William N. Walker Publishes Two Spy Novels

We have noted before that the Nickersons are a prolific group, and it turns out we did not know just how prolific.  In the past three years, William N. Walker of Yarmouth has published two acclaimed political intrigue novels: Danzig and A Spy in Vienna. Walker is currently writing his third novel again featuring Paul …

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Nickerson the Screech Owl

Nickerson, an Eastern Screech Owl, became a Wild Care Animal Ambassador a couple of years ago.  When Nicker­son’s nesting tree was cut down in Nickerson State Park, Nickerson suffered an injury.  She and her siblings were reunited at Wild Care; while Nickerson’s siblings were released Nickerson, being blind in one eye, could not be released …

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Our Ancestors’ Fascinating Journey Part VI

Our Ancestors’ Fascinating Journey Part VI  The Year of Our Lord 1637. After this recent hiatus, it may be well to refresh our memories as to what this blog is all about. In Part I we asked you to imagine that it’s the mid-1600’s.  To close your eyes and envision yourself sitting with William and …

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Journey with me through the Nickerson Family Association Campus

[fts facebook id=NickersonFamilyAssociationUSA posts_displayed=page_only type=page] Taking a journey through the Nickerson Family Association Campus in Chatham Port is enhanced by one of those clear, beautiful days during which everything seems more intense, more vivid than normal in this golden light. The Campus features the two NFA houses. One is the Genealogy Research Center. This house …

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Chatham, The Turning Point: The Mayflower and the Nickersons

For centuries, descendants of William and Anne Nickerson who are also descendants of Mayflower passengers, have traced and celebrated their genealogies. Warren Sears Nickerson (1880-1966) of East Harwich was a ninth-generation descendant of William Nickerson. No less than nine of Sears Nickerson’s ancestors sailed aboard the Mayflower. In 1931 Nickerson published a book called Land …

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