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Name: RYAN, George Ronald 'Daddy'

Birth Date: 1884 Queenstown, S. Africa

Death Date: 15 May 1937 Kidd's Beach, East London, SA

First Date: 1919

Last Date: 1937

Profession: Possibly a soldier settler, widower with 2 children. Lived as a farmer on the Laikipia plains in a collection of mud huts

Area: Maroola Valley, Rumuruti

Married: 1. Olive May Dugmore d. 1916, SA, sister of Henry Hare Dugmore 2. Dorothy Durrance

Children: Ronald William 'Bill' (31 July 1908 Cradock, S. Africa-18 Oct 1985 Malindi, Kenya); Cynthia (1910) (Allen, later Kofsky)

Book Reference: Mrs Mary Hoey, EA & Rhodesia, Red 22, Robin Ryan, Leader14, KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Hut

General Information:

East Africa & Rhodesia - 15/12/55 - Mrs Nat Kofsky, wife of the director of the East Africa Conservatoire of Music, and daughter of the late G.R. Ryan (who settled in the Laikipia district in 1919), has won the competition for a marching song for the Kenya Olympics team.
Red 22 - Maroola Valley, Rumuruti
Gazette - 5/8/1925 - Voters Register - Kenya Province - George Ronald Ryan (MA Oxon), Farmer PO Rumuruti
Gazette 1 Feb 1938 probate

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