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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Edward Burke

    Notes:

    According to family lore, he was a colonel in the British army and was last heard from when stationed in the East Indies.

    Family/Spouse: Nora James. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 2. Dorothy James "Dolly" Burke  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1770 in Bellyshannon, Donegal, Ireland; died about 1867 in Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Dorothy James "Dolly" Burke Descendancy chart to this point (1.Edward1) was born about 1770 in Bellyshannon, Donegal, Ireland; 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.

    Dorothy married John Nickerson about 6 May 1786. John (son of John Nickerson and Jerusha Knowles) was born in 1772 in Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died about 1820 in Woods Harbour, Shelburne, Nova Scotia. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 3. Knowles Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1795 in Woods Harbour, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died in 1875 in Shelburne, Nova Scotia.
    2. 4. Judah Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point 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.


Generation: 3

  1. 3.  Knowles Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (2.Dorothy2, 1.Edward1) was born about 1795 in Woods Harbour, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; 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]

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

  2. 4.  Judah Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (2.Dorothy2, 1.Edward1) 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.

    Other Events:

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

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

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


Generation: 4

  1. 5.  Cyrus L. Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (3.Knowles3, 2.Dorothy2, 1.Edward1) was born on 15 Sep 1838 in Nova Scotia; died in 1912 in Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Sep 1839, Nova Scotia

    Family/Spouse: Martha A. Newell. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

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

  2. 6.  Ephraim Clifford Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (4.Judah3, 2.Dorothy2, 1.Edward1) was born on 26 Jun 1832 in Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died on 14 Sep 1915 in 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.

    Family/Spouse: Mathilda Smith. Mathilda (daughter of Reuben Smith and Deborah Covell) was born on 28 May 1834 in Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died on 28 Apr 1891 in Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

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


Generation: 5

  1. 7.  Zepheniah Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (5.Cyrus4, 3.Knowles3, 2.Dorothy2, 1.Edward1) was born on 6 Dec 1867 in Nova Scotia; 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. 9. Whitman Blades Nickerson  Descendancy chart to this point was born in Mar 1905 in Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died in Mar 1937 in Chelsea, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

  2. 8.  Alfred Smith Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (6.Ephraim4, 4.Judah3, 2.Dorothy2, 1.Edward1) was born on 9 Nov 1870 in Nova Scotia; died after 9 Jan 1947 in 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 in 1903 in Shelburne, Nova Scotia. Ella (daughter of James McComiskey and Christiana Wilson) was born in 1869 in Nova Scotia; died on 9 Jan 1947 in Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

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


Generation: 6

  1. 9.  Whitman Blades Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (7.Zepheniah5, 5.Cyrus4, 3.Knowles3, 2.Dorothy2, 1.Edward1) was born in Mar 1905 in Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died in Mar 1937 in Chelsea, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

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

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

  2. 10.  Bernard Everett Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (8.Alfred5, 6.Ephraim4, 4.Judah3, 2.Dorothy2, 1.Edward1) was born on 14 Jun 1908 in Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia; died on 17 May 1993 in 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 in 1937 in Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts. Edith (daughter of Benjamin Edwin Drew and Laura Adele Currier) was born on 22 Mar 1911 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died on 12 Sep 2008 in Washington, Washington, Iowa. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

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


Generation: 7

  1. 11.  Ronald Whitman Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (9.Whitman6, 7.Zepheniah5, 5.Cyrus4, 3.Knowles3, 2.Dorothy2, 1.Edward1) was born on 24 Feb 1937 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died on 8 May 2010 in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa.

    Notes:

    Ronald Whitman Nickerson and Lorna Mae Nickerson were fourth cousins, both of them great-great-great-grandchildren of John Nickerson of Nova Scotia (1772-1880) and Dorothy James "Dolly" Burke of Ireland and Nova Scotia (1770-1867).

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

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

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


  2. 12.  Lorna Mae Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (10.Bernard6, 8.Alfred5, 6.Ephraim4, 4.Judah3, 2.Dorothy2, 1.Edward1) was born in Mar 1942.

    Notes:

    Lorna Mae Nickerson and Ronald Whitman Nickerson were fourth cousins, both of them great-great-great-grandchildren of John Nickerson of Nova Scotia (1772-1880) and Dorothy James "Dolly" Burke of Ireland and Nova Scotia (1770-1867).

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

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


Generation: 8

  1. 13.  Lydia Drew Nickerson Descendancy chart to this point (11.Ronald7, 9.Whitman6, 7.Zepheniah5, 5.Cyrus4, 3.Knowles3, 2.Dorothy2, 1.Edward1) was born on 24 May 1962 in New Castle, Lawrence, Pennsylvania.

    Lydia married Nigel Kent Ray about May 1984 in Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, and was divorced on 16 Apr 1987 in Hennepin County, Minnesota. Nigel was born about 1962. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]