Based on the research done recently in Germany, we believe the following is more likely correct than the widely held story of the "Baron" and family.Look through the postings for the research and additional informations on the Schreyjack's.
Descendants of Christian Schreyjack
Generation No. 1
1.Christian1 Schreyjack died March 29, 1697 in Spechthof, parish of Buoch.He married Catharina.She was born 1640, and died April 18, 1702.
Child of Christian Schreyjack and Catharina is:
+ 2 i. Johannas2 Schreyjack, born October 31, 1675 in Spechthof, parish of Buoch, Germany.
Generation No. 2
2.Johannas2 Schreyjack (Christian1) was born October 31, 1675 in Spechthof, parish of Buoch, Germany.He married Barbra Aichholtz August 24, 1702 in Oppelsbohm, daughter of Martin Aichholtz and Juliana Kurtz.She was born May 16, 1677 in Birkenweissbuch, Parish of Oppelfbohm,Germany.
Children of Johannas Schreyjack and Barbra Aichholtz are:
3 i. Susanna Margaretha3 Shryock, born March 27, 1723 in Menzingen; died March 01, 1808 in Gochsheim.She married Johann Georg Jetter October 26, 1745 in Gochsheim; born November 14, 1720; died April 26, 1772 in Gochsheim.
4 ii. Anna Maria Shryock, born April 22, 1699.
+ 5 iii. John Shryock, born Abt. 1701 in Prussia, Germany; died May 17, 1785 in York Co. Penn.
+ 6 iv. Jarick Shryock, born March 06, 1702 in Birkenweissbuch, Parish of Oppesbohm,Germany; died 1788 in Md.
+ 7 v. Michael Shryock, born June 10, 1706 in Hanover, Prussia; died March 03, 1778 in Lancaster Co..
8 vi. Johannes Shryock, born August 14, 1709.
+ 9 vii. Jacob Schreyack, born 1714 in Birkenweissbuch, Parish of Oppesbohm,Germany; died May 29, 1772 in Hagerstown, Washington Co., MD.
10 viii. Christian Shryock, born 1717.
Generation No. 3
5.John3 Shryock (Johannas2 Schreyjack, Christian1)1 was born Abt. 1701 in Prussia, Germany1, and died May 17, 1785 in York Co. Penn.He married (1) Susanna Kirn1 August 29, 1736 in Yorktown, Penn1.She was born December 06, 1713 in Germany, and died February 10, 1750 in York Co. Penn.He married (2) Anna Sabina (Wolfe) Wolf1 Abt. 17521.He married (3) Anna (or Maria) Magdalena (widow) Rahauser1 December 13, 1768 in Strayers Lutheran ChurchDover Twp. York Co. PA.
Married in Christ Lutheran Church
Children of John Shryock and Susanna Kirn are:
11 i. Leonard4 Shryock1, born January 02, 1738 in Yorktown, Pa; died April 02, 1782 in near Hagerstown,Washington Co. Md.He married (2) Margaret (Maria Margaretha) Streiter1 1765 in Hoppenville, PA1; born Bef. April 17, 1746 in Hoppenville, Bucks Co., PA1; died Abt. 1785 in Prob. Hagerstown, Washington Co., MD1.
12 ii. Michael Shryock1, born July 21, 1740 in Hagerstown, Washington, MD; died 1831 in Loudoun Co. Va.He married Rosina Barbara Kraft1 September 01, 1771 in Frederick or Middletown, Frederick Co., MD1; died 1810.
13 iii. Anna Barbara Shryock1, born September 22, 1741 in Hagerstown, Washington, MD; died April 23, 1752.
14 iv. Helfina Elnora Shryock1, born September 22, 1743 in nr. Hagerstown, Washington Co., MD1; died February 16, 1791 in Hagerstown, Washington Co., MD1.She married Michael Fackler1 Abt. 1767 in Hagerstown, Washington Co., MD1; born 1740 in York, Penn1; diedin Staunton,VA1.
15 v. John Jacob Shryock1, born February 08, 1745 in Hagerstown, Washington, MD; died 1791.
16 vi. John Shryock1, born September 15, 1747 in Hagerstown, Washington, MD; died October 08, 1831 in Salem, Westmoreland, PA.He married (1) Mary Teagarden1 1768 in Hagerstown, Washington, MD; born 1747 in Md; died 1816.
Child of John Shryock and Anna Wolf is:
17 i. Christian4 Shryock1, born May 26, 1754 in Hagerstown, Washington, MD; died 1824.He married Phillipina Klein1 1772 in Lancaster, PA1; born 1752.
6.Jarick3 Shryock (Johannas2 Schreyjack, Christian1)2 was born March 06, 1702 in Birkenweissbuch, Parish of Oppesbohm,Germany2, and died 1788 in Md2.He married Barbara Susanna Barlow2 Bef. 1725.She was born 1705 in Prussia.
Children of Jarick Shryock and Barbara Barlow are:
18 i. Susanna Elizabeth4 Shryock, born January 12, 1725 in Gasheim, Wertenburg, Germany; died in Lancaster Co., PA.She married Franz Albert; born July 30, 1719 in Sweibruken, Germany; died June 20, 1756 in Bethel, Penn.
19 ii. Christian Shryock2, born September 14, 1735 in Yorktown, Lancaster Co.,PA; died October 10, 1822 in Creagerstown,Frederick Co., MD.He married Eva Marie B. March2; born January 08, 1739 in Md; died October 21, 1793 in Maryland.
7.Michael3 Shryock (Johannas2 Schreyjack, Christian1) was born June 10, 1706 in Hanover, Prussia, and died March 03, 1778 in Lancaster Co..He married Maria Cathrina Bef. 1743.
Children of Michael Shryock and Maria Cathrina are:
20 i. Juliana4 Shryock, born Bef. 1737.She married Valentine Sommers III 1753 in St. Matthews Lutheran Church Hanover, Heidelberg, Twp PA; born Abt. 1734 in Germany.
21 ii. Frederick Shryock, born 1741.
22 iii. Michael Shryock, born 1744; died February 14, 1789.He married Catherine.
23 iv. Catharine Shryock, born 1746 in Lancaster, Lancaster Co. PA.She married Leonard Benedict September 08, 1764 in Lancaster, PATrinity Luth. Church.
24 v. Regina Shryock, born May 22, 1748 in Lancaster, Lancaster Co. PA.
25 vi. Maria Sophia Shryock, born January 14, 1750 in Lancaster, Lancaster Co. PA.
26 vii. John Shryock, born July 02, 1752 in Lancaster, Lancaster Co. PA; died 1834.He married Elizabeth Iser; born in Baltimore ?.
9.Jacob3 Schreyack (Johannas2 Schreyjack, Christian1)3 was born 1714 in Birkenweissbuch, Parish of Oppesbohm,Germany3, and died May 29, 1772 in Hagerstown, Washington Co., MD3.He married (1) Anna Barbara Wolf3 February 10, 1736 in Lancaster Co., PA3.She was born Abt. 1714 in Hemphill Twp, Lancaster Co., PA3, and died Bef. 18003.He married (2) Hilda Von Stidinger3 Abt. 17543.She was born Abt. 17203.Married February 10, 1734/35 in Lancaster Co., PA.
Child of Jacob Schreyack and Anna Wolf is:
27 i. Henry4 Shryock3, born October 02, 1736 in Manchester Twp, Lancaster Co. PA; died May 19, 1814 in Shenandoah Co. VA.He married Catherine Soloday3 September 23, 1763; born 1734; died 1804.
Child of Jacob Schreyack and Hilda Von Stidinger is:
28 i. Frederick Stidinger4 Shryock.He married Ann Elizabeth Sheppard.