Jeanne Marie Louise Augusta Nicholson

#45, (18 July 1910-23 September 2003)
FatherCharles Leigh Clare Nicholson (May 1872-16 Feb 1930)
MotherLouise Augusta Fookes (9 Apr 1880-21 Jul 1959)
ChartsNicholson Family 2 - descendants
Descendents of Donald Nicholson
Last Edited20 Jan 2017
Jeanne Marie Louise Augusta Nicholson c1938
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(For a brief history and context on the Nicholson family see this page)

Jeanne was born on Monday, 18 July 1910 at Queenstown, Tasmania.1 She was the daughter of Charles Leigh Clare Nicholson and Louise Augusta Fookes. Some of the extended family posed for a photograph in Queenstown, Tasmania, circa 1915.
The extended family posed for a photograph c1915 ('Boy' Nicholson and his mother Louise Augusta Fooks, Albert Fooks, 'Boy's sister Jeanne Nicholson, Vernon Ashcroft and his mother Coralie Fooks)
(source: Julian Hawley)
She presumably lived with her parents at at 24 Acland Street in the Melbourne suburb of St. Kilda in 1917. This house is now an art gallery called "Linden."2 She presumably lived with her parents at at 20 Dryden Street in the Melbourne suburb of St. Kilda in 1919.3 She presumably lived with her parents at at 5 Clarke Street in the Melbourne suburb of St. Kilda in 1922. Also living in the house was a Donald Nicholson - perhaps his father or brother.4 She presumably lived with her parents at at 177 Glenferrie Road in the Melbourne suburb of Glenferrie in 1925.5

Her father died 1930. 'Boy' Nicholson and Mavis 'Micky' Oaten met when Mavis and Hubert's sister Jeanne both worked at the Coles Department Store in Glenferrie Road. Jeanne invited Mavis home to their house in Coppin Grove, and it started there. Hubert's teenage brother Bon was also attracted to Mavis, but it was the older Hubert who won out.6

She likely attended the wedding of her brother in the marriage of Hubert Nicholson and Mavis Lily Oaten in a Church of England ceremony at All Saints on Saturday, 17 February 1934 at the Melbourne suburb of Kooyong. Mavis married with the consent of her mother. They went on to have some eight children together, only two of whom reached adulthood.7,8 She lived with her mother at at 8 Coppin Grove in the Melbourne suburb of Hawthorn in 1936.9 Jeanne Marie Louise Augusta Nicholson was a saleswoman in 1936.9

She married James Victor Armstrong, in 1936.10 Jeanne Marie Louise Augusta Nicholson was a shop assistant in her adulthood.

Her mother died 1959.

Jeanne died on 23 September 2003 at Melbourne at age 93.1 Her body was interred at Springvale Crematorium at the Melbourne suburb of Springvale.1

Timeline

DateEventPlace
Family
Family
1910BirthQueenstown, Tasmania1
1936Occupation9
1936Married Name10
1936Marriage10
Occupation
2003DeathMelbourne1
Burial at Springvale Crematorium in the Melbourne suburb of Springvale1

Family

James Victor Armstrong (c 1910-1964)

Citations

  1. [S466] Find a Grave (http://www.findagrave.com) http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi
  2. [S483] Australia - Electoral Rolls 1900-1980 - Ancestry.com, Electorate of Balaclava, Subdivision of St. Kilda West.
  3. [S483] Australia - Electoral Rolls 1900-1980 - Ancestry.com, Electorate of Balaclava, Subdivision of Balaclava.
  4. [S483] Australia - Electoral Rolls 1900-1980 - Ancestry.com, Electorate of Balaclava, Subdivision of St. Kilda central.
  5. [S483] Australia - Electoral Rolls 1900-1980 - Ancestry.com, Electorate of Kooyong, Subdivision of Glenferrie.
  6. [S602] Barbara Nicholson,.
  7. [S264] Victoria, Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1934 No.536.
  8. [S266] Mavis Nicholson (nee Oaten), Windsor.
  9. [S483] Australia - Electoral Rolls 1900-1980 - Ancestry.com, Electorate of Kooyong, Subdivision of Hawthorn 1936 p.55 (http://search.ancestry.com.au/Browse/View.aspx).
  10. [S27] Carroll Nicholson, Some relatives of Carroll and Nancy Nicholson (Kingprint of Richmond, Eng.), p.22.