The Genealogy of Dale A. Nichols of Chicago, IL Updated April 13, 2010
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Before 1 January 2000 I would go on living without much knowledge of family on my father's side and mucho about mother's. I would visit my father's grave along with 4 others not thinking about the family before his. On that day, January first of the year 2000 I put in a query in the message forum of Jackson County, Wisconsin, where my Nichols ancestors came from. An immediate reply to this question set into motion my family tree project when I went out and bought a Family Tree Maker program. This person who replied is a cousin who shared the same 5th forefather as I. In the following spring I discovered a lineage of my mother's Barney's side leading to a Mayflower couple, John Alden and Priscilla Mullins. Recent findings have now developed this almost full scale, with all great-grandparents names and places filled up. It is coming more and more apparent that my Nichols name is English. Other nationalities are Irish, French Canadian, Scottish Canadian (Nova Scotia), Scottish, South England, and Northern Ireland.