"Aurora Republican,"[Aurora, Hamilton Co., NE], 22 Mar 1895:
Mrs. Asa Nichols, mother of [Mrs.] D. Kline, [Mrs.] Joseph Newcomer and Mrs. T. H. Smith, died at the home of her youngest son in Leavenworth, Kansas, Saturday night.
"Hamilton County Register" [Aurora, Hamilton Co., NE], 30 Mar 1895:
Died March 16 '95, Rosella, wife of Asa Nichols, of Leavenworth, Kansas. Desease [sic], stomach trouble. Her remains were sent to Hampton to her daughter, Mrs. David Kline, from where the funeral services were held on Thursday last, conducted by the Rev. Hamilton and laid to rest in the Aurora cemetery. Mrs. Nichols was born in Ohio, and went to Illinois with her parents when a child. Married Asa Nichols and moved to Wisconsin and twelve years ago they moved to Nebraska, in Orville precinct on the home farm where she has lived until last fall, when she went to Kansas with her youngest son. She leaves five children to mourn a motherly loss, two sons in Kansas, and three daughters here, Mrs, Kline, Mrs. Newcomer and Mrs. Smith. Mrs. Nichols united with the United Brethren church about thirty years ago; lived and died in that faith. Age 68 years, 2 months and 16 days.
"Aurora Sun" [Aurora, Hamilton Co., NE], 30 Mar 1895:
Mrs. Rosella Nichols [wife of Asa Nichols who died here two years ago] died at Leavenworth, Kansas, on the 16 of March and was brought here last Thursday for burial. She was 67 years old. Mrs. Thomas H. Smith, who lives south of Hamilton, is a daughter. Mrs. Joseph Newcomer, of Phillips, and Mrs. David Kline of Hampton and Mrs. Wm. Hoffman [sic, Hawkins] of Bromfield are also daughters. She has two sons in Kansas.
Note: Rosella, b. 02 Dec 1828, Ashtabula Co., OH, was the daughter of David Niles, Jr., and Elizabeth "Betsy" Fox. The two unnamed sons are A. Trowbridge Nichols and Asa Corbin Nichols, Jr.