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 […]

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 […]