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John Harvey Nicholson

John Harvey Nicholson

Male 1830 - 1883  (53 years)


  • Name John Harvey Nicholson 
    Residence 1830  Vermilion County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    John Nicholson is enumerated on the census with two males under the age of 5 in the home; this would be the correct age bracket for baby John 
    Born 16 Apr 1830  Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1840  Vermilion County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    John Nicholson is enumerated on the census with a male age 10-14 in the home; this would be the correct age bracket for John (jr) 
    Residence 1850  Vermilion County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    John Nicholson, 20 years old, born in Illinois, enumerated on census in home of Ruth Nicholson; he was single, a farmer, and had attended school within the year; owned no real estate 
    Residence 1855  Georgetown, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    John Nicholson enumerated as head of household on state census with 1 male age 20-30, 1 age 30-40, 1 female under age of 10, 1 age 20-30, 1 age 60-70 in home; live stock $295; 50 pounds wool; next to Ruth Nicholson 
    Residence 1860  Georgetown, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    John Nickelson, 34 years old, born in Illinois, enumerated on census as head of household; farmer, real estate valued at 600, personal estate at 300; Delila and 3 kids in home; listed 2 away from Lewis/Ary Stevens 
    Residence 1 Jul 1863  Georgetown, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Civil War Registration: John Nicholson, 33 years old, born in Illinois, married, farmer, no former military service indicated 
    Residence 1865  Danville, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    John Nicholson enumerated as head of household on state census with 2 males under the age of 10, 1 age 10-20, 1 age 30-40; 1 female under the age of 10, 1 age 10-20, 1 age 20-30 in home; live stock valued at 290, grain at 40, 46 pounds wool; next to AN 
    Residence 1870  Danville, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    John Nicholson, 40 years old, born in Illinois, enumerated on census has head of household; he was a farmer, owning real estate valued at 1500 and personal estate valued at 200; Delila and 6 kids in home; listed 2 down from Andson Nicholson 
    Residence 1880  Omnia, Cowley County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    John Nichleson, 49 years old, born in Illinois; parents born in Ohio, enumerated on census as head of household; he was a farmer; wife Delila and 8 kids in home 
    Individual Note Mar 1880  Cowley County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Drilling Wells 
    • "Henthorn & Nicholson" had the "boss machine for well-drilling." Don't know exact identity of the Nicholson. Could be John, or one of his eldest sons
    Individual Note Aug 1881  Cowley County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Snake! 
    • Delilah discovered a rattle snake in her cupboard; she stabbed it with a knife; John stuck a fork through it and cut off its head with a knife.
    Individual Note Jul 1882  Burden, Cowley County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Son David Visited 
    • reported that "David Nicholson and wife of Sumner county spent several days last week visiting the family of John Nicholson in Omnia Tp."
    Individual Note Sept 1882  Cowley County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Apples 
    • reported that John Nicholson was going to Arkansas for apples (could be John Jr.)
    Individual Note Mar 1883  Cowley County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Ill 
    • reported that John had been suffering for some time with lung affections
    Individual Note Apr 1883  Onmia Towship, Cowley County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Celebrated Birthday 
    • reported that Mr. John Nicholson celebrated his birthday on the 16th, at John's residence. He "tallied somewhere in the fifties..."
    Individual Note Jun 1883  Burden, Cowley County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Ill 
    • reported that "John Nicholson is on the sick list. Dr. Crabtree is his physician" and later, "not feeling so well this warm weather."
    Died 3 Jul 1883 
    • Burden Saturday Journal
      Burden, Kansas
      August 2, 1883

      "It is sad and sorrowful to chronicle two deaths since my last. On the morning of the 3d of July Mr. John Nicholson died very suddenly, though his illness was of long duration. His death at that time was very unexpected. He leaves a devoted wife and a large family of children to mourn the loss of one so dear...."
    Buried Burden, Cowley County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    John Nicholson
    John and Mary Nicholson Gravesite
    Person ID I141  My Family Tree
    Last Modified 20 Apr 2020 

    Father John Nicholson,   b. 11 May 1787,   d. 12 Oct 1842  (Age 55 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ruth Wright,   b. 1793, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. unknown Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married circa 1820 
    Family ID F27  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Delilah Phelps,   b. 10 Aug 1836, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1919, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 3 Feb 1853  Vermilion County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Nicholson,   b. 1853, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +2. George Washington Nicholson,   b. 27 Mar 1856, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1911  (Age 55 years)  [Birth]
     3. Charles Harrey Nicholson,   b. 20 Dec 1858, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
    +4. David Earl Nicholson,   b. 18 Sep 1862, Vermilion County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1945, Lakin, Kearny County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [Birth]
     5. Mary E. Nicholson,   b. Abt 1864, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1883  (Age ~ 19 years)  [Birth]
    +6. John William Nicholson,   b. 26 Sep 1865, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1950, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [Birth]
    +7. Albert Calester Nicholson,   b. 17 Dec 1869, Champagne, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1943  (Age 73 years)  [Birth]
     8. Francis M. Nicholson,   b. Mar 1870, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
    +9. Cassie Day Nicholson,   b. 17 Aug 1873, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1955, Albuquerque, New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [Birth]
     10. Byron Nicholson,   b. 7 Jul 1875,   d. 2 Jun 1876  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
     11. Myron Nicholson,   b. 7 Jul 1875,   d. 7 Mar 1876  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
    +12. Ruth Ellen Nicholson,   b. 4 Nov 1880, Burden, Cowley County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1984, San Diego County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 103 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 29 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F218  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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