Esther Mae Nichols

21 July 1908–9 July 1974 (Age 66)
Enid Township, Garfield, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Esther Mae

When Esther Mae Nichols was born on 21 July 1908, in Enid Township, Garfield, Oklahoma, United States, her father, Charles Andrew Nichols, was 23 and her mother, Icie Montgomery Gratner, was 19. She married Elgin Crosby on 3 July 1931. She lived in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States in 1910. She died on 9 July 1974, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Elgin Crosby
Esther Mae Nichols
Marriage: 3 July 1931

Spouse and Children

3 July 1931

Parents and Siblings



    Ruth M Nichols



    William Henry Nichols


    Edgar Nichols


    Aneita Nichols


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

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.
1910 · State Capital Moves to Oklahoma City

Age 2

The state capital of Oklahoma moved from Guthrie to Oklahoma City on June 10, 1910. 

Age 19

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)

  • Esther Crosby in household of Elgin W Crosby, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ester M Nichols in household of Charles A Nichols, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Esther Nichols in household of Charles Nichols, "United States Census, 1930"

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