Mary J. Nichols

3 August 1856–7 November 1924 (Age 68)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Mary J.

When Mary J. Nichols was born on 3 August 1856, in Ohio, United States, her father, Solomon Nichols, was 52 and her mother, Rebecca Ables, was 45. She married Zachariah Anderson Smith on 14 May 1874, in Marion, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Polk Township, Marion, Iowa, United States in 1900. She died on 7 November 1924, in Boise City, Cimarron, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Garrett Cemetery, Boise City, Cimarron, Oklahoma, United States.

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Zachariah Anderson Smith
Mary J. Nichols
Marriage: 14 May 1874
Fredrick William Smith
Addie Elizabeth Smith
Lester Clarence Smith
Martha Edith Smith

Spouse and Children

14 May 1874
Marion, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 4

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 19

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Mary Smith in household of Zacharia A Smith, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Nickell in household of Solomon Nickell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Nichols in entry for Lester Clarence Smith, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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