According to the plat map for Clayton Township, Crawford Co., Michael Ryan owned 160 acres next to a property owned by Ed Dove consisting of 40 acres in sections 20 and 21. Then in township 10N Range 3 sections 27 and 28 an Ed Dove owned 40 acres and 80 acres next to each other. They are not listed as property owners in the alpha listing, but it shows them on the map for the township. These sections are about 5 miles east of Gays Mills.
Then in 1956 farmers directory(only alpha list no map) there are still Ryan family members living in Clayton Twnshp, Gays Mills(Paul) and Soldiers Grove(Walter, John and Bill).