Lucy Almeda Nichols

12 December 1850–23 April 1919 (Age 68)
Indian Creek, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Lucy Almeda

When Lucy Almeda Nichols was born on 12 December 1850, in Indian Creek, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, Alvin Sheldon Nichols, was 31 and her mother, Lucy Anna Olney, was 19. She married Joseph Moroni Peter Jenson on 5 October 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States for about 40 years and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 23 April 1919, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Moroni Peter Jenson
Lucy Almeda Nichols
Marriage: 5 October 1874
Joseph Moroni Jenson Jr.
Lucy Viola Jensen
Royal Leo Jenson
Sarah Maude Jenson
Jesse Scott Jenson
Ellis Claude Jenson
Myrtle Arline Jenson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 October 1874Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1851 · Brigham City is Settled
    Age 1
    In 1851, Brigham City is settled and named after Brigham Young.
    1857 · 7.9 Earthquake In Fort Tejon
    Age 7
    The Fort Tejon earthquake, on January 9, 1857, registered at 7.9, making it one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded in the United States. Only two people were killed, largely due to the sparse population in the area where the earthquake occurred. As a result of the large scale shaking, the Kern River was turned upstream and fish were stranded miles from Tulare Lake as the waters were rocked so far from its banks.
    1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco
    Age 19
    The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.

    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 (35)

    • Lucy Almeda Zenson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Lucy A Nichols in household of Alvin Nichols, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Nichols in entry for Louis F Wetzel and Myrtle A Jenson, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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