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A Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislature 1635-1789 by Edward C. Papenfuse, et. al.
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BIOGRAPHIES HIC

1697; president, 1694-1697); North Sassafras Par-
ish Vestry, Cecil County, 1693-1697. MILITARY
SERVICE: colonel, 1692-1697. OUT OF COLONY
SERVICE: Pennsylvania Assembly, 1683-1685.

STANDS ON PUBLIC/PRIVATE ISSUES: Opposed the

revolution of 1689; accused of treason and popery;
did not subscribe to the required oaths as a justice
under the new government until August 1691.

WEALTH DURING LIFETIME. LAND AT FIRST

ELECTION: over 5,000 acres. WEALTH AT DEATH.
DIED: by June 1697. PERSONAL PROPERTY: TEV,
£1,587.8.1 sterling (including 11 slaves, 1 servant,
2 sloops, and 1 shallop); FB, £412.5.10. LAND:
over 9,000 acres.

HERMAN (HERRMAN), EPHRAIM AUGUS-
TUS (1683-1734/35). BORN: in 1683 near New
Castle, Pennsylvania; only son. IMMIGRATED: in
1687 or early 1688 as a minor with his father from
Pennsylvania. RESIDED: on Bohemia Manor, Cecil

County. FAMILY BACKGROUND. FATHER: Caspar US
Augustus Herman (1656-1697). STEPFATHER: John
Jawort. MOTHER: Anna Reyniers. STEPMOTHER:
Catherine Williams. UNCLES: Henry Ward (?-
1683/84); Matthias Vanderheyden (?-1729); and
John Thompson (?-1701). SISTERS: Augustina, who
married first, Thomas Frisby (1681 -ca. 1715/16),
second, Roger Larramore (?-1721), and third,
Henry Rippin; and Catherine (1697-?). FIRST
COUSINS: Henry Ward (?-1734); Richard Thomp-
son (ca. 1680-by 1775); and Augustine Thompson
(1691-ca. 1738/39). MARRIED first, by 1714 Isa-
bella (?-1732), daughter of Maurice Trent, of
Pennsylvania; stepdaughter of Robert French, of
New Castle, Pennsylvania. MARRIED second, Ara-
minta, who subsequently married by 1737 (first
name unknown) Young, and finally, by 1742 Wil-
liam Alexander. CHILDREN. SONS: Casparus (?-
1732); Ephraim Augustus (1734-1751). DAUGH-
TERS: Catherine, who married Peter Bouchell;
Mary, who married John Lawson (?-1755). PRI-
VATE CAREER. EDUCATION: literate. RELIGIOUS

AFFILIATION: Anglican. SOCIAL STATUS AND AC-
TIVITIES: second generation burgess and third gen-
eration county officeholder; Gent., by 1713. OCCU-
PATIONAL PROFILE: planter. PUBLIC CAREER.
LEGISLATIVE SERVICE: Lower House, Cecil
County, 1715, 1716-1718, 1719-1721/22, 1725-
1727 (Elections 4), 1728-1731 (Elections 1-5),
1732-1734 (Elections 1-Cv), 1734/35 (elected, but
did not serve; died before the 1st session). LOCAL
OFFICES: justice, Cecil County, 1714-1721; North
Sassafras Parish Vestry, Cecil County, 1716-1722,
1724-1725, 1734-1734/35. MILITARY SERVICE:
colonel, 1714. WEALTH DURING LIFETIME. LAND

AT FIRST ELECTION: over 9,000 acres inherited
from his father. WEALTH AT DEATH. DIED: by
March 20, 1734/35. PERSONAL PROPERTY: TEV,
£1,038.15.6 sterling (including 18 slaves); FB,
£629.11.1. LAND: over 13,000 acres.

HEUGH (HEUGHES, HEWS, HOUGHES,
HUES, HUGH, HUGHE, HUGHES, HUGHS),
ANDREW (ca. 1727-ca. 1789). BORN: ca. 1727,
probably in Scotland. IMMIGRATED: probably
from Scotland. RESIDED: in Lower Potomac Hun-
dred, Frederick County (later became part of
Montgomery County). FAMILY BACKGROUND.
BROTHER: Charles Heugh, died in Scotland by
1788. MARRIED by 1752 Sarah (1731-1800). CHIL-
DREN. SONS: John (1765-?); Andrew, Jr. (1770-
1796). DAUGHTERS: Elizabeth (1755-?); Sarah
(1757-?); Ann (1759-?); Margaret (1761-?); Jeane
(1764-?); Mary (1768-?); Harriot (1774-?); Chris-
tina, who married in 1796 Walter C. Williams; and
Martha. PRIVATE CAREER. EDUCATION: literate.

RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Protestant. SOCIAL STA-
TUS AND ACTIVITIES: Gent., 1773. OCCUPATIONAL
PROFILE: merchant. PUBLIC CAREER. LEGISLATIVE
SERVICE: Lower House, Frederick County, 1769-
1770 (elected to the 2nd session to fill vacancy).
LOCAL OFFICES: justice, Frederick County, 1754-
at least 1775 (quorum, 1763-at least 1775), Mont-
gomery County, 1787-at least 1788; justice, Court
of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery, Freder-
ick County, commissioned 1765; coroner, Freder-
ick County, commissioned 1773. WEALTH DURING

LIFETIME. LAND AT FIRST ELECTION: 489 acres in

Frederick County. SIGNIFICANT CHANGES IN

LAND BETWEEN FIRST ELECTION AND DEATH:

purchased 390 acres in Frederick and Montgom-
ery counties and sold 246 acres in Frederick
County, 1769-1773. WEALTH AT DEATH. DIED:
between December 22, 1788, and February 10,
1789, in Montgomery County. PERSONAL PROP-
ERTY: requested no appraisal of his estate; his will
mentioned 12 slaves. LAND: at least 500 acres in
Montgomery County, plus property in Falkirk,
Scotland, inherited from his brother and an estate
in Scotland inherited from his father.

HICKS, THOMAS (1659-1722). BORN: in 1659,
probably in England. IMMIGRATED: by 1678,
probably as a free adult. RESIDED: in Dorchester
County. MARRIED Sarah, daughter of Levin Den-
wood (ca. 1602-after 1663). Her brothers were
Thomas; Luke, and Levin. Her sisters were
Elizabeth, who married Henry Hooper (ca. 1643-
1720); Mary, who married Roger Woolford (?-ca.
1701/2); Susanna; and Rebecca. CHILDREN. SONS:

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