Zola Ellen Nicoson

11 February 1902–11 February 1985 (Age 83)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Zola Ellen

When Zola Ellen Nicoson was born on 11 February 1902, in Indiana, United States, her father, George Taylor Nicoson, was 52 and her mother, Mary Ellen Hadley, was 47. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Gilbert Charles Morrison. She lived in Hoopeston, Grant Township, Vermilion, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 11 February 1985, in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States.

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Gilbert Charles Morrison
Zola Ellen Nicoson
Jane Margie Morrison
Wilbur Francis "Bud" Morrison
Carl E. Morrison

Spouse and Children



    Jane Margie Morrison



    Carl E. Morrison


Parents and Siblings

    George Taylor Nicoson


    Mary Ellen Hadley




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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 4

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 23

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish Nicolson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Zola Morrison in household of Gilbert Morrison, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Zola E Morrison in household of Gilbert C Morrison, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Zola Nicoson in household of George T Nicoson, "United States Census, 1910"

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