I am looking for the parents of William S. Nicholl b. ca. 1816 d. 11 November, 1891 Bear River, NS who married Susan Clarke on 13 Dec. 1841 Parish of St. Clements, Annapolis, Nova Scotia. I am a descendant of his son Herbert Wallace Nicholl.
There was a William Nichols who married Susan or Maria Chesley on 21 October, 1815 in Granville Twp, Annapolis, NS – could this be the father? There was also a William Nickles, age 94 b. 1777 In England, living in Brooklyn, Hants., Nova Scotia in 1881 with wife Mary, age 84 b. in NS
William stated that his father was born in England, mother in Nova Scotia per 1891 census.
1861 Census he lived in Digby, NS
Listed in 1871 census in Hillsburgh, NS age 54 with wife, son Herbert age 28 and 7 year old Fanny Johnson.
By 1881 son had moved out. 1881 Census, Hillsburgh, Digby, N.S., District 15 A, p. 51, Household 267
William NICHOLL Male English - 63 - Nova Scotia « » Farmer «» Baptist
Mary E NICHOLL « » Female « » English « » 61 « » Nova Scotia - Church of England
Fanny BROWN » Female African 17 Nova Scotia Servant Baptist
1891 Census, NS, Digby 31, Hillsburgh No. 1, p. 34, Household 173
Nicholl, William M 75 Married (born in N.S., father born in England, mother in N.S.)
Nicholl, Mary E. F 73 Married Wife
Listed in 1891 census age 75. Census listed him as living in Hillsburgh, Digby, Nova Scotia