Lewis Nichols

Male24 May 1802–10 January 1884

Brief Life History of Lewis

When Lewis Nichols was born on 24 May 1802, in Johnson, Lamoille, Vermont, United States, his father, Levi Nichols, was 41 and his mother, Elizabeth Newton, was 38. He married Rebecca Tharp on 7 June 1825, in St. Albans Township, Licking, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Blendon Township, Franklin, Ohio, United States in 1850. He died on 10 January 1884, in Jersey Township, Licking, Ohio, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Jersey, Licking, Ohio, United States.

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Lewis Nichols
Rebecca Tharp
Marriage: 7 June 1825
Harriet Maria Nichols
Alvin L. Nichols
Anson D. Nichols

Sources (9)

  • Lewis Nichols, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lewis Nichols, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Lewis Nicholas, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 June 1825St. Albans Township, Licking, Ohio, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.


    Age 1

    Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 23

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Nichol , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates from other languages, e.g. Croatian and Serbian Nikolić (see Nikolic ); see also below.

    Americanized form of various like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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