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  • ID: I1755
  • Name: William Hopper NICHOLSON
  • Surname: NICHOLSON
  • Given Name: William Hopper
  • Prefix: Maj.
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1772 in Queen Anne's County, Maryland
  • Death: 6 Mar 1815 in Queen Anne's County, Maryland
  • _UID: 0EA08F6F9731D5118680EF90A100BA0B45EC
  • Note:
    1. Register of Wills for Queen Anne's County, Maryland

    Died intestate

    2. From Scott Sheads (

    Death notice in Republican Star, issue 14 Mar 1815

    "Chancery case of Richard T. Earle versus William H. Nicholson, deceased of
    Queen Anne's County. William H. Nicholson died intestate leaving the
    following children: William B. Nicholson, Joseph Nicholson, John Nicholson,
    Emmerson Nicholson, Elizabeth Nicholson, Anna Maria Nicholson and Mary
    Nicholson, all minors except William B. and Elizabeth. William B. and
    Joseph do not reside in this state." [Republican Star, December 23, 1817.]

    3. 1810 Maryland Census

    Males: <10=3, 10-16=2, 16-26=1, 26-45=2
    Females: <1=2, 10-16=1, 16-26=1, 26-45=1, >45=1

    4. Maryland State Archives Maryland Indexes (Chancery Papers, Index) 1820 MSA S 1432

    CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) 1820/05/02 7771: Jesse Ellers vs. William Stinson, Ann E. Kent, William B. Kent, John Nicholson, Anna M. Nicholson, Emmerson Nicholson, and Mary Nicholson. QA. Petition to sell Ellers Enlargement. Accession No: 17,898-7771. MSA S512-7771 1/38/3/

    5. Republican Star (Easton, MD) March 14, 1815 obituary
    "Died, on Monday the 6th inst William H. Nicholson, Esq. Register of Wills, Queen Anne's County, after a short illness"
  • Change Date: 9 Sep 2012 at 23:03:21

    Father: Joseph NICHOLSON Jr. b: 17/28 Feb 1732/1733 in Chestertown, Kent County, Maryland
    Mother: Elizabeth HOPPER b: 11/18 Nov 1739 in Queen Anne's County, Maryland

    Marriage 1 Susan (Susanna)
      1. Has No Children William Bond NICHOLSON b: 1795 in Queen Anne's County, Maryland
      2. Has No Children Elizabeth NICHOLSON

      Marriage 2 Mary EMMERSON b: ABT 1775 in Maryland
      • Married: 12 Nov 1809 in Talbot County, Maryland
      • Note:
        William H. Nicholson found in:
        Marriage Index: Maryland, 1655-1850
        Married: Nov. 12, 1809 in: Talbot Co., MD Record type: This is a county court record.
        Gender: M More about: This record can be found at the County Courthouse Easton, MD. Spouse name: Emerson, Mary Spouse gender: F
      1. Has No Children Joseph NICHOLSON
      2. Has No Children John NICHOLSON
      3. Has No Children Emmerson NICHOLSON b: 1810
      4. Has No Children Anna Maria NICHOLSON b: AFT 1809
      5. Has Children Mary V. E. NICHOLSON b: 1813/1815 in Queen Anne's County, Maryland
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