Chester Milo Nichols

9 September 1902–1995 (Age 92)
Brownstown, Fayette, Illinois, United States

The Life of Chester Milo

When Chester Milo Nichols was born on 9 September 1902, in Brownstown, Fayette, Illinois, United States, his father, John Wesley Nichols, was 51 and his mother, Carrie D. Cheney, was 28. He married Lucy M Durbin on 8 August 1924. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Sefton, Fayette, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1930. He died in 1995, in Brownstown, Fayette, Illinois, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Brownstown, Fayette, Illinois, United States.

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Chester Milo Nichols
Lucy M Durbin
Marriage: 8 August 1924
Chester C Nichols

Spouse and Children

8 August 1924


    Chester C Nichols


Parents and Siblings

    John Wesley Nichols





    Harry Nichols



    Lena Electa Nichols



World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 2

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Chester M Nichols, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Chester Nicols in household of John Markley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Chester Nichols in household of Carrie Nichols, "United States Census, 1910"

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