Pleasant Monroe Nichols

1812–1870 (Age 58)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Pleasant Monroe

When Pleasant Monroe Nichols was born in 1812, in Tennessee, United States, his father, John Nichols, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Polly Ann Stinnett, was 26. He married Mrs Mary Nichols before 1834, in Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in White Township, Polk, Arkansas, United States in 1850 and Cove Township, Polk, Arkansas, United States in 1860. He died on 1 August 1870, in Black Fork, Scott, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Pleasant Monroe Nichols
1812–1870
Mrs Mary Nichols
1814–
Marriage: before 1834
Mary Nichols
1834–
Lafayette Nichols
1841–
Albert J. Nichols
1843–1898
Susan Charlotte Nichols
1845–
Monroe Nichols
1849–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
before 1834
Alabama, United States
children

(5)

    Mary Nichols

    Female1834–Female

    Lafayette Nichols

    Male1841–Male

    Albert J. Nichols

    Male1843–1898Male

    Susan Charlotte Nichols

    Female1845–Female

    Monroe Nichols

    Male1849–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1812

Age 0

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 0

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 18

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • P M Nichols, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Pleasant Nicholds, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Pleasant Nichols, "United States Census, 1870"

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