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James Wesley Nichols

Male 1807 - 1897


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  • Born  14 Aug 1807  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Census: Federal  1810  , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • male >45: John Nicholds [at 61]
      female 16-25
      female 10-15 [Mercy at 14]
      male <10 [Elijah at 8]
      male <10 [Joseph at 5]
      male <10 [James at 3]
      male <10
    Census: Federal  1820  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • male >45: John Nichols [at 71], engaged in agriculture
      female >45 [Catherine at 53]
      female 16-26 [Mercy at 24]
      male 10-16 [Joseph at 15]
      male 10-16 [James at 13]
      male 10-16
      male <10 [Abraham at 8]
    Census: Federal  1830  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • male 20-30: James W. Nicholds [at 23]
      female 20-30 [Nancy at abt 23]
      male <5
    Census: Federal  1840  , Wheelers District, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • male 20-30: James W. Nicholls [at 33?]
      female 20-30
      male 5-10
      female 5-10
      female 5-10
      female <5
      female <5
    Census: Federal  25 Sep 1850  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • 1) James W. Nicholds, male age 48, farmer, $500 real estate, born in Wilkes
      2) Nancy Nicholds, female age 43, born in Burke, cannot read or write
      3) John Nicholds, male age 21, farmer, born in Wilkes, cannot read or write
      4) Sally Nicholds, female age 19, born in Wilkes
      5) Catherine Nicholds, female age 18, born in Wilkes
      6) Nancy Nicholds, female age 15, born in Wilkes, attended school
      7) Martha Nicholds, female age 13, born in Wilkes, attended school
      8) James Nicholds, male age 11, born in Wilkes, attended school
      9) William Nicholds, male age 8, born in Wilkes, attended school
      10) Amanda Nicholds, female age 6, born in Wilkes, attended school
      11) Wesly Nicholds, male age 3, born in Wilkes
      12) Purvis Nicholds, male age 1, born in Wilkes
    Census: Federal  16 Jul 1860  , Upper Division (PO Wilkesboro), Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 1) J. W. Nicholds, male age 52, farmer, $700 real estate, $600 personal estate, born in NC
      2) Nancy Nicholds, female age 49, farmer, born in NC
      3) William Nicholds, male age 18, farmer, born in NC, attended school
      4) Wesly Nicholds, male age 13, farmer, born in NC, attended school
      5) Purvis Nicholds, male age 11, born in NC, attended school
    Census: Federal  4 Aug 1870  , Lewis Fork Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • 1) James W. Nickols, white male age 62, farmer, born in NC
      2) Nancy Nickols, white female age 62, keeping house, born in NC, cannot read or write
      3) William Nickols, white male age 26, farmer, born in NC, idiotic
      4) Wistly Nickols, white male age 21, farm laborer, born in NC
      5) Reuben Nickols, white male age 15, farm laborer, born in NC, cannot read or write
      6) Jesse Nickols, white male age 13, farm laborer, born in NC, cannot read or write
      7) Abury Nickols, white male age 11, farm laborer, born in NC, cannot read or write
    Census: Federal  19 Jun 1880  , Reddies River Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • 1) James W. Nicholls, head, white male age 72, farmer & mill right, born in NC, parents born in MD
      2) Nancy Nicholls, wife, white female age 70, keeping house, born in NC, parents born in NC, cannot read or write
      3) Asbury Nicholls, gr son, white male age 18, labors on farm, born in NC, parents born in NC, attended school, cannot write
    Died  17 Jul 1897 
    Person ID  I2129  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  15 Jan 2011 

    Father  John Nichols, Sr.,   b. 1749, , , , Maryland Province, Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 2 Mar 1831 and Apr 1833, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Catherine Waggoner,   b. Abt 1767, , , , North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 17 Jul 1860, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Family ID  F154  Group Sheet

    Family  Nancy Shepherd,   b. Abt 1807, , , Burke County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Nichols,   b. Abt 1829, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Sally Nichols,   b. Abt 1831, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Catherine Nichols,   b. Abt 1832, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Nancy Nichols,   b. Abt 1835, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Martha Nichols,   b. Abt 1837, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. James Nichols,   b. Abt 1839, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. William Nichols,   b. Abt 1842, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Amanda Nichols,   b. Abt 1844, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Wesly Nichols,   b. Abt 1847, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. John "Purvis" Nichols,   b. 8 May 1848, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1929
    Last Modified  28 Dec 2003 
    Family ID  F708  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Aug 1807 - , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1810 - , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1820 - , , 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 - , Wheelers District, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 25 Sep 1850 - , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 16 Jul 1860 - , Upper Division (PO Wilkesboro), Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 4 Aug 1870 - , Lewis Fork Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 19 Jun 1880 - , Reddies River Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1662] 1810 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Wilkes, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M252, roll 43, Wilkesborough, p. 878, John Nicholds household, accessed 19 Jul 2008, 19 Jul 2008.

    2. [S1644] 1820 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Wilkes County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M33, roll 83, p. 521, John Nicholds household, accessed 19 Jul 2008, 19 Jul 2008.

    3. [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, James W. Nicholds household, accessed 19 Jul 2008, 19 Jul 2008.

    4. [S1591] 1840 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Wilkes County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M704, roll 373, Wheelers District, p. 100, James W. Nicholls household, accessed 19 Jul 2008., 19 Jul 2008.

    5. [S111] 1850 U.S. census, Wilkes County, North Carolina, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), James W. Nicholds household, dwelling & family 1260, page 335; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication M432, roll 649.

    6. [S734] 1860 U.S. census, Wilkes County, North Carolina, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), J. W. Nicholds household, Upper Division (PO Wilkesboro), dwelling 547, family 542, page 137; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication M653, roll 918.

    7. [S637] 1870 U.S. census, Wilkes County, North Carolina, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), James W. Nickols household, Lewis Fork Township, dwelling & family 25, page 312; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication M593, roll 1125.

    8. [S1737] 1880 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Digital images, North Carolina, Wilkes County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2005), T9, roll 987, Reddies River Township, enumeration district (ED) 221, p. 23A, dwelling 191, family 191, James W. Nicholls household, accessed 15 Jan 2011, 15 Jan 2011.