Effie May Hill

25 July 1900–4 February 1989 (Age 88)
Morris, Texas, United States

The Life of Effie May

When Effie May Hill was born on 25 July 1900, in Morris, Texas, United States, her father, James Franklin Hill, was 26 and her mother, Mattie Lou Dunagan, was 23. She lived in Omaha, Morris, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 3, Morris, Texas, United States in 1920. She died on 4 February 1989, in Morris, Texas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Omaha Cemetery, Omaha, Morris, Texas, United States.

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Jim Henry
Effie May Hill

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    Jim Henry



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    Joseph I. Hill


    William Brent Hill



    Alvin Oliver Hill


    Leta Elsie Hill


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World Events (8)

1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 1

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Age 27

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: extremely common and widely distributed topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, Middle English hill (Old English hyll).2 English: from the medieval personal name Hill, a short form of Hilary ( see Hillary ) or of a Germanic (male or female) compound name with the first element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.3 German: from a short form of Hildebrand or any of a variety of other names, male and female, containing Germanic hild as the first element.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Effie Hill in household of James F Hill, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Effie M Hill in household of James F Hill, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Effie May Hill Smith, "Find A Grave Index"

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