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John Wesley Nichols[1]

Male 1827 - 1918


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  • Born  24 Mar 1827  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Census: Federal  1830  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • male age 20-30: Elijah Nicholds [at 28]
      female age 15-20 [Susan at abt 18]
      female 5-10
      male <5 [John Wesley at 3]
    Census: Federal  1840  , Gilreath's District, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • male 30-40: Elijah Nicholds [at 38]
      female 20-30 [Susan at abt 28]
      male 10-15 [John Wesley at 13]
      male 5-10 [Joseph Alfred at abt 10]
      female 5-10 [Violet at abt 8]
      male <5 [Abraham Columbus 5]
      male <5 [Jesse Lee at abt 4]
    Census: Federal  9 May 1841  , District 45, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    for the Wilkes County School System 
    • Elijah Nicholls: head
      John W.
      Joseph
      Abraham
      Vilett
    Census: Federal  2 Aug 1850  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 1) Elijah Nicholds, male age 48, farmer, $1500 real estate, born in Wilkes County, NC
      2) Susan Nicholds, female age 38, born in Wilkes County, NC
      3) John Nicholds, male age 23, farmer, born in Wilkes County, NC
      4) Joseph Nicholds, male age 20, farmer, born in Wilkes County, NC
      5) Violet Nicholds, female age 18, born in Wilkes County, NC
      6) Abraham Nicholds, male age 16, born in Wilkes County, NC, attended school
      7) Jesse Nicholds, male age 14, born in Wilkes County, NC, attended school
      8) James Nicholds, male age 12, born in Wilkes County, NC, attended school
      9) Polly Nicholds, female age 10, born in Wilkes County, NC, attended school
      10) William Nicholds, male age 4, born in Wilkes County, NC
      11) Susan Nicholds, female age 2, born in Wilkes County, NC
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    Died  4 Apr 1918  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I1089  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  19 Jul 2008 

    Father  Elijah Nichols,   b. 14 Feb 1802, , Fishdam Creek, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1856, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Susan Elvira Minton,   b. Abt 1811, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 21 Jun 1883 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Family ID  F160  Group Sheet

    Family  Clarisa Harlow Bishop,   b. Est 1835,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  7 Dec 1855  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Groom: John Nichols
      Bride: Clarissa Harlow Bishop
      Bond Date: 06 Dec 1855
      Bond #: 000166740
      Marriage Date: 07 Dec 1855
      County: Wilkes
      Record #: 02 185
      Witness: Wm S McNeil, D
      Performed By: William Church
    Last Modified  23 Sep 2004 
    Family ID  F1102  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Mar 1827 - , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1830 - , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1840 - , Gilreath's District, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - for the Wilkes County School System - 9 May 1841 - , District 45, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 2 Aug 1850 - , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Dec 1855 - , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Apr 1918 - , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S210] A Transcript of Wilkes County School census 1840-1850 With Comprehensive Index of Names and Places, George F. McNeil, (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Privately published, 1993), Elijah Nicholls household, District 45, page 101.

    2. [S1613] 1830 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Wilkes County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M29, roll 125, p. 355, Elijah Nicholds household, accessed 19 Jul 2008, 19 Jul 2008.

    3. [S1591] 1840 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Wilkes County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M704, roll 373, McNiel's District, p. 91, Elijah Nicholds household, accessed 19 Jul 2008., 19 Jul 2008.

    4. [S111] 1850 U.S. census, Wilkes County, North Carolina, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), Elijah Nicholds household, dwelling & family 396, sheet 278A; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication M432, roll 649.

    5. [S18] "North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868," subscription database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, compiler, (www.ancestry.com), Image number: 000660.