George Franklin NICHOLSON James Henry NICHOLSON Francis Elizabeth NICHOLSON M C NICHOLSON Huldah Irene NICHOLSON Wilber S NICHOLSON Rosebud BUTLER Ludilla A ROBINSON Mini tree diagram

Julius H NICHOLSON1,2,3,4,5,6

16th Apr 19111,2,3,4,5,6 - 10th Aug 19572

Life History

16th Apr 1911

Born in Alabama.1,2,3,4,5,6

20th Dec 1933

Married Rosebud BUTLER in Arkansas County, Arkansas.4

10th Aug 1957

Died in Arkansas County, Arkansas.2


  • It was Fairlee's great niece Laurie Lee Butler Myers who informed meabout her great aunt Fairlee's relationships and married name.  Mywife Edith McSwain Jenkins had  already taken pictures of theirgravestones, but I had not been able yet to specify the familyconnection.

    Laurie says:
    "I did know Fairlee Tichenor, my great grandmother.... Rosebud (whomarried and became Rosebud Nicholson)....  Rosebud, my favorite greataunt, died a couple of years ago at around 93 years."
    --  Laurie Myers, email to Orville Boyd Jenkins, 20 March 2007

    J H ias usually known by his initials.  These ae the same as hisfather's initials, whose first name was James.  In the 1920 and 1930census, J H's first name is revealed when he is enumerated as Julius HNicholson.  These censuses also give us his mother's first name ofNellie.

    1920 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 2 February, SouthPrairie Township, District 16, page 6A, LaGrue Springs, Ethel & StCharles Rd, Hse #108, Fam #112
    Nicholson, Henry Head Owns M W 52 AL AL AL Merchant, General Store
    Nicholson, Nellie D Wife F W 38 AR TN AR
    Nicholson, Julius M Son M W 8 AR AL AR

    1930 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 11 April, Ethel,District 25, page 3B, Ethel-St Charles Rd, Hse #62, Fam #63
    Nicholson, Nellie D Head Owns No Radio F W 45 Widow AR TN AR Merchant,General Store
    Nicholson, Mamie M Dau F W 26 Single AR AL AR Teacher, Public School
    - page 4A -
    Nicholson, Julius H Son M W 18 Single AR AL AR Salesman General Store
    Nicholson, Reba V Dau F W 14 Single AR AL AR
    Vaughn, Edna servant F Neg 21 Single AR AR AR Cook
    Ervin, Ben servant M Neg 44 Divorced AR US US Laborer

    Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
    J H Nicholson
    Gender Male
    Age 22, Birth Year abt 1911
    Residence Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Spouse's Name Rose Bud Butler
    Spouse's Gender Female
    Spouse's Age 21
    Spouse's Residence Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Marriage 20 Dec 1933 Arkansas County
    Marriage License Date 19 Dec 1933

    1940 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 3 April, Ethel,District 1-26, page1A, Ethel Rd, Hse #9 Owns $400
    Nicholson, J H Head M W 28 Grade 9 b Arkansas same place in 1935Retail Grocery Clerk
    Nicholson, Rose Bud Wife F W 27 Grade 11 b Arkansas same place in 1935Housekeeper, Own Home

    Gravestone of J H Nicholson, Mt Pleasant Cemetery, Ethel, Arkansas
    J H Nicholson
    16 Apr 1911
    10 Aug 1957
    Photo by Edith McSwain Jenkins 27 June 2003


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