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.
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 .
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