Ida Kate Nichols

29 May 1863–28 May 1937 (Age 73)
Disco, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ida Kate

When Ida Kate Nichols was born on 29 May 1863, in Disco, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Joseph Nichols, was 39 and her mother, Thurza Murdock, was 39. She married David Rittenhouse Sights on 15 December 1881, in Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in La Harpe Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 28 May 1937, in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Rittenhouse Sights
1847–1933
Ida Kate Nichols
1863–1937
Marriage: 15 December 1881
Nora Belle Sights
1882–1961
Beulah Frances Sights
1887–1968
Gladys Aldona Sights
1897–1943

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 December 1881
Hancock, Illinois, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Nichols

    Male1824–Male

    Thurza Murdock

    Female1824–1893Female

siblings

(8)

    Hetta Ann Nichols

    Female1847–1877Female

    Elizabeth Nichols

    Female1851–Female

    Nichols

    Female1852–1852Female

    Sarah A. Nichols

    Female1854–Female

    Margaret E Nichols

    Female1857–1860Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1865

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1871

Age 8

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 22

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Name Meaning

1 English and Dutch: patronymic from Nichol .2 Jewish (American): Americanized form of any of various like-sounding Jewish names.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Idie C Nichols in household of Joseph Nichols, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ida K Nickols in household of Thurza Nickols, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ida Sights in household of David Sights, "United States Census, 1930"

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