Arietta Gilson1

#33503, (7 August 1836 - 8 November 1909)
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Joseph Gilson1 (s 1805 - )
Mother*Anna Maria Tremper1 (1807 - b 1850)

Family 1

John Cotts b. c 1825, d. b 1865
Child 1.Luella Cotts8 (c 1853 - )

Family 2

Hugh R Nichols b. c 1842
Her married name was Cotts.2 
Her married name was Nichols. 
Birth*7 August 1836She was born on 7 August 1836 at OhioG.1 
Marriage*6 December 1848She married John Cotts on 6 December 1848 at Hamilton Co., OhioG.2 
25 September 1850She appeared on the census of 25 September 1850 at Ohio Co., West Virginia (then Virginia)G.3 
26 July 1860She and John Cotts appeared on the census of 26 July 1860 at Wheeling, Ohio Co., West Virginia (then Virginia)G.4 
Marriage*1865She married Hugh R Nichols in 1865 at Ohio Co., West Virginia (then Virginia)G.5 
13 August 1870She and Hugh R Nichols appeared on the census of 13 August 1870 at Richland Twp., Ohio Co., West Virginia (then Virginia)G.6 
Death*8 November 1909She died on 8 November 1909 at Wheeling, Ohio Co., West VirginiaG, at age 73.1 
Burial*8 November 1909She was buried on 8 November 1909 at Mount Wood Cemetery, Wheeling, Ohio Co., West VirginiaG.7,1 


  1. [S2335] West Virginia Archives and History, online Aretta Nichol, b. OH, dau. of Gilsen, b. England, mother (not named) b. England; wid. of Hugh R Nichol; d. Wheeling, Ohio Co. WV, 6 Dec 1909, age 73y 2m 28d; bur. Mt. Wood 8 Nov 1909.
  2. [S419] Ohio County Marriages, 1789-1994/1997/2013, index and images, online
  3. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. John (38), b. VA, cabinet maker; Arreeta (19), b. OH.
  4. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. John Cotts Jr (36), b. VA, cabinet maker; Arietta (27), b. OH.
  5. [S1559] West Virginia Marriage Records, Vital Research Records Project, Hugh R Nichols and Arietta Cotts, marr. Ohio Co. 1865 (abstract has "Colts" and Index to Marriage Dockets has "Cotts"), ref. vol. 5, p. 52, records contributed by West Virginia State Archives and the Genealogical Society of Utah, Index at, West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970.
  6. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. Hugh (28), farmer, b. VA; Harriet (27), b. VA.
  7. [S1628], online, Individual headstones: Hugh R Nichols and Arrietta; shared memorial: Hugh R Nichols, d. 10 Nov 1876, age 34y 6m 10d / Arrietta Nichols, 6 Nov [sic] 1909. Memorial 68610850, created by Anna 823, photos added by MrCG.
  8. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census.