Posted By: Janis Fulmer (email)
Date: 5/28/2010 at 22:21:47
Ryan Owens 1810-1877
Ryan Owens came to Mills Co. Iowa in about 1850
He was b. June 27, 1810 in Ky to John Leatherwood Owens and Mary Richardson. He married Elizabeth Huff, bef 1838, possibly in Ky. Previous to his settling in Iowa, he lived in Missouri, where most of his children were born. Children born in Mo. were: Thomas, James,
Gannsville,Lipton,Mary,Martha. Children born in
Mills Co., were Israel,Almira,Elizabeth,and Flinilda.
Ryan's name has been changed alot in different records, such as Rycus, Rice and Ryon.
Ryan died Sept 27, 1877 in Mills Co.Iowa and is buried in West Liberty cemetary.
He was one of the older settlers,who entered land in the county during the year 1853
Sources; Solomon's History of Mills Co. 1876
West Liberty 1856 State census
History of Western NE &its People, Vol.III
Ancestor's of Richard R. Dietz Sr.
Mills Biographies maintained by Karyn Techau.
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