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Thomas W. BALIS Sr.
(1769-1844)
Susannah Jane WICKHAM
(1772-1849)
Henry RANSIER
(1794-1858)
Sarah BALIS
(1795-1867)
Ruth RANSIER
(1834-1910)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Amos NICHOLS

2. George EVANS

Ruth RANSIER 3

  • Born: Apr 1834, OH 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Amos NICHOLS on 14 Feb 1853 in Otter Creek Twp, Linn Co, IA 1
  • Marriage (2): George EVANS on 22 Dec 1890 in Whitman Co, WA 2
  • Died: 9 Oct 1910, ID at age 76 2
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bullet  General Notes:

IA, COUNTY MARRIAGES, 1838-1934:
Name: Amos Nichols
Event: Marriage
Event date: 14 Feb 1853
Event place: Ottercreek, Linn, Iowa, United States
Spouse: Ruth "Ransear"
Film number: 1704465
Digital folder number: 004321342 Image number: 796

1860 KS TERRITORY, Jackson Co, Jefferson Twp:
John Ransier, 32, no occupation listed, $1000 real estate, $650 personal property, b. OH;
Emily Ransier, 28, b. OH;
Mary Ransier, 2, b. OH;
Amos Nichols, 28, farmer, $900 real estate, $250 personal property, b. IN;
Ruth Nichols, 26, b. OH;
William Nichols, 5, b. MO;
Sarah Nichols, 3, b. NE;
Simon Nichols, 1, b. NE.
(Listed on the same census page were the William Nichols family, Sarah "Rancey" and the David Ransier family.)

1870 IA CENSUS, Bremer Co, Waverly city:
Amos Nichols, 37, carpenter, b. IL;
Ruth, 36, keeping house, b. OH;
William, 15, brick maker, b. MO;
Sara A., 12, at home, b. IA;
"Cinthia", 7, at home, b. IA;
Joseph Nichols, 78, laborer, b. VA;
Taylor, 19, laborer, b. IA.

1875 KS STATE CENSUS, Leavenworth, Reno Twp:
Ruth Nichols, 42, b. OH, to KS from IA;
William, 21, farmer, b. MO, to KS from MO;
Sarah, 17, b. NE, to KS from IA;
S. E. (female), 12, b. IA, to KS from IA.
(Listed next to the William Nichols family.)

1880 KS CENSUS, Leavenworth Co, Stranger precinct:
George Rothwell, 25, farmer, b. MO, parents b. MO;
Sarah Rothwell, wife, 24, keeping house, b. OH, parents b. OH;
Ruth "Nicholes", mother, 45, wd, at home, cannot read/write, b. OH, parents b. OH.

1900 WA CENSUS, Whitman Co, Pullman precinct:
Ruth Evans, boarder, Apr 1834, 66, wd, b. OH, parents b. NY;
Calvin Skinner, g-son, Jan 1881, 19, single, b. KS, parents b. IA, day laborer.
(They appear to be living separately in household of Charles & Ruth White.)

1910 ID CENSUS, Idaho Co, Kamiah precinct:
William R.(?) Nichols, 55, married 32 yrs, b. MO, father b. IN, mother b. OH, farmer, gen. farm;
Delphina(?), wife, 50, married 32 yrs, 3 children, 1 living, b. MO, parents b. IN;
Ruth Evans, mother, 76, wd, b. IN, father b. PA, birthplace of mother not listed.


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Ruth married Amos NICHOLS, son of Joseph NICHOLS and Indiana (---), on 14 Feb 1853 in Otter Creek Twp, Linn Co, IA.1 (Amos NICHOLS was born about 1832 in IN 5 and died between 1870 and 1875 6.)


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Ruth next married George EVANS on 22 Dec 1890 in Whitman Co, WA.2


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Sources


1 IA, County Marriages, 1838-1934.

2 Ancestry.com One World Tree.

3 1850 IA Census.

4 1900 WA Census.

5 1860 KS Territory Census.

6 1875 KS State Census.


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