Effie Daisy Lee Bridges

12 April 1881–19 December 1991 (Age 110)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Effie Daisy Lee

When Effie Daisy Lee Bridges was born on 12 April 1881, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Thomas Yancey Bridges, was 45 and her mother, Mary Haseltine Harris, was 43. She married Bolling Hall Burress on 24 December 1914, in Haywood, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Waynesville Township, Haywood, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Hazelwood, Haywood, North Carolina, United States in 1991. She died on 19 December 1991, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 110, and was buried in Waynesville, Haywood, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bolling Hall Burress
Effie Daisy Lee Bridges
Marriage: 24 December 1914
Edna Mae Burress
Hazel Frances Burress

Spouse and Children

24 December 1914
Haywood, North Carolina, United States


    Edna Mae Burress


    Hazel Frances Burress


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Yancey Bridges


    Mary Haseltine Harris




    Frances Bridges


    Martha Henrietta Bridges


    Benjamin W. Bridges


    Ellen Bridges


    Arminta Florence Bridges


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 16

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 29

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Bridge . The -s generally represents the genitive case, but may occasionally be a plural. In some cases this name denoted someone from the Flemish city of Bruges (Brugge), meaning ‘bridges’, which had extensive trading links with England in the Middle Ages.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Effie D L Burress in household of Dalden H Burress, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Effie Burress in household of Balney Burress, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Effie Burress in household of Bolling Burress, "United States Census, 1940"

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