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Margaret Ann Borst Nicholson

Female 1890 - 1973  (82 years)


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  • Name Margaret Ann Borst Nicholson 
    Born 9 Nov 1890  Tonganoxie, Leavenworth County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 5 Jun 1973  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Memorial Park Cemetery (Penwell-Gabel Cemetery), Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1289  Rossville
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2018 

    Father Ferdinand Borst,   b. 11 Apr 1852, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1925  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Jane Pancake Borst,   b. 30 Nov 1856, Jackson County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1927, Fort Madison, Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Family ID F5425  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Morton Nicholson,   d. 25 Aug 1957 
    Children 
    +1. Mary Jane Nicholson Berkey,   b. 11 Aug 1917, Fort Madison, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 2004, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. Virginia Nicholson Dial
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2017 14:42:45 
    Family ID F333  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Nov 1890 - Tonganoxie, Leavenworth County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Obituary- Nicholson, Margaret
    Obituary- Nicholson, Margaret
    Margaret Nicholson
    Mrs. Margaret Ann Nicholson, 82, 4712 W. 6th, died Friday at the Presbyterian Manor.

    She was born Nov. 9, 1890, at Tonganoxie and spent most of her life in Topeka. She had been a teacher and was an author. She had written several poems and short stories that later were published.

    Mrs. Nicholson attended the Presbyterian Church and was a member of the Authors Research Club and the Chapparal Club. She was a member of the Kansas Federation of Women’s Clubs and served as parliamentarian for the state organization several years.

    Her husband, James Morton Nicholson, died Aug 25, 1957.

    Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Don Berkey, Rossville, and Mrs. Virginia Dial, Long Beach, Calif.; a sister, Mrs. Frank Golden, 924 Lindenwood; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

    Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Presbyterian Manor, 4712 W. 6th, 66606.