A Feast!

Anne Firth preparing a feast baked in the Caleb Nickerson Homestead’s beehive oven.

Volunteer in Genealogy Research at “Nick House.”

Interested in America’s hottest hobby – Genealogy? Want to learn from professional genealogists  – helping to process and research local genealogy? If you have time to give, we would love to hear from you. Computer experience is a plus. Wednesday is our office day. 2 – 4+ hours/week. Interested in the Cape’s Colonial history, life here in the 17th Century, Cape architecture, …

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19th Century Saltworks Represent Yankee Ingenuity

By D. Scott Nickerson, M.D. As the Nickerson Family Association’s project to rescue the 1829 Caleb Nickerson House got underway, I noticed the biographical vignette about Caleb #219 in The Nickerson Family Part 2.  I was curious about the mention in his will of “2800 feet of saltworks, store and mills.” As I investigated more, …

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Per K.: The life of Anna C. Kingsbury, Genealogist to William E. Nickerson

By Debra Lawless (This article appeared in slightly different form in The Journal of the Cape Cod Genealogical Society, Spring 2013.) This is the story of the remarkable three-decade collaboration of William Emery Nickerson, who founded the Nickerson Family Association in Chatham, and Anna Chandler Kingsbury, his genealogist. In June 1897 Nickerson organized a reunion …

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