Effie Viola Griffith

15 March 1903–15 February 1954 (Age 50)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Effie Viola

When Effie Viola Griffith was born on 15 March 1903, in Nebraska, United States, her father, William Ballinger Griffith, was 25 and her mother, Eliza Louisa Carter, was 23. She married Ralph Eugene Mather on 3 April 1922, in Bartlett, Wheeler, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Marsland, Dawes, Nebraska, United States in 1930 and Leonard Election Precinct, Dawes, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 15 February 1954, in Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Canyon Hill Cemetery, Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Eugene Mather
Effie Viola Griffith
Marriage: 3 April 1922
Melvin Estill Mather
Marvin Noel Mather

Spouse and Children

3 April 1922
Bartlett, Wheeler, Nebraska, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Claud I Carter


    Bessie Griffith



    Eunice Evelyn Griffith


    Eva Fern Griffith


World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 3

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Age 14

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Welsh: from the Old Welsh personal name Gruffudd, Old Welsh Grip(p)iud, composed of the elements grip, of uncertain significance, + iud ‘chief’, ‘lord’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Effie Griffith, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Effie Griffith in household of William B Griffith, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Effie V Squibbs in household of Kermit Q Squibbs, "United States Census, 1930"

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