William Shryock



William Shryock
                                born: April 25, 1766
         Frederic County, Maryland
died: November 21, 1861
        Woodford County, Kentucky


Married: Nancy (?)                                 born: ?
died: ?


      William Shryock, son of Adam and Rosanah Shryock was born in Frederick County, Maryland.  In the early 1800's, approximately 1807 he moved with his family to the wilderness of Kentucky - probably Woodford County.  It is likely that William grew up in Mortonsville, as he was later to serve as its postmaster from 1828 until 1834 m.

      The census records of 1820 show that William lived in Mortonsville and was engaged in commerce of an unspecified nature.  At this time his family consisted of 3 sons and 2 daughters, as shown in the table below


    Age Range            # Males            # Females    

less than 10 1 0
10 to16 0 1
16 to 18 0 -
18 to 26 2 1
16 to 45 1 0
over 45 0 0
           

         

  4 2

      The census records of 1830 show that William's family to be as follows:


    Age Range            # Males            # Females    

less than 5 2 1
5 to 10 3 1
10 to15 1 0
15 to 20 0 0
20 to 30 0 1
30 to 40 1 0
           

         

  7 3


      Unfortunately, little else is known about William or his family.


Known Family of William and Nancy Shryock

In No Particular Order


Mariam Shryock b. ? d. ?
Elizabeth Shryock b. ? d. ?
Emily Shryock b. ? d. ?
Sarah Shryock b. ? d. ?
Andrew Jackson Shryock                 b. November 29, 1819     d. December 15, 1900
William Shryock b. ? d. ?




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