Laura NICHOLSON

Laura NICHOLSON

Female Abt 1884 - 1928  (~ 44 years)

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  • Name Laura NICHOLSON  [1
    Born Abt 1884  Minto Township, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Arrival 23 Aug 1923  Seattle, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Laura was enroute from Calgary to San Francisco, via Vancouver BC and Seattle, probably to visit her sister Emily who lived in San Francisco.
    Alternate Name Gillrie  [3
    Occupation 23 Aug 1923  [4
    Music Teacher. 
    Reference 1949 
    Died 1928  Harriston, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 1928  Harriston Cemetery, Harriston, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I1949  Southwest
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2018 

    Father William Henry NICHOLSON,   b. 28 Jan 1851, Peel Township, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1913, Mount Forest, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Catherine F A STURTRIDGE,   b. 1851,   d. 1929  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 03 Jun 1874  Peel Township, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William W GILLRIE,   b. Abt 1882, Peel Township, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 26 Dec 1907  Egremont Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Chester Nicholson and Mrs James Mallett (Ethel Nicholson) were witnesses.
    Notes 
    • In the 1916 census they were living in Edmonton. In 1921 they were in Calgary. In neither case were there any children listed.
    Last Modified 1 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F480  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1884 - Minto Township, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - 23 Aug 1923 - Seattle, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1928 - Harriston, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1928 - Harriston Cemetery, Harriston, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    William & Laura Gillrie
    William & Laura Gillrie
    William Gillrie and Laura Nicholson.

    Photo taken at the time of their marriage in 1907.

    From the private collection of Laura's sister Ethel (Nicholson) Mallett, now in the possession of Robert Mallett.
    Nicholson Sisters
    Nicholson Sisters
    Photo probably taken about 1900.

    L to R: Emily, Tirzah, Ethel, and Laura Nicholson.

    Photo courtesy Jim Cox.
    Nicholson Sisters
    Nicholson Sisters
    Photo probably taken about 1900.

    L to R: Emily, Laura, Tirzah, and Ethel Nicholson.

    From the private collection of Ethel (Nicholson) Mallett, now in the possession of Robert Mallett.

  • Sources 
    1. [S111] Nicholson / Sturtridge FGS, M1J10S111.

    2. [S3310] Washington Passenger Lists, (National Archives and Records Administration; Washington, D.C: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1787 - 2004, Aug 21, 2018, Original Date, Aug 1923).

    3. [S3309] Ontario Marriages, (Archives of Ontario; Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Aug 21, 2018, Original Date, Dec 26, 1907).

    4. [S3010] Civil Registration Index, (Office of National Statistics (ONS), General Register Office (GRO), UK, Apr 13, 2017, Registration Date, c Jun 1884).