Effie Inez McLaughlin

30 October 1904–14 April 1986 (Age 81)
Busy Corner, Amite, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Effie Inez

When Effie Inez McLaughlin was born on 30 October 1904, in Busy Corner, Amite, Mississippi, United States, her father, James Benjamin McLaughlin, was 28 and her mother, Minervia Alma Wilkinson, was 24. She married Thomas Decatur Burt on 24 February 1923, in Franklin, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Beat 1, Amite, Mississippi, United States in 1920 and Beat 4, Lincoln, Mississippi, United States in 1940. She died on 14 April 1986, in Brookhaven, Lincoln, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Brookhaven, Lincoln, Mississippi, United States.

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Thomas Decatur Burt
Effie Inez McLaughlin
Marriage: 24 February 1923
Thomas Julius Burt
Alma Inez Burt
Agnes Burt
Herbert Hoover Burt
Col. Margie Opal Burt

Spouse and Children

24 February 1923
Franklin, Mississippi, United States


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 3

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.

Age 23

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

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Lochlainn ‘son of the Scandinavian’, a patronymic from the personal name Lochlann ( see Laughlin ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Effie McLaughin in household of James B McLaughlin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Effie I Mclaughlin in household of James B Mclaughlin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Effie Burt in household of Tomas Burt, "United States Census, 1940"

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