GEORGE W. NICHOLSON, was born August 16, 1845 at Steubenville and is the eldest child of Matthew and Helena Nicholson. His home all his life has been at Steubenville. He served about two years and eight months in the Union army, being for a year and two months a member of Company G, Thirtieth Ohio, and for about eighteen months was a member of Company A, One Hundred and Fifty-seventh Ohio volunteer infantry. He was wounded in the battle of Chickamauga by a ball in the right knee joint, which proved very painful. His occupation has been that of a brick manufacturer. He was married, September 18, 1867, to Lucinda Campf, who has borne to him two children: Margaret J. and William G., both of whom are living. The former graduated from the Steubenville high school in June, 1889. Mr. and Mrs. Nicholson are members of the Episcopal church. In politics he is a republican.
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