Mary Ann <I>Nichols</I> Short


Mary Ann Nichols Short

Death 6 Oct 1886 (aged 73–74)
Burial Apalachin, Tioga County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 9727226 View Source
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Wife of Uriah Short.

Mary Ann is the Annie referred to in "Annie, wife of Uriah Short, who lives within a mile or two of the Apalachin." (p. 159, Pierce, H. B., History of Tioga, Chemung, Tompkins, and Schuyler Counties, New York...Philadelphia: Everts & Ensign, 1879, 922 pgs.) She is the daughter of Simeon Nichols who came to Apalachin from Rhode Island with his father Caleb in about 1790. Simon and Caleb Nichols are Revolutionary War veterans (info from same book cited above).

Sister of: Elizabeth (who married Harvey Fox), William, Almira (who married Abel Bills and moved to Newaygo Co., MI by 1880), and Simeon Nichols (who married first Easter Fairbanks and had at least 6 children, then Mercy Billings and had sons Enoch and Washington).

Mother of:
George R. (born Nov. 1832)
Lorenzo (born about 1839)
Jacob (born about 1842)
Vienna Jane (1844-1865)
Uriah Short, Jr. (1845-1932)
Ordelia (1848-1854)
Ira (born about 1851)
Fred (born 1854, died 1922)
Sherman (1856-1868)
Franklin B. (born Feb. 1862)

OBITUARY: Mrs. Mary Ann Short, wife of Mr. Uriah Short, died yesterday morning at her residence on Mutton Hill, two miles southwest of Apalachin, aged seventy-three years. Her funeral will be held at 2:00 P.M. tomorrow at the church in Apalachin. The deceased was an invalid, and had been confined to her bed fifty-three years. [Source: Owego (NY) Gazette, Thursday, October 7, 1886, pg. 5]

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  • Added: 30 Oct 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 9727226
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Ann Nichols Short (1812–6 Oct 1886), Find a Grave Memorial ID 9727226, citing Riverside Cemetery, Apalachin, Tioga County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Catnip82 (contributor 46771427) .