(See Oolootsa) Rory McCoy, son of John R. and Sarah (Gunter) Nicholson, was born March 14, 1848, and married Margaret Elizabeth Bibles, born December 15, 1857, and died April 1, 1890.

He died January 8, 1891.

They were the parents of Richard Edward Nicholson, born August i 1, 1878, and married November 4, 1900, Annie Pearson, born January 20, 1881, in Schuyler County, Illinois.

Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Nicholson are the parents of Roy Preston born July 18, 1903; Edgar Russel born December 7, 1905, and Hattie Nicholson born September 15, 1907.