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Bonnie Lincoln Noe

Bonnie Lincoln Noe
birth: 13 Feb 1921, Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY to C.F. Noe and Agatha May Lightcap
death: 16 Feb 1999 at Naples, Collier Co., FL
burial: Barnes Cemetery, Nabb, Clark Co., IN

marriage: 29 Mar 1944, Scottsburg, Scott Co., IN
Margaret Ann Nicholson
birth: 21 Sep 1927, Salem, Washington Co., IN to Noble Durward Nicholson and Ruth Helen Voyles
death: 9 Feb 2016, Naples, Collier Co., FL
burial: Barnes Cemetery, Nabb, Clark Co., IN

Children of Bonnie Lincoln Noe and Margaret Ann Nicholson:

  • Paula Jeanne Noe, b. 1946, living, m. Steven Carlisle
  • Peggy Joanne Noe, b. 1949, living
  • Patsy Joyce Noe, b. 1952, living
  • Pamela Joy Noe, b. 1958, living
  • Penny Janalyn Noe, b. 1967, living

Bonnie Lincoln Noe lived in:

  • Nabb, Scott County, Indiana from 1921 – 1967
  • Naples, Collier County, Florida

Other Information:

Bonnie was a owner and operator of his own business:  Noe’s Garage and Filling Station in Nabb.  He also drove a school bus for Lexington Township School, Lexington, Scott County, Indiana and was a hobby farmer.   His wife, Margaret Ann Noe, was Bonnie’s assistant and also drove a school bus in Lexington Township.  She was their first woman school driver.  Due to Bonnie’s health, the couple moved to Naples, Florida, where it was warmer and out of the cold winters of Indiana.

Submitted by:
Jeannie & Steve Carlisle
Email: carlisle.jeannie@gmail.com

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

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

Carmie Ethel Nicholson and William C Wysong

Carmie Ethel Nicholson
b. 27 Jun 1881 at Moline, Kansas to James D. Nicholson and Susannah Rexrode
d. 1 Mar 1961 at Clinton Twp., Putnam Co., IN
bur. Seceder Cemetery (also called Portland Mills), Greene Twp., Parke Co., IN

William Wysong and Carmie Nicholson gravestone

William Wysong and Carmie Nicholson gravestone

m1. 16 Aug 1902 Albuquerque, NM
William C. Wysong 
b. 12 Jan 1881 Missouri, to William Henry Wysong and Harriet Perkins
d. 30 Jun 1906 Greene Twp., Parke Co., IN
bur. Seceder Cemetery (also called Portland Mills), Greene Twp., Parke Co., IN

m2. Sept 1921
James A. Tabor 
b. 29 Sept 1870
d. 3 Feb 1954

Children of Carmie Ethel Nicholson and William C. Wysong:

  • Harold James Wysong (23 Nov 1903-28 Dec 1981) m. France Evelyn Akers
  • Delia Pearl Wysong (29 Jul 1905-14 Jan 1998) m. Frederick W. Oberst
  • Marjorie Alice Wysong (23 Aug 1906-24 Sept 1997) m. Robert Lloyd Neelley

Carmie Nicholson lived in Indiana most of her life. Although born in Kansas, her family returned to Indiana in 1882. She went to Albuquerque, NM in 1902 with her brother, who had lost his wife to tuberculosis. William Clarence Wysong followed her there and they married in Albuquerque. They remained there until 1903 and returned to Indiana in 1905. After William died, Carmie and their children lived in Oklahoma for the years 1907-1922. She married James Tabor in 1921 and soon after returned to Indiana, where she remained for the rest of her life.

William Clarence Wysong lived in Indiana for most of his life. He was born in Missouri but his parents moved back to Indiana when he was about 2 years old. He married in Albuquerque, NM while living there from 1902-1903 and was again in New Mexico between 1905 and 1906. William died from typhoid fever and pneumonia on 30 June 1906 in Parke Co., Indiana.

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

Asa White

Asa White
b. 1789, North Carolina, to Thomas and Sarah (Nicholson) White
d. 1868/69, Douglas County, Illinois

m. 22 December 1809, Madison County, Kentucky
Mary “Polly” Lewis
b. 9 May 1789, Rowan County, North Carolina, to Abraham and Esther (Todd) Lewis
d. 29 October 1832, Union County, Indiana

Children with Mary Lewis:

  • Sarah Nickelson
  • William
  • Perlina
  • Mary
  • Silas
  • Esther Todd
  • Permelia Durham
  • Elizabeth

Asa lived in Wayne and Union counties in Indiana. He emigrated from Indiana in about 1832 to Douglas County, Illinois.

Submitted by:
Everett W. Spackman, Laramie WY
Judith L. Weber, Greenfield IA

William Nicholson

William Nicholson
b. about 1780, Virginia, to Benjamin and Jemima (Darnell) Nicholson
d. 8 May 1856

Elizabeth [–?–]
d. 18 September 1839, Washington County, Indiana


Children with Elizabeth [–?–]:

  • Carter T.
  • Nancy
  • Jemima
  • Thomas M.
  • Peter James
  • Martha
  • Millicent
  • John B.

William served in the War of 1812 from Kentucky. William and Elizabeth had two other daughters. After his first wife Elizabeth, a cousin, died, he married again and had two or three more children. Although his second family moved with his son Peter James Nicholson and others to Iowa, William did not stay there. He returned to Washington County, Indiana, where he had relatives and died there. His second wife then returned to Iowa.

Submitted by:
Bethel L. Marshall
Boise ID

Peter James Nicholson

Peter James Nicholson
b. 22 January 1800, Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky, to William and Elizabeth [–?–] Nicholson
d. 31 October 1896, Mineralridge, Boone County, Indiana

m. 30 April 1833, Putnam County, Indiana
Elizabeth Frances Staughan
b. 1813, Shelby County, Kentucky
d. 30 October 1886, Polk County, Iowa

Children with Elizabeth Frances Staughan:

  • Stark Dupey
  • John William
  • Francis Marion
  • Nathaniel Stanford
  • Elizabeth Catherine
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Martha Ann
  • Aaron Calvin
  • Alsy
  • Peter
  • Silas
  • [–?–]

Peter Nicholson immigrated to Washington County, Indiana, from Kentucky in 1819 with
his parents. He was one of the leaders of a group of his relatives and friends who emigrated from Putnam County, Indiana, to Fraser, Boone County, Iowa, about 1848 after Iowa had opened for settlement. The town of Fraser sprang up around his pioneer home in Iowa.

Submitted by:
Bethel L. Marshall
Boise ID

Elizabeth Catherine Nicholson

Elizabeth Catherine Nicholson
b. 8 September 1841, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, to Peter James and Elizabeth (Staughan) Nicholson
d. 17 March 1922, Fromberg, Carbon County, Montana

m/1. about 1861, perhaps in Iowa
Bartlett Lapham
b. about 1840
d. about 1869

m/2. 1872, Iowa
Abraham Messersmith
b. 18 August 1839, Johnson County, Indiana, to Andrew and Charlotte (Sells) Messersmith

Children with Bartlett Lapham:

  • Grace Alice
  • Peter James
  • Martha Ann
  • Eulalie “Lou”

Elizabeth Catherine (Nicholson) and Abraham Messerssmith had eight children, all born in Iowa. They lived for some time in Colorado, where they probably prospected for gold, but left the Cripple Creek area just before the big gold strike. They were pioneers of Oklahoma but left there and moved to Montana, where Elizabeth died. Abraham later returned to Iowa, where he died. Abraham was a widower when he married Elizabeth.

Submitted by:
Bethel L. Marshall
Boise ID