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John Nickerson

Male Abt 1707 - 1794  (~ 87 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  John Nickerson was born Abt 1707, Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died 30 Jan 1794, Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1705, Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts

    John married Dorcas Bassett 14 May 1728, Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts. Dorcas (daughter of Nathan Bassett and Mary Crowell) was born , Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died 1770. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 2. John Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born 12 Jun 1730, Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died , Nova Scotia.
    2. 3. Abner Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born 28 Apr 1732, Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died Bef 4 Feb 1798, Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (1.John1) was born 12 Jun 1730, Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died , Nova Scotia.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1740, Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts

    Notes:

    He was a Loyalist, and went to Woods Harbor, Barrington, Nova Scotia at the time of the Revolution.

    John married Jerusha Knowles. (daughter of Enos Knowles and Sarah Sparrow) [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 4. Lucretia Jane Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born , Nova Scotia.
    2. 5. John Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born 1772, Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died Abt 1820, Woods Harbour, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

  2. 3.  Abner Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (1.John1) was born 28 Apr 1732, Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died Bef 4 Feb 1798, Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

    Abner married Elizabeth Baker 25 Oct 1765, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts. Elizabeth (daughter of Shubael Baker and Lydia Stewart) was born 2 Jan 1744, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died Aft 1800. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 6. Scott Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born , Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts.
    2. 7. Aaron Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born , Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Lucretia Jane Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (2.John2, 1.John1) was born , Nova Scotia.

    Lucretia married Scott Nickerson 16 Dec 1789, Argyle, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Scott (son of Abner Nickerson and Elizabeth Baker) was born , Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 8. Martha Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born 14 May 1794, Argyle, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.

  2. 5.  John Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (2.John2, 1.John1) was born 1772, Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died Abt 1820, Woods Harbour, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1774, Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia

    John married Dorothy James "Dolly" Burke. Dorothy (daughter of Edward Burke and Nora James) was born Abt 1770, Bellyshannon, Donegal, Ireland; died Abt 1867, Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 9. Knowles Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1795, Woods Harbour, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died 1875, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.
    2. 10. Judah Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born 23 Jun 1801, Woods Harbour, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died 17 Feb 1895, Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; was buried , Oakvale Cemetery, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

  3. 6.  Scott Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (3.Abner2, 1.John1) was born , Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

    Scott married Lucretia Jane Nickerson 16 Dec 1789, Argyle, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Lucretia (daughter of John Nickerson and Jerusha Knowles) was born , Nova Scotia. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 8. Martha Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born 14 May 1794, Argyle, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.

  4. 7.  Aaron Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (3.Abner2, 1.John1) was born , Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

    Aaron married Hannah Atwood 1 Dec 1804, Argyle, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Hannah (daughter of Joseph Atwood and Susanna Smith) was born 8 Jun 1783, Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 11. Sophia Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born 4 Dec 1806, Argyle, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; died 27 May 1859, Woods Harbour, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; was buried , Old Wilson Cemetery, Charlesville, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Martha Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (4.Lucretia3, 2.John2, 1.John1) was born 14 May 1794, Argyle, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.

    Notes:

    Also called Pattie.

    Martha married Hezechiah Newell. (son of Henry Newell and Eunice Smith) [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 12. Zephaniah H. Newell  Descendancy chart to this point was born 3 Oct 1827, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died 23 Nov 1911, Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

  2. 9.  Knowles Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (5.John3, 2.John2, 1.John1) was born Abt 1795, Woods Harbour, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died 1875, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Abt 1876

    Knowles married Elizabeth Swain 14 Sep 1826. (daughter of Daniel Swain and Ann Taylor) [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 13. Cyrus L. Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born 15 Sep 1838, Nova Scotia; died 1912, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

  3. 10.  Judah Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (5.John3, 2.John2, 1.John1) was born 23 Jun 1801, Woods Harbour, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died 17 Feb 1895, Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; was buried , Oakvale Cemetery, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 3 Jun 1801, Woods Harbour, Shelburne, Nova Scotia

    Judah married Elizabeth Smith 6 May 1824. Elizabeth (daughter of James Smith and Tabitha Kendrick) was born 27 Jun 1809; died 10 Apr 1887. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 14. Ephraim Clifford Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born 26 Jun 1832, Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died 14 Sep 1915, Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

  4. 11.  Sophia Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (7.Aaron3, 3.Abner2, 1.John1) was born 4 Dec 1806, Argyle, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; died 27 May 1859, Woods Harbour, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; was buried , Old Wilson Cemetery, Charlesville, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

    Notes:

    Also called Saffera Nickerson.

    Sophia married Robert Wilson. Robert (son of Archibald Wilson and Christiana Jane Wylie) was born 1803, Scotland; died 28 Oct 1876, West Pubnico, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; was buried , Old Wilson Cemetery, Charlesville, Shelburne, Nova Scotia. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 15. Christiana Wilson  Descendancy chart to this point was born 3 Feb 1831, Woods Harbour, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died 6 Mar 1905, Pubnico, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; was buried , Old Wilson Cemetery, Charlesville, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.


Generation: 5

  1. 12.  Zephaniah H. Newell Descendancy chart to this point (8.Martha4, 4.Lucretia3, 2.John2, 1.John1) was born 3 Oct 1827, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died 23 Nov 1911, Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    He was a sea captain.

    Zephaniah married Asenath Smith. (daughter of James Smith and Tabitha Nickerson) [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 16. Martha A. Newell  Descendancy chart to this point

  2. 13.  Cyrus L. Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (9.Knowles4, 5.John3, 2.John2, 1.John1) was born 15 Sep 1838, Nova Scotia; died 1912, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Sep 1839, Nova Scotia

    Cyrus married Martha A. Newell. (daughter of Zephaniah H. Newell and Asenath Smith) [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 17. Zepheniah Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born 6 Dec 1867, Nova Scotia; died 9 Jun 1936, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

  3. 14.  Ephraim Clifford Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (10.Judah4, 5.John3, 2.John2, 1.John1) was born 26 Jun 1832, Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died 14 Sep 1915, Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

    Notes:

    Ted C. D'Eon (citation details below) calls him a Gx8-grandson of the immigrant William Nickerson.

    Ephraim married Mathilda Smith. Mathilda (daughter of Reuben Smith and Deborah Covell) was born 28 May 1834, Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died 28 Apr 1891, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 18. Alfred Smith Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born 9 Nov 1870, Nova Scotia; died Aft 9 Jan 1947, Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

  4. 15.  Christiana Wilson Descendancy chart to this point (11.Sophia4, 7.Aaron3, 3.Abner2, 1.John1) was born 3 Feb 1831, Woods Harbour, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died 6 Mar 1905, Pubnico, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; was buried , Old Wilson Cemetery, Charlesville, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1832

    Christiana married James McComiskey. James (son of Daniel McComiskey and Azuba Sears) was born 1827, Woods Harbour, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died 13 Feb 1915, Lower East Pubnico, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; was buried , Old Wilson Cemetery, Charlesville, Shelburne, Nova Scotia. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 19. Ella Seretha McComiskey  Descendancy chart to this point was born 1869, Nova Scotia; died 9 Jan 1947, Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts.


Generation: 6

  1. 16.  Martha A. Newell Descendancy chart to this point (12.Zephaniah5, 8.Martha4, 4.Lucretia3, 2.John2, 1.John1)

    Martha married Cyrus L. Nickerson. Cyrus (son of Knowles Nickerson and Elizabeth Swain) was born 15 Sep 1838, Nova Scotia; died 1912, Shelburne, Nova Scotia. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 20. Zepheniah Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born 6 Dec 1867, Nova Scotia; died 9 Jun 1936, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

  2. 17.  Zepheniah Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (13.Cyrus5, 9.Knowles4, 5.John3, 2.John2, 1.John1) was born 6 Dec 1867, Nova Scotia; died 9 Jun 1936, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1869, Nova Scotia

    Notes:

    "CLARK'S HARBOR, June 22 - The funeral of Zephaniah Nickerson, whose death occurred recently at East Boston, was held at the home of his sister, Mrs. Whitfield Blades on Sunday afternoon, Rev. Maxwell Balsor officated. The late Mr. Nickerson, who was 68 years old was one of Clark's Harbor's most respected citizens. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth, two daughters, Mrs. Frank MacCaulay of Boston, and Mrs. William Symonds of Clark's Harbor and two sons, Whitfield and Ivan of East Boston. One sister, Mrs. Blades resides here, and one brother, Samuel in Boston." [The Halifax Chronicle, 23 Jun 1936]

    Zepheniah married Mary Elizabeth Crowell 19 Sep 1898, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. Mary (daughter of John Samuel Crowell and Eliza Jane Bangay) was born 15 Apr 1877, West Head, Lockeport, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died 20 Nov 1952, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 21. Whitman Blades Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born Mar 1905, Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died Mar 1937, Chelsea, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

  3. 18.  Alfred Smith Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (14.Ephraim5, 10.Judah4, 5.John3, 2.John2, 1.John1) was born 9 Nov 1870, Nova Scotia; died Aft 9 Jan 1947, Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    Arrived in the US from Clark's Harbour, Nova Scotia, in Feb 1924, proceeding to Medford, Massachusetts. Said to have died Oct 1953 in Somerville.

    Alfred married Ella Seretha McComiskey 1903, Shelburne, Nova Scotia. Ella (daughter of James McComiskey and Christiana Wilson) was born 1869, Nova Scotia; died 9 Jan 1947, Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 22. Bernard Everett Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born 14 Jun 1908, Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died 17 May 1993, Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

  4. 19.  Ella Seretha McComiskey Descendancy chart to this point (15.Christiana5, 11.Sophia4, 7.Aaron3, 3.Abner2, 1.John1) was born 1869, Nova Scotia; died 9 Jan 1947, Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Ella married Alfred Smith Nickerson 1903, Shelburne, Nova Scotia. Alfred (son of Ephraim Clifford Nickerson and Mathilda Smith) was born 9 Nov 1870, Nova Scotia; died Aft 9 Jan 1947, Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 22. Bernard Everett Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born 14 Jun 1908, Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died 17 May 1993, Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.


Generation: 7

  1. 20.  Zepheniah Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (16.Martha6, 12.Zephaniah5, 8.Martha4, 4.Lucretia3, 2.John2, 1.John1) was born 6 Dec 1867, Nova Scotia; died 9 Jun 1936, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1869, Nova Scotia

    Notes:

    "CLARK'S HARBOR, June 22 - The funeral of Zephaniah Nickerson, whose death occurred recently at East Boston, was held at the home of his sister, Mrs. Whitfield Blades on Sunday afternoon, Rev. Maxwell Balsor officated. The late Mr. Nickerson, who was 68 years old was one of Clark's Harbor's most respected citizens. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth, two daughters, Mrs. Frank MacCaulay of Boston, and Mrs. William Symonds of Clark's Harbor and two sons, Whitfield and Ivan of East Boston. One sister, Mrs. Blades resides here, and one brother, Samuel in Boston." [The Halifax Chronicle, 23 Jun 1936]

    Zepheniah married Mary Elizabeth Crowell 19 Sep 1898, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. Mary (daughter of John Samuel Crowell and Eliza Jane Bangay) was born 15 Apr 1877, West Head, Lockeport, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died 20 Nov 1952, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 23. Whitman Blades Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born Mar 1905, Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died Mar 1937, Chelsea, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

  2. 21.  Whitman Blades Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (17.Zepheniah6, 13.Cyrus5, 9.Knowles4, 5.John3, 2.John2, 1.John1) was born Mar 1905, Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died Mar 1937, Chelsea, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

    Whitman married Nellie May Acker 14 Jan 1933, First Presbyterian Church of East Boston, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. Nellie (daughter of John William Acker and Odessa Stella Crowell) was born 29 Jan 1909, Welshtown, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died 9 Nov 1998, North Andover, Essex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 24. Ronald Whitman Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born 24 Feb 1937, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died 8 May 2010, Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa.

  3. 22.  Bernard Everett Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (18.Alfred6, 14.Ephraim5, 10.Judah4, 5.John3, 2.John2, 1.John1) was born 14 Jun 1908, Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died 17 May 1993, Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

    Notes:

    Emigrated from Nova Scotia to Boston around 1926, taking up residence in Somerville. Returned to Nova Scotia before 1951.

    Bernard married Edith Estelle Drew 1937, Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts. Edith (daughter of Benjamin Edwin Drew and Laura A. Currier) was born 22 Mar 1911, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died 12 Sep 2008, Washington, Washington, Iowa. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 25. Lorna Mae Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born Mar 1942.


Generation: 8

  1. 23.  Whitman Blades Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (20.Zepheniah7, 16.Martha6, 12.Zephaniah5, 8.Martha4, 4.Lucretia3, 2.John2, 1.John1) was born Mar 1905, Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died Mar 1937, Chelsea, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

    Whitman married Nellie May Acker 14 Jan 1933, First Presbyterian Church of East Boston, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. Nellie (daughter of John William Acker and Odessa Stella Crowell) was born 29 Jan 1909, Welshtown, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died 9 Nov 1998, North Andover, Essex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 26. Ronald Whitman Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born 24 Feb 1937, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died 8 May 2010, Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa.

  2. 24.  Ronald Whitman Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (21.Whitman7, 17.Zepheniah6, 13.Cyrus5, 9.Knowles4, 5.John3, 2.John2, 1.John1) was born 24 Feb 1937, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died 8 May 2010, Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa.

    Ronald married Mary Anne Clark 7 Jun 1986, Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa. [Group Sheet]

    Ronald married Lorna Mae Nickerson Abt 1960, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; divorced Abt 1982. Lorna (daughter of Bernard Everett Nickerson and Edith Estelle Drew) was born Mar 1942. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 27. Lydia Drew Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born 24 May 1962, New Castle, Lawrence, Pennsylvania.

  3. 25.  Lorna Mae Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (22.Bernard7, 18.Alfred6, 14.Ephraim5, 10.Judah4, 5.John3, 2.John2, 1.John1) was born Mar 1942.

    Lorna married Ronald Whitman Nickerson Abt 1960, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; divorced Abt 1982. Ronald (son of Whitman Blades Nickerson and Nellie May Acker) was born 24 Feb 1937, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died 8 May 2010, Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 27. Lydia Drew Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born 24 May 1962, New Castle, Lawrence, Pennsylvania.