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Descendants of Henry Nicholson

Submitted by Mabry Benson benson@acm.org

Probate

September, 1739. Administration of the estate of Henry Nichason granted to Hannah Nichason and Peletiah Mills, Disbrow Spencer posted bond. June 1749. Hannah Nicholson declared that the estate was insolvent. Commissioners were appointed. Probate Records vol XIII, p 54 & 69. [256]

Spouse: Hannah Spencer, Marriage: 8 Jun 1729 Hartford, Connecticut [235] Birth: 16 Feb 1708/9 Hartford, Connecticut [254], Death: 6 Jan 1782 South Warren, Massachusetts [254]

Father: Disborough Spencer (ca1679-1763), Mother: Abigail Elmer (ca1679-1725)

Misc. Notes

Married second Mr. Burt. Widow Hannah Burt married in South Warren 1 May 1749 Peletiah Glover (intention Springfield 31 March 1749 [253]). She married in Warren 11 June 1755 Noah Brooks. [254]

Probate

Will made 4 Jan 1782, proved 5 Feb 1782, names son Ambrose, grandchild Jeduthan Sanderson, husband Noan Brooks, son Henry Nicholson, grandchildren Amariah Sanderson, and Hannah Lamilton wife of Matthias Lamilton, Sarah Whiting wife of William Whiting, Charlotte & Cibil Sanderson children of daughter Sarah wife of Medad Sanderson. [286, vol 13, p 464 ]

 

Children

1 Sarah Nicholson

Birth: 12 Apr 1730 Hartford, Connecticut [238]

Death: 23 Dec 1768 Springfield, Massachusetts [299]

Married Medad Sanderson. [286, vol 13, p 464] [299]

Children:

Jeduthan 1753-1753, Jeduthan 1755, Hannah 1756, Amaziah 1760, Sarah 1761, Medad 1763, Charlotte 1764, Cibil 1766, John 1769. [299] [286]

2 Ambrose Nicholson

Birth: 15 Apr 1733 Hartford, Connecticut [238]

Married 1733 Margaret Hill. [235]

Children: Nathan 1759, Joel 1761, Hannah 1763, Ambrose 1766, Mabel 1768, Jared 1770, Sarah 1772, Edmond 1774, Eunice 1774, Lucy 1777, Francis.

+3 Henry Nicholson

Birth: 24 Apr 1735 Hartford, Connecticut [254], [235]

Death: 19 Mar 1807 Brigdport, Vermont [100, vol 2, p 268], [191], [254]

Spouse: Mabel Hale

4 Hannah Nicholson

Birth: 25 Sep 1737 Hartford, Connecticut [235]

  • Sources

    100. Bridgport, Vermont, Vital Records

  • 191. Card Index to Vermont Vital Records, LDS mf#27508 235. Barbour Index to Connecticut Vital Records 238. Families of Early Hartford, Connecticut, by Lucius Barbour, 1982.

    249. "History of Rutland County, Vermont", by Smith & Rann

  • 253. Springfield, Massachusetts, Vital Records

    254. "Hannah Spencer’s Four Husbands," by Jean Nicholson Mack, in the

    American Genealogist, vol 47, p 33, 1971.

    256. Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records, by Charles Manwaring

    286. Hampshire County, Massachusetts, Probate Records

    299. Loomis Manuscript of Springfield Families

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    Name: Henry Nicholson

    Birth: 24 Apr 1735 Hartford, Connecticut [254], [235], Death: 19 Mar 1807 Brigdport, Vermont [100, vol 2, p 268], [191], [254] Father: Henry Nicholson (-1739), Mother: Hannah Spencer (1709-1782)

    Census

    1791 Census: in Tinmouth, Rutland County, Vermont, 2 males over 16, 1 males under 16, 2 females. Also Glon is a head of a family (perhaps this is Glover). [247]

    1800 census: in Tinmouth, Rutland County, Vermont, 1 male over 45, 1 female over 45. Also Ashbel, Glover & John age 26-45 are heads of families.

    Military

    Henry Nicholson & Henry Nicholson Jr both served 2 days in Capt John Spafford’s Company in Col Eben’r Allen’s Regiment of Militia in the alarm 10-11 June 1781. [300]

    Spouse: Mabel Hale

    Birth: 1731 [191], 17 Jul 1732 Glastonbury, Connecticut [297], Death:

    15 Nov 1805 Brigdport, Vermont [100, vol 2, p 268], [191] probably: Father: Thomas Hale (1684-1750) Mother: Susanna Smith (1699-) [244]

    Misc. Notes

    Probably Mabel is Mabel Hale. Sister Susannah Hale lived in Lanesboro where Henry Nichols lived. [297]

     

    Children

  • 1 Peletiah Glover Nicholson

    Birth: 18 May 1760 Springfield, Massachusetts [254], 1 May 1760 Springfield, Massachusetts [299]

    2 Henry Nicholson

    Birth: Sep 1761 Springfield, Massachusetts [285], [299]

    3 Ashbel Nicholson

    Birth: 29 Aug 1763 Springfield, Massachusetts [285], [299]

    4 Sarah Nicholson Birth: 1765-74 [244] Married Asa Hemenway. [244]

    5 John Nicholson

  • Birth: 1772 [248]

    Married 1793 Olive Livingston.

    Child: Henry 1797

  • +6 Mabel Nicholson

    Birth: 1775 Massachusetts [106], Death: aft 1855 Saratoga County, New York [111]

  • Spouse: Elijah Clancy

    Misc. Notes

    Moved to Wilton, New York, in 1825. [111]

  • In 1850 Mabel Clancy is living with Mary Ann & Stafford Carr, who have named a son Elijah, three houses from Stephen Clancey. Sarah Mabel Clancey Carr’s death certificate said that her mother’s name was Mabel Nicholson. [106]

  • 7 Spencer Nicholson

    Birth: 1777 [249]

    Sources

    100. Bridgport, Vermont, Vital Records

    106. 1850 Census

    111. 1855 New York State census

    191. Card Index to Vermont Vital Records, LDS mf#27508

    235. Barbour Index to Connecticut Vital Records

    244. Information from Jean Maack

  • 247. 1791 Vermont census

    248. LDS Ancestrasl file, information from Layne Bryson and Allan Donald

    Tallman

    249. "History of Rutland County, Vermont", by Smith & Rann

    254. "Hannah Spencer’s Four Husbands," by Jean Nicholson Mack, in the American Genealogist, vol 47, p 33, 1971.

  • 285. Information from Perry Streeter to Marjorie Lowe.

    286. Hampshire County, Massachusetts, Probate Records

    287. Tinmouth, Vermont, Deeds

    288. Berkshire County, Massachusetts, Deeds

    289. Hampshire County, Massachusetts, Deeds

  • 297. ‘Hale, House, and Related Families,’ by Donald Jacobus & Edgar

    Waterman, 1952

  • 299. Loomis Manuscript of Springfield Families

    300. Soldiers, Sailors & Patriots of the Revolutionary War in Vermont, by

  • Carleton Fisher & Sue Fisher

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  • Name: Elijah Clancy

    Birth: abt 1774 Vermont [110]

    Death: aft 1830 Saratoga County, New York [303]

  • Census

    1800 census: Tinmouth, Rutland County, Vermont, 1 male 16-26, 1 female 0-10, 1 female 16-26 1810 census: Clarendon, Rutland County, Vermont, 2 males 0-10, 1 male 26-45, 2 females 0-10, 1 female 26-45, cabinet maker. 1820 census: Clarendon, Rutland County, Vermont, 1 male 0-10, 1 male 16-18, 1 male 16-26, 1 female 0-10, 1 female 10-16, 1 female >45. 1830 census: Wilton, Saratoga County, New York, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 50-60, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 50-60.

    Spouse: Mabel Nicholson

    Birth: 1775 Massachusetts [106], Death: aft 1855 Saratoga County, New York [111]

    Father: Henry Nicholson (1735-1807), Mother: Mabel Hale (1731-1805)

  • Misc. Notes

    Moved to Wilton, New York, in 1825. [111]

  • In 1850 Mabel Clancy is living with Mary Ann & Stafford Carr, who have named a son Elijah, three houses from Stephen Clancey. Sarah Mabel Clancey Carr’s death certificate said that her mother’s name was Mabel Nicholson. [106]

    Census

    1850 census: age 75, living with Stafford & Mary Ann Carr Jr., three houses from Stephen Clancy.

    1855 NY census: age 80, born Vermont, mother-in-law to Stafford Carr [111]

     

    Children

  • 1 daughter Clancy

    Birth: bef 1800 Tinmouth, Rutland County, Vermont

    2 Stephen Clancy

  • Birth: 1802 Vermont [106], [110], Death: aft 1887 Ogle County, Illinois

    Spouse: Katharine

    Spouse: Sophie, Marriage: bef 1845

    Children: Mary 1829-1887, George 1833, Jane 1836, Adelaide 1840, Alice 1844.

  • 3 daughter Clancy

    Birth: 1805, Death: 23 Apr 1805 Tinmouth, Rutland County, Vermont [191]

    4 son Clancy

    Birth: 1800-1810 Clarendon, Rutland County, Vermont

    5 daughter Clancy

    Birth: 1800-1810 Clarendon, Rutland County, Vermont

    6 Mary Ann Clancy Birth: 1808 Vermont [106], [111] Married Stafford Carr Jr. [232]

  • Children: Clarissa 2 March 1830, a daughter 14 May l831, Elijah 29 Mar l832, a daughter 22 April l834, a daughter 29 July l835, George W. 22 June l836, son 14 Dec, l837, Emily l8 Jan. l840 and Amos S. 3 Feb, l842 [106] [232]
  • 7 son Clancy

    Birth: 1810-1820 Clarendon, Rutland County, Vermont

    8 Sarah Mabel Clancy

    Birth: 6 Dec 1819 Clarendon, Rutland County, Vermont [232], Death: 31 Aug 1908 Campbell, Santa Clara County, California [1], [232] Married William Henry Carr 1818-1848, son of her sister Mary’s husband Stafford Carr Jr.

    Children: son who died at birth l9 Sep. l839, Hannah Maria 5 July 1840, Amanda Jane 29 Jan 1842, Nelson Franklin 2 Sep, 1844, and Rebecca Mabel 26 July l846 - 30 May l850. [232]

  • Sources

  • 1. death certificate
  • 106. 1850 Census
  • 110. 1880 census

    111. 1855 New York State census

  • 191. Card Index to Vermont Vital Records, LDS mf#27508 232. Information from Marjorie Lowe.

    303. 1830 census

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