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Harry A. Nichols

Birth: Born around 1864 in Massachusetts.  

Family Information:  


Pre-Colony History:  

Home in Colony: The 1930 US Census lists him as a lodger in the William Mizle home.  

Job in Colony: The 1930 census lists him as a shoemaker in the colony shop.

In April 1932 he, Carl Bradshaw and Bickle were cleaning out the sweet potato kiln in preparation to fumigating it before that year's crop was stored in it.

In August 1933 he was helping a crew of men chop wood for the kitchen stove. The crew included: Comrade Slaughter, Dad Lloyd, Harry Ribbing, Nichols, Lindwall and Bingham. John Hight was among them, but not having poor sight, pleaded exemption due to sore feet. Shortly afterwards he was reported hot-footing towards Leesville.  

Other Info: In 1929 he visited Los Angeles, California.  

Post-Colony History:  


Sources: "Vernon Parish Democrat": September 12, 1929; US Census: 1930; "Llano Colonist": April 9, 1932, August 5, 1933  


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