Excerpt from The Superannuateor, Anecdotes, Incidents, and Sketches of the Life and Experience of William Ryder: Or, Anecdotes, Incidents, and Sketches of the Life and Experience of William Ryder, a "Worn-Out" Preacher of the Troy Conference of the M. E. Church
William ryder was born in Holliston, Mid dlesex county, Massachusetts, June 27th, 1805. Tradition traces his lineal descent from the younger of three brothers, by the name of Ry dorr, emigrants to the Bay State Commonwealth in the earlier days of its* colonial existence. The eldest died soon after their arrival the second married and removed to the south-west; the third became a permanent. And prosperous resi dent of the rising colony, and died'at a great age, leaving an only son, who, like his predecessor and the patriarchs ofnew-england generally, exceed ed by many years the ordinary allotment of life.
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