His name's Gerald, and he left comments on THIS POST . He says his family has roots in Elbeteinitz, east of Prague. This needs more research!
Oh, Gerald--here are two pages from Bohmen census books from the 1650s...a local professor copied them from books held by a Bergunland library in St Paul, Minnesota...do they make sense to you?
These are copies of handwritten lists, of course, but the name HESCH is there.