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  • ID: I1773
  • Name: Rebecca Lloyd NICHOLSON
  • Surname: NICHOLSON
  • Given Name: Rebecca Lloyd
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 28 May 1842 in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Death: AFT 1920
  • _UID: 20A08F6F9731D5118680EF90A100BA0B570C
  • Note:
    1. Rebecca Lloyd Nicholson

    Rebecca Lloyd Nicholson was the daughter of James Macon Nicholson, son of Judge Joseph Hopper Nicholson. She had "Maryland, My Maryland" set to music and published as her grandfather, Judge Joseph Hopper Nicholson, had for "The Star Spangled Banner".

    2. 1870 Maryland Census

    Living with her husband and young son in home of her father in Annapolis

    3. 1920 Washington, DC, Census

    Living with her son Lloyd Parker Shippen in Washington, DC.

    4. Genealogies of Virginia Families IV, He-S, The Parker Family of Northampton and Accomac Cos., Page 622

    "Rebecca Lloyd Nicholson married twice. First Captain John Eager Howard Post, of Baltimore, MD. Second, Edward Shippen, M.D., of Philadelphia, Pa.

    Captain John Eager Howard Post was Adjudant of the 1st Maryland Cavalry, C.S.A., and served with distinction under General Stonewall Jacksdon and General J. E. B. Stuart, and when the was was over returned to his home in Baltimore and was married April 17, 1866.

    They had five children - fours sons and one daughter - all of whom died early in childhood but one son, J. E. H. Post, who now resdes in Baltimore.

    Captain J. E. H. Post died February 12, 1876. He was the son of Eugene Post, of New York (a son of Dr. Wright Post and Mary Bayley, his wife) and Margarest Elizabeth Howard (a daughter of Governor George Howard of Maryland and Prudence Ridgely of "Hampton", his wife. George Howard was the son of Captain John Eager Howard, of Revolutionary War fame).

    Dr. Edward Shippen died April 22, 1895. He was the son of Dr. William Shippen, of Philadelphia, and Mary Louisa Shore, of Petersburg, Va., and a lineal descendant of Edward Shippen, the first mayor of Philadelphia, and also of the Lees, Carters, Byrds, of Westover, &c., Farleys of Virginia, &c. He was a distinguished surgeon during the Civil War and, among other services, had charge of the Capitol at Washington when it was used as a hospital, where he had more than one thousand wounded men under his care. Afterwards he was with General Griffen, as Surgeon-inChief of the Fifth Army Corps, and afterwards was Medical Director of the Twenty-third Army Corps, under general Scofield, where he remained during the remainder of the was,. See Pennsylvania Magazine of History, VOL I, for pedigree &c., of the Shippen family...."

    5. Old Kent:
    The Eastern Shore of Maryland; Notes Illustrative of the Most Ancient Records of Kent County, Maryland, and of the Parishes of St. Paul's, Shrewsbury and I. U. and Genealogical Histories of Old and Distinguished Families of Maryland, and Their Connections by Marriage, with an Introduction,


    Corresponding Member of the Maryland Historical Society.


    200 East Eager Street Baltimore, Maryland 21202

    Originally Published Baltimore, 1876

    Reprinted Regional Publishing Company Baltimore, 1967

    Reprinted for Clearfield Company Inc. by Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc. Baltimore, MD 1990

    Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 67 - 16963

    MARGARET ELIZABETH HOWARD, dau. of George and Prudence Gough Howard, m. 2d Oct. 1838, her brother in law, Eugene Post, and had child., viz., Mary Magdalene,--John Eager Howard, who m. 17th April 1866, Rebecca Lloyd Nicholson, and d. 12th Feb'y 1876,--Sophia Howard (who m. 4th June 1858, Ridgely Duvall, and had child., viz., Ridgely, and Eugene Post Duvall, b. 18th June 1867, d. 17th Aug. 1867),--Richard (who m. 1st Nov. 1866, Ella Stump),--George Howard, and William Voss Post, who m. Miss Boice.

    6. The Post Family
    By Marie Caroline Post, Marie Caroline De Trobriand Post
  • Change Date: 9 Aug 2008 at 10:05:15

    Father: James Macon NICHOLSON b: 6 Apr 1808 in Baltimore, Maryland
    Mother: Arinthea Darby PARKER b: 19 Feb 1807 in Northampton County, Virginia

    Marriage 1 John Eager Howard POST b: 19 Jan 1841 in Maryland
    • Married: 17 Apr 1866 in Baltimore, Maryland
    1. Has No Children John Eager Howard POST b: 10 May 1868 in Maryland
    2. Has No Children Harriet Parker POST b: 1 Sep 1869 in Maryland
    3. Has No Children James Nicholson POST b: 8 Jul 1871 in Maryland
    4. Has No Children John Eugene Howard POST b: 2 Feb 1873 in Maryland
    5. Has No Children Frank Dondalson POST b: 24 Sep 1874 in Maryland

    Marriage 2 Dr. Edward SHIPPEN b: May 1842 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Married: 3 Dec 1878
    1. Has Children Lloyd Parker SHIPPEN b: 18 Oct 1879 in Maryland
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