Another name for Henry was Henry Nicholas.3
A Ludwig Heinrich Nicholaus was born 13 Oct 1740 of father John, mother unknown, in the records of Rev. John Caspar Stoever. Could be related?
Noted events in his life were:
1. He appeared on the census in 1810 in Lebanon, Dauphin, PA. 4 The 1810 census recorded Henry Nicholas with this household:
2. He appeared on the census in 1850 in Marietta, Lancaster, PA. 5 Not certain if this is the correct Henry. The 1850 census recorded a Henry Nicholas, 75, living with daughter Rebecca, 29. They were born in Pennsylvania.
Henry married Maria Magdalena Bicher, daughter of Jacob Bicher and Anna Maria Catherine Hamman, on 5 Apr 1801 in Lebanon: Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, PA.1 2 (Maria Magdalena Bicher was born on 27 Jan 1780 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA,2 died on 8 Aug 1812 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 2 and was buried in 1812 in Lebanon: Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, PA 2.)
Witnesses were Jacob Bucher and Henry Siech. 1
1 Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania (Church records available from Lebanon County Historical Society and also by renting these microfilms from the Catalog at FamilySearch.org: Film 933974 Births/Christenings 1763-1876, computer printout. Film 1434022 Baptismal Registers and Burial Records, 1773-1876, typewritten transcription. Film 1033984 Marriages 1794-1876, typewritten transcription. Film 1434022 has been transcribed onto the FamilySearch.org site and can be searched online by entering the Film # into the search form.).
2 Family History Library Film 21544 DGS 8139244 - Item 1 - Burial records of the Salem Lutheran Church, Lebanon, Lancaster County, now Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, 1773-1876 (translated by Samuel A. Louser), Page 35, Burial of Maria Magdalena Nickolas nee Bicher.
3 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, Probate Records, 1683-1994 (Images of court probate book pages online at https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1999196 .), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L99B-JYDB?i=76&wc=9PMZ-YWL%3A268495201%2C277682101&cc=1999196 Will of John Beaker of Hamiltonbann Township, Adams County, PA, No. 897 in Book C page 129.
4 1810 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XH27-3MF Henry Nicholas, Lebanon, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 735 1/2.
5 1850 United States Census, Year: 1850; Census Place: Marietta, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_787; Page: 396A; Image: 794.