Effie G. Fegley

1897–1954 (Age 56)
Fountain Springs, Butler Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Effie G.

When Effie G. Fegley was born on 17 July 1897, in Fountain Springs, Butler Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Henry William Fegley Jr, was 23 and her mother, Ida Birdie Kramer, was 21. She married Raymond Charles Krah on 19 November 1921, in Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in East Cameron Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Butler Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 9 February 1954, in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Citizens Cemetery, Butler Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Effie G. Fegley
Raymond Charles Krah
Marriage: 19 November 1921
Dennis Raymond Krah
Alden Krah
Rhea N Troutman

Spouse & Children

19 November 1921
Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States


  • Dennis Raymond Krah


  • Alden Krah


  • Rhea N Troutman


Parents & Siblings

  • Henry William Fegley Jr


  • Ida Birdie Kramer




  • Trucent T Fegley


  • Female1897–1954Female

  • Female1899–1973Female

  • Raymond E. Fegley


  • Verdon E Fegley


+6 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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 8

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 16

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Vögli, metonymic occupational name for a bird catcher or nickname for someone with birdlike features, from a diminutive of Vogel .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Elfie Krah in household of Roy Krah, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Effy Fegley in household of Henry Fegley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Effie Fegley in household of Henry W Fegley, "United States Census, 1920"

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