Mary Christina Haviland

25 July 1875–5 January 1966 (Age 90)
Mount Ayr, Ringgold, Iowa, United States

The Life of Mary Christina

When Mary Christina Haviland was born on 25 July 1875, in Mount Ayr, Ringgold, Iowa, United States, her father, James Russell Haviland, was 29 and her mother, Mary Lucinda Beal, was 28. She married Oren Day Nicholson on 28 December 1898. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Paonia, Delta, Colorado, United States in 1920 and Rice Township, Ringgold, Iowa, United States in 1930. She died on 5 January 1966, in Glenwood Springs, Garfield, Colorado, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Glenwood Springs, Garfield, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oren Day Nicholson
Mary Christina Haviland
Marriage: 28 December 1898
Dorothy Mae Nicholson
Eber Russell Nicholson
Ellna Louise Nicholson
H. Lucille Nicholson

Spouse and Children

28 December 1898


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · Colorado becomes a State

Age 1

On Aug 1, 1876, The United States Congress passed an act making the Territory of Colorado the 38th state.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 25

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Haveland in Membury, Devon, probably named in Old English with hæfer ‘hegoat’ + land ‘tract of land’, ‘estate’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Mary Nicholson in household of Uren Nicholson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary C Micholson in household of Oran D Micholson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary C Nicholson in household of O D Nicholson, "United States Census, 1900"

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