Shadrack Nicholson


Brief Life History of Shadrack

When Shadrack Nicholson was born in 1771, in Fairfax, Culpeper, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, John Nicholson Sr, was 33 and his mother, Ann MNU, was 35. He married Sarah Dodson on 29 July 1801, in Madison, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Madison, Virginia, United States in 1840. He died in 1854, in Madison, Madison, Virginia, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Madison, Madison, Virginia, United States.

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Shadrack Nicholson
Sarah Dodson
Marriage: 29 July 1801
Lewis Nicholson
Lucy Nicholson
Peter Nicholson
David Nicholson
John Nicolson
Elizabeth Nicholson
Martin Nicholson
Lydia Nicholson
William Nicholson

Sources (29)

  • Shadrach Nickelson, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Shaderick Nicholson, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"
  • Shadrach Nicholson, "Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912"

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  • Marriage
    29 July 1801Madison, Virginia, United States
  • Children (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

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

    1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

    Age 9

    On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 23

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    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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