Riker, Capt. Andrew

Riker, Capt. Andrew

Male 1771 - 1817  (46 years)

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  • Name Riker, Andrew  [1
    Title Capt. 
    Born 21 Sep 1771  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Oct 1817  Port-au-Prince, Arrondissement de Port-au-Prince, Ouest, Haiti Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I67649  Sackett | Descendants of Simon Sackett the Colonist, Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2021 

    Father Riker, Samuel Esq.,   b. 8 May 1743, Queens Borough, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1823  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Lawrence, Anna,   b. 26 Nov 1749,   d. 5 Jan 1833  (Age 83 years) 
    Children 9 children 
     1. Riker, Joseph Lawrence,   b. 26 Mar 1770,   d. 20 Jul 1796, Kingston, Kingston, Jamaica Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
    +2. Riker, Capt. Andrew,   b. 21 Sep 1771,   d. 17 Oct 1817, Port-au-Prince, Arrondissement de Port-au-Prince, Ouest, Haiti Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    +3. Riker, Richard,   b. 9 Sep 1773, Queens Borough, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1842, Queens Borough, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +4. Riker, Abraham,   b. 24 Mar 1776,   d. 25 Aug 1821  (Age 45 years)
    +5. Riker, Patience,   b. 10 May 1778,   d. 22 Feb 1851  (Age 72 years)
     6. Riker, Samuel Jr.,   b. 3 Mar 1780,   d. 17 Sep 1811  (Age 31 years)
    +7. Riker, Jane Margaret,   b. 4 Apr 1782,   d. 26 Mar 1868  (Age 85 years)
    +8. Riker, Anna Elmira,   b. 1 May 1785,   d. 2 Aug 1860  (Age 75 years)
    +9. Riker, John Lawrence,   b. 9 Apr 1787,   d. 11 May 1861  (Age 74 years)
     
    Family ID F2900  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Moore, Margaret,   b. 23 Jun 1784,   d. 11 Sep 1842, Astoria, Queens Borough, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 6 Feb 1802  [1
    Children 
     1. Riker, Samuel,   b. 1805,   d. 13 Mar 1849  (Age 44 years)
     2. Riker, Andrew,   b. 1808,   d. 1837  (Age 29 years)
    +3. Riker, Martha Moore,   b. 11 Jun 1811,   d. 15 Mar 1889, Queens Borough, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. Riker, Anna L.,   b. 26 Sep 1812,   d. 3 Mar 1889, Sea Bright, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     5. Riker, Abraham,   b. 26 Sep 1812,   d. 7 Jul 1839, Jonesboro, Coryell, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     6. Riker, Margaret S.,   b. 17 Aug 1816,   d. 22 Feb 1864, Queens Borough, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     7. Riker, Nathaniel Moore,   d. Between 1842-1850, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F26984  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Oct 1817 - Port-au-Prince, Arrondissement de Port-au-Prince, Ouest, Haiti Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Captain Andrew Riker (1771-1817)
    Captain Andrew Riker (1771-1817)
    https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/framed-oval-miniature-on-ivory-of-captain-andrew--744-c-hgfqm0fgr0

    "Lot 744: FRAMED OVAL MINIATURE ON IVORY Of Captain Andrew Riker (Sept. 21, 1771 - Oct. 17, 1817). Signed middle right "T.T. 1803". Inside on"

  • Sources 
    1. [S2624] Rev. John Moore of Newtown, Long Island, and some of his descendants, James W. Moore, 70 (Reliability: 2), 16 Aug 2021.
      Nathaniel Moore5 and Martha Gedney had

      . . .

      256. Margaret6, d. June 23, 17S4, m. February 6, 1802, 1. Capt. Andrew Riker5 (Samuel4, Andrew3, Abraham2, Abraham1), b. September, 1771, d. October 17, 1817, aet. 46, at St. Domingo ; 2. James Parrott ; she d. September 11, 1842, Astoria, L. I. [259]. [730]

      . . .

      256. Margaret Moore6 (Nathaniel5, Nathaniel4, Capt. Samuel3, Capt. Samuel2, Rev. John1) and Capt. AndreW Riker5 (Samuel4, m. Anna Lawrence (Joseph Lawrence, m. Patience Moore4), Andrew3, Abraham2, Abraham1) and James Parrot.

      Capt. Andrew Riker5 and family lived on the property now called Oak Hill, at Newtown, L. I. Capt. Andrew Riker commanded a vessel in the European and East India trade. In the war of 1812, he commanded the privateers Saratoga and Yorktown. He was captured off New Foundland (sic). He continued his sea-faring life until his death. He was the son of Samuel4, who was prominent on the patriot side during the Revolution, being one of the Newtown Committee of Correspondence ; after the war, was supervisor, December 22, 1783, April 5, 1803 ; in 1784, was a member of the State Assembly, and was twice a member of Congress, the last time in 1808-9, and Anna Lawrence, daughter of Joseph, and his wife Patience Moore [574] ; grandson of Andrew3 and Jane Berrien (John, Esq.), great-grandson of Abraham2 and Grietie, daughter of Jan Gerrits Van Buytenhuysen, who married Tryntie, daughter of Jan Van Luyt, of Holland, great-great-grandson of Abraham Rycken1 (de Rycke), who probably came to this country in 1638. In 1642 he was in New Amsterdam, where he lived on Hieren Gracht (Broad Street). His wife was Grietie, daughter of Hendrick Harmensen, who is supposed to be the first white man who settled on Sanford's Point, Flushing Bay, L. I.

      Margaret Moore6 and Capt. Andrew Riker had

      259. Martha Moore Riker7, b. June 11, 1811, m. November 18, 1834, John Clews Jackson (William, Job), b. April 7, 1809, Staffordshire, Eng., d. September 18,1889, Sea Bright, N. J.; she d. March 15, 1889, "Oakhill," near Astoria, L. I. [266] 264.

      260. Anna L. Riker7, b. September 26, 1812, unmarried, d. November 3, 1889, Sea Bright, N. J.

      261. Margaret S. Riker7, b. August 17, 1816, unmarried, d. February 22, 1864, "Oakhill," Astoria, L. I.

      262. Samuel Riker7, b. 1805, m. ___ ___, d. 1849 ; no children.

      263. Andrew Riker7, b. 1808, unmarried, d. 1837.

      264. Nathaniel Moore Riker7, unmarried, d. in Texas between 1842 and 1850.

      265. Abraham Riker7, b. September 26, 1812, unmarried, d. July 7, 1839, Jonesborough, Texas.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith


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