William Henry " Henry William" Nickerson

8 May 1853–12 September 1922 (Age 69)
Swanville, Waldo, Maine, United States

The Life of William Henry " Henry William"

When William Henry " Henry William" Nickerson was born on 8 May 1853, in Swanville, Waldo, Maine, United States, his father, Rogers Merrill Nickerson, was 38 and his mother, Mary Jane Carter, was 41. He married Rosetta Abigail Nickerson on 7 November 1878, in Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Frankfort, Waldo, Maine, United States in 1900 and Searsport, Waldo, Maine, United States for about 10 years. He died on 12 September 1922, at the age of 69, and was buried in Searsport, Waldo, Maine, United States.

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William Henry " Henry William" Nickerson
Arletta A Curtis
Marriage: 12 July 1890
Nora Arletta Nickerson
Harry H Nickerson
Herman H Nickerson
Fannie Ethel Nickerson

Spouse and Children

12 July 1890
Searsport, Waldo, Maine, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 10

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 19

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry W Nickerson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henry W Nickerson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry W Nickerson, "United States Census, 1910"

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