Ryland, Robert, 1805-1899

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Dates:
Birth 1805-03-14
Death 1899-04-23

Biographical notes:

President of Richmond College.

From the description of [Letter] 1856 May 7, Richmond College, to [John Albert Broadus] / R. Ryland. 1856. (SBTS Library). WorldCat record id: 48226530

The Woolfolk family originally emigrated from Wales. John George Woolfolk (1750-1819) ran a stage line and had a contract to carry the mail. His sons Pichegru Woolfolk and Jourdan Woolfolk continued the stage line. Jourdan had a son, John William Woolfolk, among other children.

From the guide to the Woolfolk Family Papers, 1775-1893, (Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary)

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Subjects:

  • Transportation--Virginia
  • Theology--Study and teaching--Baptist
  • Slavery--Virginia--19th century
  • Theology--Study and teaching--History
  • Postal service--United States--History
  • Coaching--United States

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  • United States (as recorded)
  • Caroline County (Va.) (as recorded)