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Hester (Nickerson) White (1656 - 1703)

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Hester "Ester" White formerly Nickerson
Born in Yarmouth, Plymouth Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Plymouth Colonymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusettsmap
Nickerson-120 created 18 Feb 2011 | Last modified
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Note: Per Mayflower Families Vol. 13 p. 16 the mother of Hester Nickerson listed here is incorrect. Per Mayflower her mother is listed as Mary (-----) Nickerson.

UNDER CONSTRUCTION Please, Do not edit this profile until you have consulted with the Profile Manager (s) or until this message is removed. It isn't that genealogy is a matter of life and death, it's that genealogy is a matter of life and history. Stovall-395 11:47, 14 May 2015 (EDT)


Hester Nickerson was born 16 Oct 1656 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co, Massachusetts, and died date unknown. She married Jonathan Bassett White, son of Peregrine White and Sarah Bassett.

Ester White the wife of Jonathan White of Yarmouth died upon the 8th day of February 1702/3. [1]

Children of Hester Nickerson and Jonathan Bassett White are: Ebenezer White, d. date unknown. Jonathan White, d. date unknown. Sarah White, d. date unknown. Ester White, d. date unknown. Mary White, d. date unknown. Elizabeth White, d. date unknown. Joseph White, b. 1702, d. date unknown.


  • Mayflower Families Through five Generations Volume 13 William White 2006 page 16
  1. Sherman, Robert M. and Ruth Wilder Sherman. Vital Records of Yarmouth, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. Volume 1. Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Rhode Island, 1975

Citing this Record "Find A Grave Index," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 14 May 2015), Hester Esther Nickerson White, 1703; Burial, , ; citing record ID 95883098, Find a Grave,

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On 1 Dec 2014 at 00:05 GMT John Schmeeckle wrote:

According to Mayflower Families through Five Generations, Vol. 13 (third ed.), Family of William White (2006), p. 16, Hester's mother's name was Mary (Unknown).

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