Abel Nichols

9 July 1792–23 April 1846 (Age 53)
Danvers, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Abel

When Abel Nichols was born on 9 July 1792, in Danvers, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Andrew Nichols, was 35 and his mother, Eunice, was 25. He married Sally Putnam on 12 May 1814, in Danvers, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 23 April 1846, in his hometown, at the age of 53, and was buried in Danvers, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abel Nichols
1792–1846
Sally Putnam
1793–1866
Marriage: 12 May 1814
Abel Nichols
1815–1860
Sarah Putnam Nichols
1818–1887

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 May 1814
Danvers, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
children

(2)

    Abel Nichols

    Male1815–1860Male

    Sarah Putnam Nichols

    Female1818–1887Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1757–1812Male

    Eunice

    Female1767–Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 8

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1808

Age 16

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

Benjamin and Miriam (Flint) Putnam Family, by Eben Putnam (1891)

From the History of the Putnam Family in England and America: "Benjamin Putnam, (Benjamin, Benjamin, Benjamin, Nathaniel, John), born in Danvers, 28 April 1757; died there, 9 July 1812; married there, …

Sources (3)

  • Abel Nichols, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Abel in entry for Abel Nichols, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Abel Nichols in entry for Abel Nichols, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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