Rachel Nichols

10 March 1712–1754 (Age 41)
Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Rachel

When Rachel Nichols was born on 10 March 1712, in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Thomas Nichols, was 41 and her mother, Jane Jameson, was 39. She married Roger Eastman Jr on 8 December 1730, in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1754, in Newton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, British Colonial America, at the age of 42.

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Family Time Line

Roger Eastman Jr
1711–1791
Rachel Nichols
1712–1754
Marriage: 8 December 1730
Hannah Eastman
1731–1817
Roger Eastman
1733–
Jane Eastman
1735–1831
Judith Eastman
1738–
Thomas Eastman
1740–1828
Stephen S Eastman
1744–1827
Samuel Eastman
1747–1841
Ichabod Eastman
1749–1825
Nicholas Eastman
1751–
Isaac Eastman
1754–1792

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 December 1730Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Nichol , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates from other languages, e.g. Croatian and Serbian Nikolić (see Nikolic ); see also below.Americanized form of various like-sounding Jewish surnames.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

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    Sources (11)

    • Rachel Eastman in entry for Samuel Eastman, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
    • Rachel Nickals, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"
    • Rachel Nichols, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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