William Henry Nixson

(Surname variations: Nickson, Nixson, Nixon)
(Notes) WILLIAM HENRY NIXSON (Daniel1) was born March 20, 1845 in Pennsylvania and died October 4, 1926 in Corning, Steuben County, New York (at the home of his son Walter). He married ALMIRA A. "MYRA" COLE in Smithboro, Tioga County, Pennsylvania.
Notes for WILLIAM HENRY NIXSON:
  • Alternate Birth: Mt. Vernon, Westmoreland Co., PA (military records).
  • 1850 census: Painted Post, Steuben Co., NY - living with parents (aged 11 years).
  • Military Service: Civil War - PVT, 147th NY Inf. Vols., Co. H.
  • Discharged: July 15, 1863, 147th NY Inf. Vols., Co. H. Address upon discharge given as Corning, Steuben Co., NY ("1890 Special Schedule - Surviving Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines, and Widows, etc" - William Nixon).
    Re-enlisted July 16, 1863, 147th NY Inf. Vols., Co. H at Corning, NY for 3 years service ("147th NY Infantry Roster" - William Nixon; military records - "Company Descriptive Book" - William Nixson).
    Discharged: July 7, 1865, near Washington, D.C. - transferred to 91st NY Inf., Co. B. (William Nixon).
  • 1865 census: Corning, Steuben Co., NY - living with parents (b. Pennsylvania - aged 25 years).
  • 1875 census: Erwin, Steuben Co., NY, living with Allen & Aneliza Cole (William Nixon - born in PA).
  • 1880 census: Corning, Steuben Co., NY (William L. Nixson - born in NY).
  • Occupation: Farmer.
  • 1892 census: Corning, Steuben Co., NY (William Nixon).
  • Occupation: Teamster.
  • 1900 census: Corning, Steuben Co., NY (William Nixon - born in PA).
  • Occupation: Farm Laborer.
  • 1905 census: Elmira, Chemung Co., NY (William Nixon).
  • 1910 census: Corning, Steuben Co., NY, living with daughter Estella (born in PA).
  • 1920 census: Corning, Steuben Co., NY, dated January 13 & 14, 1920, reports William (William Nickson - born in PA) living with his son Walter's (William Nickson) family on Steuben St. Another dated January 17, 1920, reports William (William H. Nixson - born in NY) living with son Fitch (Fitch Nixson) on Baker St.
  • Alternate Death: October 5, 1926 (Burial Permit).
  • Cause of Death: Apoplexy (Stroke) - Burial Permit (William Henry Nixson).
  • Burial: October 7, 1926, Oldfield Cemetery, Ferenbaugh, Steuben Co., NY.
  • Children of WILLIAM HENRY NIXSON and ALMIRA A. "MYRA" COLE:
    1. (Notes) FITCH WILLIAM NIXSON, b. August 8, 1875, New York; d. May 1924; m. ETTA D. TAYLERSON 1902, Hornby, Steuben Co., NY; daughter of Robert Taylerson and Charlotte Baker; b. March 1878, Hornby, Steuben County, New York, d. March 29, 1957 Campbell, Steuben County, New York (at home).
      • Notes for FITCH WILLIAM NIXSON:
        • 1880, 1892 (Fitchie Nixon), 1900 census: Corning, Steuben Co., NY, living with parents.
        • Occupation: 1910: Glass Cutter in cut glass factory in Elmira, NY; 1920, Engraver.
        • 1920 census: Corning, Steuben Co., NY.
        • Burial: May 29, 1924 Oldfield Cemetery, Ferenbaugh, Steuben Co., NY (No marker located).
        Notes for ETTA D. TAYLERSON:
        • 1920 census: Corning, Steuben County, New York.
        • 1940 census: Willard Asylum, Romulus, Seneca Co., NY.
        • Burial: Oldfield Cemetery, Ferenbaugh, Steuben Co., NY (No marker located).
        Notes for FITCH WILLIAM NIXSON and ETTA D. TAYLERSON:
        • 1905, 1910 census: Elmira, Chemung Co., NY.
        • Divorce: April 4, 1920, Corning, Steuben Co., NY.
    2. ESTELLA "STELLA" NIXSON, b. October 1877; d. 1955; m. FREDRICK CHARLES BEDIENT, 1897, son of Charles Bedient and Emeline Perry; b. April 1875, d. 1951.
      • Notes for ESTELLA "STELLA" NIXSON:
        • 1880, 1892 (Estella Nixon) census: Corning, Steuben Co., NY, living with parents.
        Notes for FREDRICK CHARLES BEDIENT:
        • 1880 census: Hornby, Steuben Co., NY, living with parents.
        Notes for ESTELLA "STELLA" NIXSON and FREDRICK CHARLES BEDIENT:
        • 1900, 1905, 1910 & 1920 census: Corning, Steuben Co., NY.
        • ~1930 census: S. Corning, Steuben Co., NY.
        • Burial: Oldfield Cemetery, Ferenbaugh, Steuben Co., NY.
    3. (Notes) CHARLES ALLEN "CHARLIE" NIXSON, b. September 12, 1881, New York; d. April 21, 1933, Corning, Steuben County, New York (at the home of his sister Alice).
      • Notes for CHARLES ALLEN "CHARLIE" NIXSON:
        • 1892 (Charlie Nixon), 1900, 1905 (Charles A. Nixon), 1910 - Corning, Steuben Co., NY, living with parents.
        • 1920 (Charlie Nixon) - Corning, Steuben Co., NY, boarding in the home of Edward T. and Carrie D. Kelley.
        • Occupation: 1905, Glass Cutter; 1918 Laborer for the Terracotta Bricks and Tile Company; Glass Cutter for Hawkes Cut Glass Company.
        • UNMARRIED.
        • Burial: April 26, 1933, Oldfield Cemetery, Ferenbaugh, Steuben Co., NY (No marker located).
    4. WILLIAM G. "WILLIE" NIXSON, b. October 1884, New York; d. aged 18 years.
      • Notes for WILLIAM G. "WILLIE" NIXSON:
        • 1892 (Willie Nixon), 1900 census: Corning, Steuben Co., NY, living with parents.
    5. WALTER EARL NIXSON.
    6. (Notes) ALICE MAY NIXSON, b. December 7, 1894, Corning, Steuben County, New York, d. September 26, 1978, Corning, Steuben County, New York (Founders Pavilion); m. HARRY HECTOR SINSABAUGH, SR., September 26, 1912, Corning, Steuben County, New York; son of George Irvin Sinsabaugh and Delphine Almyra Warner; b. June 15, 1892, Sayre, Bradford County, Pennsylvania; d. 1961.
      • Notes for ALICE MAY NIXSON:
        • 1900, 1905 (Alice M. Nixon), 1910 census: Corning, Steuben Co., NY, living with parents.
        • Social Security Number: 063-32-5315 (NY).
        • Residence at Death: Corning, Steuben Co., NY.
        Notes for HARRY HECTOR SINSABAUGH, SR.:
        • 1910 census: Sayre, Bradford Co., PA, living with parents.
        Notes for ALICE MAY NIXSON and HARRY HECTOR SINSABAUGH, SR.:
        • ~1930 census: Corning, Steuben Co., NY.
        • Burial: Oldfield Cemetery, Ferenbaugh, Steuben Co., NY.
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