Robert M. Nickerson

9 August 1897–January 1985 (Age 87)
Bucklin, Linn, Missouri, United States

The Life of Robert M.

When Robert M. Nickerson was born on 9 August 1897, in Bucklin, Linn, Missouri, United States, his father, John Stephen Nickerson, was 33 and his mother, Augusta Jane Hair, was 34. He married Harriet M Johnson about 1919. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Harris, Sullivan, Missouri, United States in 1930. He died in January 1985, in Hassard, Ralls, Missouri, United States, at the age of 87.

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Robert M. Nickerson
Harriet M Johnson
Marriage: about 1919
Robert B Nickerson

Spouse and Children

about 1919


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 7

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 23

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): patronymic from a pet form of Nicholas .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert N Nickerson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert Nickerson in household of John S Nickerson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Robert Nickerson, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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