Effie Hally Probasco

1893–1989 (Age 96)
Mariposa, Mariposa, California, United States

The Life of Effie Hally

When Effie Hally Probasco was born on 6 February 1893, in Mariposa, Mariposa, California, United States, her father, Henry Workman Probasco, was 47 and her mother, Sarah Angeline Preston, was 38. She married Emmet Preston on 15 January 1912. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Mariposa, California, United States in 1935 and Judicial Township 5, Mariposa, California, United States in 1940. She died on 22 October 1989, in Oakhurst, Madera, California, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Mariposa County Cemetery, Mariposa, Mariposa, California, United States.

Photos & Memories (6)

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Family Time Line

Emmet Preston
1884–1977
Effie Hally Probasco
1893–1989
Marriage: 15 January 1912
Evelyn Elodie Preston
1913–2007
Ray Melvin Preston
1914–2003
Anita Mildred Preston
1916–2001
Clinton Nelson Preston
1917–2012
Effie Laverne Preston
1920–1985
Lauren E. Preston
1922–1984

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 January 1912
children

(6)

    Evelyn Elodie Preston

    Female1913–2007Female

    Male1914–2003Male

    Anita Mildred Preston

    Female1916–2001Female

    Clinton Nelson Preston

    Male1917–2012Male

    Female1920–1985Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Male1874–1957Male

    Henry Arthur Probasco

    Male1876–1894Male

    Francis Herbert Probasco

    Male1877–1880Male

    Walter Workman Probasco

    Male1879–1900Male

    Eugene Lester Probasco

    Male1880–1898Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 13

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 25

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

This name was brought to North America from Amsterdam in the Netherlands; its ultimate origins are uncertain. It looks Spanish, but no such Spanish surname is recorded. If, as has been suggested, the original form of the name was Probatski, it is almost certainly of Polish origin, but this has not been identified as a Polish surname.

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

Sources (3)

  • Effie H Preston in household of Emmet Preston, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Effie H Preston in household of Emmet Preston, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Effie H Preston in household of Emmett Preston, "United States Census, 1940"

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