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James Nickerson

Also Known As: "James Nickerson- Continental Soldier Of The Line"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Yarmouth, Barnstable , Masschusetts
Death: Died in LOST AT SEA
Place of Burial: DAVY JONES
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Nickerson and Martha Nickerson
Husband of Azubah Nickerson
Father of Valentine Nickerson; Charlotte Nickerson and Azubah Linnell
Brother of Desire Marchant; John Nickerson- Continental Soldier Of The Line and Martha Cash

Occupation: Whale man, harpooner, fisherman
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About James Nickerson- Continental Army Soldier Of The Line.

DAR Ancestor #: A032102

Added by Elwin C. Nickerson about my Great Uncle- Continental Army- "Massachusetts Fisherman"- Soldier Of The Line- Lt Infantry. Citations added:on my Ancestor: *Take Note Below* Ruddy Complexion" meaning ( Mahogany/Red) Given at The Time to Persons of Native Americans Decent*

Additional military information:

raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col. Nathaniel Freeman's (1st Barnstable Co.) regt.; residence, Yarmouth; engaged for town of Yarmouth; joined Capt. Russel's co., Col. Bradford's regt.; term, 3 years or during war; also, list of men mustered by Joseph Otis, Muster

Master for Barnstable Co., dated Barnstable, Feb. 18, 1777; Capt. John Russel's co., Col. Gamaliel Bradford's regt.; mustered Feb. 11, 1777; term, 3 years; also, Capt. John Russell's co., Col. Bradford's regt.; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Jan. 10, 1777, to March 21, 1777; credited with 82 days subsistence, including allowance for 11 days (220 miles) travel on march from Boston to Bennington; also, same co. and regt.; return [year not given]; mustered by County and Continental Muster Masters;

reported joined April 6, 1777, also reported on furlough; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll for Dec., 1777; reported on furlough; also, Colonel's co., Col. Bradford's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Jan. 10, 1780; also, descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, July 19, 1780;

age, 32 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 10 in.; complexion, ruddy; engaged for town of Yarmouth; marched to camp July 19, 1780, under command of Capt. Clark; also, Private, Capt. William Scott's (Light Infantry) co., Col. Henry Jackson's (16th) regt.; pay roll for July, 1780; joined July 19, 1780; also, pay roll for 6 months men belonging to the town of Yarmouth raised for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched to camp July 10, 1780; discharged Oct. 26, 1780; service, 4 mos., including travel (280 miles) home.

Ref. MA01-Added by E. Nickerson Survived The Hardships Of War Thru The American Revolution. Gave His Life Up To The Sea a Death In Our Family Of Honor ( Whaleman Fisherman /Harpooner) not Unlike The Battlefield. ECN

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James Nickerson- Continental Army Soldier Of The Line.'s Timeline

1747
November 9, 1747
Yarmouth, Barnstable , Masschusetts
1783
November 11, 1783
Age 36
Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
1786
1786
Age 38
Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
1792
1792
Age 44
Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
1794
1794
Age 46
LOST AT SEA
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DAVY JONES