Anna Church

about 1748–9 June 1790 (Age 42)
Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Anna

Anna Church was born about 1748, in Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. She married Benjamin Herrick about 11 September 1760, in Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 9 June 1790, in Brooklyn, Windham, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 42.

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Benjamin Herrick
Anna Church
Marriage: about 11 September 1760
Litee Herrick
Polly Herrick
Lucretia Herrick
Anna Herrick
James Phillips Herrick
Timothy Herrick
Benjamin Herrick

Spouse and Children

about 11 September 1760
Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America




    Lucretia Herrick


    Anna Herrick


    James Phillips Herrick


+2 More Children

World Events (4)


Age 28

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 33

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1783 · A Free America

Age 35

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic surname for someone who lived near a church. The word comes from Old English cyrice, ultimately from medieval Greek kyrikon, for earlier kyriakōn (dōma) ‘(house) of the Lord’, from kyrios ‘lord’.2 Translation of German Kirch .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Ama in entry for Benjamin Herrick, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Anna in entry for Lucretia Herrick, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Anna in entry for Litey Herrick, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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