Samuel Joseph Nichols

1 September 1822–13 November 1884 (Age 62)
Lawrence, Alabama, United States

The Life of Samuel Joseph

When Samuel Joseph Nichols was born on 1 September 1822, in Lawrence, Alabama, United States, his father, William Martin Nichols, was 34 and his mother, Dorcas Messer, was 34. He married Sarah Richardson in 1840, in Montgomery, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Buckville Township, Montgomery, Arkansas, United States in 1850. He died on 13 November 1884, in Sharp, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Mount Pisgah Cemetery, Sharp, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Joseph Nichols
1822–1884
Sarah Richardson
1824–1896
Marriage: 1840
William Nichols
1841–1870
Alexander C Nichols
1851–1883
Lavinia Jane Nichols
1842–1914
John Taylor Nichols
1844–1903
Eliza Nichols
1846–
Samuel James Nichols
1847–1920
Louisa Nichols
1849–1932
Richard Nichols
1852–
Tolbert Franklin Nichols
1853–1896
Albert Nichols
1853–
Robert Johnson Nichols
1855–1950
Ellick Nichols
1856–
Isaac M Nichols
1858–
Mary Elizabeth Dorcas Ann Nichols
1858–1931
Sarah M Nichols
1861–1936

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1840
Montgomery, Arkansas, United States
children

(15)

    William Nichols

    Male1841–1870Male

    Lavinia Jane Nichols

    Female1842–1914Female

    John Taylor Nichols

    Male1844–1903Male

    Eliza Nichols

    Female1846–Female

    Male1847–1920Male

+10 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1826 · Tuscaloosa Becomes Capital

Age 4

In 1826, the capital of Alabama moved from Cahaba to Tuscaloosa. 
1843

Age 21

Historical Boundaries - 1843: Montgomery, Arkansas, United States

Name Meaning

1 English and Dutch: patronymic from Nichol .2 Jewish (American): Americanized form of any of various like-sounding Jewish names.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Nichols, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joseph Nichols, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Joseph Nichols, "United States Census, 1880"

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