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William Nixon

Birthdate: (69)
Birthplace: Grimsby, Niagara Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Death: August 3, 1857 (69)
Grimsby, Niagara Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Immediate Family:

Son of Allen Nixon and Mary Pettit Nixon
Brother of John Nixon; Catherine Nixon; Robert Nixon; Dinah Nixon; Mary Nixon and 2 others

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About William Nixon

William, b. in Grimsby township 27 November, 1787, the same year as his parents journeyed from New Jersey to Canada. He was said to be the first white child born in this district. He married 26 November, 1810, Christina, daughter of John Cline . William was a blacksmith as well as farmer. He settled on Lot 20, Conc. III and IV, Grimsby township. He served with the 4th Lincoln Regiment in the War of 1812 and was Quartermaster during the Rebellious years of 1837-1838. He was a member of the Grimsby Township Council first as one of two Town Wardens in 1823 and 1824 and thereafter on occasion." Annals of The Forty

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William Nixon's Timeline

1787
November 27, 1787
Grimsby, Niagara Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada
1857
August 3, 1857
Age 69
Grimsby, Niagara Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada