GENERATION 10

GENERATION 9

ISRAEL NICHOLS
bapt:09-01-1650     Hingham, MA
marr:01-10-1688/89Milton, MA
died:01-24-1733/34Hingham, MA
father:THOMAS NICHOLS
mother:REBECCA JOSSELYN
 
MARY SUMNER
born:08-05-1665     Lancaster, MA
marr:01-10-1688/89Milton, MA
died:02-27-1723/24Hingham, MA
father:ROGER SUMNER
mother:MARY JOSSELYN



Biography

ISRAEL NICHOLS was baptized in Hingham, Plymouth, MA, Sep. 1, 1650. He was married three times but, the names of only his first two wives were mentioned in his will. Mary, his first wife, he married on Sep. 26, 1679. Her last name is not known. She died Mar. 26, 1688.

His second wife was his cousin, MARY SUMNER, born about 1664. She died Feb. 27, 1723/24, at age 59. Her mother, MARY JOSSELYN, was the sister of his mother, REBECCA JOSSELYN.

On June 24, 1725, at age 74, ISRAEL married for the third time, Rebecca Lincoln, widow of John Clark, and daughter of Samuel and Martha Lincoln. She was born in Hingham Mar. 11, 1673/74 and died Feb. 4, 1757.

ISRAEL was elected Constable in 1690. His occupation is given as "weaver". He resided on "Green Hill" in Hull, and on Jerusleum Road, having moved his house across Straits Pond on the ice before 1695, when the selectmen appointed Samuel Jacobs "to lay out a highway for Israel Nichols near his new dwelling house ay Cohasset."

In his will dated Jan. 1, 1733/34, and proved Feb. 21, 1733/34, he bequeathed to his sons, Nathaniel, Jazaniah, Roger and Israel, and to his daughters and grandchildren, land at Lancaster, purchased from Aaron Hobart. He directed the children by his first wife shall "build a monument over her grave", and that the executors of the will shall "erect one over mine".

ISRAEL's estate was appraised at 249 18s. 6d, which included 200 in cash. In 1727, a large part of his real estate was purchased by his four sons.
 


Children

  born marr died
children by first wife, Mary, all born in Hingham, MA
Mary
  husband Thomas Groce
09-16-1680     
                 
                 
 
                 
 
Israel 01-01-1681/82   young        
Thomas 02-19-1683/84   05-09-1706     
Nathaniel
  wife Elizabeth Lincoln
09-06-1685     
02-26-1688/89
 
02-21-1710/11
06-14-1758     
 
Ruth
  husband Thomas Stodder
11-23-1687     
 
 
 
 
 
children by second wife, MARY SUMNER, all born in Hingham, MA
Susanna 03-06-1689/90    
Jazaniah
  wife Rebecca Hobart
11-01-1691     
01-07-1693/94
 
12-30-1714     
03-08-1755     
03-29-1768     
Rebecca
  husband David Prince
 
 
 
10-16-1714     
11-06-1715     
 
Thankful
  husband Rev. Samuel Spear
11-08-1694     
 
 
 
 
 
Solomon 03-20-1695/96   03-29-1696/97
Roger
  wife Bethia Winslow
02-23-1697/98
 
 
02-18-1717/18
 
 
CHARITY NICHOLS
  husband JOSEPH ANDERSON
05-10-1700     
         -1699     
 
12-03-1724     
 
 
Silence
  husband David Marsh
  husband Dr. Daniel Greenleaf
07-04-1702     
02-13-1692/93
 
 
07-12-1722     
07-18-1726     
 
03-16-1723/24
 
Israel
  wife Sarah Sayer
  wife Elizabeth _______
04-20-1704     
08-15-1712     
 
 
01-15-1729/30
 
 
 
 
Experience 03-27-1709        02-27-1713/14


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