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  • ID: I427556
  • Name: Joshua HERRICK IV
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 18 MAR 1793 in Beverly, Essex Co., MA
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Maine BET 4 MAR 1843 AND 3 MAR 1845
  • Death: 30 AUG 1874 in Alfred, York Co., ME
  • Note:
    HERRICK, Joshua, a Representative from Maine; born in Beverly, Mass., March 18, 1793; attended the common schools; moved to the district of Maine in 1811 and engaged in the lumber business; served in the War of 1812; moved to Brunswick, Maine, and became connected with the first cotton factory of Maine; deputy sheriff of Cumberland County for many years; deputy collector and inspector of customs at Kennebunkport, Maine, 1829-1841; town clerk of Kennebunkport 1832-1842; also selectman, assessor, and overseer of the poor of Kennebunkport 1839-1842; county commissioner of York County in 1842 and 1843; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1843- March 3, 1845); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1844 to the Twenty- ninth Congress; again deputy collector at Kennebunkport 1847-1849; register of probate of York County 1849-1855; died in Alfred, Maine, August 30, 1874; interment in Village Cemetery, Kennebunkport, Maine.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: Joshua HERRICK III b: 19 FEB 1763 in Beverly, Essex Co., MA
    Mother: Mary JONES b: ABT 1767 in Beverly, Essex Co., MA

    Marriage 1 Hannah F. ROGERS b: 12 JUL 1801 in Maine
    • Married: 19 MAY 1830
    Children
    1. Has No Children Juliette Wallingford HERRICK b: 30 JAN 1831 in Kennebunkport, York Co., ME
    2. Has No Children Caroline Augusta HERRICK b: 6 JUN 1832 in Kennebunkport, York Co., ME
    3. Has No Children Donna Maria HERRICK b: 13 JAN 1834 in Kennebunkport, York Co., ME
    4. Has No Children Mary Wallingford HERRICK b: 18 SEP 1835 in Kennebunkport, York Co., ME
    5. Has No Children Hannah Shillaber HERRICK b: 18 AUG 1837 in Kennebunkport, York Co., ME
    6. Has No Children Lucy Ann HERRICK b: 12 JUL 1840 in Kennebunkport, York Co., ME
    7. Has No Children George Thomas HERRICK b: 28 SEP 1842 in Kennebunkport, York Co., ME
    8. Has No Children Joshua Jones HERRICK b: 28 APR 1844 in Kennebunkport, York Co., ME
    9. Has No Children Joshua Henry HERRICK b: 11 SEP 1848 in Kennebunkport, York Co., ME
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