John Nickerson1

M, b. circa 1640, d. 1714
FatherWilliam Nickerson II b. 1604, d. bt 30 Aug 1689 - 8 Sep 1690
MotherAnne Busby b. b 2 Feb 1607/8, d. a 18 May 1686
     John was born circa 1640 in Massachusetts. John and Sarah's house in Monomoit stood between White's Pond and Emery's Pond, just south of Old Queen Anne Road, and his father provided for him additional properties as he did for all his children, except Nicholas, who remained in Yarmouth.
     John's lands were located at Oyster Pond, Stage Neck and Buck's Creek. In the division of commen land, he received a lot in East Harwich. He appears to have died intestate, but his property was somehow conveyed to his sons, who were recorded as involved with the boundary settlements in 1714. John married Sarah Williams, daughter of Thomas Williams and Elizabeth Tart, circa 1678 in Massachusetts. He and Sarah were blessed with 3 children. John's wife, Sarah, died before 1714 in Chatham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, leaving him a widower. John departed this life in 1714 in Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts.

Family

Sarah Williams b. c 1645, d. b 1714
Children

Citations

  1. [S290] Nickerson Family Association, The Nickerson Family, page 21 - JOHN 2 NICKERSON (Williaml), born about 1640 in New England; son of William and Anne (Busby) Nickerson; died between 1 March and 11 May 1714, probably at Yarmouth; buried in Chatham, Mass.
    He married about 1665 SARAH WILLIAMS, born at Eastham, Mass. ; daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth (Tart, Tate) Williams of Eastham. She is presumed to have died before John, in Chatham. Their house in Monomoit stood between White's Pond and Emery's Pond, just south of Old Queen Anne Road, and his father provided for him additional properties as he did for all his children, except Nicholas, who remained in Yarmouth.
    John's lands were located at Oyster Pond, Stage Neck and Buck's Creek. In the division of common land, he received a lot in East Harwich. He appears to have died intestate, but his property was somehow conveyed to his sons, who were recorded as involved with the boundary settlements in 1714.
    Sarah received a share in her father's estate, and her son, William, received 1 shilling. The will of her father, Thomas Williams, was written 10 May 1692 and proved 22 October 1696.
    References:
    - History of Chatham, Massachusetts - by William C. Smith, 1917.
    - William Emery Nickerson papers at NEHGS
    - Barnstable County, Massachusetts, Probate records - Volume 2
     - Mayflower Descendant - volumes 3, 31
    - Warren Sears Nickerson papers, private collection.