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Capt Thomas Nichols

Capt Thomas Nichols

Death 24 May 1812 (aged 79)
Charlemont, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Charlemont, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA
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Veteran of the American Revolution -- Lieutenant, Capt. Sylvanus Rice's Co. of Militia, which marched Apr 22,1775, in response to the alarm of Apr 19,1775; returned home May 2,1775; service, 16 days; 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Taylor's Co., Col. Porter's regt.; engaged Jul 10,1777; discharged Aug 12,1777; service, 38 days, including travel (100 miles) home; the company marched from Charlemont Jul 10,1777, to reinforce Northern army after the evacuation of Ticonderoga. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Nahum Ward's Co., Col. David Wells's (Hampshire Co.) regt.; engaged Sep 22,1777; discharged Oct 18,1777; service, 1 mo., at the time of taking Gen. Burgoyne, including travel (80 miles) home; company marched from Charlemont Sep 22,1777.

He married, first, on Apr 3,1758 at Charlemont,MA, Elizabeth Wells.

He married, second, on Nov 7,1765 at Ashfield,MA, Elizabeth Peirce. She was born at Holden,MA on May 10,1742, the daughter of Samuel Peirce III and Abigail (Flagg) Peirce. She died at Buckland,MA shortly before Oct 6,1829.

Children(by first marriage): John Nichols, Elizabeth Nichols Hawks, Asa Nichols, and Thomas Nichols Jr.

Children(by second marriage): James Nichols, Rowena Nichols Hawks, James Nichols, Samuel Nichols, Joseph Nichols, Joseph Nichols, a stillborn daughter, David Nichols, Seth Nichols, Joshua Nichols(father of David Thomas Nichols), Marietta Nichols Nims, and Rodolphus Nichols.

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