Lawn Ce...
Record added: Jun 16, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14619926
Mary Elisabeth <i>Danforth</i> Ryle
Added by: Friends of Cedar Lawn Cemetery
 
Mary Elisabeth <i>Danforth</i> Ryle
Added by: Friends of Cedar Lawn Cemetery
 
Mary Elisabeth <i>Danforth</i> Ryle
Added by: Friends of Cedar Lawn Cemetery
 
 
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