Josiah Nicholes

11 October 1815–27 February 1893 (Age 77)
South Newington, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Josiah

When Josiah Nicholes was born on 11 October 1815, in South Newington, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Nichols, was 19 and his mother, Harriet Smith, was 24. He married Elizabeth Dean in December 1849, in Coventry, Warwickshire, England. He died on 27 February 1893, in Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Josiah Nicholes
Ernestine Marie Anne Douerin
Marriage: 23 May 1856
Samuel Douerine Nicholes
Alfred Nicholes
Edwin Nicholes
Stephen Nicholes
Daniel Nicholes
Sidney Ernest Nicholes
Alma Nicholes
George Heber Nicholes
Alexander Nicholes
Theodore F Nicholes

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 May 1856Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 4
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1825 · Museum of Lancashire
    Age 10
    The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 21
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Nichols .

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

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    Sources (52)

    • Josiah Nichols, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Josiah Nicholes in entry for Alexander Nicholes and Berenice Sophrona Maddy, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Josiah Nicholes in entry for Joseph Nicholes, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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