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James Jay Nichols

Male 1918 - 2003  (85 years)


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  • Name James Jay Nichols  [1
    Born 30 Apr 1918  Shamrock, Creek, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1920  Shamrock, Creek, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Enumeration District 208 
    Residence 1920  Shamrock, Creek, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Sixth St

    With parents Jay McC and Nancy L (Eaton) Nichols, seven siblings, his grandfather and three farm hands 
    Census 1930  Justice Precinct 2, Stephens, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Enumeration District 215-7 
    Residence 1930  Justice Precinct 2, Stephens, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Breckenridge-Eliasville Rd

    With mother Nancy L (Eaton) Nichols and four siblings 
    Residence 1935  Young Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1940  Justice Precinct 7, Coleman, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Enumeration District 42-23 
    Occupation 1940  Justice Precinct 7, Coleman, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Working 48 hours per week as an "oil pumper" at an "oil field," he earned $897 in 52 working weeks in 1939. 
    Residence 1940  Justice Precinct 7, Coleman, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Jennings Oil Field

    With wife Sybil 
    World War II Veteran 15 Oct 1942  Dallas, Dallas, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Sgt US Army Air Forces 
    Occupation 15 Oct 1942  Coleman Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    "Unskilled occupations in production of petroleum" 
    Residence 15 Oct 1942  Coleman Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 5 Sep 2003  D'Hanis, Medina, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 5 Sep 2003  Hondo, Medina, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    Notes 
    • James Jay Nichols, age 85, of D'Hanis passed away Friday, Sept. 5, 2003, in Hondo. He and his wife had recently moved from Casper, WY, to D'Hanis. Jay was born April 30, 1918, in Shamrock, OK. A Memorial Service was held Thursday, Sept. 11, at 1 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Sabinal. [7]
    • Attended school through seventh grade [5]
    Person ID I2410  Wm L Gann Ancestors
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2012 

    Father Jay McCabe Nichols,   b. 23 Aug 1874, Carlyle, Clinton, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1944, Big Spring, Howard, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Nancy Lynton Eaton,   b. 22 Aug 1883, Castell, Mason, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1956, Gallup, McKinley, New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 20 Apr 1902  Gallup, McKinley, New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced Bef 15 Apr 1939  [8, 9
    Photos
    Nichols, Jay M and Eaton, Nancy L - Photograph c. 1902
    Nichols, Jay M and Eaton, Nancy L - Photograph c. 1902
    Caption on back:

    Jay McCabe Nichols +
    Nancy Linton (Eaton) Nichols
    on La Plata N. M.
    Family ID F414  Group Sheet

    Family Sybil 
    Family ID F1084  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S26919] "The Names and Ages of My Children", Nancy L (Eaton) Nichols, (unpublished personal letter, dated 02 Feb 1948), 2 (Reliability: 3), 19 Apr 2011.

    2. [S34632] Social Security Death Index, U.S. Social Security Administration, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2009), SSN 457-07-9777 (Reliability: 2), 20 Apr 2011.

    3. [S40175] 1920 United States Federal Census, Bureau of the Census, (National Archives, Washington, D.C.), fam. 22, p. 1B, ED 4-268, Shamrock, Creek, Oklahoma (Reliability: 2), 19 Apr 2011.

    4. [S40174] 1930 United States Federal Census, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930), fam. 179, p. 8A, ED 215-7, Justice Precinct 2, Stephens, Texas (Reliability: 2), 29 Aug 2011.

    5. [S40214] 1940 United States Federal Census, United States, Bureau of the Census, (National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), fam. 154, p. 8A, ED 42-23, Justice Precinct 7, Coleman, Texas (Reliability: 2), 29 Nov 2012.

    6. [S32935] US WW II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, National Archives and Records Administration, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005) (Reliability: 2), 20 Apr 2011.

    7. [S40226] Hondo Anvil Herald, (Hondo, Texas: Jeff Berger, publisher), http://www.hondoanvilherald.com/2003.htm (Reliability: 2), 2 Jul 2012.

    8. [S22991] Nichols, Jay McCabe - Death Certificate, Texas Department of Health Bureau of Vital Statistics (Reliability: 3), 26 Feb 2010.

    9. [S75] Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1977, FamilySearch, (FamilySearch), 007255762 > image 524 of 965 (Reliability: 3), 15 Jul 2015.