John Lewis Shroyer


Personal and Family Information

John was born on 16 FEB 1813 in Ohio, the son of Adam Shroyer and Keziah Jane Antrim.

He died in 1897 in Nodaway County, MO.

His wife was Mary Meadows. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their only known child was Charles P. (1844-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


John Lewis Shroyer


Adam Shroyer


Keziah Jane Antrim


Aden James Antrim Sr


Godfrey Robert Antrim


Nancy Hannah Painter


Mary "Dolly" Sharp


Solomon Sharp


Rachel Masters



Birth16 FEB 1813
Place: Ohio
Place: Nodaway County, MO


Note 1

Obituary in Nodaway Democrat, 04 Nov 1897

JOHN SHROYER (1813-1897)


Obituary -- John Shroyer was born near Dayton, Ohio, Feb. 16, 1813.  At the age of three years he moved with his parents to Sullivan county, Indiana, where Dec. 21, 1840, he was married to Mary Meadows.  In the fall of 1841, he moved to Mercer county, Illinois, where he lived till 1876, when he came to Nodaway county, Mo., residing on the same place until his death.

            Besides two children that died to infancy, Mr. Shroyer left seven children, twenty-two grand children, and eleven great grand children.  The children are J.W., living near Gaynor, Chas. P., of Wray, Col, Catherine Beeder, and Harriet West of Mercer county, Ill, J.T. of Skidmore, and Emma and Raymond, who still live on the home place with their mother.  Deceased was converted more than 40 years ago, and joined the United Brethren church and remained a member till death.  His house was a home for the pioneer preachers for near half a century.  He died in the full assurance of faith, October 26, 1897, aged 84 years, 8 months and 10 days.  The funeral services were held at the home, conducted by the writer, after which the remains were interred at White oak cemetery, east of Pickering.  (Nodaway Democrat, 04 Nov 1897)