Lillian E. Nichols

Femaleabout 1862–9 November 1892

Brief Life History of Lillian E.

When Lillian E. Nichols was born about 1862, in Maine, United States, her father, Thomas B. Nichols, was 25 and her mother, Abigail B Foss, was 25. 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. She died on 9 November 1892, at the age of 31.

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

Sources (7)

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 January 1881Maine, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (1)

    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.

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 10

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Nichol , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates from other languages, e.g. Croatian and Serbian Nikolić (see Nikolic ); see also below.

    Americanized form of various like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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