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Family of Howard Nichols born Leon Co., TX - married Roxie Viola Boykin
moved to Houston Co., TX

1 John? Nichols b: in SC -- FACT #1 -: This NICHOLS name is unconfirmed. There is no record his name is John. First record for this family is 1860 Henderson Co TX and the Father is missing from the household.

. +Jane ---- b: Bet. 1805 - 1810 in SC

.... 2 George W. Nichols b: 1828 in GA Fact #1 -: This NICHOLS Line is said to have come from Baxley, Appling Co., GA originally.

........ +Lavina (Vennie) Price b: 1834 in LA

........... 3 Reece Nichols b: 1853 in TN d: 28 Oct 1888 -- FACT #1b -: 1930 Leon Co TX Pct 3 pg 62: DUNN, Arthur C., 46, m@26, TX TX LA; Herman, wife, 43, m@23, TX; Laurance ?, son, 18, TX; anne R., dau, 14, TX; Luther N?, son, 13, TX; ? L., dau, 10, TX; Fannie B., dau, 6, TX; Olive N., dau, 4 6/12, TX; Arthur H., son, 2 1/12 Burial: Hillfield Cem., Leon Co., TX Fact #1 -: Appears on the 1860 Henderson Co., TX census and on the 1880 - 1900 - 1910 Leon Co.., TX census. Fact #2 -: Reese Nichols is said to have died in a horseback accident going to get the doctor when Linne was being born.

............... +Sarah Francis (Fannie) Hendricks b: Feb 1855 in TX m: 24 Dec 1874 in Anderson Co., TX

.................. 4 Asa Ben (Ace) Nichols b: Nov 1876 in TX d: 16 Mar 1946 -- FACT #1 -: 1930 Leon Co TX Pct. 3 pg 62: NICHOLS, Asa B., 53, m@34, TX TX TX; Caudie, wife, 37, m@18, TX TX TX; MOORE, Alvin, boarder, 23, s, TX TX TX. Burial: Centerville Cem., Leon Co., TX

...................... +Claudia Pearl Hill b: 01 Jan 1893 in Leon County, TX d: 18 Oct 1974 in Leon County, TX m: 06 Jul 1911 Burial: Centerville Cemetery, Leon County, Centerville, TX.

......................... 5 James Chatham Nichols b: 25 Sep 1912 in Ninevah, Leon Co., TX d: 18 May 1967 in Brazoria Co., TX Burial: North Creek Cem., Leon Co., TX

............................. +Ola Mae Suttle b: 07 Feb 1915 d: 04 Feb 1999 in Leon Co., TX

................................ 6 James Chatham Nichols,Jr. b: 22 Sep 1932 d: 25 Sep 1932 in Hillfield Cem., Leon Co., TX

................................ 6 Charlie B. Nichols b: 03 Aug 1934 in Leon Co., TX

.................................... +Bernece Roberson b: 1938 m: 18 May 1983 in Anderson Co., TX

................................ 6 Jerry Lee Nichols b: 03 Nov 1938 in Leon Co., TX

................................ 6 Kirby Lynn Nichols b: 07 Sep 1944 in Leon Co., TX

.................. 4 Herman (Hermine) Nichols b: Nov 1887 in TX -- FACT #1 -: 1930 Leon Co TX Pct 3 pg 62: DUNN, Arthur C., 46, m@26, TX TX LA; Herman, wife, 43, m@23, TX; Laurance ?, son, 18, TX; anne R., dau, 14, TX; Luther N?, son, 13, TX; ? L., dau, 10, TX; Fannie B., dau, 6, TX; Olive N., dau, 4 6/12, TX; Arthur H., son, 2 1/12 Fact #1b -: Had a long list of children...the children lost their parents at a early age and were placed with family members.

...................... +Authur Dunn b: 1885 m: 14 Nov 1909 in Leon Co., TX

......................... 5 Laurence Dunn b: 1913 in TX

......................... 5 Janice R. Dunn b: 1915

......................... 5 Luther Dunn b: 1915

......................... 5 Herman Dunn,Jr. b: 1916

.................. 4 Lennie Nichols b: 19 Sep 1888 d: 11 Nov 1978 Burial: Hopewell Cem., Leon Co., TX

...................... +Ned Story b: 23 Sep 1883 d: 29 Apr 1949 in Hopewell Cem., Leon Co., TX

......................... 5 Chester Story

......................... 5 Mary Story b: 1918

......................... 5 Florence Story

.................. 4 Benjamin Douglas (Dude) Nichols b: 02 Sep 1882 d: 27 Dec 1949 in Leon Co., TX Burial: Centerville Cem., Leon Co., TX

...................... +Lena Manning b: 21 Sep 1883 d: 22 Jan 1969 m: 27 Jul 1905 in Leon Co., TX Burial: Centerville Cem., Leon Co., TX

......................... 5 Guy Ben Nichols b: 19 Jul 1906 in Leon Co., TX d: 19 Mar 1997 in Leon Co., TX

............................. +Jeanette ----

......................... *2nd Wife of Guy Ben Nichols:

............................. +Kathryn Erdeal Montgomery b: 1912 m: 09 May 1966 in Leon Co., TX

......................... *3rd Wife of Guy Ben Nichols:

............................. +Lynette C. Daniel b: 1910 m: 15 Oct 1988 in Leon Co., TX

......................... 5 Hugh Mack Nichols b: 31 Dec 1918 in Eunice Community, Leon Co., TX d: 15 Jan 1992 in Leon Co., TX

............................. +Lela Lorene Moore b: 14 Dec 1922 in Flo Community, Leon Co., TX d: 06 Apr 2000 in Leon Co., TX

................................ 6 Carol Ann Nichols b: 19 Apr 1943 in Leon Co., TX

.................................... +Ronald Lacey 

....................................... 7 Karla Kay Lacey

....................................... 7 Kelly Lynn Lacey

................................ 6 Ronald Mack (Ronnie) Nichols b: 02 Oct 1947 in Anderson Co., TX

.................................... +Cathann Lagrone b: 16 Jul 1953 m: 05 Aug 1978 in Leon Co., TX Fact #1 -: Teacher at Centerville High School.

....................................... 7 Ronald Mack Nichols, Jr.

....................................... 7 Rebecca Rae Nichols

................................ 6 Robert Lynn (Bobby) Nichols 

.................................... +Mary Bacheler

....................................... 7 Daniel Lynn Nichols

................................ 6 ? Nichols

......................... 5 Doris Elizabeth Nichols b: 12 Sep 1921

........... 3 John W. Nichols b: Apr 1855 in TN d: 1920 in Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Houston Co., TX Fact #1 -: Appears on the 1880 Leon Co., TX census and on the 1900 Houston Co., TX census.

............... +Patsy Woodard b: Aug 1854 in LA d: 1943 in Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Houston Co., TX m: 1878

.................. 4 Elizabeth Jane (Lula/Lottie) Nichols b: 1879 in TX

...................... +James (Jim) Roberson b: 1882 in TX m: 10 Apr 1895 in Leon Co., TX

......................... 5 May Roberson b: 1897 in TX

......................... 5 Dainnie M. Roberson b: Jan 1897 in TX

......................... 5 Willie Roberson b: Sep 1898

............................. +Herschel Price

................................ 6 Betty Joe Price b: 13 Jun 1935 in Houston Co., TX

................................ 6 Darline Price b: 07 Aug 1929 in Houston Co., TX

................................ 6 Glynn Edward Price b: 28 Oct 1941 in Houston Co., TX

......................... 5 George Roberson b: 07 Jul 1903 in Grapeland, Houston Co., TX d: 16 Jul 1977

............................. +Annice Johnston b: 17 Jul 1917 in Houston Co., TX d: 19 Apr 1997

......................... 5 Buela Roberson b: 1908 in TX

......................... 5 Harvey Roberson b: 05 Feb 1910

......................... 5 Archie Roberson b: 1914

......................... 5 Gertrude Roberson b: 1917 in TX

......................... 5 Jessie Roberson b: 1917 in TX

.................. 4 Annie Christine Nichols b: May 1880 in TX Fact #1 -: Appears on the 1900 Houston Co., TX census living two houses down from her father and mother, John & Patsy Nichols. List one son, Franklin and says they had been married one year with one child living.

...................... +W.E.A.(Ed/Edman) Poe b: Jan 1874 in TX m: 20 Feb 1899 in Leon Co., TX

......................... 5 Franklin Poe b: Dec 1899 in TX

......................... 5 William Poe Burial: Tubbs Cemetery, Leon Co., TX

......................... 5 Morgan Edgar Poe b: 1915 d: 19 Aug 1979 in Houston Co., TX Burial: Latexo Cemetery, Latexo, Houston Co., TX

............................. +Bessie Mae Kelley Burial: Latexo Cemetery, Latexo, Houston Co., TX

................................ 6 Ima Earl Poe

................................ 6 Jenny Pearl Poe

......................... 5 Earl Poe b: 1920 Burial: Oakwood Cem., Waco, McLennan Co., TX

............................. +January Prowell m: 16 Oct 1943 in Crockett, Houston Co., TX

................................ 6 Margaret Jean Poe

.................................... +---- Ondracek

................................ 6 Barbara Ann Poe

.................................... +---- Clopton

................................ 6 Ivie E. Poe

.................................... +---- Rinehart

................................ 6 Larry Poe

................................ 6 Linda Kay Poe

.................................... +---- Strickland

................................ 6 Sheila Kay Poe

.................................... +---- Sellers

................................ 6 Rickey Lane Poe

................................ 6 Claudine Poe d: in NM

................................ 6 Marilynn Latriciaa Poe

.................................... +Charlie Jefferson James,Jr.

......................... 5 Pearl Poe b: 1920

............................. +Johnny Woodard

......................... 5 Mertyle Poe

............................. +---- Hogan

.................. 4 Sufrona (Cricket or Frona) Nichols b: 06 May 1887 in Leon Co., TX d: 31 Jan 1973 in Crockett, Houston Co., TX Burial: Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Houston Co., TX

...................... +Samuel (Sammy) Roberson b: 15 Jun 1877 in Houston Co., TX d: 23 Mar 1934 in Grapeland, Houston Co., TX m: 15 Jun 1903 in Grapeland, Houston Co., TX Burial: Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Houston Co., TX

......................... 5 Hermie Nell Roberson b: 23 Jun 1928 in Houston Co., TX

......................... 5 Annie Mae Roberson

......................... 5 Virgie Roberson b: 1908

......................... 5 Lonnie Roberson b: 1910

......................... 5 ? Robeson b: 1912

......................... 5 Gertrude Roberson b: 24 Sep 1914

......................... 5 Pearl Roberson b: 1916

......................... 5 John O. Roberson b: 1913

......................... 5 Ray Roberson b: 1923

......................... 5 Jimmie N. Roberson b: 1930

.................. 4 John Olens Nichols b: 12 Sep 1888 in Leon Co., TX d: 06 Jun 1915 Burial: Hill Field Cemetery, Leon Co., TX

...................... +Marley Bertha (Mollie) Weir b: 21 Dec 1889 in Leon Co., TX d: 21 Aug 1961 in Houston Co., TX m: 21 Jul 1909 in Leon Co., TX

......................... 5 Raymond Nichols

......................... 5 Bessie Labitha Nichols b: 15 Jan 1915 in Nineveh, Leon Co., TX d: 01 Nov 1993 in Houston, Harris Co., TX

.................. 4 Samuel Black (Sam) Nichols b: 16 May 1891 d: 05 May 1972 in Crockett, Houston Co., TX -- FACT #1 -: 1930 Houston Co TX; Smith Brothers farm, Carthage Rd: NICHOLS, Sam, 36, TX TX TX, farmer; Nettie, wife, 22, TX; Howard, son 15; Rena, dau, 7; NICHOLS, Patsy, Mother, 76, wd., TX TX TX. Burial: Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Houston Co., TX

...................... +Nettie Jean Woodard b: 14 Feb 1896 in TX d: 14 Jan 1999 in Houston Co., TX m: Abt. 1910 Burial: Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Houston Co., TX

......................... 5 Howard Samuel Nichols b: 29 Jan 1914 in Leon Co., TX d: 16 Jan 2004 in Crockett, Houston Co., TX -- FACT #1 -: Retired from the City of Crockett where he worked as a technician for the water department. Burial: 19 Jan 2004 Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Houston Co., TX

Houston County Courier newspaper... Crockett, TX
Obituary
Mr. Howard Samuel Nichols, age 90 of Crockett, passed away Friday, January 16, 2004 in the Houston County Nursing Home. Mr. Nichols was born June 29, 1914 in Leon County and had been living most of his lifetime in Crockett. Mr. Nichols was retired from the City of Crockett where he worked as a technician for the water department. Mr. Nichols was a member of the Church of God.
Survivors include his children, Sylvia Cannon and husband Robert, of Crockett, Charles Nichols and wife Lou of Channelview, Peggy Nichols of Crockett, Ruth Mims and husband Scott of Jacksonville, Brenda Murray of Crockett; grandchildren, Terry Ridge of Teague, Carla Hallmark, of Olla, LA, Becky Thompson of Houston, Darrell Nichols of Highlands, Wendell Nichols of Channelview, Robert "Shorty" Elom of Dyess Air Force Base, Abilene, Tanya Elom of Tyler, Karen Bennett of Grand Prairie; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sister Bernice Taylor of Trinity; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Preceded in death by his wife Viola "Roxie" Nichols; and parents Sam Nichols and Nettie Jane Woodard Nichols.
Funeral services for Mr. Howard Samuel Nichols were held Monday, January 19, at 2:00 p.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with the Rev. David Taylor and the Rev. Robert Cannon officiating. Interment followed in the Wesley Chapel Cemetery.

............................. +Roxie Viola Boykin b: 03 Jul 1921 in Sand Lake, Leon Co., TX d: 27 Oct 2001 in East Texas Medical Center, Crockett, Houston Co., TX m: 13 Sep 1936 in Houston Co., TX -- FACT #1 -: Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 2 p.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial chapel with the Rev. David Taylor and the Rev. L.K. Lawley officiating. -- FACT #2 -: Listed in the Houston Co., TX marriage records book... Crockett Public Library. Burial: 30 Oct 2001 Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Houston Co., TX

................................ 6 Sylvia Ann Nichols

.................................... +Robert Cannon

................................ 6 Charles Lee Nichols

.................................... +Lou Mitchell

................................ 6 Peggy Lavoice Nichols

................................ 6 Eleanor Ruth Nichols

.................................... +Scott Mims

................................ 6 Brenda Kay Nichols

.................................... +Larry D. Lewis

................................ *2nd Husband of Brenda Kay Nichols:

.................................... +Joe W. Murray

......................... 5 Bernice (Rena) Nichols b: 24 Dec 1922

............................. +Leo Kirby

................................ 6 Wanda Lee Kirby

.................................... +---- Williams

................................ 6 Judith Gayle Kirby

.................................... +---- Reiner

......................... *2nd Husband of Bernice (Rena) Nichols:

............................. +Sam Taylor

.................. 4 Jessie Nichols b: Sep 1894

...................... +John Isaac Price

......................... 5 Paul Owens Price b: 02 Mar 1933 in Houston Co., TX

......................... 5 Herman Price

........... 3 Samuel Nichols b: 1856 in TN

........... 3 Georgia Ann Nichols b: 1864 d: 1925 Fact #1 -: McLin family on the 1880 Leon Co., TX census...D.F. McLin; 31; clerk; b.TN...Georgia; wife; 16; b.TX; f/bAL; m/b NC. Living close to Georgia's brother, Reese Nichols.

............... +David Frank McLin b: 1849 in TN m: Abt. 1879

.................. 4 Tina McLin

.................. 4 Frankie McLin

........... *2nd Husband of Georgia Ann Nichols:

............... +Benjamin Franklin Dorman d: Bef. 1910 m: Abt. 1890

.................. 4 Reece Dorman b: 1892 in TX

.................. 4 Barney Dorman b: 1896 in TX

.................. 4 Ruby Dorman b: 1904 in TX Fact #1 -: Ruby went to Nursing School in Houston, Harris Co., TX, where she met Mike Guseman.

...................... +Mike Guseman

......................... 5 Joseph Michael Guseman

............................. +Lorene Robison

......................... 5 Benjamin Franklin Guseman

......................... 5 Lenora Guseman Fact #1 -: Lenora and Georgia were twins.

......................... 5 Georgia Guseman

.... 2 Asa P. Nichols b: 1843 in Waggoner, GA d: 19 Feb 1882 in Henderson Co. TX -- FACT #1 -: In 1870 (P24; P.O. Athens; Henderson Co., Tex; Precinct No. 3; 1 Aug) Ace P. NICHOLS (age 25, farmer, born Georgia, $1200-$2150), is married to ‘Americo’, age 20, born Texas. Living in the household is John MURPHY, age 18, farm laborer, born Arkansas. -- FACT #2 -: Asa P. Nichols b.1843...would have come to TX 1853 ... Henderson Co., TX in 1854. Was on the 1867 Voter Tax Lis and 1880 census of Henderson Co., TX (Athens). Burial: Pioneer Cemetery, Henderson Co., TX

........ +Mary K (America) Lollar b: 1851 in TX m: 11 Jan 1866 in Henderson Co., TX

........... 3 Laura D. Nichols b: 1879 in TX Fact #1 -: The Mormon transcript of the 1880 census shows her name Laura.

............... +Harrison W. Smith b: 1880 in TX

.................. 4 Jessie Smith b: 1907 in TX

.................. 4 Myrtle Smith b: Mar 1910 in OK

.... 2 Mary A. Nichols d: 1862 Burial: Sand Flat Cemetery, Henderson Co. TX

........ +James Younger McManus m: Abt. 1858 in TX

........... 3 John Thomas McManus b: Mar 1860 in Henderson Co. TX -- FACT #1 -: Died in infancy.

........... 3 James Asa McMannus b: Jan 1861 in Henderson Co. TX.

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