Henry William Nichols

4 May 1836–9 February 1933 (Age 96)
London, Middlesex, England

The Life Summary of Henry William

When Henry William Nichols was born on 4 May 1836, in London, Middlesex, England, his father, Henry William Nichols, was 22 and his mother, Mary Jane Leeper, was 26. He married Emily Ann Sewell on 3 March 1860, in City of London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1861 and lived in Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910 and Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 9 February 1933, in Vandergrift, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry William Nichols
Emily Ann Sewell
Marriage: 3 March 1860
Henry William Nichols
George Edward Nichols
James Arthur Nichols
Emily Nichols
Clara Louise Nichols
Francis Joseph Nichols
Mary Isabell Nichols

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 March 1860City of London, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · Fire Causes $1.5 Million in Damages
    Age 12
    """A fire in September of 1848 caused an estimated $1.5 million in damages to the city of Brooklyn. The fire consumed """"three churches, the post office, two newspaper offices, and other property."""""""
    Age 27
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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 (30)

    • Henry W Nichols, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Henry in entry for Emily Nichols, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Henry W Nicholson, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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