Individual Details

Nicholas Ide

(1620 - October 18, 1690)

Nicholas came to America with his mom Widow Ide and maybe Thomas Bliss in 1636. Nicholas is described as Thomas Bliss's step son and son in law, more research needed. He was on several committees in the early years of Rehoboth and fought in King Philips War. He married Martha Bliss in 1647. In 1652 he was fined L25 by the General Court of the Colony of New Plymouth for selling a gun to an Indian. By 1689 he was the owner of considerable land in Rehoboth.


Birth1620Ide, Devon, England
Arrival1636Massachusetts, British America
Military1646King Philips war
CivilFebruary 12, 1646Rehoboth, British America
Marriage1647Massachusetts, British America - Martha Bliss
CivilJune 8, 1649Father in law's will
Civil1652Massachusetts, British America
Civil1658Freeman - Massachusetts, British America
Civil1689Land - Rehoboth, British America
DeathOctober 18, 1690Rehoboth, British America
OccupationSurveyor of highways


SpouseMartha Bliss (1622 - 1676)
ChildMartha Ide (1654 - 1700)
ChildMary Ide (1649 - 1696)