Henry’s neighbors were Roger Conant, Thomas Balch, and William Dodge
Additional information relating to Henry Herrick
Henry Hericke arrives at Salem, previously named Naumkeag with the Higginson-Skelton fleet of Puritans, probably on the “Lions Whelp”, John Gibbs, Master; that had sailed from Gravesend on 25 Apr 1629, a 65-day journey to Salem.
06 Aug 1629 • Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Henry was among the 30 family headsof households that signed the “Covenants” forming the First Church of Salem, the first “Puritan” church in the New World. Up to that point, only “reformed” churches had been established.
1636 • Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
In 1636, Henry and Editha Laskin Herrick are listed among the 30 living members/founders of the Church of Salem that still resided in Salem.
Henry and Editha Laskin Herrick, having moved to Bass River are allowed to leave the Church of Salem and become founders of the first church on “Ryal-Syde” (Bass River) citing “…tediousnesse & difficulties over the water and other inconveniences”.
03 Nov 1668 • Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
As Bass River now had a church, thanks to Henry Herrick and others, it is made a “distinct Towne” named Beverly.