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Jabez Nichols

Male 1728 - Bef 1777  (48 years)


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  • Name Jabez Nichols  [1, 2
    Born 20 Dec 1728  Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Probably actually a twin of Samuel and therefore b. 1720 not 1728. That would square with his father's death in 1722, Jabez's marriage in 1743 and son Jabez, junior being born in 1744.
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 7 Oct 1777 
    • Not found in Brimfield town death records
    Probate 7 Oct 1777  Hampshire Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Administration on his estate granted to "eldest son" Jabez Nichols 
    Probate 1 May 1778  Hampshire Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Estate inventory filed; total value 2204.14.4 
    Probate Apr 1786  Hampshire Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    [NOTE: No specific date on the filing; it appears in the records of the April, 1786 court.] Receipts of administration filed; the receipts are dated 1779 - 1785 
    Probate 14 Nov 1788  Hampshire Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Estate settlement 
    Probate 20 Apr 1789  Hampshire Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Real estate division 
    Person ID I1723  Wm L Gann Ancestors
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2018 

    Father William Nichols,   d. 2 Feb 1722/3, Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Sarah Bliss,   b. Oct 1681, Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1751, Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Marriage License 9 Apr 1712  Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Intention 
    Married 23 Apr 1712  Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • "April ye 23: 1712 William Niccoles and Sarah Mighal were joined together in marriage" [9]
    Nichols, William and Bliss, Sarah - Marriage Record - Springfield, Massachusetts, 1712
    Nichols, William and Bliss, Sarah - Marriage Record - Springfield, Massachusetts, 1712
    Sarah Bliss was the widow of Nathaniel Mighell
    Family ID F521  Group Sheet

    Family Hannah Merrick 
    Married 4 Jan 1742/3  Sturbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Notes 
    • Several other children born to this couple in Brimfield in the 1740s and 1750s
    Children 
    +1. Jabez Nichols,   b. 25 Jul 1743, Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1819, Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2014 
    Family ID F778  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S14613] Vital Records of Brimfield, Massachusetts, The Massachusetts Vital Records Project, comps., (The Massachusetts Vital Records Project, 2005-).

    2. [S40183] 1800 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010), p. 271, Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts (Reliability: 2), 15 Sep 2010.

    3. [S112] Massachusetts, Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015), Hampshire Co., Probate Record vol. 13 p. 92 (Reliability: 3), 11 Jan 2018.

    4. [S112] Massachusetts, Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015), Hampshire Co., Probate Record vol. 13 pp. 183-84 (Reliability: 3), 11 Jan 2018.

    5. [S112] Massachusetts, Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015), Hampshire Co., Probate Record vol. 15 pp. 123-24 (Reliability: 3), 11 Jan 2018.

    6. [S112] Massachusetts, Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015), Hampshire Co., Probate Record vol. 15 p. 459 (Reliability: 3), 11 Jan 2018.

    7. [S112] Massachusetts, Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015), Hampshire Co., Probate Record vol. 16 p. 29 (Reliability: 3), 11 Jan 2018.

    8. [S26899] Vital Records of Springfield, MA, The Massachusetts Vital Records Project, comps., (The Massachusetts Vital Records Project, 2005-), book 1, p. 112 (Reliability: 3), 03 Dec 2010.

    9. [S26921] Massachusetts, Springfield Vital Records, 1638-1887, (''FamilySearch'' (https://www.familysearch.org)), LDS film 185414, image 136, p 167 (Reliability: 3), 29 Jun 2011.

    10. [S26899] Vital Records of Springfield, MA, The Massachusetts Vital Records Project, comps., (The Massachusetts Vital Records Project, 2005-), book 1, p. 124 (Reliability: 3), 03 Dec 2010.

    11. [S62] Vital Records of Sturbridge, MA, The Massachusetts Vital Records Project, (The Massachusetts Vital Records Project (http://ma-vitalrecords.org)), Marriages, p. 244 (Reliability: 2), 11 Aug 2014.