Grace J Nichols

23 July 1874–1941 (Age 66)
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Grace J

When Grace J Nichols was born on 23 July 1874, in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, John Howard Nichols, was 36 and her mother, Charlotte Peabody Kimball, was 35. She lived in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States for about 20 years. She died in 1941, in Bradford, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Bradford, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 1
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.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act
Age 1
During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 22
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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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Sources (7)

  • Nichols, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • Gracie Nichols in household of H Nichols, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Grace Nichols in household of John H Nichols, "United States Census, 1900"

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