Q and A blurb

A weblog about my family search and genealogical journey. My ancestors and relatives, findings and wild goose chases, dead ends and brick walls, climbing trees and seeking dead people, sources and resources, and more...


I SEEK DEAD PEOPLE MUG by raynichols
Look at other Family Mugs at zazzle.com




Friday, February 12, 2016

RUFUS SAMUEL NICHOLS 1958 #FamilyHistoryFriday


Name Rufus Samuel Nichols 
Gender Male Race White Age at Death 65 
Birth Date 22 Aug 1893 Death Date 14 Sep 1958 
Death Place Roanoke, Virginia, USA 
Registration Date 23 Sep 1958 
Father James I Nichols Mother Terrisa King 
Spouse May Collins

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

RUFUS S NICHOLS 1940 #FamilyTreeTuesday


Name Rufus S Nichols
Age 46
Estimated Birth Year abt 1894
Gender Male
Race White
Birthplace Virginia
Marital Status Widowed
Relation to Head of House Head
Home in 1940 Locust Grove, Floyd, Virginia
Street Road 647
Farm Yes
Inferred Residence in 1935 Locust Grove, Floyd, Virginia
Residence in 1935 Same House
Sheet Number 2B
Number of Household in Order of Visitation 33
Occupation Farmer
House Owned or Rented Owned
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented 200
Attended School or College No
Highest Grade Completed Elementary school, 3rd grade
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census 48
Class of Worker Working on own account
Weeks Worked in 1939 52
Income 0
Income Other Sources Yes
Household Members
Name Age
Rufus S Nichols 46
Hettie Nichols 23
Clarica Nichols 19
Mainarth Nichols 17
Hazel Nichols 15
Elsie Nichols 11
Wilborn Nichols 9
Howard Nichols 3         

Friday, February 5, 2016

RUFUS NICHOLS 1930 #FamilyHistoryFriday


Name Rufus Nichols
Age in 1930 36 
Birth Year abt 1894
Gender Male 
Race White
Birthplace Virginia 
Marital Status Married 
Relation to Head of House Head 
Home in 1930 Locust Grove, Floyd, Virginia 
Street Address South Eastern Part of district 
Dwelling Number 145 Family Number 145 
Home Owned or Rented Rented 
Radio Set No
Lives on Farm Yes 
Age at First Marriage 21
Attended School No 
Able to Read and Write Yes 
Father's Birthplace Virginia
Mother's Birthplace Virginia   
Able to Speak English Yes 
Occupation Farmer Industry General Farm 
Class of Worker Working on own account 
Employment Yes 
Household Members
Name Age
Rufus Nichols 36
May Nichols 34
Hettie Nichols 13
Ruby I Nichols 11
Clerica Nichols 9
Maynard Nichols 7
Hazel Nichols 5
Ellie A Nichols 1

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

RUFUS S NICHOLS 1920 #FamilyTreeTuesday

1920 CENSUS   

Name: Rufus R Nichols
[Rufus S Nichols]
Age: 26
Birth Year: abt 1894
Birthplace: Virginia
Home in 1920: Locust Grove, Floyd, Virginia
House Number: Farm
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Mamie C Nichols
Father's Birthplace: Virginia
Mother's Birthplace: Virginia
Able to Speak English: Yes
Occupation: Teorsmith
Industry: General Farm
Employment Field: Own Account
Home Owned or Rented: Rent
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:



bloodline 52ancestors pedigree FamilyHistoryFriday DirectAncestor ancestor NICHOLS ancestorlist England MATERNAL genealogy male Virginia challenge family history DNA census sources HANCOCK SundaySource KING Scotland 2ndGG Magna Carta project 19thGG gen5 BARTLETT GEDMATCH gen6 AKERS FamilyTreeTuesday 3rdGG COLLINS KG KNIGHT OF THE GARTER 17thGG 18thGG CensusSunday LINVILLE gen4 American Revolution BOURNE MovieMonday gen20 gen22 12 ancestors in 12 months 16thGG BROWNE FOUNDERS AND PATRIOTS France Marriages SAR WASHINGTON gen19 12in12 23rdGG DAR Ireland JONES NC PA. POFF Rome VitalRecords WednesdaysWall gen21 13thGG 25thGG 9thGG PATERNAL RICHARDS WILLIAMS gen16 gen28 10thGG 22ndGG 26thGG EDWARDS Italy Jamestown MACNICOL Maryland PAYNE Saint TAYLOR VAUGHAN gen3 12thGG 21stGG 27thGG 5thGG 6thGG 7thGG ALDRIDGE BOOTH BRENT Bedford Blogiversary Crusades Descendants HOLLAND JOHNSON LAST WILL Normandy POETRY READING RAKES Roman Emperor SHOUT OUTS STEWART UPDATES WRIGHT gen13 gen26 gen29 gen30 gen9 mentions 14thGG 20thGG 31stGG ANCESTORS BORU Belgium Civil War DE NORMANDIE Denmark EBOOKS FotoFriday Germany HARRIS HATCHER HILL House of TUDOR LAWRENCE Links MAYFLOWER MOORE Massachusetts NICHOLLS O'BRIAN O'BRYAN Quaker SCOTTISH CLANS WILSON YOUNG elder female gen12 gen17 gen34 gen8 gifts 10TH CENTURY 11TH CENTURY 2014 24thGG 33rdGG 36thGG 43rdGG 4thGG 51stGG. gen54 ALTIZER ANCESTRY Aragon BOND Bishop CHENEY Caesar Connecticut DEATH RECORD DUNCAN Earl Egypt Floyd Co. Franklin GARRETT GENETIC COMMUNITIES GERARD GIBSON GORDON GRANT HERBERT HOWARD House of RURIK Kiev LEONARD LIKENS LINCOLN MAYBERRY MONTGOMERY MORGAN Montgomery Co. NAPIER NATIONAL SOCIETY OF THE WASHINGTON FAMILY DESCENDANTS NICHOLS SURNAME PROJECT O'BRIEN PEAK PLANTAGENET PRINDLE PTOLEMY Poet Private Reverend Rurik Dynasty Russia SEYMOUR SINCLAIR SMYTHE SPENCER STUMP Spain Sponsors UK Ukraine VA. WHITE Wales Y-DNA bloggers clergy family gen15 gen2 gen36 gen39 gen46 militaryRecord poetry tbt throwback thursday 11thGG 12th century 14th century 15thGG 1stGG 2015 28thGG 47thGG 51stGG. 53rdGG 65thGG 67thGG 75thgg ADDAIR ASHTON AUDLEY Alba Alchemist Antonine Dynasty BALDWIN BARLOW BEACH BEAUFORT BECKETT BERENGER BERENGUER BERKELEY BOLEYN BORUMA BRONAUGH BROWN BRUCE BUTLER BYRON Barcelona Bavaria Berkeley Hundred Bluetooth CALLAHAN CAREY CARRICK CHRISTLEY CIRCLES CLINTON COKAYNE CONSTABLE CONSTANTINUS COOK COOKE CT Cambridge Cardinal Carolingian Dynasty Chancellor Charlemagne Cherokee Colony Count Cumberland Customer DANVERS DE BOHUN DE LA FORCE DE METZ DESPENSER DEVEREUX DICKENS DOUGLAS DraftCard Drexel Hill EMLEN ESTRIDSSON ETHNICITY Edmonston FAMILY HISTORY FRIDAY FLYNT FORBES FRAY Family Tree Thursday FamilyHistoreen Franklin County GA. GARAT GARRARD GILBERT GLEN GORGES GORMSSON GRAHAM GREEN GRENVILLE Greece HALDANE HART HAWLEY HIGHLANDERS HIGHLEY HODGES HOLDEN HOLT HUBBARD HUGEONOTS HYDE Hammer House of Barcelona House of CAPET House of NORMANDY Howland IRISH ISLE OF SKYE Iowa JACKSON JAMESTOWN SOCIETY JEFFERSON James Bond Judge Justice KENNEDY King's Cove LESLIE LLOYD LONDON LORING LUDFORD LUNDIN Lineage Lundi MACARTHUR MAGNA CARTA SOCIETY MALLORY MARTEL MARTIN MAYBURY MCCLANE MERCHANT MINITREE MOREHOUSE MP. Sheriff MURRAY Macedonia Maddox Merovingian Family Military Mondsy Minute Man Moesia NEWPORT NEWSPAPERS NJ NOREYS NORRIS North Carolina Norway Novgorod OBITUARIES OGILVY Octavian PARTRIDGE PATRILINEAGE PEMBRIDGE PENNSYLVANIA PERRIN PHILADELPHIA PINION PITZER POW POWELL POWHATAN PRESTON PRINGLE Pharaoh Plymouth Prince Provence Ptolemaic Dynasty Puritan RADCLIFFE REED RICHARDSON RUTTER Robertian Dynasty SAINT-CLAIR SAVAGE SAYE SC SETON SHERMAN SHINALL SHUFFIELD SIBILA SMITH SMYTH SPEARMAN STAMPER STANLEY STEPHENSON STEVENSON STUART SVIATOSLAVICH Serbia Sheriff Sicily SmallWorldSaturday Stoic Surry County TALBOT THARP THOMAS THOMPSON TILNEY TRAIL TUDOR Tennessee Thornfield Tilley UA BRIAIN UPDIKE Underground Railroad VERNON VLADIMIROVICH WADHAM WALLS WENTWORTH WITT WOODWARD WROTHESLEY WW2 Wednesday Weblog Welsh What IF? Wittelbach books due diligence family detective gen1 gen10 gen11 gen18 gen25 gen27 gen31 gen50 gen54 gen56 gen68 gen7 gen70 gen78 goals heraldry homework immigrant merchandise milestone new england notes philosopher pilgrims quotes review tags ydna