|Hi everyone my name is Shirley and this is new to me,but hoping it might help me find my roots.Researching the surnames of Ryan,Dingman,Bowers,Smith,and Williams. They are my grandparents,great grandparents,and great great grandparents. Here is alittle about each name so that maybe it might ring a bell with someone out there.|
RYAN>Cornelius was born abt.1829 in Cork Ireland,married 1853 in Allen County in Indiana. Have no name of his wife yet know there were at least two sons born to them William in 1854 and George Washington in 1862. This is where it all starts for us if more info is needed contact me at the address given.
DINGMAN>This is my great grandmother she married George Washington Ryan in 1886 in Indiana she was born 1864 in Indiana they had six children.
BOWERS and SMITH>This belongs to my great grandfather he was born 1849 in Virginia,died in Indiana.He married Elizabeth R. Smith in 1872. She was born 1856 in Indiana. They had eleven (11) children she died 1909 in Indiana.
WILLIAMS>This one is my great great grandmother born Catheran Williams Aug.1828 in Pennsylvania died 1911 in Indiana she married Elias Smith in 1846. This SMITH was born 1826 in Penn. and died 1899 in Indiana. They had five (5) children.
If any of these should ring a bell with anyone out there or you need more info please write me at the address given.
Now I want to addtwo more names to my list they are;Little and Johnson.
Any interest in any of the names above please contact me at either address given.Shirl47@hotmail.com