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Zepheniah Nickerson

Male 1867 - 1936  (68 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Zepheniah Nickerson was born on 6 Dec 1867 in Nova Scotia (son of Cyrus L. Nickerson and Martha A. Newell); died on 9 Jun 1936 in 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 on 19 Sep 1898 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. Mary (daughter of John Samuel Crowell and Eliza Jane Bangay) was born on 15 Apr 1877 in West Head, Lockeport, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died on 21 Nov 1952 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; was buried in Clark's Harbour, Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

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

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Cyrus L. Nickerson was born on 15 Sep 1838 in Nova Scotia (son of Knowles Nickerson and Elizabeth Swain); died in 1912 in Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Sep 1839, Nova Scotia

    Cyrus married Martha A. Newell. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Martha A. Newell (daughter of Zephaniah H. Newell and Asenath Smith).
    Children:
    1. 1. Zepheniah Nickerson was born on 6 Dec 1867 in Nova Scotia; died on 9 Jun 1936 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Knowles Nickerson was born about 1795 in Woods Harbour, Shelburne, Nova Scotia (son of John Nickerson and Dorothy James "Dolly" Burke); died in 1875 in Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Abt 1876

    Knowles married Elizabeth Swain on 14 Sep 1826. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Elizabeth Swain (daughter of Daniel Swain and Ann Taylor).
    Children:
    1. 2. Cyrus L. Nickerson was born on 15 Sep 1838 in Nova Scotia; died in 1912 in Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

  3. 6.  Zephaniah H. Newell was born on 3 Oct 1827 in Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia (son of Hezechiah Newell and Martha Nickerson); died on 23 Nov 1911 in Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    He was a sea captain.

    Zephaniah married Asenath Smith. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Asenath Smith (daughter of James Smith and Tabitha Nickerson).
    Children:
    1. 3. Martha A. Newell


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John Nickerson was born in 1772 in Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia (son of John Nickerson and Jerusha Knowles); died about 1820 in Woods Harbour, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

    Other Events:

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

    John married Dorothy James "Dolly" Burke about 6 May 1786. Dorothy (daughter of Edward Burke and Nora James) was born about 1770 in Bellyshannon, Donegal, Ireland; died about 1867 in Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Dorothy James "Dolly" Burke was born about 1770 in Bellyshannon, Donegal, Ireland (daughter of Edward Burke and Nora James); died about 1867 in Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

    Notes:

    She died of dropsy. The Nickerson Family (citation details below) gives her death as 1867 in Clark's Harbour, Nova Scotia, daughter of Edward Burke and Nora James, but the same book also notes that Shelburne County vital records have her dying 5 Oct 1870, daughter of Thomas Burke and Nora James.

    Notes:

    The marriage is known to have taken place on a May 6th, probably in 1786.

    Children:
    1. 4. Knowles Nickerson was born about 1795 in Woods Harbour, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died in 1875 in Shelburne, Nova Scotia.
    2. Judah Nickerson was born on 23 Jun 1801 in Woods Harbour, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died on 17 Feb 1895 in Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; was buried in Oakvale Cemetery, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

  3. 10.  Daniel Swain was born on 24 Apr 1767 in Port LaTour, Shelburne, Nova Scotia (son of Chapman Swain and Sarah Meader).

    Daniel married Ann Taylor. Ann (daughter of (Unknown) Taylor and Susanna Whitham) died on 19 Feb 1818. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Ann Taylor (daughter of (Unknown) Taylor and Susanna Whitham); died on 19 Feb 1818.
    Children:
    1. 5. Elizabeth Swain

  5. 12.  Hezechiah Newell was born in 1793 (son of Henry Newell and Eunice Smith).

    Hezechiah married Martha Nickerson. Martha (daughter of Scott Nickerson and Lucretia Jane Nickerson) was born on 14 May 1794 in Argyle, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Martha Nickerson was born on 14 May 1794 in Argyle, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia (daughter of Scott Nickerson and Lucretia Jane Nickerson).

    Notes:

    Also called Pattie. A History of Barrington Township (citation details below) makes her a daughter of Joshua Nickerson, son of Joshua, but The Nickerson Family (citation details below) makes the better case.

    Children:
    1. 6. Zephaniah H. Newell was born on 3 Oct 1827 in Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died on 23 Nov 1911 in Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

  7. 14.  James Smith was born in 1787 in Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia (son of James Smith and Sarah Wilson); died on 15 Jul 1870 in Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

    James married Tabitha Nickerson. Tabitha (daughter of Joshua Nickerson and Tabitha Kendrick) was born on 9 Sep 1790 in Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died on 18 Jan 1844. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Tabitha Nickerson was born on 9 Sep 1790 in Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia (daughter of Joshua Nickerson and Tabitha Kendrick); died on 18 Jan 1844.
    Children:
    1. 7. Asenath Smith