Effie Jane Milam

2 March 1891–10 June 1971 (Age 80)
Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Effie Jane

When Effie Jane Milam was born on 2 March 1891, in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States, her father, William M. Milam, was 27 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Bennett, was 23. She married William Richard Cheatham on 11 August 1907, in Krum, Denton, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Denton, Texas, United States in 1935 and Judicial Township 3, Madera, California, United States in 1940. She died on 10 June 1971, in Madera, Madera, California, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Madera, Madera, California, United States.

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William Richard Cheatham
Effie Jane Milam
Marriage: 11 August 1907
Mainard Taft Cheatham
Mae Bell Cheatham
Herman B Cheatham
Thurman D. Cheatham
Robert Lee Cheatham
Willie Richard Cheatham
Effie Beatrice Cheatham
Elizabeth Ellen Cheatham
Elsie Marie Cheatham
Ira Elmer Cheatham

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  • Marriage
    11 August 1907Krum, Denton, Texas, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company
    Age 3
    Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 5
    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.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 21
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): variant of Milham .

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

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    Sources (16)

    • Milam in entry for Cheatham, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
    • Effie Cheatham in household of William Cheatham, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Effie Milam in entry for Taft Cheatham, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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