Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v2p405


Volume 2, Page 405

    HEARNDALE, BENJAMIN, Providence 1646, short time, perhaps, at Lynn, next
yr. sw. alleg. May 1666, prob. had s. Benjamin, John, Joseph, Thomas, and
William, or some of them, for the o. of alleg. was taken at P. by Joseph, and
Benjamin, in May 1671; by the other three in May 1682. His d. Mary m. 14 Oct.
1675, Andrew Edmonds. BENJAMIN, s. of the preced. was complain. of in the Gen
Assemb. May 1681, for shooting at an Ind. in the woods, on very slight excuse.
He d. 8 Sept. 1726, leav. Benjamin. WILLIAM, Providence, br. of the preced.
d. 1727, his will being of 17 Jan. in that yr. and inv. 22 Sept. next; by w.
Deliverance had Thomas, Elisha, William, Solomon, Preserved, Abigail, Esther,
Kezia, Meribah, and Martha.

    HERMAN, FRANCIS, and NATHANIEL, Braintree 1640. See Harman.

    HERMAYES, BENJAMIN, Salem, d. Nov. 1666, acc. Essex Inst. II. 15. From
long acquaint. with the form of first let. in the surname, I doubt not, the same person
is sometimes appear. as Fermais, and oftener as Vermayes.

    HEROD, JAMES, Newtown, L. I. 1656. Perhaps this may be the same as

    HERRICK, EPHRAIM, Beverly, s. of Henry, m. 3 July 1661, Mary
of Salem, where he then liv. as B. was not then incorp. had John,
b. 31 May 1662; Ephraim, 13 Aug. 1664; Mary, 14 June 1667; Stephen, 15 Mar.
1670; Sarah; Samuel, 4 June 1675; Timothy, 4 Jan. 1681; and Ann, 20 Nov. 1683;
was freem. 1668, and he d. 18 Sept. 1693. GEORGE, Salem 1686, came that yr.
in the same sh. with John Dunton, who, in his "Life and Errors," speaks kindly
of him; by w. Martha had Martha, s. Howett, and George, posthum. b. 2 Jan.
1696. He was a shopkeeper, yet an officer of justice, had hard work, as marshal,
in the witchcraft infatua. and d. 1695. HENRY, Salem 1629, came in the fleet with
Higginson, prob. and, 19 Oct. 1630, req. adm. and 18 May foll. was sw. freem.;
m. Edith, d. of Hugh Laskin of S. had, beside other s. and d. not named in his
will, who prob. d. young, Thomas; Zechary, bapt. 25 Dec. 1636; Ephraim, 11
Feb. 1638; Henry, 16 Jan. 1640; Joseph, 6 Aug. 1645; Elizabeth 4 July 1647; John,
26 May 1650; and Benjamin; was one of the found. of the ch. at Beverly 1667,
and d. 1671. Of these ch. Thomas, Elizabeth and Benjamin d. without ch. A few
yrs. since, a descend. Jedediah Herrick, Esq. of Hamden, issued an elegant,
print. geneal. reg. of the fam. in sh. he propounds the prob. of this ancestor
being s. of Sir William H. ambassador of Queen Elizabeth to Turkey, and a mem. of
Parliament in her reign, as well as in that of James I. Even some slight
conject. is offered of the orig. descent from Eric, the Danish king, who
invaded Eng. as early as the days of Alfred. HENRY, Beverly, s. of the
by w. Lydia thot to be Woodbury, had Lydia, and Joseph, both bapt. 26 Sept.
1666; Elizabeth 6 Dec. 1668; Samuel, 1670; and Jonathan, 1672; was freem. 1683; m. next,
1690, Sarah, wid. of John Giddings of Gloucester, and d. June 1702. His wid. d. 1711.
He was of the jury in the witchcraft trials, 1692, and had the magnanimity, with his
fellows, to ask forgiveness for