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Ann (Nichols) Tate (abt. 1728 - 1791)

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Ann Tate formerly Nichols aka Dixon
Born about in Mill Creek Hundred, New Castle Upon Delawaremap [uncertain]
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Centre Meeting, Centerville, Delawaremap
Wife of — married in Mill Creek Hundred, New Castle, Delawaremap
Descendants descendants
Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, DEmap
Profile last modified | Created 10 Aug 2013 | Last significant change: 28 Jul 2019
00:29: Linda (Carruth) Peterson deleted a message from Linda (Carruth) Peterson on the page for Ann (Nichols) Tate (abt.1728-1791). [Thank Linda for this]
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Ann Nichols Dixon was born Nichols, a Quaker, about 1728 in Mill Creek Hundred, New Castle Upon Delaware. [1]. Her parents are Thomas Nichols and Mary Ludford [2]

She married Isaac Dixon on Feb 12 1748 at Centre Meeting, Centerville, Delaware [3][2]

Isaac Dixon had four children:[4]

  • Thomas 1753 (marriage to Sarah 4/14/1773)
  • Isaac 1756
  • Silas 1760
  • Jehu 1765 (marriage to Mary Taylor 1790)

Her 2nd marriage to William Tate was approximately 1763. William's will gives name of wife as Ann and also names Ann's sons, Thomas and Isaac Dixon. [5][2]

She died in 1790. [6]


  1. birth date guess based on marriage in 1748
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Descendants of Thomas Nichols on rootsweb (Source: "The Hoge, Nichols and Related Families - Biographical/Historical - A Sequential Arrangement of Genealogical Data", by William D. Nichols, 4578 Rain Park Drive, Fairview Park, OH 44126, Sept. 1969).
  3. Marriage information provided by Sharon, a descendant of Isaac, in an August 9, 2013 e-mail to Liz Shifflett. Sharon's great-aunt did the research, recording "birth and death and some marriage dates by checking logs at Quaker meeting houses near where we live in Delaware."
  4. information provided by Sharon did not specify whether or not Ann was the mother of these four children
  5. New Castle County, Delaware Wills, 1682-1800, William Tate, Mill Creek Hundred, 1782. Will Book L, p274.
  6. Lineage Book : NSDAR : Volume 158 : 1920, p162, also called North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000 [Online] Operations, Inc., 2016
  • Research by Isaac Dixon's descendant of logs at Quaker meeting houses in Delaware (information provided in August 2013 by researcher's great-niece).

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On 5 Jul 2019 at 17:29 GMT Glenn Dixon wrote:

Nichols-3875 and Nichols-2815 appear to represent the same person because: Nichols-2815 is an older, more complete profile showing both husbands

Ann is 14 degrees from Virginia Fields, 19 degrees from William Mayo and 14 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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