Clement Nichols

1792–
Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Clement

Clement Nichols was born in 1792, in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States as the son of Elijah Nichols and Hannah Skeels. He married Molly Scovill on 1 February 1816, in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Clement Nichols
1792–
Molly Scovill
1796–
Marriage: 1 February 1816
Elijah Nichols
1816–
Amos Nichols
1822–1863
Delia Nichols
1820–1900

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 February 1816
Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
children

(3)

    Elijah Nichols

    Male1816–Male

    Delia Nichols

    Female1820–1900Female

    Amos Nichols

    Male1822–1863Male

Parents and Siblings

    Elijah Nichols

    MaleMale

    Hannah Skeels

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

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.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 10

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 33

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clement Nichols in entry for Elijah, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Clement Nichols in entry for Molly Scovill, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Clement Nichols in entry for Molly Scovill, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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