The following data is extracted from Herbert Family Papers.
20. Amy Herbert married Thomas Bedle. (They had a son, James, whose dau. Elizabeth Bedle married a Wainwright (and was the mother of Halstead H. Wainwright) a lawyer in Manasquan, N. J. This information obtained in 1913.
21. Elizabeth Herbert second wife of Jno. Collins. (Their mar. lic. dated Nov. 4. 1776. Perhaps the same John Collins who went on the marriage bond of her bro. James, when he married 9 years before.
18. “Richard Herbert (son of Richard Herbert (7) and Martha Dorset) m. Mary dau. of James Dorset. (See a Hist. & Gen. Misc. vol. III, p. 219. the marriage must have occurred after 1762.)
19. “James Herbert – came to Brooklyn shortly after the Revolution Middletown Landing, N.J. with four sons James, Joseph, Daniel and Samuel.
44. (1) “James, (his son), born 1770, died 1825. Was a brothers up in this trade after the death his father. Recorded as “pious and useful man.”. Buried in Sands Street. Married Caty Engle daughter of Samuel Engle (or Englis). Their daughter married Richard Cornwell.” (The will of the above James is on file in the Surrogate’s Office of King’s Co., which contains Brooklyn. He leaves everything to his “beloved wife Catherine.” If she should remarry his house and lo in Sands St. go to his son James and Samuel, and his house and lot on Prospect St. to his four daughters, Mary, Sarah Ann, Eliza and Catherine. Wife friends James Engle and Richard Cornwell are left executors. Signed June 9, 1825, and proved June 23, 1825.
45. (2) Joseph. Born 1775, died October 16, 1861, Buried in Greenwood. Married Francis Hand of Shoreham, N. Y. near Fort Ticonderoga. She was born in 1776 and died 1850. He organized and commanded an Artillery Company of Fusiliers in 1812. He assisted to establish the Apprentice Library in 1813. He was associated with Robert Snow, Mercein, Sands, Murphy and Devine in founding the Sunday Schools in Brooklyn, and for many years was Superintendent of Sands Street Sunday School. He was “pleasant, agreeable, good’, medium stout with a fresh, clear complexion and white hair. He took part in all movements in Brooklyn for the betterment of the village.
46. (3) Daniel. His wife’s name was Rebecca.
Source: Herbert Family Papers