Mamie Lois McGraw

20 December 1908–3 February 1987 (Age 78)
Union, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Mamie Lois

When Mamie Lois McGraw was born on 20 December 1908, in Union, Arkansas, United States, her father, Elliot Loudermilk McGraw, was 50 and her mother, Sallie Jensey Langley, was 38. She married Edmond Evans Truitt Nichols on 28 December 1928, in El Dorado, Union, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Garner Township, Union, Arkansas, United States in 1920 and Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 3 February 1987, in Ontario, Canada, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Edmond Evans Truitt Nichols
Mamie Lois McGraw
Marriage: 28 December 1928
Edmond Nichols
Paul Rader Nichols
Dr Dorothy Jeanette Nichols

Spouse and Children

28 December 1928
El Dorado, Union, Arkansas, United States


    Edmond Nichols



    Dr Dorothy Jeanette Nichols


Parents and Siblings



    Rev Jesse Pennington McGraw


    Mary Emma McGraw


    Samuel Enoch McGraw


    Jennie Frances McGraw


    Annie Elizabeth McGraw


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · State Capital Moves to Oklahoma City

Age 2

The state capital of Oklahoma moved from Guthrie to Oklahoma City on June 10, 1910. 

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of McGrath .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lois Nichols in household of Truett Nichols, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lois Mcgraw in household of Elliot Mcgraw, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lois Mcgraw, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

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