Ethel Nichols

Female24 August 1898–October 1982

Brief Life History of Ethel

When Ethel Nichols was born on 24 August 1898, in Rosalia, Whitman, Washington, United States, her father, Charles Nichols, was 26 and her mother, Matilda P Nelson, was 23. She married Winifred Slocum on 1 June 1916, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States. She lived in Ewan, Whitman, Washington, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 38 Rosalia, Whitman, Washington, United States in 1940. She died in October 1982, at the age of 84, and was buried in Saint John, Whitman, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Winifred Slocum
Ethel Nichols
Marriage: 1 June 1916

Sources (14)

  • Ethel Slocum in household of Winn Slocum, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ethel Nichols, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Ethel Slocum, "Washington Death Index, 1965-2014"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 June 1916Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 2

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


    Age 14

    Historical Boundaries 1912: Whitman, Washington, United States


    Age 22

    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    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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