Descendants of Lawrence Bennet Nickens

compiled by Jan N. Valdez

Note: the following chart has been compiled to a large extent from census and other records and is far from complete. It is offered as a working chart and one that should not be taken  as a final product. As more people come online hopefully we can better complete parts of these family charts. People born after 1920 have been omitted for privacy reasons. Please send additions and corrections.  Also please contact me if you would like to know the sources for any of the information included here.

 

Generation No. 1

 

1.  LAWRENCE BENNET2 NICKENS  (WILLIAM1) was born 1812 in Sumner Co., TN.  He married MARY COCKERHAM in Louisiana.  She was born 1818 in LA.

       

Children of LAWRENCE NICKENS and MARY COCKERHAM are:

2.                i.    JORDAN3 NICKENS, b. Louisiana; d. July 30, 1878.

3.               ii.    WILLIAM NICKENS, b. December 1836, Louisiana; d. February 21, 1925, Ascension, LA.

4.              iii.    CEBRON/SEBORN NICKENS, b. June 1838, Louisiana; d. August 24, 1922.

                 iv.    MARY NICKENS, b. 1843.

                  v.    HENRY NICKENS, b. 1845, LA; d. May 1862.

                 vi.    L.B. NICKENS JR., b. 1847, LA.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2.  JORDAN3 NICKENS (LAWRENCE BENNET2, WILLIAM1) was born in Louisiana, and died July 30, 1878.  He married ANNARETTE WEST January 25, 1865 in Saint Helena, Louisiana.  She was born November 1844 in Louisiana.

       

Children of JORDAN NICKENS and ANNARETTE WEST are:

5.                i.    WILLIAM BENNET4 NICKENS, b. December 1865, Louisiana.

6.               ii.    HENRY Y. NICKENS, b. April 07, 1867, Louisiana; d. September 30, 1934, Duval, Fla..

7.              iii.    GEORGE T. NICKENS, b. 1871.

                 iv.    SEBORN L. NICKENS, b. March 1875, LA.

                  v.    FRANK JOSEPH NICKENS, b. January 1878, LA; m. LANE; b. 1889, LA.

 

 

3.  WILLIAM3 NICKENS (LAWRENCE BENNET2, WILLIAM1) was born December 1836 in Louisiana, and died February 21, 1925 in Ascension, LA.  He married (1) MARY ELIZABETH CARPENTER October 30, 1859.    He married (2) SARA JANE KELLEY Abt. 1860.  She was born December 1846 in Louisiana.

       

Children of WILLIAM NICKENS and SARA KELLEY are:

8.                i.    JORDAN4 NICKENS, b. December 1861, Louisiana.

9.               ii.    HENRY V. NICKENS, b. March 1866, Louisiana; d. February 17, 1943, Ascension, LA.

10.            iii.    MARY O. NICKENS, b. October 1868, Louisiana.

11.            iv.    JOHN DAVIS NICKENS, b. June 1871, LA.

12.             v.    SEABORN JAMES (SEABRON) NICKENS, b. November 1872, LA.

                 vi.    EDNA ABIGAIL NICKENS, b. July 1877, LA; m. JOSEPH MARCHAND, January 24, 1901, Ascension, LA.

                vii.    OLIVIA DEANA NICKENS, b. December 1879, LA; m. ARMAND BRIGNAC, October 03, 1901, Ascension, LA.

13.          viii.    THOMAS P. NICKENS, b. March 1883, LA.

14.             ix.    SIDNEY B. NICKENS, b. September 1885, LA; d. November 14, 1951.

15.              x.    FRANCES B. (BELLE ZORA) NICKENS, b. June 1888, LA.

 

 

4.  CEBRON/SEBORN3 NICKENS (LAWRENCE BENNET2, WILLIAM1) was born June 1838 in Louisiana, and died August 24, 1922.  He married MALINDA MARTENAS.  She was born July 1842 in Louisiana.

       

Children of CEBRON/SEBORN NICKENS and MALINDA MARTENAS are:

16.              i.    ELIZABETH4 NICKENS, b. October 1867, Louisiana.

17.             ii.    JOSEPH L. NICKENS, b. January 1869, Louisiana.

18.            iii.    WILLIAM E. NICKENS, b. December 1874, LA.

                 iv.    MARGARET NICKENS, b. 1877.

                  v.    IDA NICKENS, b. 1880.

                 vi.    ELLA V. NICKENS, b. May 1883, LA.

                vii.    SEABORN NICKENS, b. December 1885.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

5.  WILLIAM BENNET4 NICKENS (JORDAN3, LAWRENCE BENNET2, WILLIAM1) was born December 1865 in Louisiana.  He married ROSAN ROXANNA.  She was born 1885.

       

Children of WILLIAM NICKENS and ROSAN ROXANNA are:

19.              i.    ELLIS AMBROSE5 NICKENS, b. 1902.

                  ii.    MYRTIE NICKENS, b. 1904, Ascension, LA.

                 iii.    ISAAC WILLIAM NICKENS, b. 1906.

                 iv.    ALTAN NICKENS, b. 1907, Ascension, LA.

 

 

6.  HENRY Y.4 NICKENS (JORDAN3, LAWRENCE BENNET2, WILLIAM1) was born April 07, 1867 in Louisiana, and died September 30, 1934 in Duval, Fla..  He married JULIA ELIZABETH COLLINS October 02, 1887 in Ascension, LA.  She was born April 08, 1866 in Acension Parish, Louisiana, and died January 25, 1926 in Galvez, LA.

       

Children of HENRY NICKENS and JULIA COLLINS are:

                   i.    PEARL5 NICKENS, b. February 1889, Ascension Parish, Louisiana; m. JOSEPH PRESTON; b. 1889.

                  ii.    RAYFORD COLLINS NICKENS, b. August 1890, Ascension Parish, Louisiana; m. CONNIE PARKER; b. 1890.

20.            iii.    ROBERT LEO NICKENS, b. June 01, 1892, Gieismar, Ascension Parish, Louisiana; d. December 31, 1969, Jacksonville, FL.

21.            iv.    RUTH HILDA NICKENS, b. March 01, 1894, Gonzales, Ascension Parish, Louisiana.

                  v.    FRANK ELWIN NICKENS, b. February 1896, LA.

22.            vi.    CLYDE KENNETH NICKENS, b. October 1898, Ascension Parish, Louisiana.

                vii.    ARCHILLE ? NICKENS, b. April 13, 1900, Ascension Parish, Louisiana.

               viii.    LELAND WEST NICKENS, b. May 1900, LA.

                  ix.    ENEZ NICKENS, b. July 04, 1904, Ascension Parish, Louisiana.

                   x.    MAE "SWEETIE" NICKENS, b. 1908, Ascension Parish, Louisiana.

 

 

7.  GEORGE T.4 NICKENS (JORDAN3, LAWRENCE BENNET2, WILLIAM1) was born 1871.  He married JULIA CELESTINE.  She was born January 1879 in LA.

       

Children of GEORGE NICKENS and JULIA are:

                   i.    JOSEPH BENNETT5 NICKENS, b. July 1897, LA.

                  ii.    LAURA NICKENS, b. February 1899, LA.

23.            iii.    ARBELA NICKENS, b. 1901, Ascension, LA.

                 iv.    ELMIRA NICKENS, b. 1909, Ascension, LA; m. EARL MILLER, 1928, Ascension, LA.

                  v.    ANNA NICKENS, b. 1912, Ascension, LA.

                 vi.    BARNARD NICKENS, b. 1915, Ascension, LA.

                vii.    DANIE NICKENS, b. 1917, Ascension, LA; m. FARRIS SOLIEL STEPHENS, February 05, 1937, Ascension, LA.

               viii.    ALINE NICKENS, b. 1920, Ascension, LA.

 

 

8.  JORDAN4 NICKENS (WILLIAM3, LAWRENCE BENNET2, WILLIAM1) was born December 1861 in Louisiana.  He married MARY JULIA HENDERSON November 23, 1885 in Galvez, Ascension, LA.  She was born May 1862 in LA.

       

Children of JORDAN NICKENS and MARY HENDERSON are:

                   i.    WINNIE5 NICKENS, b. August 1890, LA; m. ALPHONSE LEBLANC.

                  ii.    LENA NICKENS, b. August 1892, LA.

                 iii.    MAMIE NICKENS, b. April 1897, LA.

                 iv.    FRANCES NICKENS, b. March 1899.

                  v.    ARLAND NICKENS, b. 1901, LA.

                 vi.    JONAS NICKENS, b. 1906, LA.

 

 

9.  HENRY V.4 NICKENS (WILLIAM3, LAWRENCE BENNET2, WILLIAM1) was born March 1866 in Louisiana, and died February 17, 1943 in Ascension, LA.  He married LORENA (LAURA) MOORE 1889 in Ascension, LA.  She was born September 1873 in LA.

       

Children of HENRY NICKENS and LORENA MOORE are:

                   i.    ANNIE5 NICKENS, b. November 1891, LA.

                  ii.    INICE/INEZ NICKENS, b. November 1894, LA.

                 iii.    WILLIAM LESLIE NICKENS, b. May 1898, LA.

                 iv.    JOSEPH THOMPSON? NICKENS, b. 1900.

                  v.    LILLIE NICKENS, b. 1904, LA.

                 vi.    MILBURN NICKENS, b. 1907, LA.

                vii.    ALOE NICKENS, b. 1912, Ascension, LA.

 

 

10.  MARY O.4 NICKENS (WILLIAM3, LAWRENCE BENNET2, WILLIAM1) was born October 1868 in Louisiana.  She married HARRY N. MCCOY. 

       

Children of MARY NICKENS and HARRY MCCOY are:

                   i.    HENRY5 MCCOY, b. April 1888.

                  ii.    MATTHEW MCCOY, b. March 1890.

                 iii.    FRANK MCCOY, b. March 1892.

                 iv.    OSCAR MCCOY, b. November 1894.

 

 

11.  JOHN DAVIS4 NICKENS (WILLIAM3, LAWRENCE BENNET2, WILLIAM1) was born June 1871 in LA.  He married LULA E. FICKLIN February 19, 1900 in Galvez, Ascension, Louisiana.  She was born August 1883 in LA.

       

Children of JOHN NICKENS and LULA FICKLIN are:

                   i.    PERCY5 NICKENS, b. 1902, LA; m. MAGGIE STEVENS, May 17, 1922, Ascension, LA.

                  ii.    WILLIAM NICKENS, b. September 1906, LA.

                 iii.    IDA NICKENS, b. 1909, LA; m. OSCAR STARKEY, July 18, 1925, Ascension, LA.

                 iv.    PERKINS NICKENS, b. 1912, LA; m. GERTRUDE BALLARD, May 19, 1936, Tangiphoa, LA.

                  v.    ALLEE NICKENS, b. July 1913, LA.

                 vi.    ELVIN NICKENS, b. April 1916, LA; m. JAMES STEWART, August 26, 1942, LA.

                vii.    VERDES NICKENS, b. June 1918, Ascension, LA; m. ALCES J. RODERGUEZ JR., November 04, 1936, Tangiphoa, LA.

               viii.    JOE JOYCE NICKENS, b. September 1922.

                  ix.    LOIS AUGUST NICKENS, b. August 1925.

 

 

12.  SEABORN JAMES (SEABRON)4 NICKENS (WILLIAM3, LAWRENCE BENNET2, WILLIAM1) was born November 1872 in LA.  He married FRANCIS MATILDA FICKLIN February 07, 1901 in Galvez, Ascension, Louisiana. 

       

Children of SEABORN NICKENS and FRANCIS FICKLIN are:

                   i.    MILLARD JAMES5 NICKENS, b. February 1902, LA; m. ESSIE L. COOK, January 21, 1925, Ascension, LA.

                  ii.    HOUSTON JACKSON NICKENS, b. April 1905, LA.

                 iii.    DAN J. NICKENS, b. November 1907, LA.

                 iv.    ONDA NICKENS, b. 1910, LA.

                  v.    EMMER MURL NICKENS, b. April 1910, Ascension, LA; m. GENE MCMORRIS, 1928, Ascension, LA.

                 vi.    ETHEL MAY NICKENS, b. 1913, Ascension, LA; m. LEO F. CAUSEY, December 20, 1932, Ascension, LA.

                vii.    VIRLIE NICKENS, b. 1916, Ascension, LA.

               viii.    VELMA FRANCIS NICKENS, b. July 1919, Ascension, LA.

 

 

13.  THOMAS P.4 NICKENS (WILLIAM3, LAWRENCE BENNET2, WILLIAM1) was born March 1883 in LA.  He married OCTAVIA JOSEPHINE CHIASSON March 18, 1915 in Galvez, Ascension, LA. 

       

Children of THOMAS NICKENS and OCTAVIA CHIASSON are:

                   i.    EDITH5 NICKENS, b. September 17, 1916, St. James, LA.

                  ii.    ADAM PAUL NICKENS, b. January 02, 1918, Chackby, Lafourche, LA.

                 iii.    SUSIE INEZ NICKENS, b. December 06, 1925, Grosse Tete, Iberville, LA.

                 iv.    CHARLES THOMAS NICKENS, b. May 15, 1929, Grosse Tete, Iberville, LA.

                  v.    MARY ALICE NICKENS, b. September 12, 1930, Grosse Tete, Iberville, LA.

                 vi.    THOMAS PAYNE NICKENS, b. January 24, 1934, Grosse Tete, Iberville, LA.

 

 

14.  SIDNEY B.4 NICKENS (WILLIAM3, LAWRENCE BENNET2, WILLIAM1) was born September 1885 in LA, and died November 14, 1951.  He married IDA RODDY April 24, 1911 in Galvez, Ascension, LA.  She was born March 08, 1887 in LA.

       

Children of SIDNEY NICKENS and IDA RODDY are:

                   i.    RICHARD LEE5 NICKENS, b. January 25, 1913, Ascension, LA.

                  ii.    SYDNEY VINTON NICKENS, b. March 23, 1916, Ascension, LA.

                 iii.    EARL NICKENS, b. 1920, Ascension, LA.

                 iv.    DOROTHY NICKENS, b. March 26, 1928.

 

 

15.  FRANCES B. (BELLE ZORA)4 NICKENS (WILLIAM3, LAWRENCE BENNET2, WILLIAM1) was born June 1888 in LA.  She married CLARENCE LEE CAUSEY October 05, 1905 in Galvez, Ascension, LA. 

       

Children of FRANCES NICKENS and CLARENCE CAUSEY are:

                   i.    THOMAS CLARENCE5 CAUSEY, b. January 1907.

                  ii.    EUGENE WILTON CAUSEY, b. November 1908.

                 iii.    VINSION CAUSEY, b. October 1912.

                 iv.    CURTIS LEE CAUSEY, b. October 1914.

                  v.    WILMA GRACE CAUSEY, b. March 1916.

                 vi.    CARL RAYMOND CAUSEY, b. September 1918.

 

 

16.  ELIZABETH4 NICKENS (CEBRON/SEBORN3, LAWRENCE BENNET2, WILLIAM1) was born October 1867 in Louisiana.  She married JOHN PETER DIXON April 06, 1882 in Galvez, Ascension, LA. 

       

Child of ELIZABETH NICKENS and JOHN DIXON is:

                   i.    MARY5 DIXON, b. August 1884.

 

 

17.  JOSEPH L.4 NICKENS (CEBRON/SEBORN3, LAWRENCE BENNET2, WILLIAM1) was born January 1869 in Louisiana.  He married ELLA C..  She was born July 1871 in LA.

       

Children of JOSEPH NICKENS and ELLA are:

                   i.    PEARLY ALICE5 NICKENS, b. December 1893, LA.

                  ii.    PENNYARNOLD? NICKENS, b. 1901, LA.

                 iii.    DAVEY/NARVIA? NICKENS, b. 1903, Ascension, LA.

                 iv.    RUBY L. NICKENS, b. 1913, Ascension, LA.

 

 

18.  WILLIAM E.4 NICKENS (CEBRON/SEBORN3, LAWRENCE BENNET2, WILLIAM1) was born December 1874 in LA.  He married MARY E..  She was born October 1876 in LA.

       

Child of WILLIAM NICKENS and MARY is:

24.              i.    NEWMAN C.5 NICKENS, b. October 1897, LA.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

19.  ELLIS AMBROSE5 NICKENS (WILLIAM BENNET4, JORDAN3, LAWRENCE BENNET2, WILLIAM1) was born 1902.  He married LEONA LOUISE WEST April 12, 1921 in Galvez, Ascension, LA. 

       

Children of ELLIS NICKENS and LEONA WEST are:

                   i.    ISAAC BENNETT6 NICKENS, b. May 1922; m. SADDIE LEE CLARK.

                  ii.    ALTON VERDIE NICKENS, b. April 1926.

 

 

20.  ROBERT LEO5 NICKENS (HENRY Y.4, JORDAN3, LAWRENCE BENNET2, WILLIAM1) was born June 01, 1892 in Gieismar, Ascension Parish, Louisiana, and died December 31, 1969 in Jacksonville, FL.  He married LILLIAN MAY JOHNSTON May 02, 1916 in Jacksonville, Cuval, Fla..  She was born December 03, 1886 in Wichita Falls, Texas.

       

Child of ROBERT NICKENS and LILLIAN JOHNSTON is:

                   i.    ROBERT LEO6 NICKENS, b. September 09, 1918, TRes Barres, Santa Catherina, Brazil; m. MARIE AGNES JASPER.

 

 

21.  RUTH HILDA5 NICKENS (HENRY Y.4, JORDAN3, LAWRENCE BENNET2, WILLIAM1) was born March 01, 1894 in Gonzales, Ascension Parish, Louisiana.  She married JOHN RANDOLPH HEY.  He was born November 22, 1884 in Sigourney, Keokuk, Iowa.

       

Children of RUTH NICKENS and JOHN HEY are:

                   i.    FREDERICK HEWEY6 HEY, b. November 06, 1913, Bogalusa, Washington, Louisiana.

                  ii.    JOHN ALFRED HEY, b. October 13, 1917, Bogalusa, Washington, Louisiana.

 

 

22.  CLYDE KENNETH5 NICKENS (HENRY Y.4, JORDAN3, LAWRENCE BENNET2, WILLIAM1) was born October 1898 in Ascension Parish, Louisiana.  He married BESSIE A. MCDOWELL.  She was born April 19, 1903 in Jacksonville, Duvall Co., Florida.

       

Child of CLYDE NICKENS and BESSIE MCDOWELL is:

                   i.    DONALD BURTON6 NICKENS, b. October 19, 1930, Jacksonville, Duvall Co., Florida.

 

 

23.  ARBELA5 NICKENS (GEORGE T.4, JORDAN3, LAWRENCE BENNET2, WILLIAM1) was born 1901 in Ascension, LA.  She married BATES TEBO.  He was born 1897.

       

Child of ARBELA NICKENS and BATES TEBO is:

                   i.    MALTIE?6 TEBO, b. 1920.

 

 

24.  NEWMAN C.5 NICKENS (WILLIAM E.4, CEBRON/SEBORN3, LAWRENCE BENNET2, WILLIAM1) was born October 1897 in LA.  He married LIDIE.  She was born 1899 in LA.

       

Child of NEWMAN NICKENS and LIDIE is:

                   i.    WILLIE6 NICKENS, b. 1919, Ascension, LA.



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