Frederick Wheeler Nichols

Brief Life History of Frederick Wheeler

When Frederick Wheeler Nichols was born on 18 January 1825, in Temple, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Kendall Nichols, was 37 and his mother, Nancy Livingston, was 32. He married Elizabeth Eleanor Forbush on 17 June 1843, in Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in New Hampshire, United States in 1870. He died on 2 September 1875, in Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Village Cemetery, Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.

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Frederick Wheeler Nichols
Elizabeth Eleanor Forbush
Marriage: 17 June 1843
Frederick Marcellas Nichols
Adelbert McCrillis Nichols
Wheeleretta E. Nichols
Evangelo Forbush Nichols
Nancy Almira Nichols
Frank Burnside Nichols
Cleon Perly Nichols
Franklin Nichols

Sources (54)

  • Wheeler Nichols, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Fredrick W. Nichols, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Wheeler F Nichols, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"

World Events (7)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

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1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 


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Name Meaning

English: variant of Nichol , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates from other languages, e.g. Croatian and Serbian Nikolić (see Nikolic ); see also below.

Americanized form of various like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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