William Nichols
William Nichols
William Nichols of Falmouth, England was a sea captain in the 18th century. He played a prominent role in one of the greatest marine disasters in Canadian history as measured by loss of Canadian lives. Nichols was the captain and co-owner of the transport vessel, the Duke William, when it sank in the North Atlantic on December 13, 1758. At least 360 Acadians perished.
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Wood-White - Wilson Daily Times (subscription)
Google News - over 5 years
She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Furney Albert Todd and the late Richard Owen White, Sr. and Dr. and Mrs. William Nichols of Waynesboro, Va. She graduated from Hunt High School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a
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Classic Brew offers good time, good eats - Corpus Christi Caller Times
Google News - over 5 years
... Sarahand Adam Klager, Mattand Amy Martin, Adamand Danielle McCandless, Claudiaand Kenton McDonald, William Nichols, Mary Dale Peterson,Rafael Coutin, Sandyand Blair Sterba Boatwright, Karenand Steve Tallant, Ceriseand Jason Weeks, Mikhal White,
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FOOTBALL: California seals the deal, 33-14 - Whittier Daily News
Google News - over 5 years
After a rough first half, Sonora's William Nichols rushed for an 11-yard touchdown with two minutes left in the third quarter to give Sonora its first score of the night. Sonora's final score came in the last minute on a 5-yard touchdown run by Nichols
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High School Roundup, Thursday, Sept. 22 - SouthtownStar
Google News - over 5 years
Rich East 223, Rich South 233: Rich South's William Nichols (45) was the medalist in the Southland dual at Deer Creek. Caleb Warner paced Rich East with a 46. Chicago Christian 154, Plainfield East 168: Medalist Blaine Wright had an even-par 35 to lead
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Macungie Had a Role in Historic Fries Rebellion - Patch.com
Google News - over 5 years
William Nichols, the US marshal, arrested people for tax resistance in Northampton County (which included present-day Lehigh County), including the townships of Salisbury, Upper Milford, Lehigh and Millerstown, which was renamed Macungie in 1875
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Volleyball: Marist steals another page from McAuley's book - SouthtownStar
Google News - over 5 years
Kankakee 196, Rich South 216: William Nichols paced Rich South with a 44 in the Southland dual at Deer Creek. Illiana Christian 171, Ridgewood 197: Jonathan Zandra carded a team-best 41 for Illiana Christian in the Metro Suburban dual at Oak Meadows in
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Don't Thank LBJ and FDR for the Welfare State—Thank Henry Clay, Daniel ... - History News Network
Google News - over 5 years
William Nichols is a doctoral candidate in Political Science at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. His fields are Political Theory and American Politics. Over the past decades, the notion that the federal government is the
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Mother McAuley a 'complete' success vs. Downers Grove South - SouthtownStar
Google News - over 5 years
Hillcrest 209, Rich South 231: Hillcrest's Jeremy Henderson and Rich South's William Nichols each shot 45 to tie for medalist accolades at Deer Creek Golf Course in University Park. Illiana Christian 151, Beecher 173: Medalist Kylen Kamp shot a 1-under
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Golf: Lincoln-Way West tops Lincoln-Way East - SouthtownStar
Google News - over 5 years
William Nichols had a team-best 43 for Rich South at Deer Creek Golf Club in University Park. Tinley Park 171, Richards 173: Matt Kendryna, of Richards, shot a 2-over 38 to win medalist honors in the South Suburban crossover
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Red Jacket Youth Sailing Regatta sees sunny, bright skies - VillageSoup Belfast
Google News - over 5 years
Sailors: William Bradley, 9; William Collins, 12; Chris Jancarek, 14; Kyle Nicholas, 13; William Nichols, 16; Garrett Smith, 12; and Abbigale Szatkowski, 12. Rockport Boat Club — Coaches: Charlotte Wilder, Andrew Godbout and Nick White
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Whatcom People: WWU names spring-quarter graduates - Bellingham Herald
Google News - over 5 years
... William Nichols, BS, biology; Katelynne Pilcic, BA, history; Amber Rucker, BA, general studies; Mark Sanborn, BA, history; Jordan Steelquist, BA, behavioral neuroscience; Ngoc Tran, BA, accounting; and Tish Watson, MA, speech-language pathology
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THE CONFLICT IN IRAQ: INSURGENCY; Iraq Study Sees Rebels' Attacks As Widespread
NYTimes - over 12 years
Over the past 30 days, more than 2,300 attacks by insurgents have been directed against civilians and military targets in Iraq, in a pattern that sprawls over nearly every major population center outside the Kurdish north, according to comprehensive data compiled by a private security company with access to military intelligence reports and its own
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WEDDINGS; Su-Lin Cheng, William Nichols
NYTimes - over 18 years
Su-Lin Cheng and William Dean Nichols were married yesterday at the East Ruskin Place Cottage in Seaside, Fla. The Rev. Harry Houseman, a United Methodist minister, performed the ceremony. The couple work in Washington, where the bride is the associate director of media relations for ABC News and the bridegroom is a White House correspondent for
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'Ransom'
NYTimes - over 18 years
To the Editor: Jeff Stein's proposals for revising Ann Hagedorn Auerbach's ''Ransom: The Untold Story of International Kidnapping'' (Aug. 9) suggest a plot for a successful movie: handsome United States Delta Force teams use precise information from spy satellites to track down kidnappers and free grateful hostages. But the stories Auerbach has
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Out of the Kitchen and Into the Bakery
NYTimes - about 24 years
THE naysayers who claim career women don't bake cookies should meet Jo-ann Schoenfeld. What began as recreational baking for family and friends in her home kitchen has evolved into Plaza Sweets, a commercial bakery here that supplies delectable cakes and cookies to specialty shops, restaurants, country clubs, hotels and mail-order companies. "One
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WEDDINGS; Christine Wolfe, William Nichols
NYTimes - over 24 years
Christine Randall Wolfe, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic D. Wolfe of Perrysburg, Ohio, was married yesterday to William Allen Nichols, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Foster Nichols of Brookville, L.I. The Rev. C. Eugene Pearson, an Episcopal minister, officiated at the Chapel of Our Savior in Colorado Springs. Mrs. Nichols, 30 years old, is a goldsmith
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Religion Notes
NYTimes - over 25 years
Environment Network In Genesis, God tells Adam that he has "dominion" over the earth. In the long histories of Judaism and Christianity, many have interpreted dominion as domination, giving humans license to exploit the earth for their benefit alone. But increasingly, with the new environmental awareness, Jews and Christians are interpreting
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  • 1780
    Died in 1780.
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  • 1778
    Nichols wrote to George Washington on May 6, 1778 and requested his prompt release through a prisoner exchange with England.
    More Details Hide Details After his release as a prisoner, Captain Nichols took up residence in Falmouth, Cornwall, England and finished his career making trans-Atlantic crossings in the Swift Packet delivering mail, though illness on occasion made him unable to travel.
  • 1758
    Born in 1758.
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    During the Seven Years War, Captain Nichols owned and captained the vessel known as the Duke William. In 1758, Nichols was tasked with transporting exiled Acadians to France.
    More Details Hide Details While en route to France, the Duke William sank and 362 Acadians perished. One notable passenger on board the Duke William was Noel Doiron described by Nichols in his journal as the "head prisoner". Captain Nichols survived the sinking of the Duke William and went on to own and captain a Falmouth Packet called the "Eagle" during the American Revolution. During the revolution, he was taken prisoner by American patriots.
    Nichols was the captain and co-owner of the transport vessel, the Duke William, when it sank in the North Atlantic on December 13, 1758.
    More Details Hide Details At least 360 Acadians perished. Nichols received international attention when his journal recounting the tragic incident was published in popular print throughout the 19th century in England and America. Several years after the sinking of the Duke William, Nichols also received international attention again when he was taken captive by American patriots during the American Revolution.
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