Tom, my husband is descended from Nicholas Fessenden, too. I have Nicholas' father as John born about 1598 in Kent, England. Then Nicholas b 1650 Canterbury, Eng.>Thomas b 12 Aug 1684 Cambridge, Suffolk, Ma,>Timothy b 6 May 1731 Lexington, Ma.> Solomon b 15 Jan 1762 Halifax, Va.>Solomon II b 20 Dec 1788 Brattleboro, Va.>Jonas b 23 Nov 1837 Chautaqua, N.Y.>Elbert b 8 Dec 1868 Levis Twp.,Clark, Wi.>Muriel b 24 Nov 1893 Black River Falls, Clark, Wi. This is my husband's grandmother. Is the same line? I will be waiting anxiously to hear from you.