James Nicholson

1774–about 1813 (Age 39)
North Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life of James

When James Nicholson was born in 1774, in North Carolina, British Colonial America, his father, John Nicholson, was 29 and his mother, Martha McLemore, was 24. He died about 1813, in Franklin, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

John Nicholson
1745–1807
Martha McLemore
1750–1805
Mary Sarah Nicholson
1758–1805
Atkins Nicholson
1770–1838
James Nicholson
1774–1813
Susan Nicholson
1776–1851
Nathaniel Nicholson
1778–1819

Parents and Siblings

    John Nicholson

    Male1745–1807Male

    Martha McLemore

    Female1750–1805Female

siblings

(5)

    Female1758–1805Female

    Atkins Nicholson

    Male1770–1838Male

    Male1774–1813Male

    Susan Nicholson

    Female1776–1851Female

    Nathaniel Nicholson

    Male1778–1819Male

World Events (8)

1774 · Edenton Tea Party

Age 0

On October 25, 1774, the Edenton Tea Party took place. It was the first organized women's protest. They put their cups down and refused to buy any tea.
1776

Age 2

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 12

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: patronymic from Nichol .

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

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