Nichols, Barbara Burrell, 1922-1955
- Existence: 1922-1955
Barbara (Bobby) Burrell was born in July 1922 in Ames, Iowa. An only child, Burrell was raised by her single mother, Katherine Calmus Burrell, in the family home in Marshalltown, Iowa. Barbara Burrell married Donald Harrison Nichols on April 8, 1944 in South Mills, North Carolina. The couple settled in Ames, Iowa, where they had two children: Steven Ray Nichols (born 1945) and Gail Marie Nichols (born 1948). Barbara Nichols died September 9, 1951 from complications due to polio.