Harry Nicholson

23 August 1868–
Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio, United States

The Life of Harry

When Harry Nicholson was born on 23 August 1868, in Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio, United States, his father, James L. Nicholson, was 38 and his mother, Susan Kershaw, was 36.

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Family Time Line

James L. Nicholson
1830–1879
Susan Kershaw
1831–1904
Edward Nicholson
1853–1916
Lizzie Nicholson
1856–1856
Charlie Nicholson
1858–1858
Joseph Beatty Nicholson
1859–1943
Mary Eleanor Nicholson
1862–1950
John Erwin Nicholson
1865–1939
Harry Nicholson
1868–
Jessie Nicholson
1870–1938

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 32

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: patronymic from Nichol .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Harry Nicholson in household of Susan Nicholson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nickelson, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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