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Harrison NICHOLS

Male 1839 - Aft 1930  (> 91 years)


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  • Name Harrison NICHOLS 
    Born 1 Nov 1839  Rush County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Name William Henry Harrison NICHOLS 
    Died Aft 7 Apr 1930 
    Notes 

    • (1) Source: Martha J. Guenin .

      (2) History of Wayne County, Indiana, Chicago, IL: Inter-State Publishing Co., 1884, vol. 2, p. 416:

      Harrison Nichols, farmer and stock-raiser, was born in Rush County, Ind., Nov. 1, 1839, a son of Rev. William and Sarah (Cook) Nichols, the former a native of Franklin County, Ind., and the latter of Virginia. He received his early education in the common schools, and later attended Hartsville University in Bartholomew County. He was married May 24, 1860, to Emm Simmonds, of Rush County. They have had five children?LeRoy, Thaddeus, Sadie, Sudie and Orr. The latter died at the age of two and a half years. After his marriage Mr. Nichols settled on a farm in Rush County, remaining there fifteen years. In October 1875, he moved to Wayne County and bought a farm in Franklin Township. He owns 100 acres of good land, well improved, with comfortable farm buildings. Politically he is a Republican.

      (3) Harrison NICHOLS is listed in a household headed by his father, William NICHOLS, in the 1860 census of Richland Township, Rush County, IN. [Note by compiler: The quality of the microfilm image of the census page is poor, and the compiler is not certain that he has read it correctly.]

      Harrison is listed in the 1860 census as person who was then 20 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1840.

      [Note by compiler: The actual enumeration date of the 1860 census was June 16, 1860, less than one month after Harrison's marriage to Emeline SIMMONDS.]

      (4) A household headed by Harrison NICHOLS is listed in the 1870 census of Richland Township, Rush County, IN.

      Harrison is listed in the 1870 census as a farmer who was then 30 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1840. According to the 1870 census, he was born in IN.

      Listed with Harrison is his wife, Evaline, who was then 30 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1840. According to the 1870 census, she was born in IN.

      Also listed with Harrison is his son, Leroy, who was then 8 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1862. According to the 1870 census, he was born in IN.

      Also listed with Harrison is his son, Thades [?], who was then 4 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1866. According to the 1870 census, he was born in IN.

      (5) A household headed by Harrison NICHOLS is listed in the 1880 census of Economy, Franklin Township, Wayne County, IN.

      Harrison is listed in the 1880 census as a farmer who was then 41 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1839. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN.

      Listed with Harrison is his wife, Emaline, who was then 40 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1840. According to the 1880 census, she was born in IN, and her father was born in KY. Her mother's birthplace is not listed in the 1880 census.

      Also listed with Harrison is his son, Leroy, a farmer who was then 18 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1862. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN. [His first name is listed as Leany in the index to the 1880 census.]

      Also listed with Harrison is his son, Thadeus, a farmer who was then 14 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1866. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN. [His first name is listed as Thadius in the index to the 1880 census.]

      Also listed with Harrison is his daughter, Sarah, who was then 9 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1871. According to the 1880 census, she was born in IN, and both of her parents were born in IN.

      Also listed with Harrison is his daughter, Susie, who was then 7 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1873. According to the 1880 census, she was born in IN, and both of her parents were born in IN.

      (6) A household headed by Harrison NICHOLS is listed in the 1900 census of Franklin Township, Wayne County, IN. [His surname is listed as NICHOLAS in the index to the 1900 census.]

      Harrison is listed in the 1900 census as a farmer who was born in November 1839 and was then 60 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN. According to the 1900 census, he had then been married 40 years.

      Listed with Harrison is his wife, Emeline, who was born in May 1839 and was then 60 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IN, her father was born in MD, and her mother was born in OH. According to the 1900 census, she had then been married 40 years and had theretofore given birth to 4 children, all of whom were then living. [Her first name is listed as Emelina in the index to the 1900 census.]

      Also listed with Harrison is his son, Leroy, a farm laborer who was born in May 1862 and was then 38 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN.

      Also listed with Harrison is his daughter, Sudie, who was born in May 1873 and was then 27 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IN, and both of her parents were born in IN. [Her first name is listed as Ludie in the index to the 1900 census.]

      (7) A household headed by Harrison NICHOLS is listed in the 1910 census of Ward 7, Richmond, Wayne County, IN.

      Harrison is listed in the 1910 census as a person who was then 70 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1840. According to the 1910 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN. According to the 1910 census, he had then been married 49 years.

      Listed with Harrison is his wife, Emeline, who was then 70 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1840. According to the 1910 census, she was born in IN, her father was born in KY, and her mother was born in OH. According to the 1910 census, she had then been married 49 years and had theretofore given birth to 5 children, 4 of whom were then living.

      Also listed with Harrison is his daughter, Suda, who was then 37 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1873. According to the 1910 census, she was born in IN, and both of her parents were born in IN.

      (8) A household headed by Harrison NICHOLS is listed in the 1920 census of Ward 7, Richmond, Wayne County, IN.

      Harrison is listed in the 1920 census as a person who was then 80 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1840. According to the 1920 census, he was born in IN, his father was born in IN, and his mother was born in the United States.

      Listed with Harrison is his wife, Emaline, who was then 80 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1840. According to the 1920 census, she was born in IN, her father was born in KY, and her mother was born in OH.

      (9) A household headed by Harrison NICHOLS is listed in the 1930 census of Ward 7, Richmond, Wayne County, IN.

      Harrison is listed in the 1930 census as a person who was then 90 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, he was born in about 1840. According to the 1930 census, he was born in IN, his father was born in IN, and his mother was born in PA. According to the 1930 census, he was 21 years of age at his first marriage.

      Listed with Harrison is his wife, Emeline, who was then 90 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, she was born in about 1840. According to the 1930 census, she was born in IN, her father was born in KY, and her mother was born in OH. According to the 1930 census, she was 21 years of age at her first marriage.
    Person ID I778  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2017 

    Father William NICHOLS,   b. Apr 1815, Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1900, Hancock County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah COOK,   b. Sep 1815, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1905, Wayne County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 17 Sep 1835  Rush County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Indiana State Library Genealogy Database: Marriages through 1850 <http://199.8.200.229/db/marriages_search.asp>:

      Last Name: NICHOLS
      First Name: WILLIAM
      Spouse: Last Name: COOK
      Spouse: First Name: SARAH
      County: Rush
      Date: 9-17-1835
    Family ID F6116  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emeline SIMMONDS,   b. 5 May 1839, Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1932, Richmond, Wayne County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 24 May 1860  Rush County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1845-1920. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000:

      Name: Emeline Simmons
      Spouse Name: Harrison W. Nichols
      Marriage Date: 24 May 1860
      Marriage County: Rush
      Source Title 1: Rush County, Indiana
      Source Title 2: Marriage Record [Grooms] 1822-1862 Bk 1 1822 - 182
      OS Page: 442
    Children 
     1. Sudie NICHOLS,   b. May 1873, Rush County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Sadie NICHOLS,   b. Abt 1871, Rush County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Leroy NICHOLS,   b. May 1862, Rush County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Thaddeus NICHOLS,   b. Abt 1866, Rush County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Orr NICHOLS,   b. IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2017 22:51:11 
    Family ID F1065  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart