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Samuel Nicholson

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Birthplace: Chestertown, Maryland
Death: Died in Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
Place of Burial: Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Nicholson and Hannah Nicholson
Husband of Mary Nicholson
Father of Nathaniel Nicholson
Brother of Cdr. James Nicholson; Thomas Nicholson; John Nicholson; Judge Benjamin Nicholson; Elizabeth Gordon and 2 others
Half brother of Henrietta Nicholson

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About Samuel Nicholson

Service in American Revolution

Nicholson was a captain in the Continental Navy. He was the first commandant of the Boston Navy Yard. He served as a Lieutenant on the USS Bonhomme Richard under John Paul Jones who at the time was commander of the Deane, which was used to capture three British sloops-of-war. He also commanded the Dolphin in 1776.

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Samuel Nicholson's Timeline

1743
1743
Chestertown, Maryland
1811
December 28, 1811
Age 68
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
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Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA