Orlie Ray Nickerson

18 November 1908–6 July 1955 (Age 46)
Syracuse, Hamilton, Kansas, United States

The Life of Orlie Ray

When Orlie Ray Nickerson was born on 18 November 1908, in Syracuse, Hamilton, Kansas, United States, his father, James Henry Nickerson, was 36 and his mother, Clara Belle Jobe, was 26. He lived in Bear Creek Township, Hamilton, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 6 July 1955, in Montrose, Montrose, Colorado, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Montrose, Colorado, United States.

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James Henry Nickerson
Clara Belle Jobe
Earl Henry Nickerson
Amelia M. A. Nickerson
Roxella Mae Nickerson
Maggie Bell Nickerson
Orlie Ray Nickerson
Goldie Viola Swisher
Ivan Leonard Nickerson
James Calvin Nickerson

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

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.
1909 · Garden of the Gods Park

Age 1

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.
1921 · Flash floods kill 1500

Age 13

On June 3 1921, flash floods in Pueblo cause over $20 million in damage and kill over 1,500 people in its wake.

Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): patronymic from a pet form of Nicholas .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Orlie R Nickerson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Orlie R Nickerson in household of J H Nickerson, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Orlie R Nickerson, "United States Census, 1930"

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