Zachariah K. Ryan was born in Brown County, Ohio, in 1812, and in 1833 caine with his father's family to Washington township. He married Elizabeth Montgomery in the autumn of the same year. After rearing a family of eight children Mrs. Ryan died, Jan. 1, 1868. Mr. Ryan afterward married Mary A. Nash, who died Dec. 3, 1879.



From "History of Auglaize County, Ohio, with the Indian History of Wapakoneta, and the First Settlement of the County", Robert Sutton, Publishers, Wapakoneta, 1880