Effie Dickinson

Female18 February 1869–6 January 1950

Brief Life History of Effie

When Effie Dickinson was born on 18 February 1869, in Crystal Township, Montcalm, Michigan, United States, her father, Barber Dickinson, was 54 and her mother, Sarah L. "Sally" Hoven, was 40. She married Albert M Strickland on 14 January 1888, in Ithaca, Gratiot, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. She lived in Portland, Ionia, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died on 6 January 1950, in Crystal, Crystal Township, Montcalm, Michigan, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Albert M Strickland
Effie Dickinson
Marriage: 14 January 1888
Grace L Cooley
Cori M Strickland
Cora Strickland
Hazel Strickland
Gladys Sarah Strickland

Sources (17)

  • Effie Strickland in household of Albert Strickland, "United States Census, 1940"
  • ... Dickenson in entry for Leonard H. Cooley and Grace L. Strickland, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Effie Strickland in household of Albert M Strickland, "United States Census, 1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 January 1888Ithaca, Gratiot, Michigan, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

    Age 10

    After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 27

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Dickenson , a patronymic from the Middle English personal name Dicun a pet form of Richard (see Dicken ) + son.

    History: Jonathan Dickinson, the first president of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton), was born in Hatfield, MA, in 1688. Both his parents came from pioneer Connecticut Valley stock.

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

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