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Charles Nicholson

M, #4147, b. September 1893
Last Edited: 11 Nov 2020

Parents:

Father*: William Laird Nicolson b. 2 Apr 1869, d. 17 May 1943
Mother*: Ann Stewart Fairweather b. 9 Apr 1866, d. 13 Mar 1937
  • (Witness) Burial: Charles Nicholson witnessed the burial of Ann Stewart Fairweather after 13 March 1937 at Mt. Zion cemetery / Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States, ; MRS. ANNIE NICHOLSON Mrs. Annie Nicholson (nee Fairweather), 69, of 88 Chester pike. Collingdale, died Saturday morning at her home after a long illness. Her husband, William Nicholson, is employed in the Collingdale schools.
    Mrs. Nicholson was a resident of Collingdale for 30 years and was formerly a member of the Stone Ladies' Auxiliary. She was a member of the Darby Presbyterian Church. Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 p.m. with Reverend John Neilson, of Collingdale, and Reverend Elisha Salford, of Darby, officiating. Interment will be at Mt. Zion cemetery.
    Surviving Mrs. Nicholson are three daughters, Mrs. Edith Cox and Mrs. Margaret Howard, of Collingdale, and Mrs. Hazel Ziert, of Darby, a son Charles, of Collingdale, a sister Mrs. Jesse Ritchie, of Philadelphia and a half-brother, Walter Baxter of Boston.1

Census & Directory Entries

Witness14 June 1900Charles Nicholson appeared on the census of 14 June 1900 in the household of William Laird Nicolson and Ann Stewart Fairweather at 320 Manson Place, Plainfield City, Union, New Jersey, USA, ; image held; Twelfth census of the United States; State - New Jersey; County - Union; Supervisor's district no - 4th; Enum Dist - 129; Sheet - 30;Township or other division -blank; Name of Institution - blank; name of incorporated city, town, or village, within the above named division - Plainfield City; Ward of city - 4 part of; Enumnerated by me on the 14th day of June 1900, John Neagle, Enumerator. Manson Place, no 320, Nicholson, William, head, white, male, born April 1869, 31 on last birthday, married for 9 years; born Scotland, father born Scotland, mother born Scotland; immigrated to US in 1891, 8 years in the US, naturalisation Pa (?); occupation iron moulder, 0 months not employed; attended school - blank, can read, can write, can speak English; property rented, is a home; Nicholson, Annie, wife, white, female, born April 1870, 30 last birthday, married 9 years, mother of three children, three children living, born Scotland, father born Scotland, mother born Scotland; immigrated to US in 1892, 7 years in US; can read, can write, can speak English.
Witness28 April 1910Charles Nicholson appeared on the census of 28 April 1910 in the household of William Laird Nicolson and Ann Stewart Fairweather at Plainfield, Union, New Jersey, USA, ; Unreadable street name, no 220, Nicholson, William, head, male, white, 39 on last birthday, married for 17 years; born Scotland, father born Scotland, mother born Scotland; able to speak English; occupation moulder, iron factory, worker... no... 0; able to read, able to write, property rented, is a home; Nicholson, Annie, wife, female, white, 38 last birthday, married 17 years, mother of 4 children, 4 children living, born Scotland, father born Scotland, mother born Scotland; able to speak English; can read, can write; McDonald, David, boarder, male, white, 28, single, himself & parents all born Scotland; immigrated 1908, alien, able to speak English; occupation machinist, tool works, worker, not unemployed, 0 months unemployed; able to read, able to write; Gorden, David, boarder, male, white, 28, single, himself & parents all born Scotland; immigrated 1908, alien, able to speak English; occupation machinist, tool works, worker, not unemployed, 0 months unemployed; able to read, able to write.2
Witness19 January 1920Charles Nicholson appeared on the census of 19 January 1920 in the household of William Laird Nicolson and Ann Stewart Fairweather at 88 Chester Pike, Collingdale, Delaware, Pennsylvania, USA, ; image held; Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, Fourteenth Census of the United States: 1920 - Population; State Pennsylvania, County Delaware, township or other division of county Eastern District, name of incorporated place Collingdale Borough, supervisor's district no 2, enumeration district 154, sheet 16B, enumerated by me on the 19 day of January 1920 W Clayton Hartman enumerator; Nicholson, William L, head, home owned, mortgaged, male, white, 50 married, immigrated 1893, naturalised 1900, able to read, able to write, born Scotland, mother tongue English, father born Scotland, mother tongue English, mother born Scotland, mother tongue English, able to speak English, ships fitter, shipyard, worker; Nicholson, Annie S, wife, female, white, 50 married, immigrated 1893, able to read, able to write, born Scotland, mother tongue English, father born Scotland, mother tongue English, mother born Scotland, mother tongue English, able to speak English.

Military Service

  • Military Service: Charles Nicholson served with an Unknown Unit on 11 May 1934 at Swaintmore, Pa, United States, , Nicholson Charles F 680,453; 4046; White, residence 203 State Ave, Collingdale, Delaware, Pennsylvania; enlisted scored through, inducted at Swaitnmore Pa on May 20 1918; place of birth Philadelphia Pa, DoB Sept 18 1894; organisation served in Co A 49 Engineers (49 Co TC) (119 Co TC) to disch; grades & date of appointment ??? Gen; Engagements Pvt May 11 1934; wonunds injuries received in action - none; Served overseas from July 8, 18 to July 7, 19; Honorably discharged on demobilization July 12, 1919; reported 0 per cent deeisabled; no remarks.3
  • Military Service*: Charles Nicholson served with an Unknown Unit on 27 April 1942 at Collingdale, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, , US Draft Registration for men born on or after April 28, 1877 and on or before February 16, 1897; serial number U1766, Charles Nicholson, 613 Clifton Ave, Collingdale, Delaware, Penna, aged 46 years, DoB Sept 18 1895, born Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; person who will always know your address Mrs M Howard, 88 Chester Pike, Collingdale, Penna; Employer Ledgard Plumbing, 836 Chester Pike, Sharon Hill, Pa; afirmed Charles Nicholson; description white, height 5'7", weight 180, complexion ruddy, eyes brown, hair black.3

Citations

  1. [S67] Website findagrave.com (http://www.findagrave.com) https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/81888713/annie-nicholson
  2. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) image held; Thirteenth census of the United States 1910-population; State - New Jersey; County - Union; Supervisor's district no - 5; Enum Dist - 100; Sheet - 17B;Township or other division -blank; Name of Institution - blank; name of incorporated place - part of City of Plainfield; Ward of city - 4 part; Enumnerated by me on the 28th day of April 19100, John E Watson, Enumerator.
    Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Plainfield Ward 4, Union, New Jersey; Roll: T624_910; Page: 17B; Enumeration District: 0100; Image: 1126; FHL Number: 1374923. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. [Oct 2009]
  3. [S40] From CK [Nov 2020].