Clark Fitts Nichols

Male29 December 1796–17 May 1873

Brief Life History of Clark Fitts

When Clark Fitts Nichols was born on 29 December 1796, in Braintree, Orange, Vermont, United States, his father, Benjamin Nichols, was 46 and his mother, Lucy Ealts Fitts, was 45. He married Fidelia Tyler on 1 January 1816. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Allegan, Michigan, United States in 1840 and Michigan, United States in 1870. His occupation is listed as lumberjack in Allegan, Allegan, Michigan, United States. He died on 17 May 1873, in Allegan, Allegan, Michigan, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Allegan, Allegan, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clark Fitts Nichols
Fidelia Tyler
Marriage: 1 January 1816
Sarah Nichols
Roswell T. Nichols
Sgt. Junius W. Nichols
Clark Fitts Nichols Jr.
Lucretia Nichols
Benjamin A. Nichols
Donald C. Nichols

Sources (14)

  • Clark Nichols, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Clark F. Nichols, "Michigan, Deaths, 1867-1897"
  • Clark Nichols, "United States Census, 1820"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1816
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

    Age 1

    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 4

    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.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 23

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    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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