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From: "E Johnson" <>
Subject: [MDCECIL] Martin Nichols or Nicholson marriage? Holtham or Althammarriages?
Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2008 12:21:03 -0400

Is there a marriage in Cecil County for Martin Nichols or Nicholson?
He was a ship carpenter who lived on Town Point in the 1720's. He
married Susannah ___ sometime before 1722.

Lease. Ephr. Aug't Herman of Cecil Co., gent., for yearly rents and
services, to Martin Nicholson of the same place, ship carpenter, 78
acres of land, part of the land vacated by John Simmons by land of
William Thomas, deceased, land on the south side of Elk River. Lease
is for the term of the natural lives of Martin Nicholson, his wife
Susannah and his son Abraham. Rent of L1.5s and 1 dunghill fowl to be
paid 10 dec. yearly. Made 20 Dec. 1721. Wit. Wm. Floyd, John Hollett.
Rec. 14 Mar. 1721/2. Ackn. 4 Jun 1722. JPs M. V. Bebber, Jno Jowert,.
Rec.: 14 Jum 1722. S Knight, Clerk. [p. 146, Abstracts of Cecil County
Land Records 1763-1751 by June D Brown]

Are there any marriages of women with surname HALTHAM, HOLTHAM, ALTHAM
in Cecil County before about 1760?

--Mary (daughter of John Holtham 1st) married Edward Reynolds on 18
May 1722, St. Stephens parish. Who did her sister Katherine Holtham

-- Ann (daughter of John Holtham II) married Thomas Mills or Miles
sometime before 1752.

Were there any others?

Thanks very much for any help on these names.

Best wishes,
Liz J

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