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Sophia Nelson Morrison Innes

F, #1407, b. 18 November 1898, d. 19 April 1974
Sophia Innes Nicolson aged about 28 in about 1927, Scotland
  • Birth*: Sophia Nelson Morrison Innes was born on 18 November 1898 at Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; from US SSN; place from immigration passenger list [ancestry.co.uk feb 2008].
  • (Bride) Marriage*: She married Forester C Nicolson, son of Forester Cockburn Nicolson and Jane Lawson Pitkethly, on 12 November 1920 at 64 Forfar Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland.
  • (Witness) Immigration: Sophia Nelson Morrison Innes witnessed the immigration of Forester C Nicolson on 7 March 1926 at Carmania, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; List or manifest of Alien passengers for the Unites States Immigration Officer at port of arrival; SS Carmania, passengers sailing from Liverpool, 27 February 1926, arriving at port of Boston, 7 March 1926; line 25; Nicolson, Forrester, age 27 years, male, married, occupation iron turner, able to work, read English, wtite, nationality British, race Scotch, last permanent residence Scotland Dundee, nearest relative/friend in county from whence alien came - wife, Mrs S Nicolson, 14 North Erskine St, Dundee, final destination Mass Wellesley,whether having a tocket to such final destination - no, paid for passage - self, in possession of $50, never before in United States, Whether going to join a relative or friend - brother-in-law A Stark, 58 Central Street, Wellesley, Mass, col 20a (descptn?) - no, length of time intends to stay - perm, whether intends to become a citizen of United States - yes, col 21 (descptn?) - no, polygamist - no, anarchist - no, col 24 (descptn?) - no, col 25 (descptn?) - no, previously here and departed within one year - no, good condition of health, no deformity, height 5'8", complexion fair, hair fair, eyes grey, no marks of identification, born Scotland, Newburgh, no on list 25, immigration visa no 15518, issued at Glasgow, date
  • Photograph*: Forester C Nicolson and Sophia Nelson Morrison Innes are in this photograph taken circa 1927 at Dundee, Scotland.2
    Sohpia Innes, Phyllis P, and Forester C Nicolson in about 1927, Scotland
  • (Deceased) Death*: She died on 19 April 1974 at Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, USA, at age 75 ancestry.co.uk Florida Death Index 1877-1998 [feb 2008] and from US SSN.

Census Events

Principal29 April 1930Sophia Nelson Morrison Innes and Forester C Nicolson appeared on the census of 29 April 1930 at 6a Norfolk Terrace, Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA, Nicolson, Forrester C, head, rented property, rent $17.50, radio set = y, not living on a farm, white, 31, married, aged 20 when married, has not attended school or college since Sept 3rd 1929, able to read & write, born Scotland, parents born Scotland, English language spoken in the home before coming to the US, immigration to US in 1926, occupation janitor at apartment house, class of worker = w, actually at work yesterday = yes, veteran of US military or naval forces = no; Nicolson, Sophie I, wife - H, f, white, 31, mar, 20 at marriage, Scotland, Scotland, Scotland, English, immigrated 1928, able to read & write, no occupation.3,4
Last Edited: 14 Aug 2018


  1. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) ancestry.co.uk Boston passenger Lists 1820-1943 [Feb 2008].
  2. [S43] CO [Aug 2018].
  3. [S40] From WT [May 2007].
  4. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) ancestry.co.uk [Feb 2008].