Joseph Nichols

1815– 1889

Immigrated to California in 1846 on ship Brooklyn with his wife, Jerusha, and twin sons, one of whom died eleven days into the voyage; lived in San Francisco in November 1850; settled in Alameda County, where he owned and operated an orchard; buried in Fremont, California. (See Bullock, Ship Brooklyn Saints, 210–11; “Ship Brooklyn Saints,” in Carter, Our Pioneer Heritage, 3:524; GQC journal, Nov. 6, 1850.)