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Samuel NICHOLS married Wedmore 1798
published by Pat Hase on Sat, 15/02/2020 - 0:35

The above named Samuel NICHOLS or NICHOLLS is my husband's 3 x great grandfather and he married Rebecca DYER at St Mary's Church Wedmore on the 26th April 1798.   I think he died in 1843, aged 68; his wife Rebecca having died just a month earlier, aged 73. But who were Samuel's parents? I'd appreciate any suggestions.

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Submitted by daveerasmus on Mon, 16/03/2020 - 20:49

Hi Pat. I've looked at this 4 times now and drawn a complete blank on Samuel NICHOLLS (and all the variants I could think of), I'm afraid.

What do you know of Rebecca DYER though? I ask because I have a Rebecca DYER in my tree. Not the same one. Mine was baptised as Rebecca DIER in Banwell on 11 January 1722 the daughter of John DIER and Rebecca GUY. 


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Submitted by Pat Hase on Tue, 17/03/2020 - 14:12

Thank you Dave - at least it's not only me who can't find his parents!
I do have a possible christening for my Rebecca DYER on the 23th Sept 1769 at Wedmore Church, d/o John DYER.  I am assuming that this might be the John & Frances DYER who had previously had children christed at Wedmore.  It is possible that Frances might be Frances SHARTMAN - christened at Wedmore in 1734/5 d/o John & Frances SHARTMAN - This is based on the christening in 1768 of a Jacob SHARTMAN DYER s/o John DYER but I can't find a DYER/SHARTMAN marriage.  All very speculative!

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