Effie May Potts

11 January 1908–9 September 1980 (Age 72)
Hickman, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Effie May

When Effie May Potts was born on 11 January 1908, in Hickman, Tennessee, United States, her father, Joseph Ernest Potts, was 27 and her mother, Lillie Evelyn Lawson, was 22. She lived in Civil District 5, Hickman, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years and Civil District 5, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1930. She died on 9 September 1980, at the age of 72, and was buried in Hilltop Cemetery, Centerville, Hickman, Tennessee, United States.

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 2

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Age 19

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from Pott 1, particularly common in northeastern England.

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

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  • Effie Fitzgerld in household of Joseph Potts, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Effie May Potts in household of Sarah A Potts, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Effie Potts in household of Joseph E Potts, "United States Census, 1920"

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