Nickerson Gravestone. In April, 1909, the Editor copied the following inscription from a solitary gravestone on the Thomas Lothrop estate, Provincetown, Mass. "Mrs Mary Nickerson wife of Mr Seth Nickerson who died of the Small-pox May 31st 1780. Aged 40 years. Also Seth son of Mr Seth & Mrs Mary nickerson who died May 19th 1780. Aged 4 years & 8 Months." On the footstone is "Mrs Mary Nickerson 1780".