Third Generation

17. Elonzo Perry3 Nichols Jr. (Elonzo Perry2, Henry1) was born March 4, 1896. Elonzo died January 15, 1985 in Milwaukee, WI, at 88 years of age. Perry died five (5) years after a major stroke.

He married Elsie Pauline Becherer in Milwaukee, WI, August 6, 1921. Elsie was born August 9, 1898. Elsie was the daughter of Franz Becherer and Amelia Becherer. Elsie died March 20, 1975 in Milwaukee, WI, at 76 years of age. Elsie died of lukemia.

At 23 years of age Elsie became the mother of James Perry Nichols in Wauwatosa, WI, May 15, 1922. At 26 years of age Elsie became the mother of Grace Elizabeth Nichols in Wauwatosa, WI, January 17, 1925. At 28 years of age Elsie became the mother of Laura Joyce Nichols in Milwaukee, WI, March 19, 1927.

At 26 years of age Elonzo became the father of James Perry Nichols in Wauwatosa, WI, May 15, 1922. At 28 years of age Elonzo became the father of Grace Elizabeth Nichols in Wauwatosa, WI, January 17, 1925. At 31 years of age Elonzo became the father of Laura Joyce Nichols in Milwaukee, WI, March 19, 1927.

Stroke in January, 1980 with resulting physical impairments but no mental impairment

Elonzo Perry Nichols Jr. and Elsie Pauline Becherer had the following children:

child + 20 i. James Perry4 Nichols was born May 15, 1922.

child 21 ii. Grace Elizabeth Nichols was born in Wauwatosa, WI January 17, 1925. Grace died August 29, 2000 in Falls Church, VA, at 75 years of age. Grace died at home from lung cancer. The cancer was first discovered in January 1998. Later in the year, she underwent surgery, chemotherapy and radiation treatments. The cancer recurred in early 2000 when a tumor was found on her lower spine. She received additional radiation treatments which appeared to be successful; however, in July 2000 tests revealed the cancer had metastasized into her brain. She died 6 weeks after the doctor explained her condition. Her final weeks were peaceful and without pain. Her husband and family, supported by Hospice, cared for her. Her body was interred September 2, 2000 in Falls Church, VA, National Memorial Cemetary. Grace's viewing and funeral service were at the National Gardens Baptist Church, Falls Church, VA. Music was provided by Bess Jones. The service was lead by Pastor Harry Cunningham, with readings and rememberances by Rev. Michael Bradley and Rev. Michael Gray. She married James Robert Farrell in Wauwatosa, WI, July 27, 1946.

James was born in Washington, DC January 31, 1925. James is the son of Robert Plowden Farrell and India Grace Oliff. At 22 years of age James became the father of John Roy Farrell in Alexandria, VA, April 28, 1947. At 24 years of age James became the father of James Robert Farrell Jr. in Washington, DC, March 10, 1949. At 27 years of age James became the father of Margaret Grace Farrell in Arlington, VA, August 11, 1952. At 34 years of age James became the father of Thomas Lee Farrell in Arlington, VA, April 27, 1959. (See James Robert Farrell for the continuation of this line.)

At 22 years of age Grace became the mother of John Roy Farrell in Alexandria, VA, April 28, 1947. At 24 years of age Grace became the mother of James Robert Farrell Jr. in Washington, DC, March 10, 1949. At 27 years of age Grace became the mother of Margaret Grace Farrell in Arlington, VA, August 11, 1952. At 34 years of age Grace became the mother of Thomas Lee Farrell in Arlington, VA, April 27, 1959.

Grace had successful surgery to remove lung cancer in May, 1998 followed by chemotherapy and radiation treatments

child 22 iii. Laura Joyce Nichols was born in Milwaukee, WI March 19, 1927. She married Norman Edward Hartung in Wauwatosa, WI, November 3, 1951. Norman was born in Milwaukee, WI November 12, 1922. Norman was the son of Edward Michael Hartung and Emma Theresa Meyer. Norman died May 25, 1981 in Milwaukee, WI, at 58 years of age. Norm died from prostrate cancer.

His body was interred November 27, 1981 in Wauwatosa, WI. At 30 years of age Norman became the father of Michael Norman Hartung in Milwaukee, WI, March 22, 1953. At 32 years of age Norman became the father of Laura Jean Hartung in Milwaukee, WI, October 1, 1955. (See Norman Edward Hartung for the continuation of this line.)

At 26 years of age Laura became the mother of Michael Norman Hartung in Milwaukee, WI, March 22, 1953. At 28 years of age Laura became the mother of Laura Jean Hartung in Milwaukee, WI, October 1, 1955.

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