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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

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Jesse Parmer

Jesse Parmer
b. 15 September 1789, Virginia, to Jesse and Rebecca Parmer
d. 18 November 1876, Jackson County, Iowa

m. 12 July 1814, Columbiana County, Ohio
Charity Pugh
b. 17 February 1796, Virginia
d. 18 August 1889, Jackson County, Iowa

Children with Charity Pugh:
• Aaron (b. 1815) married Catherine Davis
• Jesse (1818-1904) married (1) Sarah A. Davis, (2) Frances [–?–]
• Peter (1819-ca. 1864) married Catherine Davis
• Sarah (b. ca. 1820) married Levi Rolf
• Mary (b. 1822) married Daniel M. Robbins
• Belinda (b. 1826) married (1) Isaac E. Welch, (2) Joseph Larkins
• Nancy A. (b. 1837)

Jesse was an original landowner in Decatur County, Indiana, on 11 December 1834. It is unknown when he left Indiana. He was a veteran of the War of 1812.

Submitted by:
Francis Metz
Batesville IN

James Parmer

James Parmer
b. 25 February 1821, Columbiana County, Ohio, to Joseph and Ruth (Potts) Parmer
d. 11 May 1911, Jackson County, Iowa

m. 25 April 1845, Decatur County, Indiana
America Davis
b/ 25 May 1828, Franklin County, Indiana, to Asa and Susannah (Blue) Davis
d. 10 October 1904

Children with America Davis:
• Ruth Ann (1846-1923) married Robert Bradley
• Asa D. (b. 1851)
• Joseph (1853-1854)
• John (1853-1865)
• James Amos (1858-1942) married Lucy Victoria Jerman
• David (1860-1890) married Laura A. Roush

James moved to Iowa in 1865. He was a member of the Adventist Church.

Submitted by:
Francis Metz
Batesville IN

Charles Edgar Davis

Charles Edgar Davis
b. 7 August 1897, Salt Creek Township, Decatur County, Indiana, to David Arthur Thackrey and Anna Eliza (Hart) Davis
d. 30 April 1951, Michigan

m. 12 February 1922, Covington, Kentucky
Stella Marie Parmer
b. 4 November 1902, New Point, Decatur County, Indiana, to Isaac A. and Phebe May (Thackery) Parmer
d. 14 January 1996, Michigan

Children with Stella Marie Parmer:
• Doris Alene (1923-1998) married Ivan Gill
• Gerlad Keith (1927-1967) married Barbara Altman
• Joyce Marie (1936-1984) married David Fortson, Jr.

Charles was a World War I veteran. After Charles’ death, Stella Marie married Bonnye I. Donaldson. Again widowed, she married a third time to Leroy W. Vansickle.

Submitted by:
Irene Krieger
Batesville IN
E-mail: ihdkrieger@yahoo.com

Joseph Edward Parmer

Joseph Edward Parmer
b. 29 June 1893, Franklin County, Indiana, to Joseph and Sarah (Scott) Parmer
d. 12 April 1938, Williston, North Dakota

m. 7 May 1917, North Dakota
Thea Bakke
b. 6 September 1893, Ottofy, North Dakota
d. 17 Mar 1966, Fargo, North Dakota

Children with Thea Bakke:

  • Thelma Sylvia (1918-2000) married Adolph Gurk
  • Warren Claude (1920-2001) married Ethel Elaine Homme
  • Viola Deloris (b. 1922) married Waldo Phillip McDonald
  • Joseph Theodore (b. 1924) married Carol Joyce Fautect
  • Levi Quintin (b. 1927) married Ruth Ellen Hawes
  • Dwayne Dennis (b. 1930) married Luella Charlotte
  • Russell Gary (1935-1994) married (1) Magdelin Krump, (2) Bobby [–?–]

Submitted by:
Frances Metz
Batesville IN

Charles Edgar Davis

Charles Edgar Davis
b. 7 August 1897, Salt Creek Township, Decatur County, Indiana, to David Arthur Thackrey and Anna Eliza (Hart) Davis
d. 30 April 1951, Michigan

m. 12 February 1922, Covington, Kentucky
Stella Marie Parmer
b. 4 November 1902, New Point, Decatur County, Indiana, to Isaac and Phoebe May (Thackery) Parmer
d. 14 January 1996, Michigan

Children with Stella Marie Parmer:

  • Doris Alene (1923-1998) married Ivan Gill
  • Gerald Keith (1927-1967) married Barbara Altman
  • Joyce Marie (1936-1984) married David Fortson, Jr.

Stella remarried after Charles died to Bonnye I. Donaldson, who also died. She then married Leroy W. Vansickle.

Charles and Stella are both buried in White Chapel Cemetery, Troy, Michigan.

Submitted by:
Irene Krieger
Batesville IN
E-mail: ihdkrieger@yahoo.com