William "Willie" Bennet Nickens

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William Bennet Nickens was the first child of Jordan Nickens and Annerette West. He was born 13 Dec, 1865 in Ascension Parish, La. On 31 Jan, 1901 William married Roxanna Devall. She was the daughter of Cornelius Devall and Sarah Goodins. "Rocky" was born in Baton Rouge, La. on 02 Apr,1883. William is buried at Carpenter's Chapel Cemetery in Prairieville, La. The date of William's death is 26 Nov, 1947. Rocky died 18 May, 1971 and is also buried at Carpenter's Chapel.

William and Rocky’s children are:

Ellis Ambrose Nickens Born: 14 Jan,1902Died: 28 Feb,1984
Myrtie O. Nickens Born: 11 Apr,1903Died: 06 Jul,1990
Isaac William Nickens Born: 02 May,1905Died: 10 Sep,1999
Alton Joseph Nickens, Sr. Born: 08 Mar,1907Died: 25 Jun,1982

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