Mary Nichols

16 May 1752–
Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Nichols was born on 16 May 1752, in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, her father, Benjamin Nichols, was 20 and her mother, Elizabeth Pritchard, was 26. She married Amasa Welton on 6 September 1770, in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters.

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Amasa Welton
Mary Nichols
Marriage: 6 September 1770
Achsah Welton
Orpha Welton
Mary Jane Welton
Chandler Welton
Sara Welton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 September 1770Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 24
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold
    Age 29
    The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
    1783 · A Free America
    Age 31
    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 53183;2007: 109040; 2010: 145584)English: variant of Nichol , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates from other languages, e.g. Croatian and Serbian Nikolić (see Nikolic ); see also below.Americanized form of various like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Mary in entry for Orpha Welton, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
    • Mary Nichols, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
    • Mary Nichols in entry for Amasa Welton, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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