Evan M. Nichols was born January 10, 1814 in Cocke Co. Tenn, died Oct 18th, 1898. Age 84, 10 months, 8 days. He joined the Methodist Church in 1854. Then moved his membership to the Freewill Baptist in Gentry, Co, MO 1885 and lived a Christian life until death. Evan M. Nichols was married to Rachael Crowder Sept 9th 1839 in Nodaway Co Missouri.
[Submitters Note: He and his wife came to Oklahoma in the fall of 1889 with his daughter Lutitia SWEAT's family. He is buried in the SWEAT Cemetery, located 1/2 mile west of the Indian Meridian on Sorghum Mill Road.)