Sylvester Ryland

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Sylvester Ryland

Birthdate: (61)
Birthplace: Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died in Garrett County, Maryland, United States
Place of Burial: Selbysport, Garrett County, Maryland, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John RYLAND and Rachel Ryland
Husband of Eleanor Ryland
Father of John Ryland; Thomas Ryland; Sylvester Ryland, Jr.; Andrew Ryland; Rebecca J. Herring and 5 others
Brother of John Ryland Jr; Andrew Ryland; Rachel Ryland; James Ryland and Paul Ryland

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About Sylvester Ryland

Sylvester was a farmer. In 1797 He bought land from Revolutionary Soldiers and settled on it at Ryland Hill, Selbysport, MD. Ryland Hill is 1 mile southwest of Selbysport, MD. on what is called the Hiram Umberson Farm. It is said that Ryland and his father-in-law, John Hagan, came to Maryland from Bedford County, PA about 1797, attracted by cheap land which many of the Maryland Revolutionary War solders were anxious to sell. Sylvester bought the land in 1797 and in 1798 he was assessed in Sandy Creek Hundred with lots #3287 and 3288 of 100 acres valued at 33 pounds, 6S, 8D; also e horses cattle, value of 77 pounds, 6S,6D. In the census of 1800 he is listed as head of a family of 6

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Sylvester Ryland's Timeline

1763
February 25, 1763
Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
1791
April 9, 1791
Age 28
Bedford County, Pennsylvania, United States
1795
1795
Age 31
Bedford, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, United States
1797
June 15, 1797
Age 34
Selbysport, Garrett County, Maryland, United States
1800
1800
Age 36
Selbysport, Garrett County, Maryland, United States
1802
June 29, 1802
Age 39
Selbysport, Garrett County, Maryland, United States
1804
1804
Age 40
Selbysport, Garrett County, Maryland, United States
1806
1806
Age 42
Selbysport, Garrett County, Maryland, United States
1809
January 16, 1809
Age 45
Selbysport, Garrett County, Maryland, United States