Charles E. Nickey

March 1859–1928 (Age 68)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Charles E.

When Charles E. Nickey was born in March 1859, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, Abraham Nickey, was 34 and his mother, Margaretha Eva Keifer, was 33. He married Annie Louisa Weir on 8 June 1892, in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Spring Green, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States for about 20 years and Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1928, at the age of 69, and was buried in Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

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Charles E. Nickey
Annie Louisa Weir
Marriage: 8 June 1892
Marguerite E. Nickey

Spouse and Children

8 June 1892
Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 4

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

Age 8

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.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Nicke or Nickig, from pet forms of the personal name Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Niekey in household of Abraham Niekey, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Charles E Nickey in household of Margaret Nickey, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Charles E Nickey, "United States Census, 1900"

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