Harriett Nichols

1885–1975 (Age 90)
Augusta, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life of Harriett

When Harriett Nichols was born on 4 January 1885, in Augusta, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Benjamin Lionburger Nichols, was 33 and her mother, Ida ELisabeth Todd, was 19. She married James Edward Agard in 1909, in Adams, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Adams, Illinois, United States in 1935 and Ursa, Adams, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 28 May 1975, at the age of 90, and was buried in Ursa, Adams, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harriett Nichols
James Edward Agard
Marriage: 1909
Ida Virginia Agard
James Edward Agard

Spouse & Children

  • Female1885–1975Female

  • James Edward Agard


Adams, Illinois, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Benjamin Lionburger Nichols


  • Ida ELisabeth Todd




  • Female1885–1975Female

  • Wm Nichols


  • Martin Allen Nichols


  • Monroe Ephriam Nichols


  • Jennie Diana Nichols


+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 7

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.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 24

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Harriett Jenkins in household of Willard Jenkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hattie Nichols in household of B L Nichols, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Hattie Nichols in household of B L Nichols, "Kansas State Census, 1895"

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