Richard Ryker
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Richard Ryker

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Richard T. Ryker
Born 1960s.
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Son of [private father (1930s - unknown)] DNA confirmed and
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Richard Thomas Ryker was born on 9 November 1961 in the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. [1] He is the son of Harry Robert Ryker and Edith Elizabeth (Merrell) Ryker, both citizens of the United States. [1] He was registered as a "citizen born abroad" by his father H. Robert Ryker in the United States consulate. [2]

Richard Thomas Ryker married Karen Jane Broyles on 7 September 1991 in Whiteland United Methodist Church, Whiteland, Johnson County, Indiana. [3]
They had two children between 1994 and 1995.


  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by a triangulated group on GEDmatch consisting of Tommy Harris, Jana Trent and Richard Ryker who share a 7.6 cM segment on chromosome 17. Tommy and Jana are 3C1R; Tommy and Richard are 7C1R; and Richard and Jana are 8C. The most-recent common ancestors shared by all three are John Wheat and Sarah, the sixth great grandparents of Tommy and the seventh great grandparents of Richard and Jana.


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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2
    Canadian Birth Certificate of Richard Thomas Ryker
  2. 2.0 2.1
    Certificate of an United States Citizen Born Abroad for Richard Thomas Ryker
  3. 3.0 3.1
    Marriage Certificate of Richard Thomas Ryker and Karen Jane Broyles
  4. First-hand information. Entered by Richard Thomas Ryker at registration

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