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Hester “Hettie” Nichols James

Birth
Waynesburg, Greene County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 19 Oct 1918 (aged 78)
Johnson County, Kansas, USA
Burial Corinth, Osborne County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 116750959 · View Source
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LaHarper
LaHarpe, Illinois
(Hancock County)
Friday, November 1, 1918

Hettie Nichols, daughter of Edward & Margaret VanDruff was born in Waynesburg, Pa. Dec. 15, 1839. Death of her father in early childhood was followed by the removal of her mother and family to La Harpe. Here the mother died leaving a family of 10, of whom Mrs. Melissa Pitt, now ill at her home near Lenera is the sole survivor. After her mother's death she made her home with her brother, Joseph Nichols.

On Dec. 6, 1863 she married John P. James with whom in the spring of 1865 she came to Lawrence, Ks. The following year they went to Johnson county. She is survived by two sons, Andy J. and Willard. She died Oct. 19, 1918, Corinth Cemetery, Kansas.

Gravesite Details Grave is unmarked

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  • Created by: Gerald "Jerry" Hobson
  • Added: 8 Sep 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 116750959
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hester “Hettie” Nichols James (15 Dec 1839–19 Oct 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 116750959, citing Corinth Cemetery, Corinth, Osborne County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Gerald "Jerry" Hobson (contributor 46794864) .