Arthur Nicholson, born 1746 in County Leitrim, Ireland, died c1822 in Carleton County, NB. He came to NB in 1783 as a Loyalist. He married, (1st) in 1779 on Long Island, NY, Ellen Henry. He married (2nd), 1787, Elizabeth Lawrence. First settled at Prince William, York County, then to the Miramichi River from 1788 to 1793, then to Carleton County after 1794.

There were two children from the first marriage, and nine children from the second.

PANB:MC80/2184 W.D. Hamilton’s Dictionary of Miramichi Biography.