Hi, Your posting was a while ago but I am just getting back to my "Genealogy of The Riker Family of North New Jersey" descendants of Ryck Hendricksen who came to New Netherland from Arnhem, Gelderland, The Netherlands in 1653.
For George W. Riker, born 7 June 1930, son of William R. Riker and Sarah Kent. I have he married first at Newark, NJ on 12 Aug 1851 to Elizabeth Godby. She died at Newark 22 Feb 1890. He married second 8 June 1890 to Emma Louise Kendrick, widow of John Schuerman. George W. Riker was a blacksmith. He died 16 June 1915 and was buried at Fairmount cemetery, Newark.
Children of George W. Riker and Elizabeth Godby
1. Elizabeth Riker, born 19 Jan 1852.
2. Sara Ann Riker, born 24 Dec 1854
3. Forest Riker, born 10 Feb 1856. He married first at Newark on 3 Oct 1880 to Catherine Meldrum. He married second 29 Nov 1888 at East Orange, NJ to Maggie Gosman. He was an Expressman (delivery man) in Newark. Catherine and Forest had a son William born prior to 1885, but he died young and Forest and his second wife Maggie had a son Forest Riker, Jr.
Forest Riker died 20 Nov 1897 at Newark.
4. Adelaid Riker, born 24 Dec 1858
5. Anna Riker, born 25 Oct 1860
6. Mary Riker, born 20 May 1866
7. George T. or F. Riker, born 26 May 1868
George W. Riker , born 1830 lineage
Father- William R. Riker, born 1788 married 5 Jan 1818 at Little Falls, NJ to Sarah Kent
Grandfather- William Riker , born 9 Nov 1751 bapt. Gansegat (Fairfield, Essex Co., married Judith Doremus (Will dated 1834)
Great Granfather- Ryck Ryker, born 1720 Staten Island. Married 5 Feb 1739 in Essex County Tryntje Franciso
Great Great Grandfather - Ryck Rycke, born about 1680 on Staten Island; married about 1707 Willempje Clements. They moved to Essex County, NJ in the 1720's.
Great Great Great Grandfather - Hendrick Rycken, born 1648-49 at Arnhem, Gelderland, the Netherlands. He married on Staten Island about 1669 to Femmetje_______.
Great Great Great Great Grandfather- Ryck (Rijck) Hendricksen, born about 1612 at Arnhem, Gelderland. He married 1639 to Judith Cornelise and they came New Netherland 1653.
Anything more to share.
Sincerely, David M. Riker