Ivera Ruth Nichols

7 August 1901–7 March 1994 (Age 92)
San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States

The Life of Ivera Ruth

When Ivera Ruth Nichols was born on 7 August 1901, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, her father, William Henry Nichols, was 43 and her mother, Elizabeth Schaefer, was 37. She died on 7 March 1994, in Ventura, California, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Nichols
Elizabeth Schaefer
Henry William Nichols
Norman Fox Nichols
Marcia Emma Nichols
Edna Frances (Fannie) Nichols
Ivera Ruth Nichols

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 5

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 26

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Ivera R Nicholas in household of William H Nicholas, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ivera Ruth Nichols, "California, San Francisco County Records, 1824-1997"
  • Ivera R Stanton, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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