Mary Effie Caroline Newsome

October 1880–17 October 1909 (Age 29)
Tippah, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Mary Effie Caroline

When Mary Effie Caroline Newsome was born in October 1880, in Tippah, Mississippi, United States, her father, Wesley Dodson Newsom, was 41 and her mother, Martha Elizabeth Cox, was 41. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Monroe Hill Clift. She lived in Newburg Township, Izard, Arkansas, United States in 1900. She died on 17 October 1909, in Newburg, Izard, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Izard, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Monroe Hill Clift
Mary Effie Caroline Newsome
Rossie Elizabeth Clift
William Earl Clift

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Wesley Dodson Newsom


    Martha Elizabeth Cox




    Francis E. Newsom


    William A Newsom


    J W Newsom


    John H Newsom


    J A Newsom


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 3

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 10

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.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire): habitational name from a place named with the Old English phrase (æt ðǣm) nēowan hūsum ‘(at the) new houses’. This and some of the variants listed below are common as place names in northern England. In the form Newsom, the surname is also established in Ireland, being the name of a Quaker family in County Cork.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Effie C Newsom in household of Wesley D Newsom, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Effie Newsom, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Mary Effie Newsom Clift in entry for Rossie Elizabeth Clift Lacewell, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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