1 March 1727–24 March 1815 (Age 88)
Framingham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
When John Nixon was born on 1 March 1727, in Framingham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Christepher Nickerson, was 24 and his mother, Mary Seaver, was 20. He married Thankful Berry on 7 February 1754, in Framingham, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. He registered for military service in 1745. He died on 24 March 1815, in Middlebury, Addison, Vermont, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in First Weybridge Hill Cemetery, Weybridge, Addison, Vermont, United States.
Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.
Nixon was field officer on June 17th, 1775, the day of the battle of Charlestown Neck later known as the Battle of Bunker Hill. Though his regiment was not part of the original party that construct …