Laura Alma Nicks

17 November 1869–21 January 1954 (Age 84)
Carlowville, Dallas, Alabama, United States

The Life of Laura Alma

When Laura Alma Nicks was born on 17 November 1869, in Carlowville, Dallas, Alabama, United States, her father, John D. Nicks, was 44 and her mother, Mary Catherine Kate Gore, was 40. She married Henry Dawson Lide on 21 February 1893, in Talladega, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Comanche, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 2, Hill, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 21 January 1954, in Wortham, Freestone, Texas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Wortham Cemetery, Wortham, Freestone, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Dawson Lide
Laura Alma Nicks
Marriage: 21 February 1893
John Ross Lide
Mary Catherine Lide
Corneluis Mandeville Lide
Henry Dawson Lide

Spouse and Children

    Henry Dawson Lide



21 February 1893
Talladega, Alabama, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John D. Nicks


    Mary Catherine Kate Gore




    Russ Nix


    Elbridge Ross Nicks


    Ellen NICKS


    Margaret S Nicks



World Events (8)

1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 1

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

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.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

German: patronymic from a short form of Nikolaus, a German form of Nicholas .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Laura A Lide in household of Henry D Lide, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Laura Nix in household of John Nix, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Laura A Lide in household of Henry D Lide, "United States Census, 1900"

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