Husband: William Nicklas (1 2 3 4)
Born: 09 Feb 1847 in Monroe Co., IL
Married: 27 Sep 1876
Died: 18 Nov 1927 in Charles City, Floyd, Iowa
Father: John George Nicklas
Mother: Anna Catharine Betsch
Spouses:
Wife: Emma Schlick (6)
Born: 16 Nov 1856
Died: 18 Mar 1927
Father:
Mother:
Spouses:
Children
01 (F): Laura Ehrina Nicklas
Born: 02 Jan 1878 in Charles City, Floyd, Iowa
Died: 27 Jan 1906 (7 8)
Spouses: Albert T. Leaman
02 (F): Priscella Amelia Nicklas (9)
Born: 10 Dec 1881 in Charles City, Floyd, Iowa
Died: 12 Jan 1959
Spouses: James F. Greenzweig
03 (M): William Henry Nicklas (10)
Born: 13 Apr 1883 in Charles City, Floyd, Iowa
Died: Oct 1972 in La Cruces, Dona Ana, New Mexico (11)
Spouses: Lillian Prudence Nicholson
04 (F): Leona Amilta Nicklas (12)
Born: 24 Jan 1886 in Charles City, Floyd, Iowa
Died: 11 Jan 1974 in Nashua, Chickasaw, Iowa (13)
Spouses: Albert Berry
05 (F): Vera Cora Nicklas (14 15)
Born: 08 May 1887 in Charles City, Floyd, Iowa
Died: 12 Dec 1962
Spouses:
06 (M): Earl Harrison Nicklas (16)
Born: 01 Jan 1889 in Charles City, Floyd, Iowa
Died: 25 Jun 1953
Spouses:
07 (F): Sophia Nicklas (17 18 19 20)
Born: 05 Aug 1890
Died: 22 Feb 1987 in Yukon, Canadian, Oklahoma (21 22)
Spouses: Arthur Driskill
Additional Information

William Nicklas:

Cause of Death: cancer of the stomach

Buried: 20 Nov 1927, Riverside Cemetery, Floyd, Iowa 5

Notes:

John and Anna Nicklas's seventh child was William Nicklas, born 9 February 1847 in Monroe County, Illinois. He married Emma Schlick in 1876. They settled in Floyd County, Iowa and had seven children, the youngest of whom was Nicklas family historian, Sophia Nicklas Driskill. Many of their descendants lived in Iowa.

(05) Vera Cora Nicklas:

Cause of Death: cancer of the stomach

Buried: Charles City, Floyd, Iowa

Notes:

of Rock Springs, Wyoming at the time of her fathers death, 1927.

Vera never married.

She was a Methodist Deaconess for 25 years.

Per Driskill, Vera suffered from Mental illness.

Sophia letter D: My sister Vera was a Deaconess in Meth. church 25 years. My brother Earl was WWI vet. He died in Vet hosp.
Both became mentally ill at 65. Drs. called it Paralona schizophrenia. Clarence and Blanche were my sister's children. They also became ill at 65 and lived about 3 yrs.

(06) Earl Harrison Nicklas:

Buried: Charles City, Floyd, Iowa

Notes:

Earl never married.

Earl was a WWI veteran and an Iowa farmer.

He died in a veterans hospital in Iowa.

per Driskill, he suffered from mental illness.

Marriage Notes

Obituary says 21 Sep 1876

Footnotes
  1. Sophia Nicklas Driskill, Nicklas Family History (copied & dispersed by the author, Yukon, OK 6/18/1986).
  2. William Nicklas Obituary (unknown newspaper).
  3. Census, Federal - 1860 - Grant Co, WI, Smelzer Grove, Ancestry p. 4 & 5 of 25.

    Line 34

    George Nicklas age 54 Farmer real value $3000 personal $725 b. Hesse Darmstadt
    Catharine 52 "
    John 21 IL
    Catherine 18 "
    George, Jr 16 "
    William 16 "
    Caroline 12 WI
    Jacob 8 "

  4. Census, Federal - 1850 - Grant Co, WI, Eastern District, Ancestry p. 99 of 218.

    Geo. Nicklas age 44 b. Ger
    Catharine " 42 "
    Peter " 16 Penn
    Elizabeth " 14 "
    John " 11 Ill
    Catharine " 8 "
    Geo. " 6 "
    Wm. " 4 "
    Caroline " 2 Wisc

  5. William Nicklas Obituary (unknown newspaper).
  6. Sophia Nicklas Driskill, Nicklas Family History (copied & dispersed by the author, Yukon, OK 6/18/1986).
  7. William Nicklas Obituary (unknown newspaper).
  8. Sophia Nicklas Driskill, Nicklas Family History (copied & dispersed by the author, Yukon, OK 6/18/1986).
  9. Ibid.
  10. Ibid.
  11. Social Security Death Index.
  12. Sophia Nicklas Driskill, Nicklas Family History (copied & dispersed by the author, Yukon, OK 6/18/1986), p.13.
  13. Driskill, Sophie - Letters, Letter B.
  14. Sophia Nicklas Driskill, Nicklas Family History (copied & dispersed by the author, Yukon, OK 6/18/1986), p.13.
  15. William Nicklas Obituary (unknown newspaper).
  16. Sophia Nicklas Driskill, Nicklas Family History (copied & dispersed by the author, Yukon, OK 6/18/1986), p.13.
  17. Ibid., p.13.

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  18. Driskill, Sophie - Letters.
  19. Driskill, Sophie - letter to DZStevens Mar 1982.
  20. Sophia Driskill Obituary (unknown newspaper).
  21. Driskill, Sophia-funeral program, Driskill.
  22. Social Security Death Index.
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