Sidney F. Nickens (1931 - 1999)



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My Dad Sidney he was something else he had a way with him...My kids loved him, my younger son always did his running for him to the store to get his pig feet's known that he was not to have them...I will ask him about it he will tell me it not for him it was for son and all I can do was to Lol
But I do remember when he get sicker and he still want to go and play golf he loved playing the game we will come home from the doctor and I think he is resting my son and him had got in the car and they was going to the store when was not back in a hour I will call up to Rock Creek Golf course and they was there....I do miss my Dad

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in Kensington(Ken-Gar), Montgomery County, Maryland United States



on at Washington Hospital Center, in Washington, District of Columbia County, District Of Columbia United States

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at Ashton, in Ashton-Sandy Spring, Montgomery County, Maryland United States


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Kensington, Montgomery County, Maryland

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Parent: Rever Rose Carter
Father: David A. Nickens
Siblings: Albert Nickens, Ollie Nickens, Rebert Leon Hall, David A Nickens Jr., and Horold Budd


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1931 - In the year that Sidney F. Nickens was born, on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

1948 - When he was 17 years old, on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

1970 - At the age of 39 years old, Sidney was alive when on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

1988 - At the age of 57 years old, Sidney was alive when on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

1999 - In the year of Sidney F. Nickens's passing, on January 1st, the Euro became the new official single currency of the eurozone. It was used by Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain and has since spread in use. Daily, over 337 million Europeans use the euro.

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Sidney F Nickens, the son of the late David and Rever Nickens was born September 30,1931 in Kensington, Maryland the Community of Ken-Gar. Following a long tram illness God called him home on April 20,1999. Sidney lovingly know as (Scoot) he joined in holy matrimony to Mary Elizabeth Pratt in the union Evelyn V. Nickens, William C. Nickens,Bernell D. Nickens, Sidney F. Nickens Jr. ,Nathaniel L. Nickens, Harold A. Budd,,
Those left to celebrate his life and cherish his memories are: his children and 19 grandchildren,6 great grandchildren, a beloved sister Lucy Nickens" Holland, Ollie Nickens and bother Albert Nickens (Sonny), David A. Nickens (Nick), Robert Leon Hall(Bunny),and a devoted nieces Mary Anna Dorsey and other nieces, nephews

Sidney was well known thought out Montgomery County and Washington, DC are as a well respected man. He also loved a good game of golf and acted as a professional when he played. he gift of Love and Friendship will be remembered by everyone who knew him. He was always a true friend, devoted father and bother

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