Joseph Leon Nichols

12 October 1885–13 September 1957 (Age 71)
Tabor, Fremont, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Leon

When Joseph Leon Nichols was born on 12 October 1885, in Tabor, Fremont, Iowa, United States, his father, John C Nichols, was 26 and his mother, Estell Ann Electa Smay, was 23. He married Lula Maude Nichols on 23 February 1926, in Smith Center, Smith, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Glenwood Township, Phillips, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Oak Grove Township, Franklin, Nebraska, United States in 1930. He died on 13 September 1957, in Riverton, Franklin, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Riverton, Franklin, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Leon Nichols
Lula Maude Nichols
Marriage: 23 February 1926
Dorothy May Nichols
Clarence Jay Nichols
Carl LeRoy Nichols
Velma June Nichols
Richard Leland Nichols

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 February 1926Smith Center, Smith, Kansas, United States
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1886 · Giving Working Men a Union
    Age 1
    The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
    Age 19
    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Nichol , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates from other languages, e.g. Croatian and Serbian Nikolić (see Nikolic ); see also below.Americanized form of various like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Joseph L Nichols, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Lee J Nichols in household of John C Nichols, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Joseph Lee Nichols, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"

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