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Chatham in Barnstable County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)

In Memory of the Pioneers of Chatham

William Nickerson

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1. In Memory of the Pioneers of Chatham Marker
Inscription.  He came from Norwich England in 1637. He acquired from the Indians by a series of purchases prior to the year 1683 the greater part of the present Township then known as Monomoyick. He and his sons and sons-in-laws

Robert Nickerson • Samuel Nickerson • John Nickerson • William Nickerson • Joseph Nickerson • Robert Eldredge • Tristram Hedges • Nathaniel Covell

were with their families the first settlers. They were soon followed by:

Edward Cottle • Thomas Crowell • John Doaning • William Griffith • Teague Jones • Caleb Lumbert • John Savage • Hugh Stuart

Later came:

John Atkins • Samuel Atkins • Thomas Atkins • Nathan Bassett • Benjamin Bearse • William Cahoon • John Collins • John Crowell • Paul Crowell • Thomas Doane • Johoshephat Eldredge • John Ellis • Morris Farris • George Godfrey • Jonathan Godfrey • Moses Godfrey • Daniel Hamilton • Joseph Harding • Ebenezer Hawes • Isaac Hawes • Thomas Howes • Richard Knowles • Elisha Mayo • Judah Mayo • William Mitchell • Robert Paddock • Benjamin Phillips • John Ryder • Daniel Sears • Edward Small • John Smith • John Taylor • Nathaniel Tomlon • Samuel Tucker
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He who has no feelings of veneration for his predecessors should expect none from those who follow him.
Erected 1924 by William Emery Nickerson Of Boston a Descendant In The Ninth Generation From The First William Nickerson.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1637.
Location. 41° 40.878′ N, 69° 57.531′ W. Marker is in Chatham, Massachusetts, in Barnstable County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 564 Main Street, Chatham MA 02633, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. History of Chatham (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named History of Chatham (within shouting distance of this marker); The Josiah Mayo House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chatham Civil War Monument (about 300 feet away); The Men Of Chatham (approx. Ό mile away); The Godfrey Windmill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chatham Railroad Depot (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Atwood School (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chatham.
Regarding In Memory of the Pioneers of Chatham. Marker located in front of the
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Photographed By Brandon D Cross, October 4, 2020
2. In Memory of the Pioneers of Chatham Marker
Eldredge Public Library.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 4, 2013. This page has been viewed 1,160 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 4, 2013.   2. submitted on October 20, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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