Mary Christina Haviland

Female25 July 1875–5 January 1966

Brief Life History 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 Rice Township, Ringgold, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Paonia, Delta, Colorado, United States in 1950. She died on 5 January 1966, in Glenwood Springs, Summit, Colorado, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Glenwood Springs, Summit, 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

Sources (14)

  • Mary C Nicholson, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Mary C. Haviland, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Mary C Nicholson in entry for Eber Russell Nicholson, "Colorado, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 December 1898
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +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.


    Age 5

    Historical Boundaries: 1880: Gunnison, Colorado, United States 1883: Delta, Colorado, United States

    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), from Old English hæfer ‘goat’ + land ‘land’.

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

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