Samuel Smith Nicholas and Matilda Prather had issue::
Ni4-1 Mary Jane Nicholas [1830-? ) married Graves
Ni4 George Nicholas (1831-1896) m1 Emma Hawes, m2 Mary Anna Pope
Ni4-3 Thomas Prather Nicholas , (1833-1870)
Ni4-4 Matilda Nicho1as (1835-1921) married Hon P Barrett of Mo.
Ni4-5 Hetty Nicholas (1837-1838)
Ni4-6 Julia Nicholas (1839-1907) married Maj. James Johnson, C.S.A.
Ni4-7 Margharetta Nicholas (1842-1905) married Thomas
Ni4-8 Samuel Smith :Nicholas (1844- ?)
Birth: Marriage) A copy of th6 Family Bible of S. S. Nicholas,
Death: Louisville, Kentucky. 1827
A copy of the Nicholas Bible was made by the late Roger Clark Ballard Thruston of the Filson Club. From the Nicholas Bible, found in an antique table by Mr. Bittner, the cabinet-maker, of Louisville, who notified Mr. Thruston of it.
The Superintendent's Office at Cave HilI says their record
shows Matilda Prather Nicholas (PR5) was buried in Lot 59.,.G on March 11, 1877. He will endeavor to find a further record, if possible showing when she was first buried. (It is believed that there was a family burial ground, on the old Thomas Prather Property. located at what is now 4th and Walnut.)