James C Nickerson

Brief Life History of James C

When James C Nickerson was born on 26 May 1845, in Lower Woods Harbour, Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Scott Scottie Nickerson, was 30 and his mother, Mercy Jane Nickerson, was 26. He married Susan Malone on 4 November 1862, in Lower Woods Harbour, Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 12 daughters. He lived in Shag Harbour, Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1881 and Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States in 1893. He died on 18 May 1909, in Lower Woods Harbour, Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 63, and was buried in Central Woods Harbour, Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

James C Nickerson
1845–1909
Susan Malone
1845–1913
Marriage: 4 November 1862
Rochea N. Nickerson
1864–1914
Emma Susan Nickerson
1865–1942
Dorcas Nickerson
1867–1889
Edward L. Nickerson
1868–1939
Annie Bertha Nickerson
1870–1946
Susan J. Nickerson
1872–1878
Edna Natalie Nickerson
1872–1949
Margaret Ellen Nickerson
1873–1941
Jeremiah Nickerson
1875–1881
Etta Mae Nickerson
1875–1935
Cassie Belle Nickerson
1877–1919
Rose Alba Nickerson
1879–1958
James Hibbert Nickerson
1880–1943
Dora B. Nickerson
1882–1883
Isaiah Marshall Nickerson
1884–1912
Beatrice Nickerson
1885–1885
Harold Hartley Nickerson
1887–1934
Thomas Wiley Nickerson
1890–1960

Sources (18)

  • James Nickerson, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • James Nickerson, "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955"
  • James in entry for William Noble Brannen, "Canada, Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"

World Events (7)

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1869

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Name Meaning

English (Norfolk and Lincolnshire): variant of Nixon , in which trisyllabic Nickeson has been spelled Nickerson.

English: alternatively, a variant of Nicholson with /r/ substituted for /l/.

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

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