Posted By:Jane Wier
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Subject:Evan Virgil Nicholson
Post Date:September 14, 2006 at 19:56:43
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My ggrandfather was named Evan Virgil Nicholson (went by Virgil), b. 1875c, m. Susan Cody Bynum Nicholson, and lived in the Mtn. Rest area. I'm trying to confirm his parents and grandparents. I've found an 1880 Census for Evan Virgil Nicholson from Whitewater, Oconee. He was born abt. 1844/45 and was married to a Martha. They had 8 children in this census, with one child "Vergel",age 6, which would be about right. Through other records, I believe this is the E.V. Nicholson who fought in the Civil War, married to Martha Jane Jefferson. The dates seem right, but this census is the only record I've found with a child named Virgil/Vergel, though I've found the other children in other records. Also, I've found census records indicating that Evan Virgil, b. 1844c, was son to Evan John Nicholson, b. 1812, and Susan Holden, b. 1813. There were so many common given names in this family that I want double check that I'm not on a "cousin" route.

Can anyone help? Thanks! Jane