Nicholas Nicholls

Male26 December 1780–27 February 1877

Brief Life History of Nicholas

When Nicholas Nicholls was born on 26 December 1780, in Gerrans, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henery Nickels, was 7 and his mother, Elizabeth Dash, was 40. He married Elizabeth Hill on 22 June 1808, in Gerrans, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He was buried in Gerrans, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Nicholas Nicholls
Jane Dillon
Marriage: 14 August 1822
John Henry Nicholls
Joshua Nicholls
Peter Nicholls
William Nicholls
Nicholas Nicholls
Edward Nicholls
Elizabeth Nickells
Mary Jane Nicholls

Sources (28)

  • Nicholas Nicholls, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Nicholas Nickels, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Nicholas Nicholls in entry for Peter Nicholls, "England, Cornwall Parish Registers, 1538-2010"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 August 1822Gerrans, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (5)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 21

    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

    Age 28

    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.


    Age 35

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    English and Dutch: variant of Nichols .

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

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