Jordan Samuel Nickens

Jordan Samuel Nickens was the first child of William Nickens and Sarah Jane kelly. He was born Dec, 1862 at Galvez, Ascension Parish, La. On 23Nov, 1885 "Jurd" married Mary Julia Henderson in Ascension Parish. She was born 15 May, 1866 in Galvez, La. Julia was the daughter of John S. Henderson and Hermina Duplessis. Jordan died 21 Apr, 1932 and is buried in Prairieville Cemetery near St John Church, located at Prairieville, Ascension Parish, La. Julia died sometime after 1930. According to family members she is also buried at Prairieville Cemetery. Neither grave has markers.

Jurd and Julia's children are:

Winnie Nickens Born: Aug, 1890Died: Sep, 1976
Lena Nickens Born: Aug, 1892Died: Before 1910*
Mamie Bridgit Nickens Born: 15 Jan, 1897Died: Dec, 1970
Francis Nickens Born: Mar, 1899Died: 24 Mar, 1936
Acklin Jack Nickens Born: 1901Died: 07 Nov, 1959
Jonas Nickens Born: 1906Died: Before 1920**

* 1910 Census
** 1920 Census  





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