Thomas Nicholson

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Nicholson was born about 1745, in Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, John Nicholson Sr, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Nicholson, was 27. He married Nancy Larkin about 1770, in Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died about 1812, in Jessamine, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 69.

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Thomas Nicholson
1745–1812
Nancy Larkin
1750–
Marriage: about 1770
Thomas NICHOLSON
1778–1830
William Nicholson
1780–1847
James D. Nicholson
1787–
Larkin Nicholson
1792–1863
Elizabeth Nicholson
1780–1839
Mildred Nicholson
1785–1830
John Nicholson
1790–1864
James D. NICHOLSON
1794–

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    World Events (6)

    1775

    "Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."

    1776

    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 (northern) and Scottish: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Nic(h)olas or the vernacular form Nic(h)ol + son; see Nichol , Nicholas . In Scotland the name was sometimes substituted for McNichol .

    Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Nicolaisen or Nikolaisen , or of the Swedish cognate Niklasson, patronymics from equivalents of the personal name Nicholas .

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

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