James Alford Nickelson

1 September 1886–13 December 1971 (Age 85)
Claiborne, Louisiana, United States

The Life Summary of James Alford

When James Alford Nickelson was born on 1 September 1886, in Claiborne, Louisiana, United States, his father, William Harrison Nickelson, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Louise Robinson, was 24. He had at least 6 sons and 3 daughters with Eural Lee Perry. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Robertson, Texas, United States in 1940 and Lumberton, Hardin, Texas, United States in 2013. He died on 13 December 1971, in Hearne, Robertson, Texas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Franklin, Robertson, Texas, United States.

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James Alford Nickelson
Eural Lee Perry
Maurine Nickelson
Taldon Nickelson
Herbert or James Leroy "Nick" Nickelson
Edward Earl Nickelson
Wilma Jean Nickelson
Dorothy Mae Nickelson
Louis Nickelson
James Alford Nickelson
Carrol Dean Nickelson

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 4
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.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company
Age 8
Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1909 · The NAACP is formed
Age 23
Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of Nickelsen .2 English: variant spelling of Scottish and northern English Nicholson .

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

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Sources (38)

  • James A Nickelson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James A Nickelson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • J A Nickelson, "United States Census, 1930"

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