Don Rex Nicholson

9 June 1900–19 September 1990 (Age 90)
Rutland, Rutland Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Don Rex

When Don Rex Nicholson was born on 9 June 1900, in Rutland, Rutland Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States, his father, George W. Nicholson, was 38 and his mother, Sophronia Angeline Cowden, was 39. He married Ruth Elizabeth Anderson on 29 November 1929, in McClain, Oklahoma, United States. He lived in Shawnee, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 19 September 1990, in Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States.

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Don Rex Nicholson
Ruth Elizabeth Anderson
Marriage: 29 November 1929

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 November 1929McClain, Oklahoma, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
    Age 1
    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
    Age 7
    Oklahoma is the 46th state.
    Age 27
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern) and Scottish: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Nic(h)olas or the vernacular form Nic(h)ol + son; see Nichol , Nicholas . In Scotland the name was sometimes substituted for McNichol .Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Nicolaisen or Nikolaisen , or of the Swedish cognate Niklasson, patronymics from equivalents of the personal name Nicholas .

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Don Rex Nicholson, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • Don R Nicholson, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Don R Nicholson, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"

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