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 James Nichols

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James Nichols

  • Birth 1 Jun 1762
  • Death 25 Dec 1834
  • Burial Danville, Hendricks County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 8233357

Born in Hillsborough, PA, died in Hendricks County, IN. Aged 72y 6m 24d. James married Rachel Jackson James and Rachel were the parents of the following children: Erasmus, Sarah, Elizabeth, Thomas, Andrew, James, Jane, Harriet and Eleanor. Mr. Nichols moved to Kentucky in 1803 and settled in Nelson County, in the wilderness, and cleared it up for a farm. In 1821 he moved to Indiana and lived on White River until February 1, 1822, when he moved to Hendricks County, settled in Guilford Township, and entered eighty acres of land which was one of the first farms entered in that county. James cleared his farm and lived there until he sold out and moved two miles west of Danville, where he bought eighty acres. His sons, Erasmus and Thomas also entered eighty acres each. Andrew lived on this land after his father died. It is on this family land that the cemetery is located. James, Rachel and many of their grandchildren are buried there.


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  • Maintained by: Margaret Nichols Rothrock
  • Originally Created by: David M. Habben
  • Added: 2 Jan 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8233357
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Nichols (1 Jun 1762–25 Dec 1834), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8233357, citing Nichols Cemetery, Danville, Hendricks County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Margaret Nichols Rothrock (contributor 46822577) .