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  • ID: I1842
  • Name: Catherine NICHOLSON
  • Surname: NICHOLSON
  • Given Name: Catherine
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 7 Aug 1764 in New York, New York
  • Death: 7 Aug 1854 in New York
  • _UID: 65A08F6F9731D5118680EF90A100BA0B9C5C
  • Note:
    1. 1850 New York Census

    New York City

    Catherine Few 84 $50,000 b. NY
    Mary " 55
    William Chrystie 27 Lawyer b. NY


    Bethune, George Washington, 1805-1862(?), Chapter 9: Mrs. Bethune's Associates in Memoirs of Mrs. Joanna Bethune.. Bethune, George Washington, comp.. New York, NY: Harper & Brothers, 1863, pp. 250.

    Mrs. Chrystie was survived by her son, Albert Chrystie, Esq., who married Frances, daughter of the very distinguished Colonel William Few (one of the framers of the American Constitution, member of the first Senate of the United States, etc., etc., etc.), originally of Georgia, but, after his marriage with Catharine, daughter of Commodore James Nicholson, a resident of New York, who died August 7th, 1854, on her ninetieth birthday. Mr. Chrystie inherited, with a strong personal resemblance to his mother, her pious, retiring, benevolent, and zealous character. Mr. Chrystie, at the time of his death, was a greatly beloved elder of the Reformed Dutch Church of Hastings, upon the Hudson, a church he helped to found, and whose continued prosperity is a monument to his worth. "Having the refinement and polish of the [p. 85] circle in which he had always moved, with a heart of unaffected kindness, the only and unfailing source of true courtesy, he evinced, wherever he went, the bearing of a thorough Christian gentleman, and commanded universal respect." Mr. Chrystie died in 1856, in his 67th year.
  • Change Date: 19 Aug 2010 at 14:05:23

    Father: James NICHOLSON b: 1737/1738 in Chestertown, Kent County, Maryland
    Mother: Frances WITTER b: 19 Jan 1743/1744

    Marriage 1 William FEW b: 8 Jun 1748 in Baltimore, Maryland
    • Married: 21 Jun or 8 Jul 1788 in New York City
    • Note:
      1. Marriage Notice

      Few, Hon, Mr. at New York, Hon. Mf. F., Delegat in Congress from Georgia, to Miss Nicholson, daughter of Commodore Nicholson (S. June 21, 1788) William Few, US. Senator

      2. William Few found in:
      New York #2, 1740s-1880s Marriage Index
      Comments: The gender of William Few is male. Spouse: Catherine Nicholson Marriage Date: Jun 08, 1788 The following source has been recorded for this marriage: DUTCH REF CHURCH, N.Y.C.

      3. William Few found in:
      Selected Areas of New York, 1639-1916 Marriage Index
      Gender: The gender of William Few is male. Spouse: Catherine Nicholson Marriage Date: Jun 8, 1788 County: New York Co. Location: This marriage is recorded and/or took place at New Amsterdam Reformed Church, New York City, NY. Source Information: New York Genealogical and Biographical Society. "Marriages from 1639 to 1801 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New Amsterdam, New York City". 1940. Contains the following information: Pub Info spanning 1639-1801., page 262.
    1. Has Children Frances C. FEW b: 20/1 Apr/Jul 1789 in New York City
    2. Has No Children Mary FEW b: from 18 Dec 1790 to 7 Mar 1791 in New York City
    3. Has No Children Matilda FEW b: 22 Feb 1794 in Georgia
    4. Has No Children Albert FEW b: 5 Sep 1797 in Georgia
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