Abraham Doyle Nichols

22 March 1917–25 July 1978 (Age 61)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Abraham Doyle

When Abraham Doyle Nichols was born on 22 March 1917, in Nebraska, United States, his father, Earl Jasper Nichols, was 32 and his mother, Mary Susan Doyle, was 26. He had at least 1 son with Leona E Linnemeyer. He lived in Frontier, Nebraska, United States in 1935 and East Ogallala Election Precinct, Keith, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died on 25 July 1978, in San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Maywood, Frontier, Nebraska, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Abraham Doyle Nichols
Leona E Linnemeyer
Jack Duane Nichols

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 17

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ale Nichols in household of Earl J Nichols, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Abraham D Nichols in household of Earl J Nichols, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Abe D Nichols, "United States Census, 1940"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.