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 Leslie G. Nicholls

Leslie G. Nicholls

Birth
Death 4 Oct 1908 (aged 3 months)
Burial Bridgeport, Mono County, California, USA
Memorial ID 5855196 · View Source
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Epitaph reads: "Our Darling"

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California Death Index:

Leslie G. Nicholls, 3 mos, d. 10/4/1908, Mono County (County Code 26)

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Daughters of the American Revolution, Vital Records from Cemeteries in California, Volume 16 (Book 21), pp. 168-171 (Bodie, CA, 1957), CSL Book Collection, qc 929.2 D2c: listed as Leslie G. Nicholls, June 17, 1908 – Oct. 4, 1908

Daughters of the American Revolution, Vital Records from Cemeteries in California, Volume 18 (Book 23), pp.82-83 (Bodie Cemetery, 9/3/1966), CSL Book Collection, qc 929.2 D2c: listed as Leslie G. Nicholls, June 17, 1908 – Oct. 4, 1908

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Bridgeport (CA) Chronicle-Union, Aug 1906: Bodie Items. Thos. Nicholls returned to Bodie Thursday after an absence of nine months.

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Daily Nevada State Journal, 7/24/1907:

Travelling 6,000 miles to wed her childhood sweetheart, to whom she had plighted her troth years ago, back in romantic Cornwall, England, Miss Lilly E. Berryman saw her love dream realized yesterday as she stood in the parlors of the Methodist parsonage, by the side of the man she had adored since the days she was in pinafores and he in knickerbockers, and heard the Rev. L. M. Burwell pronounce the words that made her his wife. The lucky groom is Thomas Nicholls, a mining man of Bodie, Cal., who had made his home in Nevada for six years. He is 26 years of age and his bride is 24.

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1910 Census, Green St., Bodie, Mono County, California:

Thomas Nicholls, 31 yrs, Married 2 yrs, b. England, Father b. England, Mother b. England, to US 1899, Petitioned for citizenship, Miner/Quartz, Rents House; Lilly Nicholls, wife, 29 yrs, 2 children born/1 child then living, b. England, Father b. England, Mother b. England, to US 1907; Lester G. Nicholls, son, 5 mos, Single, b. California, Father b. England, Mother b. England

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California Birth Index: Myrtle L. Nichols, b. 8/19/1912, Mono County

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Bridgeport (CA) Chronicle-Union, 5/22/1915 (Saturday): Bodie News Items. Thomas Nichols who was taken seriously ill with ptomaine poisoning last Saturday night, has about recovered.

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1920 Census, Oakland, Alameda County, California:

Thomas Nichols, 43 yrs, to US 1897, Naturalized 1905, b. England, Father b. England, Mother b. England, Miner/Silver mine, Rents House; Lillie Nichols, wife, 39 yrs, to US 1907, b. England, Father b. England, Mother b. England; Leslie Nichols, son, 10 yrs, Single, b. California, Father b. England, Mother b. England; Myrtle Nichols, daughter, 7 yrs, Single, b. California, Father b. England, Mother b. England.

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1930 Census, Oakland, Alameda County, California:

Thomas Nichols, 52 yrs, Married, married at age 30 yrs, b. England, Father b. England, Mother b. England, to US 1900, Laborer/Building; Lillie E. Thomas, wife, 49 yrs, married at age 27 yrs, b. England, Father b. England, Mother b. England; Leslie G. Nichols, son, 20 yrs, Single, b. California, Father b. England, Mother b. England, Night Clerk/Hotel; Myrtle L. Nichols, daughter, 17 yrs, Single, b. California, Father b. England, Mother b. England

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1940 Census, 1909 San Pablo Ave., Oakland, Alameda County, California:

Thomas Nichols, 62 yrs, Married, Education-Grammar 6, b. England, 1935-same place, Operator/Rooming House; Lillie Nichols, wife, 59 yrs, Education-Grammar 6, b. England, 1935-same place, Assistant/Rooming House; Myrtle Nichols, daughter, 27 yrs, Single, Education-8th grade, b. California, 1935-same place, Bookkeeper/Hotel; Lester Nichols, son, 31 yrs, Single, Education-8th grade, b. California, 1935-same place, Laborer/RRoad Car Shop

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California Death Index:

Thomas Nicholls, b. 10/19/1877 Other country, d. 11/11/1946 Alameda County, 69 yrs, Father-NICHOLLS, Mother-NICHOLLS

Lillie Edith Nicholls, b. 2/2/1881 Other country, d. 7/10/1959 Alameda County, 78 yrs, Father-BERRYMAN

Leslie Gordon Nichols, b. 12/7/1909 California, d. 5/10/1990 Monterey County, 80 yrs, Mother-BERRYMAN

Myrtle Lorraine Carlsson, b. 8/19/1912 California, d. 2/28/1997 Contra Costa County, 84 yrs, Father-NICHOLS

(Note: It is interesting that Leslie G. Nicholls brother, Lester appears to have taken his name after his death.)


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  • Maintained by: Sue
  • Originally Created by: Lonnie DeCloedt
  • Added: 18 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5855196
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leslie G. Nicholls (17 Jun 1908–4 Oct 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5855196, citing Bodie Cemetery, Bridgeport, Mono County, California, USA ; Maintained by Sue (contributor 47371789) .