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John Nicholson
« on: Thursday 11 January 18 22:56 GMT (UK) »
John Nicholson was born in 1808 in Durham, Durham, England. He married Henrietta Dunn or Dow. She died in Northumberland. They had a daughter named Jane.

Would love to who is parents were. Thanks.

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Re: John Nicholson
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 11 January 18 23:19 GMT (UK) »
Family Search has 7 baptismal/birth entries for that name in Durham between 1807-1809 so without further info it would be impossible to determine which entry (if any) is your John Nicholson
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Re: John Nicholson
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 11 January 18 23:24 GMT (UK) »
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was born in 1808 in Durham, Durham, England.

1851 shows him born Wylam Northumberland
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Re: John Nicholson
« Reply #3 on: Friday 12 January 18 01:45 GMT (UK) »
What further info would be needed to narrow it down?

This is a 1861 census I found with him on FamilySearch (it shows his birth c. 1808 in Durham):

John Nicholson Head Male 53 ..., Durham
... Nicholson Wife Female 61 Newcastle, Northumberland
John Nicholson Son Male 26 N K
Thomas Watson Grandson Male 7 N K
Thomas Harrison Lodger Male 27 N K

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Re: John Nicholson
« Reply #4 on: Friday 12 January 18 02:18 GMT (UK) »
When was Jane born? Are you sure Henrietta was Dunn or Dow, can't find the marriage. There's a marriage with Henrietta Black 7 Nov 1830, Jarrow, Durham.

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Re: John Nicholson
« Reply #5 on: Friday 12 January 18 08:55 GMT (UK) »
What further info would be needed to narrow it down?

This is a 1861 census I found with him on FamilySearch (it shows his birth c. 1808 in Durham):

John Nicholson Head Male 53 ..., Durham
... Nicholson Wife Female 61 Newcastle, Northumberland
John Nicholson Son Male 26 N K
Thomas Watson Grandson Male 7 N K
Thomas Harrison Lodger Male 27 N K

The original shows Durham, Wylam. Wylam is in Northumberland.
(Actually, it shows Durham as a 'ditto' from the line above.)

Also the 1841 census, where he is living in County Durham, shows him not born in county.
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Re: John Nicholson
« Reply #6 on: Friday 12 January 18 09:09 GMT (UK) »
Wylam was a township of Ovingham Parish.

So - a baptism to think about - John Nicholson born 25 August 1807, baptised 20th September 1807, 4th child of Joseph Nicholson of Chester le Street by his wife Jane Armstrong of Hexham.
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Re: John Nicholson
« Reply #7 on: Friday 12 January 18 09:10 GMT (UK) »
When was Jane born? Are you sure Henrietta was Dunn or Dow, can't find the marriage. There's a marriage with Henrietta Black 7 Nov 1830, Jarrow, Durham.

See http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=785586.msg6406739#msg6406739

which has shown that John married Henrietta Tempest (maiden name Dow)
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Re: John Nicholson
« Reply #8 on: Friday 12 January 18 20:22 GMT (UK) »
What further info would be needed to narrow it down?

This is a 1861 census I found with him on FamilySearch (it shows his birth c. 1808 in Durham):

John Nicholson Head Male 53 ..., Durham
... Nicholson Wife Female 61 Newcastle, Northumberland
John Nicholson Son Male 26 N K
Thomas Watson Grandson Male 7 N K
Thomas Harrison Lodger Male 27 N K

The original shows Durham, Wylam. Wylam is in Northumberland.
(Actually, it shows Durham as a 'ditto' from the line above.)

Also the 1841 census, where he is living in County Durham, shows him not born in county.

I wasn't aware. Thanks for clearing that up.
Wylam was a township of Ovingham Parish.

So - a baptism to think about - John Nicholson born 25 August 1807, baptised 20th September 1807, 4th child of Joseph Nicholson of Chester le Street by his wife Jane Armstrong of Hexham.
http://www.rootschat.com/links/01lbc/

Interesting... Is there any way we can know for sure?

When was Jane born? Are you sure Henrietta was Dunn or Dow, can't find the marriage. There's a marriage with Henrietta Black 7 Nov 1830, Jarrow, Durham.

According to records, she was born Oct 1837 at Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland also.
Recently, found that it is Dow but as mentioned, she was previously married to a Tempest.