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Lydia Nickerson (Maker)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: East Brewster, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
Death: Died in East Harwich, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
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Daughter of James Maker and Rachel Maker
Wife of William Nickerson and William Nickerson
Mother of John Nickerson; Rachel Snow; Joseph Nickerson; William Nickerson, Jr.; Lydia Whelden and 4 others
Sister of Rachel King; James Maker, Jr. and John Maker

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About Lydia Nickerson

Added by Elwin C. Nickerson about My Great Grandmother as told to me as a child. "Maker"-Macor Family - Native American Ancestry- Martha's Vineyard- Gay Head-Elizabeth Islands- People Of The First Light

Lydia, b. c1684;

mentioned in her husband's will of 15 Sep 1760; m. Eastham, by Capt. Jonathan Sparrow, 4 Nov 1703, William Nickerson (b. Harwich, c1678; s/o Josph Nickerson & Ruhamah Jones; will written 15 Sep 1760, proved 12 Mar 1765). They were residents of East Harwich in 1726. Of their 9 children, one was named Rachel. b. c1685 in Eastham or Harwich Harwich, byNathaniel Freeman, 20 Jan 1714/5, Josiah Nickerson (b. Harwich, c1685; son of Joseph Nickerson & Ruhamah Jones; d. bef. July 1737), the brother of her sister Lydia' s husband. Josiah was a householder in that part of Harwich, now South Orleans, in 1726, in that area of the Potenumecot Indian Reserve . Rachel m(2) Eastham, 6 July 1737, as wife, John King (b. England; d. Harwich, about Spring 1753, aged 105). Rachel had 5 children by her first husband, Josiah Nickerson. {James Jr. b. c1686-7, probablyin Harwich (Brewster); estate proved in Harwich 1725; m. Eastham, by Mr.Samuel Treat, 17 Apr 1706, Mary Taylor (b. c1686; prob. daughter of Richardtailor Richard Taylor & Hannah of Yarmouth). Bunnelle places him as living just north of Baker's Pond, stating that he was in the whaling trade. Several children, including Abigail, b. 5 Mar 1707, and Jane, b. 1714, who married Silas Nickerson. A probable son was James Maker, who, with Nathaniel Rogers, purchased land in Middletown, CT, in 1738. It is possible thathis wife Mary became the wife of Nathaniel Knowles in 1744. Benjamin, a possible son, owned land to the southeast of James Sr. Left descendants, including a son Benjamin. John b. c1692, probably in Brewster; m. Harwich, 5 Nov 1714, Mary Hopkins (b. Eastham, 15 Apr 1692; daughter of Stephen (Giles, Stephen) & Mary Merrick. John was resident of Brewster where his children were baptized, and a member of the Brewster Church from 1720. Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Stephen Hopkins, 1992, p99. /ECN/

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Lydia Nickerson's Timeline

1684
1684
East Brewster, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
1703
November 4, 1703
Age 19
Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts
1703
Age 19
USA
1703
Age 19
Harwich, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
1707
1707
Age 23
Harwich, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
1707
Age 23
Harwich, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
1711
1711
Age 27
East Harwich, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
1713
1713
Age 29
East Harwich, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
1717
1717
Age 33
Harwich, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
1720
1720
Age 36
Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States