The LDS website is correct. Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 Name: Monford Nichols Spouse Name: Josaphine Jackson Marriage Date: 3 Nov 1853 Marriage County: Vermillion Source Title 1: Vermillion County, Indiana Source Title 2: Index to Marriage Records 1850 - 1904 Inclusive Vo Source Title 3: W. P. A. Original Record Located: County Clerk's O Book: 3 OS Page: 32??
1850 United States Federal Census > Indiana > Vermillion > Vermillion Jeremiah Nichols, 29, b Ky, farmer Olive, 25, b Ohio Monford Nichols, age 22, farmer b Ky Joseph Whitewood, 15, b In Harriet Nichols, 2, b In
1860 United States Federal Census Name: Moumford Nichols Age in 1860: 32 Birth Year: abt 1828 Birthplace: Kentucky Home in 1860: Vermillion, Vermillion, Indiana Gender: Male Post Office: Newport Value of real estate: $600 Household Members: Name Age Moumford Nichols 32 Josephine Nichols 30 Florella Nichols 6 Clark C Nichols 2 Loretta Nichols 1
There were several Nichols who lived nearby including a William Nichols age 64, b Va and his wife Rhoda b SC. There were a lot of Nichols in Newport in 1870 but not this family.
I discovered that Clark Nichols was a very common name! I have a grandson named Maxwell Clark Nichols. What a coincidence!