Minnie Bell Nichols

1897–1982 (Age 85)
Mason, Texas, United States

The Life of Minnie Bell

When Minnie Bell Nichols was born on 16 April 1897, in Mason, Texas, United States, her father, Sebron Monroe Nichols, was 30 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Bishop, was 19. She married Sam Brisco Craig on 13 January 1942, in Coleman, Coleman, Texas, United States. She lived in Llano, Llano, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 28 July 1982, in Coleman, Coleman, Texas, United States, at the age of 85.

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Minnie Bell Nichols
1897–1982
Sam Brisco Craig
1895–1959
Marriage: 13 January 1942

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
13 January 1942
Coleman, Coleman, Texas, United States

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(9)

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 4

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1920

Age 23

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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)

  • Minnie Nichols in household of Sebe M Nichols, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Minnie Nichols in household of S M Nichols, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Minnie Nichols in household of William R Bishop, "United States Census, 1930"

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