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Edith Nicholson

F, #4148, b. May 1897, d. 13 January 1953
Last Edited: 12 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
  • Birth*: Edith Nicholson was born in May 1897 at Delaware, USA, ; from 1900 US census Plainfield City NJ.
  • She was the daughter of William Laird Nicolson and Ann Stewart Fairweather.
  • (Deceased) Death*: Edith Nicholson died on 13 January 1953 at 613 Clifton Ave, Collingdale, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, , at age 55 Edith M Cox, died 613 Clifton Ave Collingdale, Delaware; usual residence same; SS number 159-01-0464; sex M, colour W, divorced, DoB May 31 1897; aged 55yrs, 7 month, 13 days; usual occupation Bookkeeper, Auto Sales Co; birthplace Delaware USA; father's name Wm Nicholson; mothers maiden name Annie Fairweather; Was deceased ever in US forces No; informant William R Cox, 104 Chester Pike, Collingdale;cause carcinoma of cervix uterus, cert by Robert C Nutterline MD who atttended deceaxsed from Sept 21 1952 to Jan 13 1953 and last saw deceased alive on Jan 13 1953, death occurred at 3.00 EST; burial JAn 17 1953 Mt Zion cemetery Collingdale, Del co Pa; regsitered 1-17-1953 signed Emma A Peddicond registrar; signed Charles H Drewes Darby Pa.1
  • Burial*: She was buried on 17 January 1953 at Mt. Zion cemetery, Collingdale, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, .2
  • Married Name: As of say 1920, her married name was Cox.3
  • (Witness) Burial: She 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.4

Census & Directory Entries

Witness14 June 1900Edith 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 1910Edith 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.5

Citations

  1. [S40] From CK [Nov 2020].
  2. [S40] Death reg from CK [Nov 2020].
  3. [S40] From death record via CK [Nov 2020].
  4. [S67] Website findagrave.com (http://www.findagrave.com) https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/81888713/annie-nicholson
  5. [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]