Obed Nickerson

Brief Life History of Obed

When Obed Nickerson was born on 3 October 1799, in Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Josiah Nickerson, was 49 and his mother, Reliance Chase, was 43. He had at least 4 sons and 8 daughters with Elizabeth Nickerson. He lived in Dennis, Juab, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 8 June 1870, in Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in South Dennis Cemetery, Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Obed Nickerson
1799–1870
Elizabeth Nickerson
1800–1849
Capt. Horace Lothrop Nickerson
1823–1886
Capt. Obed Nickerson
1824–1878
Jeptha Nickerson
1826–1883
Bethiah Nickerson
1828–1893
Eliza Ann Nickerson
1830–1896
Deborah Baker Nickerson
1832–1902
Reliance Nickerson
1835–1896
Abigail Nickerson
1837–1905
Sarah Sears Nickerson
1839–1862
James Baker Nickerson
1841–1918
Louisa Nickerson
1843–1915
Ellen Corsandra Nickerson
1847–1874

Sources (54)

  • Cleed Nickerson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Obed Nickerson, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Obed Nickerson, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

1803

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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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