States: New York: Oneida
I'm thinking that your 'Harvey Head'(b. 1806) might certainly be 'Hervey'. I know when I first began research, my 'Hervey' was often transcribed as 'Harvey', perhaps because it's such an unusual name. My assumption is that the surname 'Hervey' was used as a first name, at least in my case. My Hervey was born in 1797; his father, Abel Simmons, came from Little Compton, RI with his father and two brothers to Paris Hill in the early 1790's. In my line of the Simmons family, it was common to name a child's first name with the surname of a minister or family friend. I can't pinpoint the source of my 'Hervey' but do know there were Hervey's (surname) in Little compton during the 1700's.
Considering "Head" also came from RI, there is a possibility that he, too, was named after an unknown surname Hervey.
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