Nicholson (No.17) family genealogy

Of Stramore, Guildford, Co. Down; and of New York [1]

1. Robert Nicholson of Stramore had:

I. John, of whom presently.

II. Isabella, m. Henry Clibborn, Esq., of Lisanisky. co. Westmeath.

2. John Nicholson of Stramore: son of Robert; m. Isabella Wakefield, and had:

I. Robert Jaffrey Nicholson of Stramore House, co. Down.

II. Alexander Jaffrey Nicholson, M.D., who married Miss Hogg of Lisburn, and had General Nicholson of the British Army.

III. Meadows-Taylor, of whom presently.

IV. Richard.

V. Rawdon-Hautenville, who m. Miss Dixon.

VI. Christiana, who married Alan O'Brien Bellingham, and died without issue.

VII. Mary married Rev. Richard Olpherts, and had a daughter Isabella.

VIII. Charlotte, married Rev. John Beatty, and had four children—John, Thomas, Mary, and Isabella.

IX. Elizabeth, m. Mr. Williams, and had with others, a dau. Gertrude.

X. Isabella, d. unm.

3. Meadows-Taylor Nicholson, a Banker in New York: son of John; married Amelia Guest (aunt of Commodore John Guest, U.S. Navy), and had:

4. Joshua-Clibborn Nicholson of "Buena Vista," New Rochelle, New York; who married Zaida Nelson, and had:

I. Harry-Meadows, b. 11th Oct., 1875.

II. Charles-Brighter, born 16th June, 1877.

III. Zaida Clibborn.

IV. Kathleen-Nelson.

V. Ethel-Guest.


[1] Nicholson: See the Appendix, under the heading "Stem of the Nicholsons," for a few Notes bearing on the Irish origin of the Nicholson family.