Thomas Nichols

Thomas Nichols

Male Abt 1808 - 1877  (~ 69 years)

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  • Name Thomas Nichols 
    Born Abt 1808 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1840  Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • (roll 571, pg 113 or thereabouts)
      Thomas Nichols age 30-40, didn't copy whole entry
      very  near James Wanless, Henry Dilley, Sharps; appears to live on Beaver Creek
    Census 1850  Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1850 VA, Pocahontas Co. (roll 969, p.268, house #108)
      Thomas Nicolas  41  cabinetmaker, r.e.value: 560
      Miriam Nicholas   40  
      Mary F. Twyman  24       [Miriam's daughter from first marriage]
      Isabella Nicholas  75    [Thomas's mother, Isabella Daugherty Nicholas]
      Neighbors: Nathan Barlow, Josiah Friel, lots of Moores, some Dilleys, Arbogast
    Census 1860  Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Thorny Creek P.O.
      Thomas Nichols 52 b.VA, carpenter
      Miriam Nichols    50 "  "
      Isabella Nichols  85 b.VA
      Mary Twiman      31 b. VA
      Emma G. Twiman  5 b. VA
    Census 1870  Pocahontas Co, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Thomas Nicholas   61  farmer
      Miriam                    59  keeps house,
      Mary F. Twieman   40
      Robert Smith          24
    WILL 6 Jun 1877  Pocahontas Co, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Will Book 4 page 131 and 132
      6 June 1877
      my beloved wife Miriam Nichols - entire estate after debts and expenses are paid; after her death, it all goes to her daughter Mary F. Twyman, provided she lives with her mother and takes special care of her, administering to her wants as best she can in her declining days.
      executor is wife Miriam and her daughter Mary F. Twyman
      Witnesses: John Waugh, beverly Waugh

      Proved 18 Dec 1877 by both witnesses.
    Died 13 Dec 1877  Indian Draft, Pocahontas Co, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Was a skillful mechanic & respected & prosperous citizen. [Price, p.366] Lived on Indian Draft. [p.400] Miriam Brown Twyman married Thos. Nicholas, on Indian Draft, near Edray. [Price, p.366]

      1831 Feb 11: Thomas Nichols married Jane Casebolt. Surety, Thomas Nichols & William Casebolt. Henry Casebolt consents for daughter. Teste, William Casebolt. [Pocahontas Co Marriage Bonds]
      --This may be a first marriage for Thomas, or a different Thomas, but there is no evidence of another Thomas in the area at the time.
    Person ID I1277  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2011 

    Father William Nichols,   b. Bef 1776,   d. Between 1826 and 1850, Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Mother Isabella Daugherty,   b. Abt 1775,   d. Between 1860 and 1870, Pocahontas Co, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Married 4 Apr 1796  Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F379  Group Sheet

    Family Miriam Brown,   b. 6 Aug 1810,   d. 30 Nov 1887, Edray, Pocahontas Co, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 12 Jun 1838  Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2001 
    Family ID F380  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Will of Thomas Nichols, 1877, Pocahontas Co, West Virginia (2 pages)
    Will of Thomas Nichols, 1877, Pocahontas Co, West Virginia (2 pages)

  • Sources 
    1. [S75] Death Record, NAME: NICHLAS, THOMAS;  RACE: W;  SEX: M;  DEATH: 12/13/1877;  PLACE OF DEATH: INDIAN DRAFT;  AGE: ?39-5;  PLACE OF BIRTH: POCA. CO.; REPORTER: DAUGHTER [TRANSCRIBED BY MARY (Reliability: 0).

    2. [S5] Bath County Marriages, MARRIAGE BOND DATED 4 APR 1796, MINISTER'S RETURN 7 APR. WILLIAM NICHOLS & ISABELLA DOUGHERTY, SURETY ZEFANIAH NICHOLS. MINISTER: WM. BALL. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S3] Marriage Records - Pocahontas Co, WV, 4 JUN 1838 BOND FOR THOMAS NICHOLS AND MIRIAM TWYMAN. SURETY, THOMAS NICHOLS AND JOHN GILLILAND. RETURNED JUNE 12 BY BENJAMIN TALLMAN. (Reliability: 3).