Margaret Wyckoff

Female25 June 1859–28 February 1923

Brief Life History of Margaret

When Margaret Wyckoff was born on 25 June 1859, in Richland, Vinton, Ohio, United States, her father, Allen Wyckoff, was 24 and her mother, Mary Bull, was 24. She married Franklin Nichols on 4 October 1876, in Richland, Vinton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Allensville, Vinton, Ohio, United States in 1860. She died on 28 February 1923, in Richland Township, Vinton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Wyckoff Cemetery, Richland Township, Vinton, Ohio, United States.

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Franklin Nichols
Margaret Wyckoff
Marriage: 4 October 1876
Madison B. Nickels
George Sherman Nichols
William R. Nickels
Charles Cleveland Nichols
Ella May Nichols
Harley Clarence Nichols
Sophia Jane Nickels
Earl Delno Nichols

Sources (49)

  • Margraet Nichels in household of Franklin Nichels, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Margaret Wyckoff, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Margaret Nichols, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 October 1876Richland, Vinton, Ohio, United States
  • Children (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 1

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


    Age 4

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 17

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of East Frisian Wykhoff: habitational name from a farm named Wykhoff, near Norden in East Frisia, Germany. Compare Waychoff , Wikoff , Wycoff , and Wykoff .

    History: The name is first recorded in North America in 1687, when it was used as a surname by Pieter Claesen (c. 1619–94), who in 1655 had become superintendent of the Bowery and cattle of Peter Stuyvesant in New Amersfoort, NY, moving into the house in Brooklyn now known as the Pieter Claesen Wyckoff residence. Pieter Claesen Wyckoff originated from the Wykhoff farm in East Frisia.

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

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