George Washington Nickolson

MaleMarch 1868–1943

Brief Life History of George Washington

When George Washington Nickolson was born in March 1868, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Granville Riley Nicholson, was 47 and his mother, Emily L Skeen, was 36. He married Lucy Siler on 7 March 1897, in Whitley, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Perry, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States in 1943. He died in 1943, in Hazard, Perry, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 75.

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George Washington Nickolson
Lucy Siler
Marriage: 7 March 1897
Lois Nan Nicholson
Beulah Mae Nicholson
Leila Nicholson
Charles R. Nicholson
Gladys Nicholson
Nina Frances NICHOLSON
George Truett Nicholson

Sources (17)

  • George W Nicoloson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • G W Nicholson, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • George W. Nickolson, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1962"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 March 1897Whitley, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 2

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.


    Age 12

    Historical Boundaries 1880: Lynn Camp, Whitley, Kentucky, United States 1882: Lynn Camp Station, Whitley, Kentucky, United States 1883: Cummins, Whitley, Kentucky, United States 1885: Corbin, Whitley, Kentucky, United States

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 22

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): variant of Nicholson .

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

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