Biography of Samuel K. Nichols
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Nichols, Samuel K., was born in Tuscarora, N.Y., December 15, 1861, son of William Ira and Ann (Kemp) Nichols, he born in Tuscarora, N. Y., July 16, 1825, and she in Lawrenceville, Pa., October 16, 1827. William Ira Nichols started a poor man and became one of the wealthiest men of the town, and owned 430 acres of land. Hem died September, 1893. The grandfather, Alfred Nichols, was born in Rhode Island, in 1802. He married Sallie Baxter, who was born in Smithfield, in 1805. He settled in Tuscarora in 1825, where he died September 8, 1881. He was a Democrat in politics, and wads assessor and collector. Samuel K. was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools and graded school of Nelson, Pa„ after which he engaged in teaching for ten years, but now follows farming, and owns eighty acres of land. He is a Democrat in politics, and has been inspector one year. September 30, 1891, he married Amanda Aldrich, born December 19, 1866, in Tuscarora, N. Y.

From:
Landmarks of Steuben County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Harlo Hakes
Assisted by: L. C. Aldrich and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1896


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