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Adele "Dell" Stillings Ryan
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Birth: Feb., 1882
Kansas, USA
Death: 1933
Lewis County
Washington, USA

On 10 January 1920, unmarried Dell and mother Mary E. (Denham-KERBY) Stillings were in Sulphur Creek, Lewis Co, Washington. Dell was a clerk at the Post Office. In 1927, at the age of 44, Dell married 51-yr-old James M. RYAN. In the 1930 census, they were living on National Park Highway, Klickitat Precinct, Lewis Co, WA. James was a "merchant - general merchandise" and Dell "Post Mistress - Postal Service". No children.

After Mary Ellen died and before she met James Ryan, Dell had a tombstone engraved "STILLINGS" with her mother's name on one side and the other side for herself. Then she married James, and when he died, his name was engraved between Mary and Dell. Hence, when the cemetery was walked, the stone was mis-read as "Adele Ryan Stillings" and "James M. Ryan Stillings". 
Family links: 
  William Stillings (1828 - ____)
  Mary Ellen Denham Stillings (1842 - 1923)
  James M. Ryan (1876 - ____)
  Oscar W. Kerby (1861 - 1946)**
  Clark Edward Kerby (1861 - 1943)**
  Herbert H. Stillings (1868 - 1933)*
  Adele Stillings Ryan (1882 - 1933)
*Calculated relationship
Klickitat Cemetery
Lewis County
Washington, USA
Created by: Joanna
Record added: Jun 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38269869
Adele Dell <i>Stillings</i> Ryan
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