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William Grady Nicholson (1900 - 2001)

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William Grady (Grady) Nicholson
Born in South Carolina, USAmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 22 Apr 2013
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William Grady Nicholson registered for military service in this September 12, 1918 United States World War I Draft Registration Card. His birth is listed as March 22, 1900. His address is 4 Woodruff, Spartanburg County, South Carolina. His occupation was farming. His nearest relative is Rachel Nicholson. He is medium height and slender build with blue eyes and light hair as seen in this image of the original form.[1]

Grady W Nicholson was enumerated as son of the head of household at Greenwood, Greenwood County, South Carolina for the January 22, United States Census, 1920. He was noted as born 1901 in Texas and single as seen in the image of the original census. Also included in the household are head Augustus L Nicholson, wife Rachel Nicholson, daughter Myrtle Nicholson, daughter Lillian Nicholson, son Lenord E Nicholson, son Harold W Nicholson, son Everette A Nicholson and [son] Leslie Nicholson.[2]

United States Census, 1930

1930 - Greenville, Greenville County, South Carolina

2001 United States Social Security Death Index

As listed in the Find A Grave Index,[3] W. Grady Nicholson is buried at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Greenville, Greenville County, South Carolina, USA.[4]


  1. "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 17 December 2015), William Grady Nicholson, 1917-1918; citing Spartanburg County no 1, South Carolina, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,877,681.
  2. "United States Census, 1920," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 24 Sep 2014), Grady W Nicholson in household of Augustus L Nicholson, Greenwood, Greenwood, South Carolina, United States; citing sheet 10A, family 187, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1821694.
  3. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2015), W. Grady Nicholson, 2001; Burial, Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States of America, Woodlawn Memorial Park; citing record ID 68474615.
  4. Find A Grave website

See also:

  • "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 24 Sep 2014), Grady Nicholson in household of Augustus L Nicholson, Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0042, sheet 12B, family 269, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 2199.
  • "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 18 July 2017), W. G. Nicholson in entry for William Grady Nicholson, 26 May 1932; citing , Nicholson, William Grady, 1932, Department of Archives and History, State Records Center, Columbia; FHL microfilm 1,943,779.
  • "United States Social Security Death Index," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 12 March 2015), William G Nicholson, 07 Jan 2001; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

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