Effie Beulah Andrews

1893–1979 (Age 86)
Pottsboro, Grayson, Texas, United States

The Life of Effie Beulah

When Effie Beulah Andrews was born on 27 April 1893, in Pottsboro, Grayson, Texas, United States, her father, Leonard Newton Andrews, was 38 and her mother, Maggie Susan Duggins, was 23. She married William Gardenhire Pearson on 16 January 1910, in Pottsboro, Grayson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 8, Stephens, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 8, Grayson, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 14 August 1979, in Denison, Grayson, Texas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Georgetown Cemetery, Pottsboro, Grayson, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Effie Beulah Andrews
William Gardenhire Pearson
Marriage: 16 January 1910
William L Pearson
Raymond O. Pearson
Clarence H Pearson
Rachel Lorene Pearson
Ruth L. Pearson

Spouse & Children

16 January 1910
Pottsboro, Grayson, Texas, United States


  • William L Pearson


  • Raymond O. Pearson


  • Clarence H Pearson


  • Female1919–1947Female

  • Female1924–1985Female

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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 1

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Andrew . This is the usual southern English patronymic form, also found in Wales; the Scottish and northern English form is Anderson . In North America this name has absorbed numerous cases of the various European cognates and their derivatives. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Effie Andreson in household of Leonard N Andreson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Effie Pearson in household of W Gus Pearson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Effie B Pearson in household of William G Pearson, "United States Census, 1930"

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