Effie Williamson

27 December 1884–13 March 1978 (Age 93)
Salado, Bell, Texas, United States

The Life of Effie

When Effie Williamson was born on 27 December 1884, in Salado, Bell, Texas, United States, her father, James Irving Williamson, was 26 and her mother, Frances Fleurnoy Pocahontas Riggs, was 26. She married Willard Austen on 28 November 1930, in Benton, Oregon, United States. She lived in Oakridge, Lane, Oregon, United States in 1935 and Drain Election Precinct, Douglas, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 13 March 1978, in Lane, Oregon, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in West Lawn Memorial Park, Eugene, Lane, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Willard Austen
Effie Williamson
Marriage: 28 November 1930

Spouse and Children

    Willard Austen



28 November 1930
Benton, Oregon, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Age 3

Historical Boundaries - 1887: Benton, Oregon, United States; 1893: Lincoln, Oregon, United States
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 25

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Northern English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from William .

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

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Story Highlight

Effie's life:

In 1975 when I was 5 yrs old, my parents moved to Bend,Oregon. I can remember my Grandmother Glenn(Pearl's daughter) telling me stories of her mother's sister - Aunt Effie. I attended Kenwood Elementa …

Sources (3)

  • Effie W Austin in household of Willard W Austin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Effie Williamson in household of James I Williamson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Effie Williamson in household of James I Williamson, "United States Census, 1910"

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