Nickerson, Eleazer Freeman
2/12 Apr. 1806–14/16 Sept. 1862. Merchant, farmer. Born at Cavendish, Windsor Co., Vermont. Son of Freeman Nickerson and Huldah Chapman. Moved to Dayton, Cattaraugus Co., New York, mid 1820s. Moved to Mount Pleasant, Brantford Township, Wentworth Co., Gore District (later in Brant Co., Ontario), Upper Canada, by 1831. Married first Eliza McAlister, 9 Feb. 1831, at Woodhouse, Norfolk Co., Upper Canada. Baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by JS, 27 Oct. 1833, at Mount Pleasant, and set apart as branch president. Married second Harriet Fischer, 1837. Migrated to Missouri, 1838. Returned to Upper Canada, settling at Colborne, Norfolk Co., 1840. Listed faith as Latter-day Saint in Canadian census, 1851. Died at Colborne.