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Ernest Edward Nicholas

Ernest Edward Nicholas

Male 1838 - 1924  (86 years)

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  • Name Ernest Edward Nicholas 
    Born 25 Jun 1838  Berlin, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 09 Oct 1924  Rippey, Greene County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 11 Oct 1924  Rippey Cemetary, Rippey, Greene County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I155  Thompson
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2004 

    Father ? Nicholas,   b. Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother ? 
    Family ID F252  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Minnerva Bacon Hastings,   b. 19 Apr 1839, Bombay, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Dec 1900, Rippey, Greene County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 12 Dec 1867  Sublet, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. William Ernest Nicholas,   b. 29 Apr 1869, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1921, Rippey, Greene County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Edward Henry Nicholas,   b. 25 Apr 1871, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Mar 1964, Decatur, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    +3. Lurena Adalade Nicholas,   b. 03 Apr 1873, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1968, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. George Heizer Nicholas,   b. 04 Jan 1875,   d. 16 Feb 1875
    +5. Karlas Adolphas Nicholas,   b. 04 Jun 1876, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1932  (Age 55 years)
    +6. John Ralph Nicholas,   b. 07 Sep 1878, Rippey, Greene County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1967, Westminster, Adams County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +7. Abijah Julius Conrad Nicholas,   b. 03 Jun 1882, Boone County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1958, Jefferson, Greene County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +8. King Fritz Nicholas,   b. 06 Jul 1884, Rippey, Greene County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1963, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2003 
    Family ID F54  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Ernest Edward Nicholas
    Ernest Edward Nicholas
    Ernest Edward Nicholas
    Ernest Edward Nicholas
    Ernest Edward Nicholas
    Ernest Edward Nicholas
    Nicholas Homestead
    Nicholas Homestead
    It is believed this is Ernest and Minerva Nicholas with an unidentified son.

    Documents 1870 United States Federal Census Record - Sublette, Lee Countym Illinois - Page 31
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    1880 United States Federal Census Record - Yell, Boone County, Iowa - Page 28
    1880 United States Federal Census Record - Yell, Boone County, Iowa - Page 28

    Headstones
    Nicholas, Ernest Edward
    Nicholas, Ernest Edward
    Nicholas, Minerva 1839 - 1900, Ernest 1838 - 1924

    Histories
    Note from 1865
    Note from 1865
    Very old paper regarding money owed to Ernest Nicholas.
    Letter from Fred J. Michaels to E.E. Nicholas
    Letter from Fred J. Michaels to E.E. Nicholas
    Written at Monte Vista, Colorado on 15 Apr 1889.
    The Life and Family of Ernest Edward Nicholas
    The Life and Family of Ernest Edward Nicholas
    Book of Rippey Iowa Circ 1950's

  • Notes 
    • NOTE: Notes state Ernest died west of Rippey. Also found notes stating Ernest died in Washington, Iowa.

      NOTE: There are several different references to Ernest Edward Nicholas' date of birth being 1830, Should be 1838.

      Ernest's Baptism was at the Presbyterian Church.

      ERNEST EDWARD NICHOLAS
      Obituary.
      Ernest Edward Nicholas was born in Berlin, Germany, June 25, 1830 and died at the home of his son Byde near Rippey at the age of 94 years, 3 months and 14 days. Mr. Nicholas came to this country when a small boy and made his home at Sublet, Ill. He was united in marriage to Minerva Hastings Dec 12, 1864. Then they moved to Ogden, Iowa and from there to Rippey where they lived together until 1900 when his wife passed to the great Beyond. From this time on he lived with his children until he became so feeble he required special attention. Then he made his home with Byde till Oct. 9, 1924 at 2 p.m. he passed away.
      Mr. Nicholas had inited with the Presbyterian Church in Rippey in 1888. Funeral services were held in Rippey Saturday afternoon Oct. 11 and interment made at the Rippey cemetery.
      He was survived by his 7 children all whom are living except Ernest who passed away in 1921, Edward of Decatur, Ill., Addie Mullen of Kansas City, Mo., Karl of Peoria, Kan., Ralph of Hugo, Colo., Byde of Rippey and Fred of Kansas City, Mo., all were present except Ralph.

      Jefferson Bee Obituary
      Wed. Oct 15, 1924
      Vol 57 #42
      5th page from title pg
      Rippey News - Death of E.E. Nichols
      (NOTE: Nichols should be spelled Nicholas, also The Bijo should be Bide for Conrad Julius Abijah Nicholas)

      Rippey.
      Last Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock occurred the death of E. E. Nichols at the home of his son Bijo Nichols. Mr. Nichols has been in very poor health for several years due to his advanced age. He was born in Berlin, Germany and was past 96 years of age at his death. His wife died about twenty-five years ago and since that time he lived alone in Rippey until about three years ago. He leaves to mourn his death, Edd, of Illinois; Carl of eastern Kansas; Fred and Adalaide, of Kansas City and Bijoe, of Rippey, all of whom were present at the funeral.


      Film 136 - E
      Jefferson Herald Obituary
      Thur. Oct 23, 1924
      Page 3
      E. E. Nicholas.
      (NOTE: 1930 birth should be 1838, also he was married to Minerva)

      E. E. Nicholas was born in Berlin Germany, June 25, 1930 and died at the home of his son Byde, near Rippey, aged 94 years, 3 months and 14 days on Oct. 9, 1924. He was married to Binerva Hastings, December 12, 1864. She having passed to the great beyond in 1900. He is survived by 6 children. Earnest having passed away in 1921. Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 11, from the M. E. Church. Burial was made in the Rippey Cemetary.


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