Jason Nichols

29 August 1815–1883 (Age 67)

The Life of Jason

When Jason Nichols was born on 29 August 1815, in Canada, his father, Truman Walter Nichols, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Mitchell, was 23. He married Abigal A. Billings on 15 January 1840, in Watertown Township, Clinton, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Watertown Township, Clinton, Michigan, United States for about 30 years. He died in 1883, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States.

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Jason Nichols
Abigal A. Billings
Marriage: 15 January 1840
Ezra B Nichols
Sarentha A. Nichols
Aramintha Dormer Nichols
Jason E. Nichols

Spouse and Children


    Abigal A. Billings


15 January 1840
Watertown Township, Clinton, Michigan, United States



    Sarentha A. Nichols


    Aramintha Dormer Nichols



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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 5

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 21

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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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Sources (3)

  • Jason Nichols, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jason Nickols, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jason Nichols, "United States Census, 1850"

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