Rev. Peter Stryker of Asbury Park, left $6,780 in life insurance. Of this money $3,000 is to go to his widow, Emily H. Stryker, and the remainder is to be equally divided among his four children, Henry C. Stryker, Herman B. Stryker, Margaretta Le..ne wife of Rev. William W. Conner; and Anna K. Stryker. One son, Herman B. Stryker, is in the state hospital at Trenton, and his share is to be kept invested and the interest of it used to buy him clothing and other necessities. Mr. Stryker's theological books are to go to his son-in-law, Mr. Conner, and his other books are to be distributed among his children and friends. He left a mosaic inkstand, a watch and a gold-headed cane to his grandchildren, and his other personal possessions are to go to his wife, with the understanding that they are to be shared by the children. The will was made January 20th of last year. Mr. Stryker's wife and his son, Henry C. Stryker, were made executors of the will.
Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, Apr 25 1900