In memory of Sarah Ryder, my Maternal 4th Great-Grandmother on the REESE branch.


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Sarah Ryder

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Longswamp, Berks County, Pennsylvania


1831 (est.)





Columbia County, Pennsylvania




Sarah Elizabeth Ryder was born in 1811, in Longswamp, Berks County, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of John Ryder (or Rider) and Elizabeth Berkhart. She married Abraham Reese, Jr., about 1831. He died bet. 1860 and 1862 abt. the age of 47 in Franklin, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. Sarah died in 1885 in Columbia County. Their burial places have yet to be determined. 


Sarah Ryder & Abraham Reese Jr were the parents of my ancestor,

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