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  • ID: I401878
  • Name: John NICHOLAS
  • RELA: 10th cousin 8x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1757 in Williamsburg, Henrico Co., VA
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia BET 4 MAR 1793 AND 3 MAR 1801
  • Death: 31 DEC 1819 in Geneva, Ontario Co., NY
  • Note:
    NICHOLAS, John, (brother of Wilson Cary Nicholas and uncle of Robert Carter Nicholas), a Representative from Virginia; born in Williamsburg, Va., about 1757; attended the common schools; was graduated from the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va.; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced in his native county; elected as an Anti-Administration candidate to the Third Congress and reelected as a Republican to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1793-March 3, 1801); moved to Geneva, Ontario County, N.Y.; member of the New York State senate 1806-1809; judge of the court of common pleas 1806-1819; engaged in agricultural pursuits; died in Geneva, Ontario County, N.Y., December 31, 1819; interment in Glenwood Cemetery.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Robert Carter NICHOLAS b: 28 JAN 1728 in Hanover Co., VA
    Mother: Anne CARY b: 1735 in Virginia

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
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