Ada May Bone

1863–8 September 1942 (Age 79)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Ada May

When Ada May Bone was born in 1863, in Ohio, United States, her father, Jacob Bone, was 29 and her mother, Elisabeth Harkless, was 29. She married Simeon Nichols on 18 May 1881, in Vinton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Chillicothe, Ross, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Liberty Township, Ross, Ohio, United States in 1930. She died on 8 September 1942, in Londonderry, Ross, Ohio, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Londonderry Cemetery, Londonderry, Ross, Ohio, United States.

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Simeon Nichols
Ada May Bone
Marriage: 18 May 1881
Percy Hill
Carl G. Stiers

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18 May 1881
Vinton, Ohio, United States


    Percy Hill


    Carl G. Stiers


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World Events (8)


Age 0

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

Age 4

A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.

Age 23

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): nickname meaning ‘good’, from Old French bon ‘good’.2 English: nickname for a thin man, from Middle English bōn ‘bone’ (Old English bān; compare Bain 2).3 Hungarian (Bóné): from bóné denoting a particular kind of fishing net, hence a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or perhaps for a maker of such nets.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Adda May Bone in household of Jacob Bone, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Addah M Nickels in household of Simeon Nickels, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Addah M Nickels in household of Simeon Nickels, "United States Census, 1920"

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