John Fields Nichols lV

1760–15 March 1836 (Age 76)
Virginia, United States

The Life of John Fields

When John Fields Nichols lV was born in 1760, in Virginia, United States, his father, John Fields Nichols lll, was 20 and his mother, Rebecca Wolf, was 20. He married Elizabeth Strother in 1780, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States in 1810. He died on 15 March 1836, in Fayette, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

John Fields Nichols lV
1760–1836
Elizabeth Strother
1763–1825
Marriage: 1780
Nimrod Nichols
1781–1830
Henry F Nichols
1807–1865
Robert Nichols Sr
1783–1843
Abner Fielding Nichols
1784–1865
Nancy Strother Nichols
1785–1851
William Nichols
1785–1856
Rhoda Nichols
1786–1843
Rebecca Nichols
1787–1863
John Nichols
1788–1873
Winnifred Nichols
1796–1854
Garland Nichols
1797–1845
Thomas Nichols
1798–1854
Abraham Nichols
1799–1842
Jesse Lincoln Nichols
1801–1862
Asa Nichols
1801–1850
Elizabeth Nichols
1806–1878

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1780
Kentucky, United States
children

(16)

    Nimrod Nichols

    Male1781–1830Male

    Male1783–1843Male

    Male1784–1865Male

    Nancy Strother Nichols

    Female1785–1851Female

    William Nichols

    Male1785–1856Male

+11 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Fields Nichols lll

    Male1740–1811Male

    Rebecca Wolf

    Female1740–1812Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1760–1836Male

    James Nichols

    Male1766–1815Male

    Amos Nichols

    Male1770–1840Male

    Winifred Nichols

    Female1775–1845Female

World Events (8)

1775 · Lexington Names

Age 15

Lexington was named in June 1775, in what was then considered Fincastle County, Virginia, 17 years before Kentucky became a state.
1776

Age 16

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 20

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

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.

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Notes for John Field Nichols

From Cheri Harris Dickman: These are some of the notes I kept while researching this family: John Field Nichols, the son of John Nichols (Senior) was the father of at least 17 children. This is proven …

Sources (3)

  • John F Nichols, "United States Census, 1810"
  • John F Nichols, "United States Census, 1820"
  • John F Nichols, "United States Census, 1830"

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