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Root Ryan Ancestors

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BC: If you find errors, please forgive me. Made with love in memory of the Root & Ryan's by Della L. (Shaw) Bailey

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1: Root The name Roote, comes from Normandy & Saxon ancestry. Tall, lank but strong, dark haired, temperate and long lived. They were large men, all weighing over 200 lbs and were over six feet tall. They were always characterized as men of great energy and perseverance, good minds for business, of good character in morality and integrity. They were also noted for their sarcasm, were generally good mathematicians and musicians. They were farmers and weavers of cloth, taking part in social and political affairs of the communities. Our earliest Root line's I have found: 1st. Thomas Roote born in 1555 Northampton England, he died there April 5, 1609. In 1573 he married Ann Burrell She was born abt 1657. 2nd. John Roote born about 24 Jun 1576, Bagby, Northampton, England. He died in August 1664 in Farmington, Hartford Co, CT. On 27 Jul 1600 at the age of 24, he married Ann Russell in Bagby, England. Mary Ann Russell was born about 1579, in Bagby, and died in 1655 in Farmington, CT. 3rd. John Roote born Feb 26 1608, Bagby, England, died Aug 1684. John Root joined a group of Puritans who came to America in 1640 settling in Farmington CT. It was bout that time that he married Mary Kilbourne who was born in Cambridgeshire, England, in 1619. She came to America in the ship, Increase, in 1635 and died in Farmington, Connecticut, in 1697. John Root died in August 1684 at Farmington, CT and was one of the 1st citizens settlers there. He left a good estate valued at 819 pounds. 4th. Thomas Root b. ca 1648, Farmington, Hartford CT, died August 16, 1709 Westfield MA. Married Mary Gridley in 1670. 5th . Joseph Root born June 16, 1688 in Westfield, MA, and died February 10, 1750. He married Sarah ?. 6th. Thomas Root born April 13, 1721 in Westfield MA, and died 1779. He married Abigail Collins February 06, 1762 in Westfield MA. 7th. Thomas Root Jr. born Sep. 25, 1764, died Jan. 22, 1826. Married Princess Noble born on May 8, 1760. At the time of their marriage they removed to Durham, New York, where Thomas Root purchased a farm on which he resided until 1821. He then bought land in Camden and resided until called to their final rest. They were the parents of five children, Roland Root, Clarissa (Root) Phelps, Riley Root, Reuben root, and Royal Root. Our line: Thomas Root & Princess Noble ,through their son Royal Root

2: Louisa (Kellogg) Root & Royal Root Sr

3: 8th. Royal Root born February 11, 1805 Peoria County ILL died November 08, 1856 Trivoli ILL. He married Louisa Kellogg on November 1, 1836, she was born April 6, 1819 and died April 9, 1880 Bates County MO. Louisa Kellogg was the 6th Great Granddaughter of William Brewster who was on the Mayflower, and Church Elder at Plymouth. Royal Root was a farmer in Tivoli Ill. Living close to the Kellogg’s. They had 7 children, Mary, Althea, Ann, Royal Merritt, Elizabeth, Nathan & Louisa. Louisa (Kellogg) Root came to MO with her son Royal between 1878 & 1880 and is buried at the La France Cemetery Bates Co. MO.

4: Some Pictures of Royal & Louisa (Kellogg) Root's Children | Royal Merritt Root | Molly (Root) Bates & Altha (Root) Ten Eyck | Altha (Root) Ten Eyck

5: Molly (Root) Bates family | Altha (Root) Ten Eyck On her 60th birthday

6: Royal Merritt Root | Mary Ellen (Horner) Root | Emma (Burkhalter) Root | Royal Merritt Root born May 12, 1842 Trivoli ILL, died June 12, 1928 KS, burial Leffler Cemetery. He first married Emma Burkhalter on Dec 25, 1867, she died June 15, 1870. Royal and Emma had one child, Emma Root born October 24, 1868. | Royal then married Mary Ellen Horner on February 23, 1871 in Peoria County ILL. Mary & Royal had 5 children Maydel Root, Rose Ann Root, Charley H, Root, Harley C Root & Marvin Root (died at 9 mo.) | Royal & Mary Ellen

7: Royal Merritt Root was in the 86th Regiment Illinois Infantry & Engineer Corps of the CIVIL WAR. After the war he moved to MO. On the 1880 census he is in Grand River Twp. Bates County MO. In 1900 he is living in Box Twp Cedar Co. MO. He then moved to Corbin City, Montgomery Co. KS. | Maydel, Rose Ann, Charley, Royal Merritt, Harley, Mary Ellen | Royal M. Root Home Corbin City KS

8: Emma (Burkhalter) & Emma, Root | Royal, May, Nettie, Hermie & Birtha, | Royal & Mary Ellen Corbin City KS | Mary Ellen (Horner) Root | May Root Ryan | Emma Root | May (Root) Ryan Family Bob, Royal, Rosella & May

9: Charley H. Root | Charley H. Root | Charley & May | Harley, May & Charley | Harley C. Root | Royal & Mary Root's Children Maydel Root b. July 23, 1874 Rose Ann Root b. March 28, 1876 Charley H. Root b. Dec. 27, 1884 Harley C. Root b. Dec. 27, 1884 Marvin Root b. Nov. 22, 1887

10: Our Ryan Lines | Our Ryan lines come from two branches of Ryan's, both from TN. The lines join with Nicie Ann Ryan & Hiram Monroe Ryan. I have not been able to prove it but it has been said they were distant cousins. I will start with the oldest proven Ryan Line, which is Henry Fuller Ryan

11: Henry Fuller Ryan born in 1795 VA, died in 1860 Knoxville TN. Fuller Ryan, who was of Irish extraction, was a carpenter/farmer by trade. Fuller Ryan was a member of three different military groups. The: Military Infantry of Regiment of East TN Volunteers 1813, the: 4th Regiment of East Tennessee Militia, and the 30 Reg’t TN Militia in 1814/15. He married Nancy Brakebill on September 25, 1816 in Blount County TN. Nancy & Fuller had 10 children: Morgan, Peter, Hamilton, Katherine, John, Henry Fuller, Sally, William, Susan & Arthur. Nancy Brakebill was the daughter of Peter Brakebill & Catherine Rorex. Peter Brakebill was in the Revolutionary War. Our line is through Fuller & Nancy's oldest son Morgan Ryan... | The Brakebill Home outside Knoxville TN

12: Morgan Ryan born Sept. 1, 1817 Blount Co. TN died July 4, 1895. In 1889 at age of 71 Morgan Ryan's personal description is as follows: 6' 2" in height, light complexion, black hair, grey eyes. He Married Susan Jane Patton Aug. 29, 1837 in White Pine TN, She was born Nov. 08, 1821 TN. Morgan Ryan fought in the Seminole Indian War Florida in 1836 TN Volunteers. In 1847 he migrated from Tennessee to Lawrence County, MO. In 1856 he bought land in Cedar Co. MO. In 1860 he is in Texas County MO, during the Civil War he took the family to Iowa, in 1870 he’s in Polk County MO, In 1880 he is in Clintonville, Cedar County MO. Susan & Morgan are buried at Clintonville Cemetery, El Dorado Springs MO. | Mor | Morgan & Susan Ryan's Bible | Morgan Ryan

13: Some of Morgan & Susan Ryan's Children | Wiley J. Ryan | Caroline Ryan | Martha (Ryan) Harden & George Ryan | George Ryan | George Ryan | Morgan owned the Orange House Hotel In El Doraddo Springs MO. | Susan & Morgan Ryan's Children.. Henry Ryan 183? Martha Ryan Nov 14, 1838 Wiley J. Ryan Jan 11, 1840 Mary E. Ryan Nov 18, 1844 Nancy M. Ryan Aug 11, 1845 John M. Ryan 1848 Sarah J. Ryan 1850 Jerry E. Ryan 1852 Alfred S. Ryan 1858 Smiley J. Ryan 1860 Caroline Ryan Feb. 2, 1861 George B. Ryan Dec 25, 1862 | Martha (Ryan) Hardin & George Ryan

14: Wiley J Ryan born Jan 11, 1840 TN, Jefferson Co. TN, died Feb 14, 1907 Cedar Co MO. In 1864 at the age of 25 he enlisted, serving in, Company F, Forty-Fourth Missouri Infantry during the Civil War. He was in battles at Columbia, Spring Hill, receiving a gunshot wound in the battle of Franklin TN, which disabled him for further service. In 1866 he came to Cedar County, Mo and located near Clintonville where he farmed & owned a Mercantile Store. He had the 1st General Store in El Dorado Springs that had it's beginnings in a wagon, before the town began. In 1881, he established a branch house at El Dorado Springs MO and was the first to embark in that business there. Wiley Ryan was one of the leading merchants and general business men of the town. He was Republican in politics, his first presidential vote being for Abraham Lincoln in 1864; He was an alderman of El Dorado Springs. Held office of Grand Master in the Masonic Fraternity, Lodge No. 482, also a member of the I. O. O. F, Lodge No. 332. He married Mahala J. Hendrix on May 24, 1860 in Texas Co. MO she was born, Nov 12, 1847 TN and died February 14, 1907 El Dorado Springs MO. She was of quiet nature serving God, Loved her home and friends in a quiet way. Her husband and she were very much devoted to each other. She was a member of the Encampment, Eastern Star and Rebecca Order. | Martha, Gilbert, Mahala (Ella), Nicie, Wiley J, Mahala J, Morgan

15: Children of Wiley J. & Mahala Ryan James Henry Ryan b. Sept. 9, 1861 Susan J. Ryan b. March 24, 1863 John C. Ryan b. Jan. 18 1865 Martha Ryan b. Sept 3, 1866 William Morgan Ryan b. Oct. 21 1868 Nicie Ann Ryan b. Feb. 22 1871 Mahala J. Ryan b. Feb. 11, 1873 Robert Alden Ryan b. June 9. 1875 Gilbert W. Ryan b. Jan. 6, 1878 Sarah Elizabeth Ryan b. Jan 11, 1882 | Martha (Ryan) Ford | James Henry Ryan | William Morgan Ryan | Gilbert W. Ryan | Nicie Ann (Ryan) Ryan | Robert (Bob) Ryan

16: Our other Ryan Line William G. Ryan b. 1827 TN d. 1905 KS. William lived in Polk Co MO until the1870's. In 1900 he is in the Joplin MO area. He was a farmer & blacksmith. During the Civil War he was on the Rebel Tax List. He was married 4 times, 1. Rebecca Scroggins, 2. Ellen Emerson 3. Minerva Tuck 4. Lydia Porter I have found a total of 13 children. Our line is through his 3rd Wife, Minerva Tuck. William G. & Minerva married on March 9, 1867 she was born 1845 Polk Co. MO & died abt 1870. Their son Hiram Monroe married Nicie A. Ryan. | Minerva (Tuck) & William Ryan | Lewellen Ryan | Issac Ryan wed Morgan's Caroline Ryan | Hiram Monroe Ryan

17: Hiram Monroe Ryan b. April 3, 1868 Polk Co. MO d. Aug. 9, 1904 El Dorado Springs MO Hiram Monroe Ryan had a Blacksmith Shop in Willowville MO then at Clintonville MO,. After a horse laid on his leg he went into the Restaurant business in El Dorado Springs. The first was on North Main it was destroyed by fire in 1901, He then relocated to the corner of Main & Hickory, In January of 1904 he moved into the new Hollenbeck building, Hiram died in Aug. of the same year at 36 years old, Leaving Nicie with 7 young children. His obituary says "He was a man of rugged physique, and possessed unusual strength and vitality. No higher tribute can be paid to the deceased than to say that he was a good man and enjoyed in the fullest degree the confidence and respect of the entire community where he has so long resided.” He was a member of the I.O.O.F. and the Modern Woodmen of America. Hiram married Nicie A. Ryan on Feb 1, 1887 she was the daughter of Wiley J. and Mahala J. Ryan. | From the Sun News Paper El Dorado Springs MO

18: Nicie Ryan & Hiram M.. Ryan | Hiram & Nicie' Ryan's Restaurant was in this building. It was on the north east corner of Spring St. and St James, El Dorado Springs MO. He opend it in January of 05 and died in Aug of 05. | Hiram Monroe Ryan | Nicie Ryan | Children of Hiram & Nicie Lula Myrtle (Ryan) Root b. March 3, 1888 Nettie Ellen (Ryan) Root b. Aug. 1889 Bessie Pearl (Ryan) Hughes b. April 2, 1892 Goldie Marie (Ryan) Johnson b. Aug 1896 Roea Ann (Ryan) Johnson b. July 1898 Willa Wiley (Ryan) Griswould b. July 23, 1901 Hiram Orval “Bud” Ryan b. Dec. 18 1903

19: Lula Myrtle Ryan | Nettie Ellen & Lula Ryan | Roea Ann Ryan | Roea Ann Ryan | Hiram Orval "Bud" Ryan | Marie, Roea, Willa, Bessie, Nicie, Lula | Orville (Bud) Willa Roea Goldie Bessie Nettie | Nicie Ryan Lula Nettie Bessie Bud | Nicie Ryan & Grandchildren

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