William Henry Nicolls

1871–1953 (Age 82)
Kahoka, Clark, Missouri, United States

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Nicolls was born in 1871, in Kahoka, Clark, Missouri, United States, his father, James Nicoll, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Jane Shaw, was 25. He married Nancy Read on 22 December 1897, in Hacksneck, Accomack, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Lee Magisterial District, Accomack, Virginia, United States for about 5 years. He died in 1953, in Pungoteague, Accomack, Virginia, United States, at the age of 82.

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William Henry Nicolls
Nancy Read
Marriage: 22 December 1897
Mabel Reamer Nicolls
Anna Virginia Nicolls
Willard Reade Nicolls
Carroll Meredith Nicolls Sr
William Henry "Bill" Nicolls Jr

Spouse and Children

22 December 1897
Hacksneck, Accomack, Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 23

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: patronymic from Nicol .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Wm H Nichols, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wm H Nicolls, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Nicolls, "United States Census, 1910"

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