|Henry Herrick (1688 - 1755)|
Abbott Street Burial Ground (Ancient Burial Ground),
There are lots of myths about Henry Herrick's origins. He was not a Virginia planter, and he was not the son of an upper class gentleman in Leicester, England. He was of humble origins, and a literate freeman in Salem, Massachusetts. The Henry Herrick of Massachusetts and the Henry Herrick of Virginia may be related, but the kinship has not been established.
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