Author name: Tom Nicholas

Was Benjamin L. Nicholas apprenticed with Richard Phillips?

In the 1871 Census of England and Wales Benjamin’s occupation is listed as ‘Tailor’s apprentice’ but it gives no indication of who the tailor could have been. However recent investigations into the 1871 Census have identified a possible candidate – Richard Phillips. Richard was born in New Moat in about 1830. In 1858 Richard married Hannah …

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John N + Evie (Scrutchfield) + Ida Irene (Schuenemann) THOMAS

 John Nicholas Thomas Birth: Mar. 28, 1869, Whitland, Carmarthenshire, Wales Death: Jun. 13, 1949, Missouri, USA Burial: Sugar Creek Cemetery, Moberly, Randolph County, Missouri, USA Son of: Benjamin  Thomas (1827- )/Sarah Nicholas (1842- Married:  Evie Mae Scrutchfield Evie Mae Scrutchfield Birth: Jan. 21, 1877, Chariton County, Missouri, USA Death: Feb. 5, 1901, Randolph County, Missouri, USA Died 4 days after giving birth to Evie May …

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Lloyd George Nicholas 1916-2010

Lloyd George Nicholas was born Oct. 27, 1916, to John and Elizabeth (Guhde) Nicholas in Custer County, NE, USA. He died, at home, aged 93 on Aug. 28, 2010 ( Summerfield Marshall County KA, USA) Family links: Sibling: Lewis L. Nicholas (1918 – 2013) Parents: John Bowen Nicholas (1873 – 1950) / Elizabeth Marie Ghude Nicholas (1884 – …

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Lewis L Nicholas 1918-2013

Birth: Dec. 15, 1918 – Cumro, Custer County, Nebraska, USA Death: Jun. 8, 2013, Pawnee City, Pawnee County, Nebraska, USA Lewis L. Nicholas, 94 of Pawnee City passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at the Pawnee Manor in Pawnee City, Nebraska. He was born on December 15, 1918 in Cumro, Nebraska. Lewis was born to immigrant parents John Bowen Nicholas …

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John B. Nicholas/Lizzie Guhde

1873 John Bowen Nicholas Born: June 28 1873 (Tenby St. Mary Out Liberty, Pembroke 11a 843) in South Wales. Father: Evan Nicholas Born:~December 1843 in Bletherston, Pembrokeshire, Wales (Narberth 266 43) Died:~March 1887 (age 42) (Pembroke 11a 663) Mother: Eleanor Bowen Born:~June 1851 in Pembrokeshire, Wales (Narberth 267 59) Died: ~December 1872 (Narbeth 11a 1530) 1881 England, Wales & …

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Buckshot (Bucksnort?) Creek, Pottawatomie County, Kansas

Central Branch Union Pacific Railroad offers land from Atchison to Kirwin and Bull City This brochure encourages the purchase of land twenty miles either side of the Central Branch Union Pacific Railroad. The Central Branch Union Pacific Railroad lies primarily from Atchison to Concordia and north. There is a full map of the area on …

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William L NICHOLAS

At Peru State College, on Tuesday morning, April 25, 1950, Professor Barney K Baker shot to death the college president, Dr William L Nicholas, and the head of the education division, Dr Paul Ammon Maxwell. He then went home and killed himself. The tragedy followed Dr Baker’s being notified of his future dismissal from the college.

Land Patent

You can search for your ancestor’s Land Patent’s on the Bureau of Land Management(BLM), General Land Office (GLO) Records Automation web site Benjamin Lewis Nicholas’s Land Patent’s, in Nebraska, can be found here and here

Nebraska Family Farms

Google Map illustrating the location of the farms owned by 1. Benjamin Lewis NICHOLAS 2. Hans C PETERSON – (Han’s son Nels W Peterson married Benjamin’s daughter [Mary] Theodocia) and 3. William IHLOW [later changed to Eloe] – (William’s son John ELOE married Benjamin’s daughter Elizabeth [Marion] in 1915). Click here to see the Plat Map …

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Robert N ELOE (1922-1943)

19/10/43 Three new B-17Gs are assigned to the 381st, including 42-31075 ‘The Rebel’ and 42-31111 ‘Four Aces Pat Hand’ pic.twitter.com/j1wtNjVhCt — Paths That Crossed (@RAF_Ridgewell) October 19, 2013   20/12/43 Mission 51: Bremen. 28 bombers take off at 0830 into a beautiful sunrise to bomb the port area of Bremen. They join over 500 others …

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