I believe my Grider line came
from Basel, Switzerland, through Germany and Holland. They arrived in the U.S. on September 16, 1736, on the ship Princess Augusta from Rotterdam, Holland to Philadelphia, PA. From Philidelphia, they went into Kentucky, North Carolina, and Illinois.
(1) Hans Jacob (Greider) Greiter, born 1681 in Basel, Switzerland (Frick Valley). He sailed to America with Frederick(21) and Martin(19).
(2) Hans Martin (Greiter) (Greider) Grider, born 1715 in Holland
(3) Frederick Cornelius Grider, Sr., born 1755 in Pennsylvania.
(4) Martin Sumpter Grider, born July 2, 1791, in North Carolina.