Lois Cecil Nickerson

3 April 1889–3 December 1974 (Age 85)
Vestaburg, Montcalm, Michigan, United States

The Life of Lois Cecil

When Lois Cecil Nickerson was born on 3 April 1889, in Vestaburg, Montcalm, Michigan, United States, her father, John W. Nickerson, was 28 and her mother, Lunietta Cordelia Miner, was 24. She married Charles Judson Bready on 10 September 1906, in Cadillac, Wexford, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Aurora, Kane, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States for about 5 years. She died on 3 December 1974, in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Charles Judson Bready
Lois Cecil Nickerson
Marriage: 10 September 1906
Baby Boy Bready
John Charles Bready

Spouse and Children

10 September 1906
Cadillac, Wexford, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Louis Nickerson



    Donald Hugh Nickerson


    Nina B Nickerson


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 3

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): patronymic from a pet form of Nicholas .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lois C Bready in household of Char J Bready, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lois C Nickerson in household of John Nickerson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lois C Bready in household of Charles A Bready, "United States Census, 1920"

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