Mary Elizabeth Nickum

Femaleabout 1775–1850

Brief Life History of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Nickum was born about 1775, in Frederick, Maryland, United States, her father, Johann Michael Niccum, was 36 and her mother, Susannah Catharina Wendler, was 28. She married James Child on 28 December 1799, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States. She died in 1850, in Jackson Township, Randolph, Indiana, United States, at the age of 76.

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Spencer Brummett
Mary Elizabeth Nickum
John Brummett
Eliza Brummett
Mahala Brummett
Peter Brummett
John Brummett
Spencer Brummett Jr
Susannah Brummett
Luhema Brummett
Albert Brummett
Elizabeth Brummet
Thomas Brummett
Mary Brummett

Sources (3)

  • Betsy Nickum, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth (Betsey) Niccum -
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth (Betsey) Niccum -

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


Age 1

Maryland is the 7th state.

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Niekum, itself a variant of Neukam . This surname is very rare in Germany. Compare Niccum .

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

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