Ercell R. Moffitt

19 February 1901–25 August 1953 (Age 52)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Ercell R.

Ercell R. Moffitt was born on 19 February 1901, in Arkansas, United States. She married Barney Nichols on 30 June 1917, in Wooster, Faulkner, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Union Township, Faulkner, Arkansas, United States in 1920 and Otis, Eddy, New Mexico, United States in 1930. She died on 25 August 1953, at the age of 52, and was buried in Pollard, Clay, Arkansas, United States.

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Barney Nichols
Ercell R. Moffitt
Marriage: 30 June 1917
Henry Dallas Nichols
Jessie Winnifred Nichols
Miriam Francis Nichols
Dean T Nichols

Spouse and Children

30 June 1917
Wooster, Faulkner, Arkansas, United States


    Henry Dallas Nichols


    Jessie Winnifred Nichols




World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 3

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 15

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Moffatt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ersell Nichol in household of Bornay Nichol, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ercell Nichols in household of Barna Nichols, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ercell R Nichols in household of Barney Nichols, "United States Census, 1920"

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