Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

William Nicholson

Male Bef 1645 - 1690  (> 45 years)


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  • Name William Nicholson 
    Birth Bef 1645 
    Gender Male 
    Death May 1690  Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I36871  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Family ID F23446  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne MNU Nicholson   d. Nov 1681, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage Bef 1665  Berwick-upon-Tweed, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Nicholson,   b. Abt 1665, Berwick-upon-Tweed, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 19 Oct 1719, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 54 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F23444  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

  • Notes 
    • http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=spot54&id=I01769

      In the Name of God Amen I William Nichollson the elder of the Borough of Barwick upon Tweed gentleman, being at this time sick and weak in body but blessed be to God of perfect and sound memory do make this my Last Will and Testament. Hereby, bequeathing my Soul to God who gave it me hoping for Eternal Salvation only by and through the alone merritts of his Dear Sonn & my precious Redeemer the Lord Jesus Christ; and by body to the Earth to be decently Interred at the Discretion of my executors William Nichollson my sonn and my nephew Cuthbert Brady of (? Birwick illegible - could be upon Tweed but it does not look like it) hereafter named; And for what worldly Estate the Lord hath been pleased to bestow upon me My mind and will is That all my houses burgages or tenements with the Appurtences Scituate Standing Lying & Coming within the Borough of Barwick upon Tweed aforesaid, And all my household goods moneys Plate & other my personal Estate whatsoever, of what kind or nature soever; And all other my Real and personal Estate whatsoever in any other place or places shall be sold and Disposed of after my Decease by my Executors William Nichollson and Cuthbert Brady hereafter named, with and for the payment of all my Just Debts by me owing & justly indebted to any person or persons whatsoever And for payment of mu funeral charges; And I do hereby Fully Impower my Said Executors William Nichollson and Cuthbert Brady to make sale of my said Burgages & tenements with the appurtones Scituate in Barwick aforesaid, And all other of my personal Estate whatsoever and every of them to any persons whatsoever for payment of my Said Just Debts and funeral charges; And my will is and I hereby bequeath unto my oldest Daughter Elliner, the new wife of John Forster the sume of (Ten?) pounds to be paid her forth & out of my said Real and personal Estate by my said Executors William Nichollson and Cuthbert Brady hereafter named, from and after my Said Just Debts & funeral charges are paid or Secured to be paid; And after the Same is paid my Will is, and I hereby give and bequeath the remainder of the money obtained for the Same, to my Children hereafter named in manner as is here after Expenses (that is to say his note not mine) After all my Just Debts and funeral charges & the aforesaid sume of Ten pounds to my Said Daughter Elliner is cleerly and fully paid out of my Said Real and personal Estate, which I hereby charge with & for the payment of the same Then my Minde and Will is and I hereby bequeath unto my Sonn william Nichollson The one full moyety or halfe parte of what shall happen to be behinde & over the payment of my Just Debts funeral charges & the aforesaid Sume of Tenn pounds to my said Daughter Elliner; And the other moyety or full half parte thereof I hereby give and bequeath unto my Three daughters Margaret Nichollson, Anne Nichollson & Elizabeth Nichollson, to be equally divided amongst my Said Three daughters, in three equal partes, every one of them having an Equal proporcon, of the Said other Moyety Last above bequeathed; and I do hereby nominate authorize & appoint my Said sonne William Nichollson and my Said Nephew Cuthbert Brady to be Executors of this my Last Will and Testament, hereby revoaking renouncing and Disannulling all other & former wills by me heretofore made, making this my Last Will & Testament firm & stable; And I do hereby declare this to be my Last Will & Testament In Witnesse thereof I ? here unto set my hand & Seal the fifteenth day of April in the second year of the Reigne of our Sovereign Lord & Lady William & Mary by the Grace of God King & Queen of England Scotland France & Ireland, Defenders of the faith Etc. Anno Domini 1690

      Wm Nichollson (signature) plus seal

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