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John Ralph Nicholas

John Ralph Nicholas

Male 1878 - 1967  (88 years)

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  • Name John Ralph Nicholas 
    Nickname Ralph 
    Born 07 Sep 1878  Rippey, Greene County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Jul 1967  Westminster, Adams County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 14 Jul 1967  Crown Hill Memorial Park, Arvada, Jefferson County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I162  Thompson
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2005 

    Father Ernest Edward Nicholas,   b. 25 Jun 1838, Berlin, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Oct 1924, Rippey, Greene County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F54  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Marie Reinking,   b. 24 Dec 1884, Tipton, Mitchell County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1908, Tipton, Mitchell County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years) 
    Married 04 Apr 1904  Tipton, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Kathryn Mary Nicholas,   b. 14 Feb 1905, Tipton, Mitchell County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1998, Elkhart, Morton County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    +2. Thelma Loretta Nicholas,   b. 13 Jun 1906, Tipton, Mitchell County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Sep 2003, Thornton, Adams County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
    Last Modified 23 Nov 2003 
    Family ID F72  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Bertha Myrtle Mayhood,   b. 09 Jun 1880, Galena, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Nov 1964, Westminster, Adams County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 11 Sep 1911  Columbus, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Nina Bertha Nicholas,   b. 06 Mar 1915, Two Buttes, Baca County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Apr 2012, Grand Junction, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
    Last Modified 4 Jan 2003 
    Family ID F73  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
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    Picture taken in the early 1960's.
    Ralph and Bertha (Mayhood) Nicholas
    Ralph and Bertha (Mayhood) Nicholas
    Ralph and Bertha (Mayhood) Nicholas

    Documents
    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, John Ralph
    Nicholas, John Ralph
    Ralph J. Nicholas, Sept. 7 1878 - July 11 1967

  • Notes 
    • Ralph died at 12:50 PM. at the Plaza Park Nursing Home.

      Obituary:
      Ralph J. Nicholas
      Funeral services for Ralph J. Nicholas, retired farmer, will be at 1 p.m. Friday in Olinger Mortuary, Boulder st. Burial will be in Crown Hill.
      Mr. Nicholas, who lived at 2760 W First ave., died Tuesday in Plaza Park Nursing Home, Westminster. He was 88.
      Born on Sept. 7, 1878, in Rippey, Iowa, he attended schools there. He married Miss Mary Reinking in Tipton, Kan., in 1904. After her death, he married Miss Bertha Mayhood in Columbus, Kan., in 1921.
      Mr. Nicholas homesteaded in Baca County before moving to Lincoln County, where he operated a nursery. He moved to Denver in 1949 following retirement.
      Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Kathryn Inness of Karvel, Mrs. Nina B. Eason of Denver, Mrs. Thelma Thompson and Mrs. Inez Schroeder, both of Westminster; a sister, Mrs. Addie Mullen of Kansas City, grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

      Eastern Colorado Plainsman
      Thursday, 27 July 1967,
      Hugo, Colorado
      Memorial Services Are Held For Ralph J. Nicholas
      Services for Ralph J. Nicholas were held at 1:00 p.m. July 21 in the Olinger Mortuary at Denver. Burial was in Crown Hill.
      Mr. Nicholas died Tuesday, July 11, in Plaza Park Nursing Home in Westminster. He was born September 7, 1878, in Rippey, Ia.
      He married Mary Reinking in Tipton, Kans., in 1904 and she died two years later. In 1911 he married Bertha Mayhood in Columbus, Kans. They homesteaded about eleven miles southwest of two buttes in Baca County. Later he lived in Lincoln County and established the Oasis Nursery.
      His greatest satisfaction was in doing for others. One of his happiest moments was the opportunity to furnish some of the trees for the Bucklen Cemetery north of Karvel.
      Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas retired in Denver in 1949. Mrs. Nicholas died November 4, 1964, three years after they had celebrated theirgolden wedding anniversary.
      Survivors include four daughters; Mrs. Thelma Thompson and Mrs. Inez Schroeder, both of Westminster, Mrs. Nina B. Eason, Denver and Mrs. Kathryn Inness, Karvel; one sister, Mrs. Addie Mullen, Kansas City, Mo.; nine grandchildren; twenty-five great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.

      Nicholas -
      Ralph J. Nicholas of 2760 W. First ave. Father of Kathryn Inness, Karvel, Colo., Thelma Thompson and Inez Schreoder, both of Westminster, Colo., and Nina B. Eason of Denver; brother of Addie Mullen of Kansas City, Mo.; also survived by nine grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. Services, Drawing Room, Sixteenth at Boulder Friday, 1 p.m. To Crown Hill Cemetery.

    Died:
    • Death Certficate on file.


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