Frances "Effie" Hollingsworth

about 1841–19 April 1883 (Age 42)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Frances "Effie"

Frances "Effie" Hollingsworth was born about 1841, in Indiana, United States. She had at least 4 sons and 3 daughters with Lindell C "Major L.C." Cantwell. She died on 19 April 1883, in Richmond, Ray, Missouri, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Richmond, Ray, Missouri, United States.

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Lindell C "Major L.C." Cantwell
Frances "Effie" Hollingsworth
Arlington D. Cantwell
Allie M Cantwell
Enrie Carlos Cantwell
Josie Belle Shirley Cantwell
Zella Mae Cantwell
Vernon Monroe Cantwell
Kendrie Cantwell

Spouse and Children





    Enrie Carlos Cantwell


    Josie Belle Shirley Cantwell


    Zella Mae Cantwell


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World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 0

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 15

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Name Meaning

1 English and Irish: habitational name from places in Cheshire and Lancashire called Hollingworth, from Old English hole(g)n ‘holly’ + worð ‘enclosure’. The surname was taken to Ireland in the 17th century.2 Jewish (American): presumably an Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Effie C Cantwell in household of L C Cantwell, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Frances Hollingsworth Cantwell, "Find A Grave Index"
  • MO056 United States Census, 1870 MO L C [Lindell] Cantwell and Frances nee Hollingsworth

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