Nelsen Williamsburg


Jaquelin Cochran Nicholson

September 18, 1917November 20, 2017

Jaquelin C. Nicholson of Williamsburg, VA passed away on November 20,2017. The first baby born in the original Alexandria Hospital, she was the third child of Thomas B. Cochran and Rebecca Courtenay Marshall Cochran. She graduated from St. Agnes School and from Sweet Briar College.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years Dr. Charles Thomas Nicholson, Jr. She is survived by two daughters, Jaquelin N. Wysong and Elizabeth N. Lewis (William), 5 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Jaquelin was a long time member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Alexandria, VA where she served on the Alter Guild and also a member of St. John's Episcopal Church in Tappahannock, VA. She was a member of the Hunting Creek Garden Club, the DAR, the Colonial Dames and a past member of Belle Haven Country Club. She enjoyed gardening, tennis and doing puzzles. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and was adored by her family. She lived a remarkable life and is remembered as a true lady. A graveside service will be held on December 16 at 11:00 AM at Ivy Hill Cemetery.


  • Graveside Service

    Saturday, December 16, 2017


Jaquelin Cochran Nicholson

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November 22, 2017

Jackie and Elizabeth, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. Aunt Jaquelin was a special lady. Courtenay Lancaster