Louisa Angeline “Pink” Nichols

Brief Life History of Louisa Angeline “Pink”

When Louisa Angeline “Pink” Nichols was born on 22 December 1873, in Pineville, McDonald, Missouri, United States, her father, William B Nichols, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Short, was 30. She married Learn Montgomery Peterson about 1893, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in White Rock Township, McDonald, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Prairie Township, McDonald, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died in August 1952, in Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Learn Montgomery Peterson
1867–1924
Louisa Angeline “Pink” Nichols
1873–1952
Marriage: about 1893
Eli Martin Peterson
1901–
Erven Estel Peterson
1904–1971
Gladys L Peterson
1907–1990
Earl Dee Peterson
1910–1943
John Bud Peterson
1913–1914
Everett H Peterson
1915–1981

Sources (5)

  • Louisa Peterson in household of Lairn Peterson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Louisa Angeline Nichols Strutton, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Louisa Angeline Nichols Peterson in entry for Mrs Gladys L Failes, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1876 · Colorado becomes a State

On Aug 1, 1876, The United States Congress passed an act making the Territory of Colorado the 38th state.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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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