Wednesday, February 10, 2010

William Nickerson abt 1605-abt 1690 Anne Busby 1607-1686


William Nickerson
Born 16 Oct 1604 Norwich, Norfolk, England
Parents: William Nickerson and Alice
Christened 24 Jun 1605 Norwich, Norfolk, England
Occupation: William was a tailor apprentice to his father in 1621 and was admitted a worsted weaver and freeman in Norwich 18 May 1632.
Married Anne Busby abt 1627
Died 8 Sep 1690 Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Buried: Nickerson Cemetery, Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts
NOTES:
He and his family sailed from Yarmouth, England, 15 April 1637 on the ship John and Dorothy, arriving at Salem, Massachusetts, 20 June 1637.

Here is the information as printed from the ship's manifest:
Aprill 8th 1637 Nickerson William Norwich in Norff. weaver 33 boston in New England
Aprill 8th 1637 Nickerson Anne wife 28 boston in New England
Aprill 8th 1637 Nickerson Nicho. child boston in New England
Aprill 8th 1637 Nickerson Robertt child boston in New England
Aprill 8th 1637 Nickerson Elizabeth child boston in New England

NOTE: Anne was not listed, but she should have been if her birthdate is correct


Where the family lived for a few years is not known, but in 1641 they moved to Yarmouth, Mass. He first bought land at Monomoit from the Indian Sagamore Mattaquason in 1656 and a few years later, moved from Yarmouth with his children's families to begin the settlement of the present Chatham in the area which is now Chatham Port.
Sources
Book:  Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Vol 3 page 1105-1106
Nickerson Family Genealogy: The Nickerson Family Association
Manifest information: http://www.olivetreegenealogy.com/
Picture of monument: www.findagrave.com

Ann Busby
Christened 2 Feb 1607 St Mary at Coslany, Norwich, Norfolk, England
Parents: Nicholas Busby and Bridget Cocke
Died After 18 May 1686 Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Buried: Burial Hill, Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Sources
Christening: IGI Film 0993652 Batch C043751 dated 1557-1812
Book:  Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Vol 3 page 1105-1106

CHILDREN


Nicholas Nickerson
Christened 10 Aug 1628 Norwich, Norfolk, England
Married 1) Elizabeth Bassett 1655
2) Mary Derby 1657
Children: Hester, William, Elizabeth, John, Mary, Unnamed baby, Sarah, Elizabeth
Died 26 Mar 1682 Yarmouth, Barnstable, Masschusetts
Sources
Book:  Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Vol 3 page 1106
Elizabeth Nickerson
Christened 1 Jan 1630 Norwich, Norfolk, England
Married Robert Eldridge 31 Oct 1649 Yarmouth, Barnstable, Masschusetts
Children: Nicholas, Mary, Robert, Hannah, William, Samuel, Martha, Joseph, Bridget, Samuel
Died Before 3 May 1706 Monmoit, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Sources
Book:  Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Vol 3 page 1106
Robert Nickerson
Christened 17 Nov 1631 Norwich, Norfolk, England
Married Rebecca Cole abt 1685
Children: Robert, Samuel, Rebecca, Robert
Died Before 5 Apr 1710 Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Sources
Ancestral File
Thomas Nickerson
Christened 10 Jan 1634 Norwich, Norfolk, England
Died 21 Feb 1634
Sources
Ancestral File
Anne Nickerson
Christened 7 May 1635 Norwich, Norfolk, England
Note: I did not find Anne in Norwich, England and she isn't listed on the ship manifest.
Married Tristam Hedges 20 Dec 1657
Sources
Ancestral File
Samuel Nickerson
Christened abt 1638 Massachusetts
Married Mary Bell abt 1660
Children: Mary, Samuel, Nicholas
Sources
Ancestral File
John Nickerson
Born abt 1640 Massachusetts
Married Sarah Williams abt 1660
Children: Sarah, John, William, Judith
SourcesAncestral File
Sarah Nickerson
abt 1644 Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Married Nathaniel Covell 4 Jul 1663
Children: Elizabeth, Sarah, Nathaniel, Joseph, Ephraim
SourcesAncestral File
*William Nickerson
Born 1642?
Christened 1 Jun 1646 Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Occupation:  1st town clerk of Chatham
Married Mercy Williams 30 Nov 1668 Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Children: William, Robert, Mercy, Elizabeth, Judith, Nathaniel, Thomas
Died 1719 Chatham, Massachusetts
Sources
Book: History of Chatham
Book:  Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Vol 3 page 1106
Joseph Nickerson
Born Dec 1647 Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Note: Name spelled Josepth Nicherson in record.
Married Ruhamah Jones abt 1677
Children: Jeremiah, William, Joseph, Josiah, John
Sources
Birth: IGI Film 1589030 IT 1-2 Batch C507531 Dated 1646 - 1850

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