Boston  Nichols

  • Record ID #: 341
  • Ancestry tree: Boston Nichols Family Tree (Black Governor)
  • Confidence Level: Highly Confident
  • gender: Male
  • Race/ethnicity: Black
  • Age at death: 82
  • Date of death: 12/19/1808
  • Birthplace / Origin: Africa (Guinea?)
  • Baptism or Church Membership: 07/05/1761
  • Master / Mistress: Capt. James Nichols
  • Manumission date: Apr. 29, 1774
  • Occupation: Servant, Black Governor
  • Spouse: Rose
  • Child: Lydia
  • Child (2nd): Tamar
  • Child (3rd): David
  • Child (4th): Jacob
  • Child (5th): Boston
  • Child (6th): Thomas
  • Child (7th): Mark
  • Child (8th): Roman
  • Child (9th): Jemima
  • Most recent residence: Hartford, CT
  • Longest place of residence: Hartford
  • Notes: Died of old age
  • Bibliographic sources: HCFC; CTPR; CTPP; HartLR, 8:250, 16:317 and 16:113; HSCC, 390; Federal Census 1790 (Boston, Negro);
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