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Rev William Semple Ryland
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Birth: Jun. 4, 1836
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 9, 1906
Russellville
Logan County
Kentucky, USA

He was a graduate of Richmond College, of which his father was president, earing an A.B. in 1855 and an A.M. in 1858.

During the Civil War he served as a Chaplain in Co. S, 13th. Virginia Infantry and surrendered at Appamattox Court House with the Army of Northern Virginia.

He held pastorates in Frederick County, Virginia, Winchester, Virginia, Logan County, Kentucky, and Lexington, Kentucky.

He was president of Lexington Female College 1877-1880 and of Bethel College 1889-1898 where he also was professor of natural science and chairman of the faculty. 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Ryland (1805 - 1899)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary E. Ryland (1848 - 1920)*
 
 Children:
  W. Morton Ryland (1871 - 1881)*
  William S. Ryland (1885 - 1886)*
 
 Sibling:
  William Semple Ryland (1836 - 1906)
  Norvell Ryland (1842 - 1900)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Maple Grove Cemetery
Russellville
Logan County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Lot 197, section D
 
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Originally Created by: John McGlothlin
Record added: Nov 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100323767
Rev William Semple Ryland
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Rev William Semple Ryland
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Rev William Semple Ryland
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 Added: Nov. 7, 2012
 
 
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