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JOHANNIS (John) G., bap. Aug. 8, 1694; d. 1782; m. twice.

Dey Farm is number 6



7. JOHANNIS (John) G. RYERSON,' {Joris. Martin'), son of Joris (George) Ryerson and his wife Hannah (Schouten) Dey, was b., or bap., Aug. 8, 1694, and d. in 1782. John G. Ryerson was twice married; first, on Oct. 22, 1716, to Maritje (Mary), dau. of John Spier, and had issue:

 I. JOHANNES I., b. 1717; d. 1794; m. Elsye Lozier. 
II. GEORGE I., b. 1719; d. 1814; m. twice. 

After Maritje's death John G. Ryerson m. Geertje (Charity) Hesselse, dau. of Peterse Hesselse (who was bap. in New York July 21, 1668, and whose estate is mentioned in the will of Hessel Ryerson, his grandson). He was a son of Peter Hesselse who was in New Utrecht, L. I., as early as 1659. Elected Deputy General Assessor of East Jersey, 1686. He married Elizabeth Gerretse and removed to Bergen Co. (See Bergen's Kings County History.) The children of John G. and Geertje (Hesselse) Ryerson were:

III. GEERTJE, m. John P. Garretson. Their children were:

     I. JOHANNis (John) Garretson, bap. Nov. 12, 1769. 
    II. Jacob Garretson, m. Lea Wessels. 

III. Garret J. Garretson, m. a dau. of Ralph Romaine and had children:

i. John G. Garretson. a. Ralph Garretson. Hi. Abraham Garretson.

There were other children.

IV. A daughter, name unknown.

IV. ELIZABETH, b. or bap. April 6, 172S; m. Oct. 30, 1749, Johannes J. Jeralemon. They had issue:

I. Margaret Jeralemon, b. April 12, 1750; d. Sept. 19, 1830; m. in 17S2, at Totowa, N. J., by Dominie Meyers, to Samuel, son of Jan and Catharine (Whitaker) Burhans. He was bap. at Kingston, Nov. 16, 1755. Enlisted in the Continental Army July 17, 1775, and fought in the Revolutionary War.

II. Joris (George) Jeralemon, bap. April 7, 1753.

III. Geertje Jeralemon, bap. Feb. 23, 1755.

IV. Blandina Jeralemon, bap. Dec. 31, 1758. V. Theunis Jeralemon, bap. Sept. 2, 1760.

VI. Nicholas Jeralemon, bap. 1762.

V. LENA, bap. Nov. 25, 1730; m. her cousin Dirck (Richard) Ryerson, who died prior to 1799, son of Frans and Janetje (Dey) Ryerson.

VI. BLANDINA, bap. 1732; m. Dr. Jacobus (James) Van Burne (van Beuren), of Hackensack, who died prior to 1797. Dr. Van B(e)uren was a well-known physician in his time. He was (the) son of Dr. John Van Buren {aka Johannes van Beuren}, who came from Holland about 1700, and brother of Beekman van B(e)uren who removed to Hackensack when the British took New York. He was placed by General Washington in charge of the sick and wounded soldiers at Hackensack Hospital during the Revolutionary War. According to the Rev. Dr. Schenck, Dr. Jacobus van Buren resided for a while in Pompton, where, no doubt, some of his children were born.


I. Polly (Mary) Van Buren, b. 1760; m. 1779, Peter Mead, b. Oct. 14, 1757; d. 1827. Resided at Hook Mountain.

II. Elizabeth Van Buren, b. Dec. 17, 1761; d. Oct. 11, 1759; m. 177x, John Mead, who resided upon the Alyea Place at Pompton Plains, N. J.

III. Sylvester Van Buren, b. 1762.

IV. Margaret Van Buren, b. 1763.

We find also the folowing children of Jacobus (James) Van Beuren and Blandina Reyerse recorded for bap. in the records of the Hackensack and Schralenburgh Reformed Dutch Church:

V. Jacobus (* James) Van Buren, bap. May 14, 1764. VI. Engelbert Kamegau (*Kemmena) Van Buren, bap. May i, 1766. VII. Johannis Van Buren, bap. Aug. 13, 176S. VIII. PiETER Van Buren, bap. Mar. 9, 1771. IX. Mykel Van Buren, bap. May 9, 1773.

.... JENNE (Jane), b. 1734; m. Michael Vreeland. They had no children. Mr. Enoch (called Nicholas) Ryerson, in a diary, or family record, which he prepared during his lifetime states that his sister, Dorothy Ryerson, resided with her aunt, Mrs. Vreeland, until she was married; also that Mr. Vreeland was a wealthy man with no children. VIII. ANTJE, b. 1736; m. Thomas Hall, who died prior to 1797. This Thomas Hall was probably her cousin, son of Joris (George) and Blandina Ryerson (dau. of Joris) Hall. Antje (Ryerson) Hall is not mentioned in the will of John G. Ryerson, with his other children, but is mentioned as the widow of Thomas Hall, and as one of his heirs in the partition of the estate made Aug. 8, 1797. 27. IX. HASSEL, b. 1738; d. 1804; m. twice.

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Johannes G. Ryerson's Timeline

August 8, 1694
United States
Age 22
Age 24
Age 31
Bergen County, New Jersey
April 6, 1728
Age 33
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Age 43
Bergen County, New Jersey, United States