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James D Nicholson

James D Nicholson
b. 21 May 1837 at Parish of Bower, Caithnesshire, Scotland to John Nicholson and Catherine Bain
d. 19 Oct 1908 OK
bur. Seceder Cemetery (also called Portland Mills), Parke Co., IN

James Nicholson gravestone

James Nicholson gravestone

m. 25 Dec 1866 Buffalo, MO ?
Susanna Rexrode 
b. 13 Apr 1868 in Virginia to Henry Edmund Rexrode and Maria/Mary Burkholder
d. 16 Dec 1887 at Parke Co., IN
bur. Seceder Cemetery, Parke Co., IN

Children with Susanna Rexrode:

  • Mary (Molly) Belle Nicholson (13 Apr 1868-) m. George T. Johnson 7 Apr 1892
  • Charles T. Nicholson (19 Feb 1870-) m1. Nora Ratcliff m2. Bessie Minaul 16 Feb 1903
  • Ora Alice Nicholson (22 Mar 1874-5 Oct 1875)
  • William M. Nicholson (17 Jun 1876-) m. Bessie Riner 24 Nov 1897
  • John H. Nicholson (23 Aug 1878- ) m1. Cecil Mount 17 Jun 1903 m2. Artie B. Day 14 Oct 1912
  • Carmie Ethel Nicholson (27 Jun 1881-1 Mar 1961) m. William Clarence Wysong 16 Aug 1902
  • Katy Pearl Nicholson (27 Jan 1884-) m. Olan Lecker Williams Jun 1912

James D. Nicholson emigrated from Scotland in 1840. He arrived in Indiana in about 1842. With the exception of two periods in his life – between 1866 and 1882 and between 1907 until his death in 1908 – he spent all of his life in Parke County, Indiana.

Submitted by:
Roberta Wysong
Bloomington, IN
E-mail: rlwysong@aol.com

John Nicholson

John Nicholson
b. 26 Oct 1807 at Parish of Bower, Caithnesshire, Scotland to David Nicholson and Janet Smith
d. 27 Oct 1886 at Parke Co., IN
bur. Seceder Cemetery (also called Portland Mills), Parke Co., IN

John Nicholson gravestone

John Nicholson gravestone

m. 29 Jun 1830 Scotland
Catherine Bain 
b. 1805 at Parish of Bower, Caithnesshire, Scotland to James Bain and Margaret Murray/Murry
d. 1841 Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada

Children with Catherine Bain:

  • Margaret Nicholson (10 May 1831-11 Jul 1905) m. William Porter 31 Aug 1848
  • Janet/Jennet Nicholson (5 Apr 1833-6 Mar 1922) m. James Pyle 10 Sept 1851
  • David Nicholson (23 Jul 1835-5 Mar 1913) m. Mary C. Dickson 6 Mar 1861
  • James D. Nicholson (21 May 1837-19 Oct 1908) m. Susanna Rexrode 25 Dec 1866
  • William Nicholson (9 Jul 1839-31 Jan 1865) m. Mary Ruth Bishop 13 Mar 1862

John Nicholson emigrated from Scotland in 1840. He arrived in Indiana about 1842 and lived briefly in Morgan County, before settling in Greene Township, Parke County, Indiana for the rest of his life.

Submitted by:
Roberta Wysong
Bloomington, IN
E-mail: rlwysong@aol.com