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Rebecca (Josselyn) Nichols (1617 - 1675)

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Rebecca Nichols formerly Josselyn aka Joslin, Joslyn
Born in London, Sussex, Englandmap [uncertain]
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Wife of — married about 1638 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts Baymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts Baymap
Profile last modified 10 Sep 2019 | Created 2 May 2013 | Last significant change: 10 Sep 2019
16:35: Rick Pierpont edited the Biography for Rebecca (Josselyn) Nichols (1617-1675). (Add source.) [Thank Rick for this]
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Rebecca was born about 1617, possibly in Lancaster, England. Her parents were father, Thomas Josselyn and mother, Rebecca Marlowe Jude.

She arrived in Massachusetts about 1635.

Rebecca married Thomas Nichols about 1638.

Rebecca died 22 September 1675 in Hingham.


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On 24 Feb 2018 at 18:29 GMT David Bailey wrote:

The oldest child Thomas Nichols must belong to different parents. a) these "parents" were too young and b) there was another child Thomas arriving later.

On 13 Feb 2018 at 01:15 GMT Lynden (Raber) Rodriguez OCDS wrote:

Josselyn-104 and Joslyn-54 appear to represent the same person because: Hello! These two profiles represent the same person. Please merge if you agree.

Thank you, lcr

On 8 Sep 2014 at 21:48 GMT Philip Smith wrote:

Josselyn-104 and Jocelyn-2 appear to represent the same person because: same

Rebecca is 17 degrees from Tanya Lowry, 11 degrees from Charles Tiffany and 13 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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