Effie Lucinda Langford

26 September 1897–20 October 1980 (Age 83)
Athens, Henderson, Texas, United States

The Life of Effie Lucinda

When Effie Lucinda Langford was born on 26 September 1897, in Athens, Henderson, Texas, United States, her father, John Henry Langford, was 33 and her mother, Mary Frances Casey, was 31. She married Lee Roy Bolten on 24 December 1919. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Harris, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 3, Harris, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 20 October 1980, in Hempstead, Waller, Texas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Austin, Travis, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lee Roy Bolten
Effie Lucinda Langford
Marriage: 24 December 1919
Melba Louise Bolton
Lee Roy Bolten
Ruth Merl Bolton
Harold William Bolton
Olin Bolton
Mary Ferne Bolten

Spouse and Children

24 December 1919


    Melba Louise Bolton


    Lee Roy Bolten


    Ruth Merl Bolton


    Harold William Bolton


    Olin Bolton


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 4

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places named in Old English as ‘long ford’, from lang, long ‘long’ + ford ‘ford’, except for Langford in Nottinghamshire, which is named with an Old English personal name Landa or possibly land, here used in a specific sense such as ‘boundary’ or ‘district’, with the same second element.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Effie Bolton in household of Lee Bolton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Effie Bolton in household of L R Bolton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Effie Bolton in household of Lee R Bolton, "United States Census, 1940"

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