M, b. 9 August 1640, d. 7 August 1726
John was born before 9 August 1640 in Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. He is the son of William Heresey of Hingman. On 9 August 1640, he was christened in Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. John married Sarah Richards, daughter of Edward Richards and Susanna Hunting, on 18 May 1669 in Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.1 John departed this life on Wednesday, 7 August 1726 in Massachusetts.
- [S1167] Robert I. Farrington Esq., Edward Richards of Dedham, Massachusetts, page 92 - "John (William) bt. in Hing. Aug. 9, 1640: m. at Dedham (sic), May 18, 1669, Sarah _________. She died aet. 86 yrs." ...The several bits of evidence given in this article prove that the wife of John Hersey of Hingman, Mass., was Sarah Richards, dau. of Richard and Susanna (Hunting) Richards of Dedham, Mass.