Obed Nickerson

3 October 1799–8 June 1870 (Age 70)
Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary 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 42. He married Elizabeth Nickerson on 21 December 1822, in Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. 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, Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

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Obed Nickerson
Elizabeth Nickerson
Marriage: 21 December 1822
Horace Lothrop Nickerson
Obed Nickerson
Jeptha Nickerson
Bethiah Nickerson
Eliza Ann Nickerson
Deborah Baker Nickerson
Reliance Nickerson
Abigail Nickerson
Sarah Sears Nickerson
James Baker Nickerson
Louisa Nickerson
Laezer Nickerson
Ellen Nellie Corsandra Nickerson

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  • Marriage
    21 December 1822Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 1
    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.
    Age 4
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 20
    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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    Sources (52)

    • Obed Nickerson, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
    • Obed in entry for Charles Butler Jr and Reliance Nickerson, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
    • Obid. Nickerson in entry for Abby Adams, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"

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