I have found my g,g,g, grnfather was John Ryder he showed up on 1860 Rapides parrish/ Pineville, La/ usa census he is burried in Paul Cemetery/ la his tombstone reads born near Castle Polard/westmeath, Ireland 4/6/1840 died 11/14/1883. He married Felicity Paul they had 3 children that I can find.
I also saw a Madison Ryder age 26 b. Ireland wife Sarah -26 b. England, son-Limon -3 b. La. on the 1860 La Census next door to John & Felicity Ryder. If you have any connection. please let me know. Thanks