The Sacred Cod


lost and wrecked


picture

picture Sparrow Nickerson

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 16 Feb 1779 - Chatham, Massachusetts 1
        Baptism: 
          Death: Aug 1810 - Lost At Sea
         Burial: 
 Cause of Death: 


Parents
         Father: Hugh Nickerson (1748-1789)
         Mother: Deborah Hinckley (Est 1759-      )

Spouses and Children
1. *Mary Holland (1782 - 11 Jan 1866) 2 
       Marriage: 28 Sep 1800 - Hingham, Massachusetts

Notes
General:
Marriage 1 Mary HOLLAND b: 14 Jun 1783 in ,,Ireland
Married: 28 Sep 1800 in Hingham,Plymouth,Massachusetts
Marriage Notes (Mary Holland)
i. ANSON, Jan. 21, 1803. (see below)
ii. JOHN HOLLAND, Dec. 7, 1805. m. Apr. 8, 1834, Lucinda, dau. of John B., and Lucinda (Fearing) Lincoln. (II. 472). She was b. in Hing. May 3, 1812. John H. d. without issue, 26 Sept. 1852, æt. 47th yr.
iii. MARY, June 8, 1808. m. Micah Wilde of Wey.
iv. RACHEL, Nov. 13, 1810. m. Aug. 19, 1827, Marshall Lincoln, Jr; d 26 nov 1895 Chelsea


ANSON, b. at Charlestown, Jan. 21, 1803. m. first, Dec. 9, 1834, Sally Ann Downs of New York. She d. 15 Sept. 1855, æt. 38 yrs.; and Mrs. Ann S., his sec. w., whom he m. at Brewer, Me., Dec. 3, 1857, d. at Danvers, Mass., 2 Sept. 1880, æt. 53 yrs. Anson d. 16 March, 1877, æt. 77 yrs. "Commission merchant." Was at one time Capt. of a military company in Hing. Resided on Middle St.
Ch., all by w. Sally, \emdash
i. GEORGE ANSON, Aug. 12, 1836, d. 1 May, 1848.
ii. FRANKLIN, Sept. 8, 1838. m. Nov. 14, 1866, Mary W., dau. of David Lincoln (II. 484). "Physician." Resides at Lowell, Mass.
iii. HENRY CLAY, 1842, d. 24 Jan. 1845, æt. 2 yrs. 4 mo's.
iv. ALBERT, 1846, d. at New York, 15 Apr. 1847, æt. 10 mo's.
v. ALMENA DOLLNER, March 21, 1848, d. 19 Aug. foll.
vi. WILLIE, Sept. 13, 1855, d. in 2 dys. 2

picture Sparrow Nickerson

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 23 Feb 1742 - Chatham, Massachusetts 3
        Baptism: 
          Death: Nov 1772 - At Sea
         Burial: 
 Cause of Death: murder


Parents
         Father: Thomas Nickerson (1720-Abt 1800)
         Mother: Dorcas Sparrow (1722-Bef 1798)

Notes
Medical:
Nickerson, Capt., master of a schooner bound from Boston to Chatham, Cape
Cod - murdered by pirates last Sunday; also murdered was his brother and
also his brother-in-law named Newcomb;" Boston dispatch of Nov, 19 (11/30)

picture Captain Thomas Nickerson

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 19 Mar 1744 - Chatham, Massachusetts 3
        Baptism: 
          Death: Nov 1772 - At Sea
         Burial: 
 Cause of Death: murder


Parents
         Father: Thomas Nickerson (1720-Abt 1800)
         Mother: Dorcas Sparrow (1722-Bef 1798)

Spouses and Children
1. *Ruth Hinckley (27 Dec 1743 - 31 Aug 1827)
       Marriage: 27 Oct 1765 - Harwich, Massachusetts

Notes
Medical:
Nickerson, Capt., master of a schooner bound from Boston to Chatham, Cape
Cod - murdered by pirates last Sunday; also murdered was his brother and
also his brother-in-law named Newcomb;" Boston dispatch of Nov, 19 (11/30)
Marriage Notes (Ruth Hinckley)
Children, at Chatham
Myrick Nickerson b: 27 Mar 1767
Isaiah Nickerson b: 10 Apr 1769
David Nickerson b: 18 Jul 1771
Thomas Nickerson b: 3 May 1773

picture Uriah Nickerson

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 6 Nov 1828 - Eastham, Massachusetts
        Baptism: 
          Death: Cir 1881 - At Sea
         Burial: in Evergreen Cemetery, Eastham
 Cause of Death: 

Events
• Probate 5, , Barnstable, Massachusetts in Barnstable, Massachusetts
administration granted to Timothy A Daniels for estate of Uriah Nickerson of Wellfleet


Parents
         Father: Hatsel Nickerson (1796-1881)
         Mother: Sally Paine (1798-1858)

Spouses and Children
1. *Priscilla P Hopkins (19 Aug 1836 - 8 Sep 1870) 4 6 
       Marriage: 8 Nov 1854 - Eastham, Massachusetts 7

Notes
General:
1854 mariner, Eastham
1863, Eastham - Uriah was among those conscripted for Civil War service
1870, 1876 mariner, Wellfleet

Wellfleet, May 1884
Mr George W. Nickerson has purchased the house owned by Mr. Uriah Nickerson.

probate granted 10 Jan 1882 on estate of Uriah Nickerson of Wellfleet; Timothy A. Daniels, administrator
Medical:
death not recorded in Wellfleet VR
Marriage Notes (Priscilla P Hopkins)
May 1884
Wellfleet "Mr. George W. Nickerson has purchased the house owned by Mr. Uriah Nickerson." 8
Marriage Notes (Augusta N Lane)
none found in 1880 census. not death record found for Uriah.

picture Robert Norris

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: Cir 1794
        Baptism: 
          Death: 1815 - North Carolina 9
         Burial: 
 Cause of Death: 


picture Charles W B Nott

      Sex: M
AKA: Charles W B Nort 10 Charles J B Nott
Individual Information
          Birth: 1830 - (Truro, Massachusetts)
        Baptism: 
          Death: 3 Oct 1841 - Lost At Sea
         Burial: 
 Cause of Death: 


Notes
General:
Charles WB Nott or Nort was among the many Truro men and boys lost in the October Gale of 1841

picture Keziah Nye

      Sex: F

Individual Information
          Birth: 18 Mar 1812 - Chatham, Massachusetts 12
        Baptism: 
          Death: 3 Jun 1853 - Calcutta, India
         Burial: 
 Cause of Death: 


Parents
         Father: Isaiah Nye (1784-1836)
         Mother: Keziah Ryder (1785-1836)

Spouses and Children
1. *Captain Justus Doane (16 Nov 1807 - 4 Jun 1853) 11 
       Marriage: 23 Feb 1831 - Chatham, Massachusetts


picture
Solon Nye

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 11 Feb 1827 - Massachusetts
        Baptism: 
          Death: 19 Jan 1846 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
         Burial: 
 Cause of Death: smallpox


Notes
General:
father: Artemus Nye, 1 Apr 1793 - 18 Nov 1875 Northfield, Mass.
mother: Almira Phillips, 16 Mar 1804 - 10 Sep 1863 Northfiled, Mass.
Medical:
"At Rio Janeiro, January 19th, of smallpox, Solon NYE of Massachusetts, seaman on board US Frigate COLUMBIA." 13

picture Zenas T Nye

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 10 May 1850 - Falmouth, Massachusetts
        Baptism: 
          Death: 16 Sep 1879 - Arctic Ocean
         Burial: 
 Cause of Death: drowned


Parents
         Father: Captain Alden Nye (1813-1896)
         Mother: Love C Fish (1809-1895)

Notes
Medical:
"Drowned in the Arctic Ocean, Sept. 16th, Zenas T. Nye, a boatsteerer of the ship Fleetwing and son of Capt. Alden Nye of North Falmouth." 14

picture William Oaty

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 10 Aug 1832 - Boston, Massachusetts 15
        Baptism: 
          Death: 26 Apr 1847 - Lost At Sea 15
         Burial: 
 Cause of Death: drowned


Notes
Medical:
age 14-8-16
seaman
b. Boston
drowned together: Samuel Coan, 54, married; Daniel S Pendergrass, 16; Andrew Y Cassity, 16; and William Oaty, 14 15
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Sources


1 Sheila M. Dann Westgate and Anna Lowell Tomlinson, Vital Records of Chatham, Massachusetts, 1696-1850. vol. 1 (1991. Chatham Mass.: Chatham Historical Society), 1:148.

2 George Lincoln, History of Hingham, vols I-III (1893. Hingham, Mass. [vols II-III online http://plymouthcolony.net/hingham/history/families.html]).

3 Sheila M. Dann Westgate and Anna Lowell Tomlinson, Vital Records of Chatham, Massachusetts, 1696-1850. vol. 1 (1991. Chatham Mass.: Chatham Historical Society), 1:20.

4 Margaret H. Weiler, Cemetery Inscriptions. Congregational & Soldiers Cemetery, Evergreen Cemetery, Eastham Mass. (1987. Eastham Mass: Eastham Historical Society).

5 Barnstable Patriot (Barnstable, Mass [archives 1830-1930 online at Sturgis Library, Barnstable]), 17 Jan 1882.

6 Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910 (Massachusetts Archives. [online at AmericanAncestors.org (NEHGS) and FamilySearch.org]), 229:8.

7 Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910 (Massachusetts Archives. [online at AmericanAncestors.org (NEHGS) and FamilySearch.org]), Eastham.

8 Barnstable Patriot (Barnstable, Mass [archives 1830-1930 online at Sturgis Library, Barnstable]), 27 May 1884.

9 Richard A. Haskell, editor, Truro Cemeteries (2000. Wellfleet MA: Rich Family Association), Rev. Jude Damon's notes.

10 George Ernest Bowman, compiler, Vital Records of Truro, Massachusetts to the year 1849 (1933. Mass. Society of Mayflower Descendants. republished online), 294.

11 Alfred Alder Doane, The Doane Family: I. Deacon John Doane, of Plymouth ; II. Doctor John Done, of Maryland, and Their Descendants, with Notes Upon English Families of the Name. 3rd edition (1976. Boston: Doane Family Association of America (1st edition 1902) [online]), 412.

12 Sheila M. Dann Westgate and Anna Lowell Tomlinson, Vital Records of Chatham, Massachusetts, 1696-1850. vol. 1 (1991. Chatham Mass.: Chatham Historical Society), 1:123.

13 Yarmouth Register (Yarmouth, Massachusetts), 16 Apr 1846.

14 Barnstable Patriot (Barnstable, Mass [archives 1830-1930 online at Sturgis Library, Barnstable]), 23 Dec 1879, p3.

15 George Ernest Bowman, compiler, Vital Records of Truro, Massachusetts to the year 1849 (1933. Mass. Society of Mayflower Descendants. republished online), 404-5.


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