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Augustine Herman

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Prague, Bohemia
Death: Died in Bohemia Manor, Cecil, Maryland
Place of Burial: Bohemia Manor, Cecil, Maryland, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Augustine Ephraim ephria Hermann and Barbara von Redel
Husband of Jannetje Varleth and Catherine Ward
Father of Ephraim Georgius Herman; Casparus Augustine Herman; Anna Margarieta van der Heyden; Judith Herman; Francina Herman and 1 other

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About Augustine Herman

Augustine Herman, First Lord of Bohemia Manor (about 1621 – September 1686) was a Czech explorer, merchant, and cartographer who lived in New Amsterdam and Cecil County, Maryland. In the employment of Lord Baltimore, he produced a remarkably accurate map of the Chesapeake Bay and Delaware Bay regions of North America, and established the enormous Bohemia Manor plantation in southeastern Cecil County, Maryland. Chroniclers spell the name differently: Herman, Herrman, Harman, Harmans, Heerman, Hermans, Heermans, etc. Augustine Herman himself usually spelled his name Herman, which is now the accepted way of spelling his name. He frequently added “Bohemiensis” as a suffix.

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Augustine Herman's Timeline

1621
1621
Prague, Bohemia
1652
January 9, 1652
Age 31
September 1, 1652
Age 31
New Amsterdam
1655
February 2, 1655
Age 34
New York, New York, USA
1658
March 10, 1658
Age 37
New York, New York, USA
1660
May 9, 1660
Age 39
1662
March 12, 1662
Age 41
Cecil County, MD, USA
1686
1686
Age 65
Bohemia Manor, Cecil, Maryland