Obed Nickerson

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

The Life 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 Nickerson, was 43. 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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Family Time Line

Obed Nickerson
1799–1870
Elizabeth Nickerson
1800–1849
Marriage: 21 December 1822
Horace Lothrop Nickerson
1823–1886
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
Laezer Nickerson
1843–
Ellen Nellie Corsandra Nickerson
1847–1874

Spouse and Children

    Male1799–1870Male

    Elizabeth Nickerson

    Female1800–1849Female

MARRIAGE
21 December 1822
Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
children

(13)

    Horace Lothrop Nickerson

    Male1823–1886Male

    Male1824–1878Male

    Male1826–1883Male

    Bethiah Nickerson

    Female1828–1893Female

    Eliza Ann Nickerson

    Female1830–1896Female

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

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.
1803

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): patronymic from a pet form of Nicholas .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Obed Nickerson, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Obed in entry for Charles Butler Jr and Reliance Nickerson, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Obed in entry for Charles Butler Jr and Reliance Nickerson, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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