Obed Nickerson

22 September 1824–7 June 1878 (Age 53)
Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Obed

When Obed Nickerson was born on 22 September 1824, in Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Obed Nickerson, was 24 and his mother, Elizabeth Nickerson, was 24. He married Anne Louise Baker on 17 February 1852. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 7 June 1878, in Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Obed Nickerson
1824–1878
Anne Louise Baker
1829–1877
Marriage: 17 February 1852
Winslow Baker Nickerson
1853–1856
Sarah Mansfield Nickerson
1855–
William Thomas Nickerson
1857–1925
Abbie Chapman Nickerson
1861–1864
Phebe Winslow Nickerson
1866–

Spouse and Children

    Male1824–1878Male

    Anne Louise Baker

    Female1829–1877Female

MARRIAGE
17 February 1852
children

(5)

    Winslow Baker Nickerson

    Male1853–1856Male

    Sarah Mansfield Nickerson

    Female1855–Female

    William Thomas Nickerson

    Male1857–1925Male

    Abbie Chapman Nickerson

    Female1861–1864Female

    Phebe Winslow Nickerson

    Female1866–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1799–1870Male

    Elizabeth Nickerson

    Female1800–1849Female

siblings

(13)

    Horace Lothrop Nickerson

    Male1823–1886Male

    Male1824–1878Male

    Male1826–1883Male

    Bethiah Nickerson

    Female1828–1893Female

    Eliza Ann Nickerson

    Female1830–1896Female

+8 More Children

World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 6

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1846

Age 22

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): patronymic from a pet form of Nicholas .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Obed Mckeon in household of Horace Mckeon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Obed Nickerson, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Obed Nickerson, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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