Person:Joseph Herrick (4)

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  1. Joseph Herrick1667 - 1749
  2. Benjamin Herrick1669/70 - 1669/70
  3. John Herrick1670/71 - 1742
  4. Sarah Herrick1674 - 1712
  1. Israel Herrick1696 -
  2. Benjamin Herrick1700 - 1773
  3. Nehemia Herrick1702 -
  4. Mary Herrick1706 -
  5. Joseph Herrick1709 -
Facts and Events
Name[1][2][3] Joseph Herrick
Gender Male
Other[12] 1 Apr 1667 Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, USAAlt. Birth
Birth[4][5] 2 Apr 1667 Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Marriage to Elizabeth Haywood (Haward)
Will[13] 24 May 1749 Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Residence[10][18] Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Death[6][7] 11 Sep 1749 Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Burial[8][16] Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Probate[14][20] 25 Sep 1749 Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Other[9][17] Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts, USALand
Other[11][19] Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts, USALand
References
  1. Phelps Leach. Lawrence Leach of Salem, Massachusetts : and some of his descendants. (1924-1926)
    Vol. 1 page 9-10, 1924.
  2. John Clark Stinchfield. History of the Town of Leeds, Androscoggin County, Maine: From Its Settlement June 10, 1780. (Published 1901. Press of Lewiston journal)
    page 202.
  3. Jedediah and Lucius C. Herrick. Herrick Genealogy: A Genealogical Register of the Name and Family of Herrick from the Settlement of Henerie Hericke in Salem, Massachusett (2). ((1885))
    Page 210.
  4. John Clark Stinchfield. History of the Town of Leeds, Androscoggin County, Maine: From Its Settlement June 10, 1780. (Published 1901. Press of Lewiston journal)
    page 202.
  5. Jedediah and Lucius C. Herrick. Herrick Genealogy: A Genealogical Register of the Name and Family of Herrick from the Settlement of Henerie Hericke in Salem, Massachusett (2). ((1885))
    Page 210.
  6. Phelps Leach. Lawrence Leach of Salem, Massachusetts : and some of his descendants. (1924-1926)
    Vol. 1 page 9-10, 1924.
  7. John Clark Stinchfield. History of the Town of Leeds, Androscoggin County, Maine: From Its Settlement June 10, 1780. (Published 1901. Press of Lewiston journal)
    page 202.
  8. John Clark Stinchfield. History of the Town of Leeds, Androscoggin County, Maine: From Its Settlement June 10, 1780. (Published 1901. Press of Lewiston journal)
    page 202.
  9. John Clark Stinchfield. History of the Town of Leeds, Androscoggin County, Maine: From Its Settlement June 10, 1780. (Published 1901. Press of Lewiston journal)
    page 202.
  10. John Clark Stinchfield. History of the Town of Leeds, Androscoggin County, Maine: From Its Settlement June 10, 1780. (Published 1901. Press of Lewiston journal)
    page 202.
  11. John Clark Stinchfield. History of the Town of Leeds, Androscoggin County, Maine: From Its Settlement June 10, 1780. (Published 1901. Press of Lewiston journal)
    page 202.
  12. Phelps Leach. Lawrence Leach of Salem, Massachusetts : and some of his descendants. (1924-1926)
    Vol. 1 page 9-10, 1924.
  13. email from Alice Herrick Reynolds
    Will, Probate & Inventory of Joseph Herrick, 17 Nov 2006.
  14. email from Alice Herrick Reynolds
    Will, Probate & Inventory of Joseph Herrick, 17 Nov 2006.
  15.   email from Alice Herrick Reynolds
    Will, Probate & Inventory of Joseph Herrick, 17 Nov 2006.
  16. gave a lot for burying ground, about half a mile south of Agawam River, March 13, 1739,which is still occupied as such. He died Sept. 11, 1749.
  17. Settled on a farm given him by his father, in the northwest corner of Beverly, near Wenham line.
  18. He removed to Marblehead, where he kept a tavern.
  19. Moved to a farm on Mine Hill, Topsfield.
  20. Joseph Herrick
    Topsfield, MA, Yeoman, Testament
    #13159 Massachusetts Archives
    September 25, 1749 Will and Probate
    October 23, 1749 Inventory

    In the name of God, Amen. I Joseph Herrick of Topsfield in the County of Essex, Yeoman. Being very weak in body, But of perfect mind and memory, thanks be given unto God, therefore calling into mind the mortality of my body and not knowing how soon it may please God to take me out of this world, Do make and Ordain this my last will and testament; that is to Say, principally and first of all I Give and Recommend my Soul Into the hands of God that Gave it and my Body I recommend to the Earth to be Buried in Decent Christian Burial at the Discretion of my Executor, hereafter named, and as touching Such Worldly estate, wherewith it hath pleased God to bless Me of in this Life, I give Demise and dispose of the same in the following manner-----

    Impremier: I give to my Son Benjamin Herrick my great Bible and five pounds in bills of Creditt of the Old Tenor which make up his full portion of my Estate With what I have given him Before, The said Five Pounds shall be paid by my Executor out of that part of my estate I have hereafter given him.

    Item: I give to my Daughter in Law, Hannah Herrick my Negro Boy named Charly, and two cows and three sheep forever; Also I give to my said Daugh'r Hannah, My Negro girl named Lilphen During the said Hannah's life; and I give to the said Hannah the improvement of all my land situate in said Topsfield lying on the west side of the road that xxxx from Nathaniel Porter Jun'r house to Topsfield xxxx Bridge; and the improvements of one half of that piece of meadow I bought of Ebenezer Porter and the improvements of the dwelling house (excepting the new end of till my grandson, Nehemiah Herrick, comes to of age at twenty one years old. I give to my said grandson Nehemiah Herrick and to his heirs all of my said land of situate in Topsfield, lying on the west side of said road as aforesaid and that said half piece of meadow I bought of said Porter; and my said dwelling house excepting the said new end. And forever after he comes to age of twenty one years old. Also I give to the said Nehemiah the bed and what furniture belongs to it which stands in The East room: and my colt and one Iron barr and one half of my timber chain and one draught chain forever And my negro girl named Lilphen forever (after the death of my said Daughter Hannah) And the said Nehemiah after he comes to the age aforesaid shall maintain my said daughter Hannah Herrick During her life, Both in sickness and in health out of that part of the estate I have now given him in and by this will I give my grandson Gideon Herrick the new end of my house and privilege convenient to bring wood and water to the said new end of my house and one bed and what furniture that belongs to it and one pewter platter and one pewter plate and the oak chest forever after he comes of age of twenty one years old.

    I give to my grandson Israel Herrick and to my said daughter Hannah Herrick all my household goods Within Doors that I have not disposed of Before and Two cows and four Sheep and two Swine forever To Be Equally Divided Between them; and the said Israel and Hannah shall pay all my funeral charges out of what I have now given them equally between them.

    I give to my Grand Daughter Elizabeth Roundey, the Negro girl Named Billah forever.

    I give to my Grand Son Joseph Rea, Ten Pounds In Bills of Credit of said old Tenor.

    I give to my Grand Ddaughter, Mary Rea, five pounds in said bills.

    I have now given to said Elizabeth. Joseph and Mary is their full portion out of my estate with what I given their mother Before the Legacies that I given said Joseph and Mary Shall be paid by of said Elizabeth Roundy out of that part of my estate. I have given her and by this will.

    Item. I give to my Grand Son Israel Herrick (whom I likewise constitute, make and ordain my sole executor of this, my last will and testament) my Negro woman named Deborah forever. Also I give to said Israel the improvements of said new end of my house and privilege convenient to bring wood and water to said new end of my house till my said grandson Gideon Herrick comes to age of twenty one years old. The said Israel keeping it in good repair as it is in now; Also I give to said Israel and to his heirs forever one half of that piece of meadow I bought of Ebenezer Porter and all the remainder of my estate both real (?) and Personal (that I have not disposed of) whereforever it may be found and privilege of using my ….. mill and cider ……making cider and a way ………….. …from said cider mill. … and the said Israel shall pay all my just debts out of that part of my estate I have now given him: And I do hereby Revoke and Disannual all and every other former testament and wills, legacies and bequests, ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my said will and … In witness whereof. I have hereto put My hand and seal on the twenty-fourth of May, A.B. 1749.


    Joseph Herrick & seal,
    Signed, sealed and declared by said Joseph Herrick at his last will and testament in presence of us: Nathaniel Porter, Hannah Perkins, Elijah Porter.

    Essex, Ipswich, Sept. 25, 1749 before the Honorable Thomas Berry Esq., judge of probate of the wills and for the County of Essex. Hannah Perkins and Elijah Porter personally appeared and made oath that they were present and saw Joseph Herrick, late of Topsfield, dec'd sign and seal and heard him … and declare of within written in ……. to be his last will and testament and whom he said he way of a sound disposing and mind and memory to the best of their discerning. And they together with Nathaniel Porter set to their hand that the same time in his presence as witnesses. Senior Att. Dan'l Appleton, Reg. upon which this will is proved, approved and allowed is….. ……… appeared and accepted that trust and to give in … executor. in 30 days Dan Appleton, Reg. , Tho. Berry, J Probate.


    A true Inventory of all and singular the land and goods, chattels credits of m. Joseph Herrick late of Topsfield in the county of Essex. Yeoman Dev. taken and apprised in bills of last tenor b us the subscribers being across appointed by the Hon. Tho. Berry Esq. Judge of the Probate of Wills, in and for the County aforesaid. As it was shown to us by the Executor of the last will and testament of the said Joseph Herrick this fifth Day of October A.B. 1749.

    Imp: Abt 37 acres of land with a dwelling house situate in said 370.00
    Topsfield at 10 pounds per acre

    Ten acres of swamp and meadow situate in Salem at 50/ 25.00
    Negro woman named Deborah 40 pounds and girl named Bilah @ 50/ 90.00
    Negro girl Lilph'n 30 pounds Negro boy Charly 50/ 32.10
    The new end of the house given to Gideon Herrick 25.00
    1 pewter platter, plate and chest of 10/ 10.00
    1 feather bed bolster and spills 116/ and bed pillows/ 6.10
    1 covert & blanket and sheets 40/ (curtain vlance, bed ….1.4 2.14
    The articles mentioned below of new end of said house was given to Gideon
    (Carne Aul)
    1 horse 50/ 5 cows 15/ 6 Ox 7.10/ 10 steers and 2 heiffers 6.5 41.5
    ------- 60/ 16 sheep at 7. 1/, some pigs 80/ 14.14
    Other swine 9/, colt 6/ wearing apparrial 7/ 19.00
    Bible and other books 36/ 1 feather bed and boster and pillow, sheets 6.6 pounds 8.9
    Underbed 6/ bed st., xxxx 4/ covert and blanket, curtain, valance 40/ 2.10
    Feather bed and bed furniture, 100/ 8 pillows 16/ 5.16
    5 sheets 75/ a D 15/ 8 D 30/ table linen and towel 8/ 6.8
    Chest of drawer 10/chest and 3 tables and trunk 7/6 brass weights 4/ 1.10.6
    Money Seal …. 8/ pewter 5/of earthenware2/ 3.0
    Brass kettle and warming pan 5/ iron pott and kettle 12/6 3.2.6
    Iron pott 3/ Shilly 10/ Andiron trammel flue and tongs 60/ 3.13
    Tub and bottles 7/ chairs 6/ 2 wheels 7/ mors 5/ wood plates 1/6 1.6.6
    Beaker glass peper box and salt cellar 1.6 brass /6 flax (flasks?) 15/ .17
    Sheeps wool 35/leather 10/loom & stays and barrs 65/ 5.10
    40 bushel Indian corn 10 pounds 1 bushel beans, 10/ chest of …….21/ 11.11
    Churn pail and unil 8/6 hli'd & bb15/ tubs and bear bb….14/ 1.17
    Yeicy1/box iron … 5/ Ipet 5? Trammel and flesh fork 2/ .13
    Looking glass 6/ basin 5/ cart wheel hoops 51/ 3.2
    Cart wheel tyen 40/ spanshakle & pin 3/curt boxey 2/6 2.5.6
    Plow skees 44/ plow and plates 5/ chains 87/6 6.16.6
    Pitch fork and …..23/axe 24/ wedges belte and rings 18/ 2.15
    Handsaw and shave 6/ shoes 3/old iron 6/ iron barrs 48/ 3.3
    Horse tackling 31/ xxx the tackling and grindstone 6/6 1.17.6
    About 3 load of haystalks, and husks 10/ applies and xxx80/ 14.0
    Cider mill and wheels 30/ meal bags 5/ 1 bond principle and interest25 L 26.15
    Coins silver 1/3 Rasor 1/6 .2.9

    Benj'm Town, Nathaniel Porter, Jr, Elijah Porter, ……….Comission
    Israel Herrick
    Thomas barton …Judge

    Essex: Ipsiwch, October 23, 1749, Then Israel Herrick made oath to said foregoing inventory and if anyting further appears he would cause it to be added . Before Thomas Berry, J. Probate.