William Cecil Nicodemus

10 August 1878–3 March 1948 (Age 69)
Hillsboro, Washington, Oregon, United States

The Life of William Cecil

When William Cecil Nicodemus was born on 10 August 1878, in Hillsboro, Washington, Oregon, United States, his father, William Allen Nicodemus, was 29 and his mother, Clara Schmeltzer, was 20. He married Marie Kempf on 28 February 1904, in Reardan, Lincoln, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Spokane Falls, Spokane, Washington Territory, United States in 1880 and Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States in 1920. He died on 3 March 1948, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

William Cecil Nicodemus
1878–1948
Marie Kempf
1886–1966
Marriage: 28 February 1904
Marie Rose Nicodemus
1907–1991
Cecil Allen Nicodemus
1912–1990
Merlyn Elva Nicodemus
1914–1993

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 February 1904
Reardan, Lincoln, Washington, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    William Allen Nicodemus

    Male1848–1932Male

    Female1857–1901Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1878–1948Male

    Bessie Still Nicodemus

    Female1880–Female

    Nancy B Nicodemus

    Female1880–Female

    Charlie Claude Nicodemus

    Male1882–1966Male

    Percy Allen Nicodemus

    Male1886–1960Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · The Great Gale of 1880

Age 2

The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 19

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.

Name Meaning

Spanish: from a personal name of Greek origin, composed of the elements nikē ‘victory’ + dēmos ‘people’. This is the name borne in the New Testament by a Greek Jew who defended Jesus before the religious leaders (John 7:50) and was present at his burial (John 19:39).

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

Sources (3)

  • W C Nicodemus, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Willie Nicodemus in household of W A Nicodemus, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Nicademus in household of W Nicademus, "United States Census, 1900"

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