Pvt. Jessie M. Nichols, (CSA)

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Pvt. Jessie M. Nichols, (CSA)

Also Known As: "Jesse"
Birthplace: Fayette County, Alabama, United States
Death: 1909 (83-84)
Muse, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, United States
Place of Burial: Big Cedar, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Ransom Alfred Nichols and Phoebe Hanson Nichols
Husband of Demidu J. Nichols; Derinda Zilpha Nichols and Arlissa Caroline Bates-Nichols
Father of Samuel G. Nichols; Phoebe Nichols; Perisada Nichols; Paralee Vinson; Nancy Caroline Morrison-Speaks and 6 others
Brother of Alfred Nichols; Olsin Nichols; David Osburn Nichols; Joseph Nichols; Melinda Nichols and 6 others

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About Pvt. Jessie M. Nichols, (CSA)

The son of Phoebe Gillam and Ransom Nichols, Sr., Jesse married 1st Demidu J. Patterson, and they had two children, Samuel Nichols, born ca.1856 in AR, and Phoebe Nichols, born ca. 1849 AR. These two children were never counted with him, their mother, paternal grandparents or any Patterson family on any subsequent census.

In 1870 they would have been 14 and 11 years old respectively.

On 21 Apr 2019

Phoebe Jane Nichols, who married John Henry Smoot was the daughter of Jesse's brother, Elijah Bishop Nichols and his wife, Lusana Emily “Lucy” Campbell, and she's linked to her parents on FAG.

Phoebe Jane Nichols was counted with her parents on the 1860 Richwoods, Izard Co., AR census and the 1870 Freedom, Polk Co., AR census.

Phoebe Jane (nee Nichols) Smoot - FAG #89781585

At age 32, Jesse M. Nichols enlisted at Richwood, Izard Co., AR on 6 Jul 1862 as a Pvt. in Co. I, 27th Arkansas Infantry Regiment, CSA.

On 21 Apr 1873, Stone County, AR was established. Richwood, Izard Co., AR is in modern-day Stone Co., AR.

Jesse M. Nichols married 2nd after 8 Nov 1862 in Center Township, Polk Co., AR the widow of Henry O. Bates, Arlissa Caroline (nee Barber) Bates. Henry and Arlissa Caroline's children included Sarah Elizabeth Bates, John W. Bates and Dr. William Russell Bates.

Mena, AR is one of the towns in Center Township in Polk Co., AR.

1870 Center, Polk Co., AR
Jesse M Nichols 37 AL
Arlica (sic) C 34 GA
Persada E 8 AR
Nancy C 6 AR
Ransom 2 AR
Elisa A 6 months AR
Sarah E (Elizabeth) Bates 12 GA
John W Bates 11 AR
William R (Russell) Bates 8 AR

1880 Center, Polk Co., AR
Jesse Nichols 51 AL
Arice C Nichols 46 GA
Sarah E Bates 23 GA (married Timothy S. Poulton)
William R Bates 19 AR
Perisada E Nichols 18 AR
Nancy C Nichols 16 AR
Ransom Nichols 12 AR
Eliza A W Nichols 10 AR
Roxie M Nichols 8 AR
Thomas A Nichols 6 AR
Ella A Nichols 2 AR (married Tillman Alexander Collins)
Martha E. Bates 4 AR (daughter of Sarah E. Bates)

Bureau of Land Management
3 Feb 1883
Jesse Nichols
80 Acres
Range 31 West of Township 2 South of Section 15
of Polk County, Arkansas

This is modern-day Le Flore Co., OK, and the census is dated 9th and 11th day of June, 1900:

1900 Township 2, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory
Family #24
William T McBride 73 Feb 1827 TN SC AL (William Young McBride)
Emma M 56 Feb 1844 MS AL AL (Emily Amanda Hallmark)

  • Ula C Nichols 7 Apr 1893 Indian Territory AR MS Grand Daughter

(*daughter of Thomas A Nichols and Emma Savannah McBride)

Family #27 Jessie Nichols 75 Feb 1825 AL NC NC
Caroline 65 June 1834 GA GA NC
Emma O 18 Apr 1882 Daughter (Emma O {nee Nichols} Kelsey - FAG #185318379)

Family #28
Harvey M (Milton) Laman (sic, Yeaman) 51 Mar 1849 Indiana Wales Wales
Eliza W 31 Dec 1868 AR AL GA (Eliza A W Nichols) (FAG #186949359)
Delsa 5 Oct 1894 Indian Territory IN AR
Donnie C. 3 Jan 1897 Indian Territory IN AR
Emma M 8 months Sep 1899 Indian Territory IN AR

Family #29
Thomas A Nichols 24 Oct 1875 AR AL GA
Emma E 23 May 1877 AR TN MS (Emma Savannah McBride)

  • Jessie T 6 May 1894 Daughter AR AR AR

Donnie C 3 months Feb 1900 Indian Territory AR AR

This was their son, Jesse Young Nichols, born May 1894 in Polk Co., AR - FAG #179959894.

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Pvt. Jessie M. Nichols, (CSA)'s Timeline

February 1825
Fayette County, Alabama, United States
February 19, 1863
Arkansas, United States
November 29, 1868
Polk County, Arkansas, United States