Footnotes

a ............... Researched by Henry S. Shryock, Suitland, Maryland, July 1981.

b ............... Deutsche Namenkunde, by Max Gottschald, published by Walter de Gruyter & Co., Berlin 1972.

c ............... Research was carried out by Dr. O. Schutte, the Secretary of the Supreme Council of Nobility, a department of the Dutch national government in December 1980.

d ............... Information for the section on the possibility of connection with Dutch nobility was taken from the following sources:

The Shryock Line. Rhea Duryes Johnson, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1945

L'Amorial General, J.B. Rietstap, 1887

Compendium of American Genealogy, Vol 5, pages 485-486

Shryock Genealogy: Descendants of John Shryock through his son Christian Shryock. Josephine Nicolds Greene and Grace L. Shryock, Independence, Missouri, 1934

History of the Shryock Ancestry, Joseph Grundy Shryock, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

e ............... The following text is found as item # 23 in Volume I of the translations of the "record of children baptized in the Evangelical Lutheran Congregation on the Katorus ( Codorus ) " - Christ Lutheran Church, York, Pennsylvania. This is believed to be the oldest church west of the Susquehanna River. It was founded by twenty-four men in 1733.

* Christian Schreyack, son of Johannes Georg Schreyack and wife, born September 1735; baptized October 10, 1735. Witnesses: John Schreyack and Fredericka Esther Walk."

The same record was found in the Trinity Lutheran Church in Lancaster, Pennsylvania ( founded in 1730 ). The duplication of the record is believed to be the result of an itinerant pastor.

f ............... There are two separate accounts of the passengers aboard the Hope 's Summer 1733 voyage to the American Colonies: One is from Rupp's 10,000 Names. The other is from Pennsylvania German Pioneers by Strassburger.

g ............... When the emigrant brothers landed in Philadelphia in 1733, they each signed in their own hand an oath of allegiance. A photocopy of these original signatures may be found in Pennsylvania German Pioneers, by Strassburger, vol II, pages 108413.

h ............... As noted in The First Settlements of Germans in Maryland, by E.T. Shultz -

"Although I have been unable to locate any settlers in the vicinity of Monocacy prior to 1732, there are reasons to believe that there were some in that vicinity prior to that year, but it is known that before the year 1750 a large number of Germans and their descendants had found their way into Maryland via the settlements in York and Lancaster counties, and settled in the lands contiguous to the settlement on Monocacy. Among those were the ... Shryocks ... and many others." ( 26 names were mentioned specifically )

i ............... Information from Lucille Shryock Davis of Lexington, Kentucky in July 1981 and from The Shryock Line.

j ............... This information is from Gwendolyn (Mrs. John) Evans of Lexington, KY, June 1982.

k ............... The fact that William had a son named Andrew Jackson Shryock comes from The Shryock Line, Rhea Duryea Johnson, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1945, page 73, note 44. This is also substantiated by the original John Shryock ( Adam's son ) family Bible, owned by Mrs. Willis Field ( John's granddaughter ). A letter from Gwendolyn ^ Evans of Lexington, Kentucky dated June 1982 also substantiates this fact and further elaborates upon the make-up of William's family.

l ............... The place of birth of Andrew Jackson "Jack" Shryock is known to be Woodford County, Kentucky because of information found on the marriage bond for Woodford C. Shryock, Jack's son.

m ............... Information from Lucille Shryock Davis of Lexington, Kentucky.

n ............... According to The History of Woodford County by William Railey, 1938: "About 1816 George Epler gave up the hotel and moved down on the Kentucky River, where he occupied the old residence of Col. William Steele, at Steele's Landing, just above lock No. 5, but about 1823 he bought property at Milner's ( Railey's Station ) where he lived until 1835 when he sold that home, with the old hemp factory, to Jack Shryock, and bought the Finch farm ..."

o ............... It is interesting to note that in The Shryock Line Andrew is specifically but falsely listed as having been killed in action during the Civil War while serving in Captain Charles Yelton's regiment.

p ............... Information from The Shryock Line, Rhea Duryea Johnson, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1945.

q ............... The Salt River Church in Anderson County, Kentucky was established in 1795 as the first Baptist church in the area. Its first meeting house was a log house which stood until 1842 when it was replaced by the present structure. The church's first pastor was John Penny, the great-grandfather of J.C. Penny, founder of the J.C. Penny retail empire.

r ............... Two such sources are The Shryock Line. Rhea Duryea Johnson and The Family of CHARLES THROCKMORTON SHRYOCK. Tom M. Liston.

s ............... Quoted verbatim from The Kentucky by Thomas D. Clark, Rinehart & Company, Inc., New York 1942. This was one of the Rivers of America series.

t ............... Quoted verbatim from Transylvania: Tutor to the West by John D. Wright, Jr., University Press of Kentucky, 1980.

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