Rachel Nichols

10 March 1712–19 September 1791 (Age 79)
Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life 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 on 19 September 1791, in Newton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Newton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roger Eastman Jr
1711–1791
Rachel Nichols
1712–1791
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 1730
Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (2)

1776

Age 64

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 64

New Hampshire is 9th state.

Name Meaning

1 English and Dutch: patronymic from Nichol .2 Jewish (American): Americanized form of any of various like-sounding Jewish names.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

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

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