Lillian E. Nichols

about 1862–
Maine, United States

The Life of Lillian E.

When Lillian E. Nichols was born about 1862, in Maine, United States, her father, Thomas B. Nichols, was 24 and her mother, Abigail B Foss, was 24. She married George Selwyn Coffin on 31 January 1881, in Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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George Selwyn Coffin
Lillian E. Nichols
Marriage: 31 January 1881
Roy S Coffin
Celia M Coffin

Spouse and Children

    George Selwyn Coffin



31 January 1881
Maine, United States


    Roy S Coffin



Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 34

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Lillian E Nichols, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Lillian E Nichols, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Lillian E Nichols in entry for Roy S Coffin and Jane S Sandner, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"

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