Nicholas Family Genealogy

Nicholas Family

                      Generation One

1.  Dr. George Nicholas; b. 1695; m. Elizabeth Carter, daughter of
Robert Carter and Judith Armistead, 1724; 2nd husband; d. 1734.
     He was a physician.

     Elizabeth Carter was born in 1692 at 'Corotoman', Lancaster Co.,
VA. She married Hon. Nathaniel Burwell, son of Hon. Lewis Burwell and
Abigail Smith, in 1709; 1st husband. She died in 1734.
     Known children of Dr. George Nicholas and Elizabeth Carter were
as follows:
                 i. John Nicholas; b. "1-19-1726" at Virginia; m.
                    Martha Fry, daughter of Col. Joshua Fry, 1758.
                ii. George Nicholas; b. 1726; m. Elizabeth Ruffin; d.
                    He and Elizabeth Ruffin had 6 children.
     2.        iii. Robert Carter Nicholas, b. "1-28-1728" at
                    Virginia; m. Ann Cary.

                      Generation Two

2.  Robert Carter Nicholas (George1); b. "1-28-1728" at Virginia; m.
Ann Cary, daughter of Col. Wilson Cary and Sarah Pate, 1751; d. 8
Sep 1780 at Virginia.
     He was graduated at William and Mary College, Williamsburg, VA.
He was a judge. He was Treasurer of the Colony at Virginia. 
     Ann Cary was born in 1735. She resided at 'Ceeleys', Elizabeth
City Co., VA. She died in 1786.
     Known children of Robert Carter Nicholas and Ann Cary were as
     3.          i. Sarah Nicholas, b. 1752 at Frederick Co., VA; m.
                    John Hatley Norton.
                ii. Elizabeth Carter Nicholas; b. 1753; m. Gov. Edmund
                    Jennings Randolph, son of John Randolph, 1776; d.
               iii. Gov. George Nicholas; b. 1754 at Virginia; m. Mary
                    Smith 1778; d. 1799 at Kentucky.
                    He was Governor of Kentucky.
                iv. John Nicholas; b. 1756; m. Ann Rose Lawson; d.
                    He resided at New York, NY.
                 v. Mary Nicholas; b. 1759; d. 1796; unmarried.
                vi. Gov. Wilson Cary Nicholas; b. 31 Jan 1761 at
                    Williamsburg, VA; m. Margaret Smith, daughter of
                    John Smith, 1785; d. 10 Jan 1820 at the home of
                    Thomas Jefferson Randolph at age 58; bur. at
                    Monticello, VA.
                    He and Margaret Smith resided at 'Mt. Warden',
                    Albemarle Co., VA. He was Governor between 1814
                    and 1816 at Virginia.
               vii. Judith Nicholas; b. 1765; d. infancy.
              viii. Lewis Nicholas; b. 1766; m. Frances Harris; d.
                    He resided at Albemarle Co., VA.
                ix. Robert Nicholas; b. 1768; d. infancy.
                 x. Philip Norborne Nicholas; b. 1776; m. Mary Spear;
                    1st wife; m. Maria Carter Byrd, daughter of Thomas
                    Taylor Byrd and Mary Anne Armistead, 1823; 2nd
                    wife; d. 1849.
                    He was a judge. He resided at Richmond, VA.

                     Generation Three

3.  Sarah Nicholas (Robert2, George1); b. 1752 at Frederick Co., VA;
m. John Hatley Norton, son of John Norton and Courtenay Walker, 30 Jan
1772 at James City, VA; 1st wife.

     John Hatley Norton was born on 4 Sep 1745 at Yorktown, VA. He
resided at York Co., VA. He resided at Winchester, VA. He was Justice
at York Co., VA. He was a merchant. He married Catherine Bush,
daughter of Philip Bush and Catherine Clough; 2nd wife, 1st husband.
He died in 1797 at Winchester, VA.

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