Johanna Ryan1

F, b. March, 1857, d. December 29, 1945
Father*John Ryan2 b. March 2, 1819, d. January 31, 1890
Mother*Winiford (Winnie) Ryan b. October 18, 1821, d. March 9, 1889
Jeremiah and Johanna Ryan Day and family
     Johanna Ryan was born in March, 1857 in Wyoming, Stark County, Illinois. Although the 1900 census lists Johanna's birth as Mar 1851, both the 1860 Federal Census and the 1925 Iowa State Census list her date of brith as 1857.3,4,5,6 She was the daughter of John Ryan and Winiford (Winnie) Ryan.2 Johanna Ryan married Jeremiah Day, son of Darby Day and Johanna Murnane, on January 29, 1883 in Camp Grove, Marshall County, Illinois. Standing up for the couple were Matthew and Mary Ryan.1 Johanna Ryan died on December 29, 1945 in Grant Township, Jefferson, Greene County, Iowa, at age 88. Johanna was a devout member of St. Joseph's Parish. Although she was a semi-invalid for years, she was able to attend church up until a few weeks before her death.7 She was buried on January 2, 1946 in St. Mary Cemetery, Greene County, Iowa. Casket bearers were Morris Day, LeLane Day, Earle Day, LeRoy Garrity, Francis Garrity and Marion Garrity. The Mass was celebrated at St. Jospeh's Church in Jefferson, Iowa, by Father A. E. Zimmermann.7

Children of Johanna Ryan and Jeremiah Day


July 18, 18601860 Federal Census: John's occupation is listed as farmer.Valley Township, Stark County, Illinois5
July 28, 18701870 Federal Census: John's wife Winifred is not living with him but rather next to William Ryan in La Prairie Township in Marshall County.Valley Township, Stark County, Illinois8
June 8, 18801880 Federal CensusValley Township, Stark County, Illinois9
June 7, 19001900 Federal CensusJackson Township, Greene County, Iowa10
19051905 State CensusFranklin Township, Greene County, Iowa11
April 18, 19101910 Federal CensusFranklin Township, Greene County, Iowa12
February 27, 19201920 Federal CensusFranklin Township, Greene County, Iowa13
January 1, 1925Jefferson, Greene County, Iowa6
April 4, 19301930 Federal CensusJefferson, Greene County, Iowa14
April 8, 19401940 Federal CensusJefferson, Greene County, Iowa15
ChartsPater Familias O'Dea Descendant Chart (Indented)
Thomas (Darby) O'Dea Descendant Chart (Indented)
Last Edited13 Dec 2021


  1. [S10] County Clerk's Office, Vital Records Marshall County.
  2. [S162] Ireland, Catholic Parish Registers, 1655-1915, online
  3. [S463] Iowa, U.S., Death Records, 1920-1967, online, Johanna's birth location is mentioned in the death record of her daughter Celestine.
  4. [S250] June 7, 1900 Census Record, Provo, Utah.
  5. [S163] July 18, 1860 Census Record, Provo, Utah.
  6. [S255] January 1, 1925 Census Record, Provo, Utah.
  7. [S251] St. Joseph Catholic Church, Church Records for St. Joseph Catholic Church, Deaths (January 1933 - January 1982).
  8. [S164] July 28, 1870 Census Record, Provo, Utah.
  9. [S166] June 8, 1880 Census Record, Provo, Utah.
  10. [S250] June 7, 1900 Census Record, Provo, Utah, Page: 3; Enumeration District: 0081; FHL microfilm: 124043.
  11. [S591] January 1, 1905 Census Record, Provo, Utah, Microfilm of Iowa State Censuses, 1856, 1885, 1895, 1905, 1915, 1925 as well various special censuses from 1836-1897 obtained from the State Historical Society of Iowa via Heritage Quest.
  12. [S252] April 18, 1910 Census Record, Provo, Utah, Roll: T624_403; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0094; FHL microfilm: 137441.
  13. [S253] February 27, 1920 Census Record, Provo, Utah, Roll: T625_491; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 104.
  14. [S254] April 4, 1930 Census Record, Provo, Utah, Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0012; FHL microfilm: 2340391.
  15. [S590] April 8, 1930 Census Record, Provo, Utah, Roll: m-t0627-01162; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 37-12.