Martha Effie Hiles

3 April 1890–13 February 1980 (Age 89)
Clinton, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Martha Effie

When Martha Effie Hiles was born on 3 April 1890, in Clinton, Indiana, United States, her father, Palace Love Hiles, was 30 and her mother, Anna Belle Campbell, was 21. She married Orville William Brickel on 25 December 1909, in Greene, Ohio, United States. She lived in Silver Creek, Greene, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States in 1930. She died on 13 February 1980, in Xenia, Greene, Ohio, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States.

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Hubert Earl Somers
Martha Effie Hiles
Marriage: 28 August 1932

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  • Marriage
    28 August 1932Wayne, Indiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 6
    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 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded
    Age 16
    The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 26
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Hills .

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

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    Sources (17)

    • Effie Hiles, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • Effie M Brickel in household of Oriville W Brickel, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Effie Hiles, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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