Effie Bell Jincks

16 November 1879–23 August 1948 (Age 68)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Effie Bell

When Effie Bell Jincks was born on 16 November 1879, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Pleasant Squire Jinks, was 35 and her mother, Martha Ann Woods, was 38. She married James Thomas Bryant on 28 September 1896, in Knox, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Civil District 12, Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1940 and Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1948. She died on 23 August 1948, at the age of 68, and was buried in Edgemoor, Anderson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Thomas Bryant
Effie Bell Jincks
Marriage: 28 September 1896
Agnes L Bryant
Harley R Bryant
Irene Bryant
Nellie Irene Bryant

Spouse and Children

28 September 1896
Knox, Tennessee, United States


    Agnes L Bryant


    Harley R Bryant


    Irene Bryant


    Nellie Irene Bryant


Parents and Siblings

    Pleasant Squire Jinks


    Martha Ann Woods




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 19

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Linckx, a nickname from links ‘left’, ‘left-handed’, ‘clumsy’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Effie Bryant in household of James T Bryant, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Effie Bryant in household of Thomas Bryant, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Effie B Bryant in household of Thomas J Bryant, "United States Census, 1920"

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