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John Edward Nicholson

John Edward Nicholson
birth: 25 Dec 1877, Russellville, Putnam County, Indiana to Benjamin B. Nicholson and Susan Ball
death: 21 Mar 1952, Aspinwall, O’Hara Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
burial: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

m: 14 Mar 1901, Putnam County, Indiana
Daisy Olive Homan
birth: 23 Feb 1878, Russell Township, Putnam County, Indiana to George Waugh Homan and Nancy Burnside
death: 5 Sep 1956, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
burial: Portland Mills Cemetery, Parke County, Indiana

Children of John Edward Nicholson and Daisy Olive Homan:

  • Wallace Elto Nicholson (1902-1960) married Frieda Beeldt
  • Leona Perle Nicholson (1903-1962) married Harold Ray Slider
  • Maurice Edward Nicholson (1907-1982) married Helen Eugenia Maxwell
  • Donna Olive Nicholson (1912-1976) married Charles Thomas Faulkner

John lived in Russell Township, Putnam County from birth to early 1900’s and Indianapolis, Marion County from 1905 to 1914. He later moved to Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

John was a carpenter and built houses in Indianapolis.  He served in the 503 Aero Sq. Air Svc. in World War I.  John and Daisy were divorced.

Submitted by:
David Nicholson

Maurice Edward Nicholson

Maurice Edward “Red” Nicholson
birth: 13 Mar 1907, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana to John Edward Nicholson and Daisy Olive Homan
death: 22 Jun 1982, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio
burial: Memorial Park, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio

Maurice and Helen Nicholson’s wedding picture

Maurice and Helen Nicholson’s wedding picture

marriage: 15 Jul 1931, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota
Helen Eugenia Maxwell birth: 28 Sep 1910, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio to Eugene Martin Maxwell and Maude Belle Parmer Maxwell
death: 13 May 1996, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio
burial: Memorial Park Cemetery, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio

Maurice was a baker.  When he first went to Dayton, he worked at the White Baking Company breaking horses for the delivery routes.  He then went to Minneapolis to work in the large mills.  He continued to work in the baking industry in both Columbus, Springfield, and Dayton, Ohio, where he owned several bakeries and restaurants.  He was also owner of Maurice E. Nicholson Bakery Supplies. Maurice was a member of St. Paul Methodist Church in Indianapolis and Westminster Presbyterian Church in Dayton, Ohio.

Maurice lived in Indianapolis from 1907 to late 1920’s. He later lived in Dayton, Ohio (1930, 1937-1947); Minneapolis, Minnesota (1931-2); Columbus, Ohio (1933); Springfield, Ohio (1935); Clayton, Montgomery County, Ohio (1947-1982). Maurice and Helen had four children.  He never lost his love for his home state of Indiana.

Submitted by:
Terry Anne Nicholson
Email: tnicholson@woh.rr.com