Ralph Verne Nichols

23 August 1918–9 October 2008 (Age 90)
Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States

The Life of Ralph Verne

When Ralph Verne Nichols was born on 23 August 1918, in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States, his father, Quincy Bonesteel Nichols Jr, was 30 and his mother, Esther Vinetta Howell, was 23. He married Ethel Joan Barber on 21 December 1944, in Bremerton, Kitsap, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Bothell, King, Washington, United States in 2007. He died on 9 October 2008, in Los Alamitos, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Lynnwood, Snohomish, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Verne Nichols
1918–2008
Ethel Joan Barber
1923–1990
Marriage: 21 December 1944
Valerie Dee Nichols
1947–1992

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 December 1944
Bremerton, Kitsap, Washington, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1921 · Madison District Library

Age 3

Opened in 1921, Madison Library District has been a community staple. Madison Library has been known to receive over 35,000 patrons per year, which is impressive considering the size of the community.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 24

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 English and Dutch: patronymic from Nichol .2 Jewish (American): Americanized form of any of various like-sounding Jewish names.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ralph Verne Nichols in household of Quincy B Nichols, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Ralph Vern Nichols in household of Quincy B Nichols, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Ralph Verne Nichols, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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