Johannes Schryver was born on 11 February 1728
in Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, New York. He was the last of nine children and
the fifth son of Albertus Schreiber and
Eva Lauermann Schreiber. He was baptized on 11 February 1728 in
the Lutheran Church of New York, New York and was sponsored by Hannes
Simon and Johannes Dop and wife Maria Barbel.
The marriage register shows his last name as
Terpenning was his wife. Born on February 2, 1735, she was the daughter of Theunis and
Margriet Grietjen (DeGraaf)
Terpenning. Theunis was the son of Baltus Terpenning, born in
Amsterdam, Holland. One source shows that she was
baptized on 2 February 1735 In New Paltz, Ulster County, New York.
Another lists the Baptismal Register of the Old Dutch Church of
Kingston: Ulster County, NY, 1775. Perhaps there was an Old Dutch
Church of Kingston in New Paltz.
Johannes and Brechje were married on
October 10, 1750 in Kingston, Ulster County, New
York. They resided in Rhinebeck, Dutchess
County, New York, but were Loyalists during the Revolution, and went to
At the left is a menu that lists Johannes and
Brechje's eleven (11) children. We are currently working on the expansion of
this menu for all lines that we have information on. When
this is fully operational, clicking on the individual's name will take
you to a biography of that individual and hovering on the name
(placing your mouse there but not clicking) will pop up a sub-menu of their children.
I had the privilege of meeting J. Allen Schriver and
his wife Edna of Murrell's Inlet SC in April 2011. He has provided
me with info on his line.
Jan Turner, a descendent of this line, provided information on her line.
Houtenbrink, another descendent of this line, provided information on
James Richard Eilers,
another descendent of this line has provided info on his line.
Judy Barry of New Brunswick,
Canada, is my latest contact. She has sent me a package of
information that has added to this line.
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