George William Nicholson

Brief Life History of George William

When George William Nicholson was born on 10 April 1896, in Belmont, Ohio, United States, his father, George Washington Nicholson, was 40 and his mother, Margaret Ann Dewar, was 38. He married Bertha Lea Finch on 7 January 1920, in Saint Clairsville, Belmont, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Wayne Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States for about 50 years. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 23 January 1958, in Cambridge, Guernsey, Ohio, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Somerton Southern Cemetery, Somerton, Clevengers, Belmont, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

George William Nicholson
1896–1958
Bertha Lea Finch
1897–1948
Marriage: 7 January 1920
John F Nicholson
1921–1988
Paul Andrew Nicholson
1921–1989
George Earl Nicholson
1925–1978
Donald Glenn Nicholson
1935–2018

Sources (22)

  • George W Nicholson, "United States 1950 Census"
  • George W. Nicholson, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • George William Nicholson, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English (northern) and Scottish: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Nic(h)olas or the vernacular form Nic(h)ol + son; see Nichol , Nicholas . In Scotland the name was sometimes substituted for McNichol .

Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Nicolaisen or Nikolaisen , or of the Swedish cognate Niklasson, patronymics from equivalents of the personal name Nicholas .

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

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