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Forester C Nicolson

M, #1406, b. 31 January 1899, d. 11 April 1981
Last Edited: 5 Sep 2018
Forester C Nicolson aged about 28 in about 1927, Scotland

Parents:

Father*: Forester Cockburn Nicolson b. 21 Jul 1862, d. 19 Jan 1926
Mother*: Jane Lawson Pitkethly b. 17 Apr 1862, d. 15 Dec 1936
  • Birth*: Forester C Nicolson was born on 31 January 1899 at 3 Shuttlefield Street, Newburgh, Fife, Scotland, .
  • He was the son of Forester Cockburn Nicolson and Jane Lawson Pitkethly.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Forester C Nicolson married Sophia Nelson Morrison Innes on 12 November 1920 at 64 Forfar Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, .
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Forester C Nicolson married Gertrude E Duff on 20 September 1975 at Hillsborough, Florida, USA, ; ancestry.co.uk Florida Marraiage Collection 1822-1875 and 1927-2001; no further detail [feb 2008].
  • (Deceased) Death*: Forester C Nicolson died on 11 April 1981 at Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, USA, , at age 82.1
  • Immigration*: He immigrated on 7 March 1926 to Carmania, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, ; List or manifest of Alien passengers for the Unites States Immigration Officer at port of arrival; SS Carmania, passengers sailing from Liverpool, 27 February 1926, arriving at port of Boston, 7 March 1926; line 25; Nicolson, Forrester, age 27 years, male, married, occupation iron turner, able to work, read English, wtite, nationality British, race Scotch, last permanent residence Scotland Dundee, nearest relative/friend in county from whence alien came - wife, Mrs S Nicolson, 14 North Erskine St, Dundee, final destination Mass Wellesley,whether having a tocket to such final destination - no, paid for passage - self, in possession of $50, never before in United States, Whether going to join a relative or friend - brother-in-law A Stark, 58 Central Street, Wellesley, Mass, col 20a (descptn?) - no, length of time intends to stay - perm, whether intends to become a citizen of United States - yes, col 21 (descptn?) - no, polygamist - no, anarchist - no, col 24 (descptn?) - no, col 25 (descptn?) - no, previously here and departed within one year - no, good condition of health, no deformity, height 5'8", complexion fair, hair fair, eyes grey, no marks of identification, born Scotland, Newburgh, no on list 25, immigration visa no 15518, issued at Glasgow, date 5.2.26.2
  • Photograph*: Forester C Nicolson and Sophia Nelson Morrison Innes are in this photograph taken circa 1927 at Dundee, Scotland, .3
    Sohpia Innes, Phyllis P, and Forester C Nicolson in about 1927, Scotland
  • (Witness) Immigration: Forester C Nicolson witnessed the immigration of Sophia Nelson Morrison Innes and Caledonia Ship on 9 January 1928 at New York, New York, USA, ; List or manifest of Alien passengers for the Unites States Immigration Officer at port of arrival; SS Caledonia, passengers sailing from Glasgow, 31st December 1927, arriving at port of New York, 9th January 1928, line 19; Nicolson, Sophia Nelson Morrison, age 28 years, female, married, occupation h'wife, able to read, language English, able to write, nationality British, race Scottish, place of birth Scotland, Dundee, immigration visa no 7516 issued at Glasgow 8/11/27, last permanent residence Scotland Dundee, nearest relative/friend in county from whence alien came - mother, Mrs Sophie Morrison, 7 McGill St, Dundee, final destination PA Collingdale, whether having a ticket to such final destination - yes, paid for passage - husband, in possession of $50, before in United States - no, whether going to join a relative or friend - husband Forrester Nicolson, 88 Chester Pike, Collingdale, PA, col 24a (descptn?) - no, length of time intends to stay - perm, whether intends to become a citizen of United States - yes, col 25 (descptn?) - no, polygamist - no, anarchist - no, col 28 (descptn?) - no, col 29 (descptn?) - no, previously here and departed within one year - no, good condition of health, no deformity, height 5'3 1/2", complexion fair, hair brown, eyes blue, no marks of identification; line 20, Phyllis Pitkethly Nicolson, all same, except aged 6, immigration no 7517, ticket paid by father, complexion fair, hair fair, eyes grey blue.4
  • Immigration: Forester C Nicolson immigrated on 14 September 1930 to Transylvania, New York, USA, ; List or manifest of Alien passengers for the Unites States Immigration Officer at port of arrival; SS Transylvania, passengers sailing from Glasgow, 6th September 1930, arriving at port of New York, 14 Sep 1930, line 11; Nicolson, Forrester, age 31 years, male, married, occupation machinist, able to work, read English, write, nationality British, race Scottish, place of birth Scotland, Newburgh, immigration visa no 614553 issued at Washington 2/6/30, last permanent residence USA Wellesley, nearest relative/friend in county from whence alien came - mother, Mrs Jane Nicolson, 23 N Erskine St, Dundee, final destination Mass Wellesley, whether having a ticket to such final destination - yes, paid for passage - self, in possession of $100, before in United States 1926-1930, whether going to join a relative or friend - returning to 4 Norfolk Terrace, Wellesley, Mass, col 24a (descptn?) - no, length of time intends to stay - perm, whether intends to become a citizen of United States - yes, col 25 (descptn?) - no, polygamist - no, anarchist - no, col 28 (descptn?) - no, col 29 (descptn?) - no, previously here and departed within one year - no, good condition of health, no deformity, height 5'8", complexion fair, hair auburn, eyes grey, no marks of identification.4
  • Naturalization*: He was naturalized on 24 February 1941 at 4 Norfolk Ter, Wellesley, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, ; Name: Forrester Nicolson Age: 42 Birth Date: 31 Jan 1899 Issue Date: 24 Feb 1941 State: Massachusetts Locality, Court: District of Masssachusetts, District Court.5
  • DeathofSpouse*: On 19 April 1974 at Tampa, Florida, USA, , Forester's wife died.

Census Events

Principal31 March 1901Forester C Nicolson appeared in the 1901 census at 216 High Street, Newburgh, Fife, Scotland, . Son, 2, Newburgh.
Principal29 April 1930He and Sophia Nelson Morrison Innes appeared on the census of 29 April 1930 at 6a Norfolk Terrace, Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA, , Nicolson, Forrester C, head, rented property, rent $17.50, radio set = y, not living on a farm, white, 31, married, aged 20 when married, has not attended school or college since Sept 3rd 1929, able to read & write, born Scotland, parents born Scotland, English language spoken in the home before coming to the US, immigration to US in 1926, occupation janitor at apartment house, class of worker = w, actually at work yesterday = yes, veteran of US military or naval forces = no; Nicolson, Sophie I, wife - H, f, white, 31, mar, 20 at marriage, Scotland, Scotland, Scotland, English, immigrated 1928, able to read & write, no occupation.6,7

Citations

  1. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) ancestry.co.uk Florida Death Index 1877-1998 [Feb 2008] and from SSN.
  2. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) ancestry.co.uk Boston passenger Lists 1820-1943 [Feb 2008].
  3. [S43] CO [Aug 2018].
  4. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) ancestry.co.uk New York passenger Lists 1820-1957 [Feb 2008].
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington, D.C.;Index to Naturalization Petitions and Records of the U.S. District Court, 1906-1966, and the U.S. Circuit Court, 1906-1911, for the District of Massachusetts; Microfilm Serial: M1545; Microfilm Roll: 86.
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. U.S. Naturalization Records Indexes, 1794-1995 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2007.

    [Nov 2010]
  6. [S40] From WT [May 2007].
  7. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) ancestry.co.uk [Feb 2008].