Nancy Ann Wanless

Nancy Ann Wanless

Female 1832 - 1916  (84 years)

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  • Name Nancy Ann Wanless 
    Born 2 Jan 1832  Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Census 1850  Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1850: With parents, age 18, and new husband Peyton, age 30.
    Immigrated to 1853-1854  Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Immigrated to 1855-1856  Cottonwood Twp, Brown Co, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Misc 1855-1856  [2
    • was one of the first white settlers in Brown Co
    Census 5 Jul 1860  Cottonwood Twp, Brown Co, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • (roll 567, p.276)
      Nichols, Peyton 42 farmer, b.VA, pers: 800
      Mary A. 29 b. VA
      Zane B. 10 b. VA, male
      Alonzo 8 "
      Allice 6 b. Missouri
      Luther 3 b. MN
      Edward 1 "

      --note Nancy is incorrectly listed as Mary A.
    Census 1880  Cottonwood Twp, Brown Co, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Nancy Nichols, 48, keeping house, widowed, b. West VA, father b. West VA, mother b. VA
    Census 21 May 1885  Cottonwood, Brown Co, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • PO: New Ulm
      Nancy Nichols, 54, b. W. Virginia
      Alonzo, 31, b. WV
      Katt or Kate, 26, b. MN
      Esther, 5, b. MN
      Edward J., 3, b. MN
      Ed. R., 25, b. MN
      Albert L. Notingham, 24, b. W. Virginia
      Sarah Siebert, 23, b. MN
    Census 1895  Cottonwood, Brown Co, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Alonzo Nichols, 42, b. VA, resident of MN and this district for 39 years, farmer
      [name too faded to read], 31 or 36, wife, b. MN, housekeeper
      Esther, 15, b. MN
      Edward, 13, b. MN
      Dora, 9, b. MN
      Henry, 7, b. MN
      Mabel, 5, b. MN
      Albin or Alton, 7 months, b. MN
      ------next house-----
      Nancy A. Nichols, 63, b. West VA, house keeper
      Edward R., 35, b. MN, has lived in MN and this district for 35 yrs 11 mos, labor
      Mary A., 26, b. MN, house keeper
      Sally, 7, b. MN
      Wm, 4, b. MN
    Census 1905  Cottonwood, Brown Co, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Nancy Nichols, 73, self & parents b. West VA
      Edward R., RFD #5, age 45, b. MN, parents b. WV
      Mary A., 37, b. MN, father b. "Whales", mother b. NY
      Sarah Ann, 17, b. MN
      William, 15, b. MN
    Residence 1908  Yakima, Yakima Co, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • city directory
      North Yakima
      Nichols, Luther H, treasure Moxee Hardware Co, res 10 N 3d Av W
      Nichols, Nancy (wid Payton), same address
      Nichols, Harvey L, plumber Moxee Hardware Co, same address
      Nichols, Albert S, clerk M Schorn, same address
    Census 1910  Yakima, Yakima Co, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Luther H Nichols, 53, married once for 28 or 27 (unclear) years, b. MN, parents b. VA, merchant in hardware store, employer
      Dinna H Nichols, 48, 7 children, 6 living, b. Germany, parents b. Germany
      Irving V Nichols, 26, b. MN, druggist in drug store
      Albert S Nichols, 23, b. MN, druggist in drug store
      Harvey L Nichols, 22, b. MN, plumber (house)
      Alice C Nichols, 16, b. MN
      Dorothy N Nichols, 8, b. MN
      Rimington R Nichols, 4, b. MN
      Dorothy Hornburg, 86, mother-in-law, widowed, 11 children, 4 living, b. Germany, parents b. Germany
      Nancy Nichols, 77, mother, widowed, b. VA, parents b. VA, 6 children, 3 living
    Died 25 Nov 1916  Yakima, Yakima Co, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Cambria Cem, Cambria, Brown Co, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Married P. Nicholas, moved to Minnesota. [Price]

      Named in father's will in July 1865 as Nancy A. Nichols.

      Obit in 1916 said only survivors of her 6 children were Luther & Edward and that 3 (Alice, Dorothy, Alonzo) had been dead for many years and one had not been heard from in many years and was believed dead (Zane).

      Possible descendants from SSDBI:

      PEYTON NICHOLS b. 28 Mar 1906, d. 11 Mar 1991, last resided Minneapolis, Hennepin, MN; SSN 473-42-6849, issued MN, 1956.

      ALONZO NICHOLS b. 20 Oct 1893 d. Apr 1965, no last residence given, SSN 472-05-8302, issued MN before 1951

      5 Edward Nicholses had SSNs isued in MN.

      In 1885 (census), an Albert L. Notingham, age 24, from West Virginia, is enumerated with her and her children. Could this be a cousin, a descendant of Martha Wanless and Henry Nottingham?
    Person ID I45  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2016 

    Father William Wanless,   b. 21 Aug 1789, (probably) Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1865, Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Nancy Wilson,   b. 9 May 1795, Augusta/Rockingham Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1882, Pocahontas Co, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1811  Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Documents
    William Wanless d. 1865, Pocahontas Co, West Virginia - will, estate inventory, and estate sale bill
    William Wanless d. 1865, Pocahontas Co, West Virginia - will, estate inventory, and estate sale bill
    Family ID F11  Group Sheet

    Family Peyton Nichols,   b. 1815-1820, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1863, Cottonwood Twp, Brown Co, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 5 Dec 1849  Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Zane B. Nichols,   b. Abt 1850, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Alonzo Nichols,   b. 1852, Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 20 Oct 1897 and 27 Oct 1897, Cottonwood Twp, Brown Co, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     3. Alice Nichols,   b. Abt 1854, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Dorothy Nichols,   d. Aft May 1949
     5. Luther Harvey Nichols,   b. 17 Apr 1857, New Ulm, Brown Co, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1920, Woodman Co, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     6. Edward R. Nichols,   b. Abt 1859, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1932, Cottonwood Twp, Brown Co, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2001 
    Family ID F26  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S71] Bible of William Wanless.

    2. [S51] History of the Minnesota Valley (Brown Co), (ca 1882).

    3. [S90] Newspaper, (REVIEW, DEC 6, 1916) (BROWN CO, MN) A PIONEER SETTLER OF COTTONWOOD TWP DIED AT THE HOME OF HER SON LUTHER NICHOLS AT NORTH YAKIMA,WA ON NOV 25, WHERE SHE WENT SEVERAL YEARS AGO TO RESIDE (Reliability: 0).

    4. [S5] Bath County Marriages, P.40 BOND FILED APR 9 FOR WILLIAM WANLESS & NANCY WILSON. SURETY, ISAAC MOORE. AGNESS WILSON CONSENTS FOR DAU. NANCY. WITNESSES, FRANCES WILSON & ISAAC MOORE. RETURNED APR 18 BY OTHO WADE.MARGARET THE FOLLOWING YEAR. (Reliability: 0).

    5. [S3] Marriage Records - Pocahontas Co, WV, DEC. 4, 1849, BOND: PEYTON NICHOLAS AND NANCY ANN WANLESS. SURETY, PEYTON NICHOLAS & WILLIAM WANLESS (Reliability: 3).