Civil War: Company G and H, 137th Indiana Infantry (100 Days, 1864)
Jared A, Ryker, recently born, was enumerated at Shelby, Jefferson County, Indiana, with David Ryker 27, Ellinor Ryker 24, Rebecca J. Ryker 5, John H. Ryker 2. Jerod Ryker, age 10 years, was enumerated July 4, 1860, at Shelby, Jefferson County, Indiana, with David Ryker 37, Elanor Ryker 3, Rebecca Ryker 15, John Ryker 13, Julia Ryker 4, Sudiana Ryker 2.
Jared Ryker, age 18 years, enlisted at Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana, May 15 and mustered-in as Private of Captain James McKim's Company G, 137th Indiana Infantry (100 Days, 1864), at Indianapolis, Indiana, May 26, 1864. He was left sick in Hospital No. 13 at Nashville, Tennessee, June 2, 1864. Perhaps when he was left sick in the hospital he was also transferred or attached to Company H of his regiment. If so, perhaps this would explain why service in Company H also appears on his Pension Application File card records. Private Ryker mustered-out at Indianapolis, Indiana, September 21, 1864.
Jarred Ryker, age 23 years and a Farm Laborer, was enumerated August 22, 1870 at Newell, Vermilion County, Illinois. Jared A. Ryker and Emily E. [Ellen] Gray married at Vermilion County, Illinois, December 3, 1870.
Jerid Reiker (sic), age 30 years and a Farmer, was enumerated during June 1880 at Valley, Morris County, Kansas, with Emily E. Reiker (sic) 26, Edmund Reiker (sic) 6, Ida Reiker (sic) 1, Clara Reiker (sic) 3 months.
Jared A. Ryker was enumerated in the 1890 Veterans Schedules at Springfield, Greene County, Missouri. Jared Ryker filed from Missouri for a Civil War veteran's pension June 3, 1892.
J. A. Ryker, age 50 years and a Laborer, was enumerated June 15, 1900, at Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory, with Emma Ryker 46, Clarence Ryker 20, Daisy Ryker 16.
Jared A. Ryker was appointed a United States Postmaster at Galena, Howard County, Arkansas, April 1, 1907. Jared A. Ryker, age 60 years and a Real Estate Agent, was enumerated April 19, 1910, at Sulphur Springs, Howard County, Arkansas, with Emma E. Ryker 57, Clarence Mullins 10 grandson, Jewell Mullins 8 granddaughter, Thadeus Hames 7 grandson, Edmond Hames 4 grandson.
Jared A. Ryker, age 69 years and a Farmer, was enumerated January 2, 1920, at Eagle, McCurtain County, Oklahoma, with Emma E. Ryker 66, Edmond Hames* 14 grandson.
Funeral Services Held Funeral services were held yesterday from the Carr chapel for Jared Ryker, aged Civil war veteran who died here recently. (Arizona Republic [Phoenix], 8 July 1936, 16:2)
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*Edmond Hames, 5 Sep 1904 Arkansas-25 Jun 1957 Santa Clara County, CA.
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