Descendants of Joseph Nickens

Compiled by Jan N. Valdez

updated January 2010

Note: the following chart has been compiled to a large extent from census records and other sources. It is offered as a working chart and one that should not be taken as a final product. People born after 1920 have been omitted. Please send additions and corrections.  Also please contact me if you would like to know the sources for any of the information.

Joseph was born in Wilson County, TN to William and Francis Nickens. He relocated to Indiana after 1860 along with his large family.

 

Generation No. 1

 

        1.  Joseph2 Nickens  (William1) was born 15 May 1817 in Wilson Co., TN, and died Aft. 1880 in Warrick Co., IN.  He married Mary S. Red 05 Oct 1839 in Williamson Co., Tenn., daughter of Richard Red and UNNAMED.  She was born 03 Aug 1819 in Virginia, and died Aft. 1880 in Warrick Co., IN.

       

Children of Joseph Nickens and Mary Red are:

        2                 i.    James3 Nickens, born 1839 in Tenn..

+     3                ii.    William Nickens, born 15 Oct 1841 in Tenn.; died 16 Sep 1900 in Folsomville, Warrick Co., IN.

+     4               iii.    Martha Ann Nickens, born 1842 in Tenn.; died 10 May 1909 in Warrick Co., IN.

+     5              iv.    Louisa Nickens, born 02 Dec 1844 in Tenn.; died 04 Mar 1908 in Warrick Co., IN.

+     6               v.    John P. Nickens, born 1846; died 19 Apr 1888 in White Co., IL.

        7              vi.    Frances Nickens, born 1848.

+     8             vii.    Robert S. Nickens, born 1848; died 05 Nov 1925.

+     9            viii.    David Nickens, born 27 Dec 1849; died 13 Jan 1912 in Warrick Co., IN.

+     10            ix.    Elijah Nickens, born 1851.

+     11             x.    Cornelia Nickens, born 1854 in TN.

        12            xi.    Alfred Nickens, born 1856.

        13           xii.    Amanda Nickens, born 1857; died 27 Sep 1883 in Warrick Co., IN.  She married M. King.

+     14          xiii.    Joseph Tillman Nickens, born 10 Jun 1856.

+     15          xiv.    Mary Nickens, born 1859.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

        3.  William3 Nickens (Joseph2, William1) was born 15 Oct 1841 in Tenn., and died 16 Sep 1900 in Folsomville, Warrick Co., IN.  He married (1) Lucy Ann Hunt 08 Aug 1867 in Warwick, Indiana.  She was born 13 Nov 1849 in Ind., and died 31 Mar 1888.  He married (2) Harriet Taylor? 11 Apr 1895.  She was born Apr 1866 in Ind..

       

Children of William Nickens and Lucy Hunt are:

        16              i.    Mary A.4 Nickens, born 17 May 1868; died 15 Feb 1885.

        17             ii.    Louis Tillman Nickens, born 28 Oct 1871; died 23 Nov 1892.

+     18            iii.    Amanda Helen Nickens, born 1874 in IN; died 18 Mar 1947 in Dewitt Co., TX.

+     19            iv.    Charles Mason Nickens, born 04 Jun 1876 in Boonville, Warrick, Indiana; died 06 Feb 1907 in Blanche, Douglas, MO.

        20             v.    William L. Nickens, born 19 May 1880 in Ind.; died 05 Apr 1955 in Salt Lake City, Utah.  He married Cladie Meltz.

        21            vi.    Laura Nickens, born 09 Aug 1882.  She married Gilbert Taylor 09 Dec 1897 in Warrick Co., IN.

 

       

Children of William Nickens and Harriet Taylor? are:

+     22              i.    Emory Louis4 Nickens, Sr., born 09 Jun 1896 in Stanley, Warrick Co., Ind.; died 09 Aug 1967 in Miami, Fla.

        23             ii.    Lucy Nickens, born Dec 1898 in Ind..  She married Fred H. Henn 15 Apr 1916 in Vanderburgh County, IN.

 

 

        4.  Martha Ann3 Nickens (Joseph2, William1) was born 1842 in Tenn., and died 10 May 1909 in Warrick Co., IN.  She married Emery Miller 09 Aug 1866 in Warrick Co., IN.  He was born 06 Oct 1843, and died in Warrick Co, IN.

       

Child of Martha Nickens and Emery Miller is:

        24              i.    Gerzlea4 Miller, born 1884.  She married ? 13 Jan 1901.

 

 

        5.  Louisa3 Nickens (Joseph2, William1) was born 02 Dec 1844 in Tenn., and died 04 Mar 1908 in Warrick Co., IN.  She married James C. Schull 24 Dec 1865 in Nashville, Davidson, Tenn..  He was born 06 Mar 1838, and died 24 Jun 1913 in Warrick Co., IN.

       

Children of Louisa Nickens and James Schull are:

        25              i.    Christina4 Schull, born 1868 in IN.

        26             ii.    Mary J. Schull, born 1870 in Warrick, IN.

        27            iii.    John Schull, born 1872 in Illinois.

        28            iv.    Frank Schull, born 1875.

        29             v.    Jimmie? Schull, born 1879 in Illinois.

        30            vi.    Clarence Edward Schull, born 03 Mar 1882 in Folsomville, Warrick, Indiana.

 

 

        6.  John P.3 Nickens (Joseph2, William1) was born 1846, and died 19 Apr 1888 in White Co., IL.  He married Mary S. Reed 10 May 1869 in Wabash Co., Illinois.  She was born 1854 in Ind..

       

Children of John Nickens and Mary Reed are:

+     31              i.    Alice Frances4 Nickens, born Mar 1870 in Indiana; died 1954.

+     32             ii.    John Wesley Nickens, born 1873 in Indiana.

+     33            iii.    Edward/Edmund Nickens, born 1874 in Ind..

+     34            iv.    Elijah G. Nickens, born 1876 in Indiana.

        35             v.    Rosy Nickens, born 1878 in Ind..

 

 

        8.  Robert S.3 Nickens (Joseph2, William1) was born 1848, and died 05 Nov 1925.  He married (1) Sarah F. Mills 25 Aug 1870 in Warrick Co., IN.  She was born 1855 in Indiana.  He married (2) Roda Irvin 27 Feb 1889 in Vanderburgh Co., Ind..  She was born Oct 1860 in Ind..

       

Children of Robert Nickens and Sarah Mills are:

+     36              i.    George Elvin4 Nickens, born 1874 in Indiana; died 14 Nov 1943.

        37             ii.    Lizzie Nickens, born 1876 in Indiana.

        38            iii.    Maggie Nickens, born 1880 in Indiana.  She married Robert Gillison 19 Sep 1899.

        39            iv.    Maud Nickens, born 15 Sep 1882 in Ind..  She married Frank S. Kaiser 23 Jan 1906.

+     40             v.    Nora Nickens, born Oct 1884 in Ind..

+     41            vi.    John Frances Nickens, born 1886 in Warrick Co., IN; died 1969 in Warrick Co., IN.

 

       

Children of Robert Nickens and Roda Irvin are:

        42              i.    Martha4 Nickens, born Jul 1894 in Ind..

        43             ii.    Robert E. Nickens, born Nov 1897 in Ind.; died 15 Jan 1973 in Marion Co., Oregon.  He married Avel; born 24 Mar 1900; died 22 Dec 1988.

 

 

        9.  David3 Nickens (Joseph2, William1) was born 27 Dec 1849, and died 13 Jan 1912 in Warrick Co., IN.  He married Mary King 16 Feb 1871 in Warrick Co., IN.  She was born 1846 in Indiana.

       

Children of David Nickens and Mary King are:

+     44              i.    Augustus B.4 Nickens, born 1871 in Indiana; died 12 Dec 1944 in Douglas County, Oregon.

        45             ii.    Annie Nickens, born 1873 in Indiana.  She married ? 06 May 1899.

+     46            iii.    Effie Nickens, born 1876 in Indiana.

+     47            iv.    Norman David Nickens, born Oct 1878 in Ind.; died 30 Jul 1952 in Louisville, KY.

        48             v.    Winfred Nickens, born Feb 1883 in Ind..

        49            vi.    Clevia Nickens, born Oct 1885 in Ind..  She married Pedersen.

 

 

        10.  Elijah3 Nickens (Joseph2, William1) was born 1851.  He married Marylyn Alice Carey.  She was born Jan 1852 in Ind..

       

Children of Elijah Nickens and Marylyn Carey are:

        50              i.    Ella Anne4 Nickens, born 1878 in IN.

        51             ii.    Della May Nickens, born Nov 1880 in IN.

        52            iii.    George A. Nickens, born 1883 in IN; died 1883 in Warrick Co., IN.

+     53            iv.    James Nickens, born Jan 1884 in IN.

+     54             v.    Lucy Nickens, born Apr 1885 in IN.

        55            vi.    Emma Nickens, born Jan 1888 in IN.  She married Robert Will Grounds?.

        56           vii.    Martha Nickens, born Feb 1890 in IN.

+     57          viii.    Elias Nickens, born 31 May 1900 in IN; died 08 Mar 1981 in Irving, Texas.

 

 

        11.  Cornelia3 Nickens (Joseph2, William1) was born 1854 in TN.  She married Charles Korb 30 Jun 1872 in Warrick Co., IN. 

       

Child of Cornelia Nickens and Charles Korb is:

        58              i.    Tilda Jane4 Korb, born 1882.  She married ? 16 Oct 1899.

 

 

        14.  Joseph Tillman3 Nickens (Joseph2, William1) was born 10 Jun 1856.  He married (1) Sophronia Shaw 18 Dec 1879 in White County, IL.  She was born 15 Dec 1850, and died 1891.  He married (2) Emily Venables 28 Oct 1891 in White Couty, Illinois.  She was born 03 May 1861 in Ill..

       

Children of Joseph Nickens and Emily Venables are:

        59              i.    George4 Nickens, born 1893 in Kent..

        60             ii.    Elsie J. Nickens, born 1900 in Ill..

 

 

        15.  Mary3 Nickens (Joseph2, William1) was born 1859.  She married Samuel Luther Bryant 05 Oct 1875 in White County, IL. 

       

Child of Mary Nickens and Samuel Bryant is:

        61              i.    Ada4 Bryant, born 1879.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

        18.  Amanda Helen4 Nickens (William3, Joseph2, William1) was born 1874 in IN, and died 18 Mar 1947 in Dewitt Co., TX.  She married Archie Hedges 28 Oct 1894.  He was born in IN.

       

Children of Amanda Nickens and Archie Hedges are:

        62              i.    Charles Russel5 Hedges, born 12 Jul 1895 in IN; died 13 Mar 1955 in Dewitt Co., TX.

        63             ii.    William Leslie Hedges, born 18 Feb 1897 in IN; died 18 Oct 1951 in Dewitt Co., TX.

        64            iii.    Lucy Hedges, born 04 Aug 1906 in TX; died 05 Aug 1944 in Dewitt Co., TX.

 

 

        19.  Charles Mason4 Nickens (William3, Joseph2, William1) was born 04 Jun 1876 in Boonville, Warrick, Indiana, and died 06 Feb 1907 in Blanche, Douglas, MO.  He married Eva Blanche Tweedy 04 Mar 1897 in Warrick, Indiana, daughter of James Tweedy.  She was born 12 Nov 1877 in Boonville, Warrick, Indiana, and died 01 Nov 1973 in Sayre, Beckham Co., OK.

       

Children of Charles Nickens and Eva Tweedy are:

+     65              i.    Elvin Nelson5 Nickens, born 28 May 1899 in Boonville, Warrick, Indiana.

+     66             ii.    Clara Mabel Nickens, born 14 Nov 1903 in Boonville, Warrick, Indiana.

+     67            iii.    Stella May Nickens, born 17 Jul 1905 in Boonville, Warrick Co., IN.

 

 

        22.  Emory Louis4 Nickens, Sr. (William3, Joseph2, William1) was born 09 Jun 1896 in Stanley, Warrick Co., Ind., and died 09 Aug 1967 in Miami, Fla.  He married Caroline Newman 23 Aug 1917 in Vanderburgh Co., Ind..  She was born 1901, and died 16 Dec 1963 in IN.

       

Children of Emory Nickens and Caroline Newman are:

        68              i.    Emery J.5 Nickens, born 1918 in Ind.; died 16 Nov 1988.  He married Alma.

        69             ii.    Inez Helen Nickens, born 10 Oct 1919 in Vanderburgh, Ind..  She married Neighbors.

        70            iii.    Betty Ann Nickens.

        71            iv.    Ronald Nickens.

        72             v.    Harold Nickens.

        73            vi.    Charles Nickens, born 1930; died 04 Apr 1990 in Marrero, LA.  He married Lucille Patterson; died 16 Jun 1998 in Vacherie, LA.

        74           vii.    Raymond Nickens.

        75          viii.    Larry Nickens.

        76            ix.    Marion Lester Nickens, born 1922; died 18 Mar 1989.

 

 

        31.  Alice Frances4 Nickens (John P.3, Joseph2, William1) was born Mar 1870 in Indiana, and died 1954.  She married Amander Poorman 24 Jan 1891 in White County, IL.  He was born 1862, and died 1946.

       

Children of Alice Nickens and Amander Poorman are:

        77              i.    Charles Frederick5 Poorman, born 12 Aug 1902.

        78             ii.    Arthur Ray Poorman.

        79            iii.    Edmund Poorman.

        80            iv.    Clifford Poorman.

        81             v.    Tesie Poorman.

        82            vi.    Mary Poorman.

        83           vii.    Pearl Poorman, born Oct 1891.

        84          viii.    Ruth Poorman.

 

 

        32.  John Wesley4 Nickens (John P.3, Joseph2, William1) was born 1873 in Indiana.  He married (1) Minnie Stroup 04 Oct 1894 in White County, Illinois.    He married (2) Minnie M. Hale 28 Jul 1898 in White County, IL, daughter of John R. Hale.  She was born May 1878 in Ill..

       

Child of John Nickens and Minnie Stroup is:

+     85              i.    Loren5 Nickens, born 1896; died 01 Aug 1961 in Jefferson Co., KY.

 

       

Children of John Nickens and Minnie Hale are:

        86              i.    Pava M.5 Nickens, born Aug 1898 in Ill..

        87             ii.    Paul Nickens, born 09 Sep 1901 in Ill.; died 02 Oct 1990.

        88            iii.    Cora Nickens, born 1902 in Ill..

        89            iv.    Berice/Burnie H. Nickens, born 1905 in Ill.; died 1981 in OK.

        90             v.    Millie B. Nickens, born 1906 in Ill..

        91            vi.    Buell Nickens, born 1906 in Ill..

        92           vii.    Alma Nickens, born 1911 in Illinois.

        93          viii.    Juanita Nickens, born 1912.

 

 

        33.  Edward/Edmund4 Nickens (John P.3, Joseph2, William1) was born 1874 in Ind..  He married Anna S. Sidle 12 May 1896 in White Couty, Illinois.  She was born Jun 1887 in Ill..

       

Child of Edward/Edmund Nickens and Anna Sidle is:

        94              i.    Dewey5 Nickens, born Nov 1898 in Ill..

 

 

        34.  Elijah G.4 Nickens (John P.3, Joseph2, William1) was born 1876 in Indiana.  He married Iva F. Higginson 22 Nov 1899 in White Couty, Illinois.  She was born 1882 in Ill..

       

Children of Elijah Nickens and Iva Higginson are:

        95              i.    Nelly I.5 Nickens, born 1901 in Ill..

        96             ii.    Florence G. Nickens, born 1903 in Ill..

        97            iii.    John W. Nickens, born 1905 in Ill..

 

 

        36.  George Elvin4 Nickens (Robert S.3, Joseph2, William1) was born 1874 in Indiana, and died 14 Nov 1943.  He married (1) Anna.  She was born 1891 in KY.  He married (2) Lillian Miller 16 Oct 1901.  She died 22 Jun 1960.

       

Children of George Nickens and Anna are:

        98              i.    Catherine5 Nickens, born 1910 in Ind..

        99             ii.    Margaret Nickens, born 1913 in Ind..

 

       

Children of George Nickens and Lillian Miller are:

        100            i.    Dorothy5 Nickens, born 10 Nov 1905.

        101           ii.    Irma Nickens, born 04 Sep 1902; died 06 Aug 1994 in Evansville, IN.

        102          iii.    Paul M. Nickens, born 05 Apr 1904; died 18 Jun 1973 in Evansville, IN.

 

 

        40.  Nora4 Nickens (Robert S.3, Joseph2, William1) was born Oct 1884 in Ind..  She married Walter Brinkmeyer. 

       

Child of Nora Nickens and Walter Brinkmeyer is:

        103            i.    Chester5 Brinkmeyer, born 23 Jun 1903.

 

 

        41.  John Frances4 Nickens (Robert S.3, Joseph2, William1) was born 1886 in Warrick Co., IN, and died 1969 in Warrick Co., IN.  He married Emma C. Phillips 1912 in Warrick Co., IN.  She was born 1893, and died 1975 in Warrick Co., IN.

       

Children of John Nickens and Emma Phillips are:

        104            i.    Bertis Harold5 Nickens, born 02 Apr 1916; died 17 Oct 1994.  He married Grace.

        105           ii.    Hollis Nickens, born 19 Aug 1913; died 11 Nov 1998.  He married Lucille Cundiff; died 05 Sep 1995 in Folsomville, IN.

        106          iii.    Russell Nickens, born 1919; died 31 Oct 1990 in Boonville, IN.  He married Allie "May".

        107          iv.    Cletus Paul Nickens.

 

 

        44.  Augustus B.4 Nickens (David3, Joseph2, William1) was born 1871 in Indiana, and died 12 Dec 1944 in Douglas County, Oregon.  He married Caroline Siebe 12 Mar 1896 in Warrick Co., IN.  She was born 01 Mar 1874 in Ind., and died 03 Mar 1960 in Douglas County, Oregon.

       

Children of Augustus Nickens and Caroline Siebe are:

+     108            i.    Genevieve V.5 Nickens, born Mar 1896 in Ind..

        109           ii.    Carl Nickens, born Sep 1897 in Ind..

        110          iii.    Lucille Nickens, born 1905.

 

 

        46.  Effie4 Nickens (David3, Joseph2, William1) was born 1876 in Indiana.  She married Peter Condit 23 Mar 1893 in Warrick Co., IN. 

       

Child of Effie Nickens and Peter Condit is:

        111            i.    Ross5 Condit, born 15 Oct 1904.

 

 

        47.  Norman David4 Nickens (David3, Joseph2, William1) was born Oct 1878 in Ind., and died 30 Jul 1952 in Louisville, KY.  He married Lenola Derrington 1907 in Warrick Co., IN.  She died 18 Feb 1963 in Louiseville, KY.

       

Children of Norman Nickens and Lenola Derrington are:

        112            i.    Vera5 Nickens.  She married Chester Cottrell.

        113           ii.    Buelah Nickens.  She married Claude Schnarr.

 

 

        53.  James4 Nickens (Elijah3, Joseph2, William1) was born Jan 1884 in IN.  He married Rebecca Ann Stokes.  She was born Abt. 1892 in Illinois.

       

Children of James Nickens and Rebecca Stokes are:

+     114            i.    Mildred5 Nickens, born 1909 in OK.

        115           ii.    Bernice Nickens, born 1911 in OK.

 

 

        54.  Lucy4 Nickens (Elijah3, Joseph2, William1) was born Apr 1885 in IN.  She married Robison. 

       

Child of Lucy Nickens and Robison is:

        116            i.    Helen5 Robison, born 1907 in OK.

 

 

        57.  Elias4 Nickens (Elijah3, Joseph2, William1) was born 31 May 1900 in IN, and died 08 Mar 1981 in Irving, Texas.  He married Deloree Penney 25 May 1923.  She was born 25 Jan 1904, and died 07 Mar 1979.

       

Children of Elias Nickens and Deloree Penney are:

        117            i.    Marjorie5 Nickens.

        118           ii.    Wanda Nickens.

        119          iii.    Billie Nickens.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

        65.  Elvin Nelson5 Nickens (Charles Mason4, William3, Joseph2, William1) was born 28 May 1899 in Boonville, Warrick, Indiana.  He married Carrie J. Jones 25 Dec 1922 in Strong City, Roger Mills, OK. 

       

 

        66.  Clara Mabel5 Nickens (Charles Mason4, William3, Joseph2, William1) was born 14 Nov 1903 in Boonville, Warrick, Indiana.  She married Walter Whitmore Alldredge 27 Jul 1934 in Riverside, Orange, CA. 

       

 

        67.  Stella May5 Nickens (Charles Mason4, William3, Joseph2, William1) was born 17 Jul 1905 in Boonville, Warrick Co., IN.  She married Joe Ross 17 Apr 1924.  He was born 06 Sep 1906 in Burksville, Cumberland Co., KY.

       

 

        85.  Loren5 Nickens (John Wesley4, John P.3, Joseph2, William1) was born 1896, and died 01 Aug 1961 in Jefferson Co., KY.  He married (1) Alice Knighton.  She was born 1900, and died 1956.  He married (2) Grace Smith Curtis.    He married (3) Mabel Vaught 20 Mar 1915, daughter of Edward Vaught and Ada Funkhauser. 

       

 

        108.  Genevieve V.5 Nickens (Augustus B.4, David3, Joseph2, William1) was born Mar 1896 in Ind..  She married Thomas Holmes. 

       

Child of Genevieve Nickens and Thomas Holmes is:

        127            i.    Marjorie6 Holmes, born 1919.

 

 

        114.  Mildred5 Nickens (James4, Elijah3, Joseph2, William1) was born 1909 in OK.  She married Foster. 

       

 

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