Wesley Nichols was born 28 Jan 1839 in Meadville,
Crawford County. By occupation, he was a bricklayer.
He served in the same military unit as his brother, Simon
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He married Sarah
Elizabeth Dearborn 10 Sept 1860. They became
the parents of nine children. View
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In 1866, they
moved west to Omaha, Nebraska, with a group of Civil War
Veterans. John Wesley Nichols died in Omaha on 11
Nov 1910. His wife remained in Omaha, until her
death in 1925.
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