|Death: ||Sep. 25, 1929|
PENN YAN DEMOCRAT, PENN YAN, N. Y.
Friday, Sept 27, 1929
Libbeus M. Nichols, descendant of one of the pioneer settlers of Milo, Yates- county, passed away at his home, at 115 Stark avenue, on Wednesday morning, at the age of 82 years.
He was descended from Isaac Nichols, who, with his wife, Anna Boon Nichols, was numbered among the Rhode Island contingent settlers of Milo. They were followers of Jemima Wilkinson, known to her colony as the Universal Friend. Isaac Nichols located on the tract of land, which was named Nichols' Corners, and afterwards and now known as Milo Center.
The father of Libbeus was Loring G. Nichols, and his mother, Charlotte Guile Nichols. When a young man of 20, he went West, locating in Ohio, (where he remained until about 30 years ago, when he returned to Yates county, purchasing a farm on. Flat street, in the town of Benton, and living there until a few years ago, when advancing years caused his retirement from active farming, and he with his wife, who died about three years ago, purchased a home on Stark avenue. He was an ardent Republican in politics, although he did not seek public office.
He is survived by one son, Loren Nichols, of Benton; a brother. Andrew, of Milo; a sister, Mrs. Cora Owen, of Penn Yan; and a grand-daughter, Miss Arlene Nichols, of Benton.
The funeral will be held from the home in Stark averuie on Friday morning at 10 o'clock* Rev. F. E. Morey, of Benton, officiating. Burial will be made in Benton cemetery.
Loring Nichols (1822 - 1905)
Charlotte A Guile Nichols (1826 - 1907)
Lottie Grace Sherman Nichols (1851 - 1926)
Loren Nichols (1874 - 1949)*
Libbeus M Nichols (1846 - 1929)
Andrew F Nichols (1851 - 1933)*
Minerva C Nichols Newby (1860 - 1898)*
Benton Rural Cemetery
New York, USA
Created by: James Faasen
Record added: Oct 14, 2011
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