Reuben Nickerson II

Brief Life History of Reuben

When Reuben Nickerson II was born about 1757, in Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Reuben Nickerson, was 51 and his mother, Ruth Arey, was 37. He married Lois Sparrow on 13 December 1781. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 18 August 1831, in Frankfort, Waldo, Maine, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Frankfort, Waldo, Maine, United States.

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Reuben Nickerson II
Lois Sparrow
Marriage: 13 December 1781
Asaph Smith Nickerson
Jesse Nickerson
Ruth A Nickerson
Sally Nickerson
Abiel Nickerson
Louisa Lowis Lois Nickerson

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  • Ruben Niccorson, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Ruben N*orson, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Land Grant Application

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Historical Boundaries: 1760: York, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America 1760: Lincoln, Massachusetts Bay Company, British Colonial America 1776: Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States 1790: Hancock, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Hancock, Maine, United States 1827: Waldo, Maine, United States


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

1781 · The First Constitution

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

English (Norfolk and Lincolnshire): variant of Nixon , in which trisyllabic Nickeson has been spelled Nickerson.

English: alternatively, a variant of Nicholson with /r/ substituted for /l/.

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

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