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(1) Reijer REIJERSZEN, b. about 1604, d. unknown; m., in Amsterdam, Holland, to Marritje Francen VAN SWINDRECHT (b. about 1609); they resided in Amsterdam, Holland; their child:

[#2]    i. Marten, b. about Nov. 1637, d. 1687, m. Annetje J. RAPALJE. 

(2) Marten RYERSON, b. about Nov 1637 in Amsterdam, Holland, d. 1687 in Flatbush, Brooklyn, NY; m., 14 May 1663 in Brooklyn, NY, to Annetje J. RAPALJE (b. 8 Feb 1646, d. unknown; daughter of Joris J. RAPALJE & Catalyntze TRICO); they resided in Flatbush, Brooklyn, Long Island, NY; their children:

        i. Marritje, b. 1664, m. Paulus TURCK; 
[#3]   ii. Joris "George" Martenszen, b. 1666, d. 1749, m. 1st Anneken SCHOUTEN; 
      iii. Ryer, b. 1669, m. Rebecca VAN DER SCHEUREN; 
       iv. Cathalyntie, b. 1671, m. Samuel BERRY; 
        v. Sarah, b. 1673, m. Gerrrit BURGER; 
       vi. Geertje, b. 1675, m. Abraham VAN DUYNE; 
      vii. Jacobus, b. 1677, d. about 1749; 
     viii. Helena, b. 1679, m. Jan AUKESE; 
       ix. Syntje, b. 1682; 
        x. Cornelius, b. 1684, m. Sarah JOISE; 
       xi. Frans, b. 2 Aug 1685, d. 1749, m. Jenneken DEY. 

(3) Joris "George" Martenszen RYERSON, b. 1666 in Wallabout, Brooklyn, Long Island, NY, d. 1749 in Pompton Plains, Morris Co., NJ; m. 1st, 11 Aug 1691 in Long Island, NY, to Anneken "Ann" SCHOUTEN (b. 17 Mar 1666, d. 17 May 1743; daughter of Jan Lucaszen SCHOUTEN & Sara JANS); they resided in New York, NY, and later in Pompton Plains, Morris Co., NJ; their children:

        i. Johana "Anna", b. 2 Jun 1692, d. before 1744, m. Evert WESSELS; 
       ii. Johannes, b. about 1694, d. 1782; 
      iii. Marten, b. about 1696, d. before 1698; 
       iv. Maretje, b. about 1696, d. young; 
        v. Marten, b. about 1698, d. 1767, m. Catherine COXE; 
[#4]   vi. Maretje "Mary", b. about Jul 1699, d. 17 Apr 1774, m. Gov. John READING; 
      vii. Helena, b. about 1701; 
     viii. Jores "George" Jr., b. about 1703, d. 23 Apr 1792, m. Mary DUBOISE; 
       ix. Luykas "Lucas", b. about 1704, d. 1764, m. Eliz HOWELL; 
        x. Blandina, b. about 1706, m. George HALL; 
       xi. Elizabeth, b. about 1708, m. William RYERSON. 
Joris m. 2nd to Susannah "Hannah" DEFOREST.

(4) Maretje "Mary" RYERSON, b. about Jul 1699 in New York, NY, d. 17 Apr 1774 in Amwell Twsp., Hunterdon Co., NJ; m., 30 Nov 1720 probably in Bergen Co., NJ, to Gov. John READING (b. 6 Jun 1686, d. 7 Nov 1767).

Continued on my READING [#1] Family Page


  1. Bailey, Rosalie F. "House of Johannes Ryerson. & House of Martin Ryerson, Later Quick's". Pre-Revolutionary Dutch Houses and Families in Northern New Jersey and Southern New York, William Morrow, New York, NY, 1936, pages 509 & 531.

  2. Clemens, William M. "Reyerzen, Marten and Annetje Joris". Marriage Records Before 1699, The Biblio Co., Pompton Lakes, NJ, 1926, page 182.

  3. Hammond, D. Stanton. "A Ryerson Family Bible". The Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey, vol. 44, no. 3, September 1969, pages 97-102.

  4. Ryerse, Phyllis A., & Ryerson, Thomas A. The Ryerse-Ryerson Family 1574-1994, Ryerse-Ryerson Family Association, Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada, 1994, 427 pages.

  5. Ryerson, Albert W. The Ryerson Genealogy, Chicago, IL, 1916, 433 pages.

  6. Ryerson, George. "[Abstract of his will, written 21 July 1744, proved 29 March 1749]". New Jersey Colonial Documents, Calendar of Wills -- 1730-1750, pages 410-411.

  7. Snell, James P. "David Ryerson". History of Sussex and Warren Counties, New Jersey, Everts & Peck, Philadelphia, PA, 1881, page 272.



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