Effie Miller

29 January 1889–27 March 1977 (Age 88)
Ripley, Missouri, United States

The Life of Effie

When Effie Miller was born on 29 January 1889, in Ripley, Missouri, United States, her father, Lorenzo William Miller, was 33 and her mother, Alice Clark, was 22. She married Harry Harrison Hicks on 24 January 1908, in Randolph, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Cleveland Township, Clay, Arkansas, United States in 1930 and Moark, Clay, Arkansas, United States in 1940. She died on 27 March 1977, at the age of 88, and was buried in Clay, Arkansas, United States.

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Harry Harrison Hicks
Effie Miller
Marriage: 24 January 1908
William Gerald Hicks
Raymond Jewel Hicks
Norman Fredrick Hicks
Ruth Gladys Hicks

Spouse and Children

    Harry Harrison Hicks



24 January 1908
Randolph, Arkansas, United States


    William Gerald Hicks


    Raymond Jewel Hicks



    Ruth Gladys Hicks


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 15

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

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

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a miller. The standard modern vocabulary word represents the northern Middle English term, an agent derivative of mille ‘mill’, reinforced by Old Norse mylnari ( see Milner ). In southern, western, and central England Millward (literally, ‘mill keeper’) was the usual term. The American surname has absorbed many cognate surnames from other European languages, for example French Meunier , Dumoulin , Demoulins, and Moulin ; German Mueller ; Dutch Molenaar ; Italian Molinaro ; Spanish Molinero; Hungarian Molnár; Slavic Mlinar , etc.2 Southwestern and Swiss German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Müller ( see Mueller ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Effie Hicks in household of Harry Hicks, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Effie Hicks in household of Harry Hicks, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Effie Hicks in household of Harry Hicks, "United States Census, 1940"

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