Agnes Earl Respess

9 May 1887–8 February 1953 (Age 65)
Bell, Texas, United States

The Life of Agnes Earl

When Agnes Earl Respess was born on 9 May 1887, in Bell, Texas, United States, her father, James Taylor Respess, was 40 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Gilliland, was 25. She married George Henry Clifton on 11 February 1906, in Cottonwood, Callahan, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Cottonwood, Callahan, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 3, Callahan, Texas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 8 February 1953, in Big Spring, Howard, Texas, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Cross Plains, Callahan, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Henry Clifton
1881–1973
Agnes Earl Respess
1887–1953
Marriage: 11 February 1906
Maud Fay Clifton
1907–1925
Kay A Clifton
1907–
Walter W Clifton
1910–1978
Hazel Earl Clifton
1912–1996
Beulah Irene Clifton
1916–1973
George Ruth Clifton
1921–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 February 1906
Cottonwood, Callahan, Texas, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 7

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 18

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Compare Repass .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • A Earl Clifton in household of George H Clifton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Agnus E Clifton in household of George H Clifton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Earl A Respice in household of James ? Respice, "United States Census, 1900"

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