Edmund Nichols

9 March 1765–8 November 1826 (Age 61)
Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Edmund

When Edmund Nichols was born on 9 March 1765, in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Richard Nichols, was 24 and his mother, Sarah Foster, was 20. He married Dolly Eames on 1 June 1786, in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 8 November 1826, in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Edmund Nichols
1765–1826
Dolly Eames
1762–
Marriage: 1 June 1786
Richard Nichols
1787–1865
Edmund Nichols jr
1787–1867
Daniel Nichols
1789–
Seth Nichols
1791–1864
Dolly Nichols
1793–
Daniel Nichols
1795–1869
John Nichols
1796–
Sally Nichols
1798–1851
Susan Nichols
1805–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 June 1786
Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
children

(9)

    Richard Nichols

    Male1787–1865Male

    Male1787–1867Male

    Daniel Nichols

    Male1789–Male

    Male1791–1864Male

    Dolly Nichols

    Female1793–Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1776

Age 11

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 11

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1783 · A Free America

Age 18

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

1 English and Dutch: patronymic from Nichol .2 Jewish (American): Americanized form of any of various like-sounding Jewish names.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Edmund Nichols, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Edmund Nichols in entry for Sally Campbell, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, 1921-1924"
  • Edmund Nichols in entry for Daniel Nichols, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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