Group Title: Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
Title: Funeral Booklet for Ferdinand A. Nicholson, Sr.
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Title: Funeral Booklet for Ferdinand A. Nicholson, Sr.
Series Title: Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Creator: Estate of Ferdinand A. Nicholson, Sr.
Institute for Museum and Library Services (National Leadership Grant Award, ND-00026) ( Donor )
Subject: Nicholson, Ferdinand A., Sr.
Human relations
Funeral rites and ceremonies
Caribbean   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States Virgin Islands
Abstract: The Enid M. Baa Library of the Division of Libraries, Archives and Museums (DLAM) has acquired an extensive collection of memorial booklets since the early 1970's for U. S. Virgin Islands residents. Booklets are usually more than 10 pages long and give details of the life and family connections of the deceased.
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Bibliographic ID: CA01300322
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of the Virgin Islands
Holding Location: Enid M. Baa Library and Archives, Virgin Islands Department of Libraries, University of the Virgin Islands
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.

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JUn eimoritam


APRIL 27. 1896

SEPTEMBER 27. 1983



Rev. Lawrence T. Baietti

3:00 p.m.



12:00 noon 2:30 p.m.

Monday, October 3, 1983

Gone, gone forever from our sight,
Gone to your heavenly home so bright.
We will miss you so very much,
Your smile, your laughter, your loving touch.
Some day we hope to meet again,
Where there's no sorrow, grief or pain.
So rest upon your Savior's breast,
Where there is perfect peace and rest.

Your loving daughter,
Emelda and Children


Ferdinand A. Nicholson, Jr.
Gerard R. Nicholson
Morris I. Nicholson


Patricia N. Jones
Carmen Sibilly
Emelda Nicholson
Jean Gibbs
Marion Sprauve
Ursula Benjamin


Maria Nicholson
Aracely G. Nicholson
Anna J. Nicholson
Mary F. Nicholson


Leo Sibilly
Don Gibbs
Leopold Sprauve
Jean Benjamin

He is also survived by several Grandchildren, Great Grand-
children, Nieces, Nephews and other Relatives and Friends.


Ferdinand A.Nicholson, Sr.

Ferdinand A. Nicholson was
born in St. Maarten, N.WJ.,
on April 27, 1896, to Har-
man Nicholson and Anne Y
Eliza Hassell. |
He journeyed to St.Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands at the early age
of nine years old and became a United States Citizen on April 12,
On April 15, 1919 he married Julia A. Senior. This marriage
brought forth six (6) children, four boys and two girls Ferdi-
nand, Jr., Gerard, Juile and Morris Patricia and Carmen.
There were also four other girls fathered by Fred, as he was
known Emelda, Marion, Ursula and Jean.
On May 1, 1911, he commenced working with the Health De-
partment of the Municipality of St.Thomas and St.John as a
male nurse. Other assignments included ambulance driver and
attendant administering ether and chloroform anesthesiae, mor-
tician, and later a Laboratory Technician II. On January 31,
1920 he received recognition by the then Chief Municipal Physi-
cian, Erik G. Hakansson for having administered more than
1,000 anesthesiae and recognized as a very capable and depend-
able anesthetist. He also received many other letters of recogni-
tion over his long tenure of 44 years in the Health Department.
On June 15, 1955 he retired after completing 44 years, 1 month
and 4 days of service with the Health Department.
During his life time he took part in many sports and community
activities. He was a member of the Old Unity Lodge No. 1908
and a member of the Household of Ruth No. 333. In sports he
was a member of the Unity Cricket Club and played football
with several teams. lie was also a musician with Robert's Band.

He will be missed by his many relatives and friends. May he have
a happy reunion with his son Juile in heaven who passed on
June 27, 1983.

May God Bless His Soul and May He Enjoy Eternal Rest.

Carlos Nicholson

Larry Jones

Joseph A. Sibilly

Lloyd Williams

Leopold Sprauve

Ferdinand Nicholson III

Dr. John S. Moorhead

Mr. Arthur Bryan

Mr. Viggo Perkins

Mr. Alexis Joseph

Mr. Algernon Maduro

Mr. Gustav Petersen

Mr. Henry Martin

Mr. Henry V. Richards

Mr. Lionel Hilaire

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