Effie Henry Dunn

2 September 1889–21 September 1980 (Age 91)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Effie Henry

When Effie Henry Dunn was born on 2 September 1889, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Thomas H. Dunn, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Taylor, was 31. She married James Robert Sumner on 25 May 1907, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Stewart, Tennessee, United States in 1935 and Civil District 4, Stewart, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 21 September 1980, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

James Robert Sumner
Effie Henry Dunn
Marriage: 25 May 1907
James William Sumner
Mattie Helen Sumner
Hattie Ann Sumner
Effie Mae Summer
Betsy Columbia Sumner

Spouse and Children

25 May 1907
Trigg, Kentucky, United States


    James William Sumner


    Mattie Helen Sumner



    Effie Mae Summer


    Betsy Columbia Sumner


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas H. Dunn


    Elizabeth Ann Taylor




    Filory Dunn


    Eddie W Dunn


    Bracey Talmadge Dunn



    Clarance C Dunn


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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.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 3

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinn, Ó Doinn ‘descendant of Donn’, a byname meaning ‘brownhaired’ or ‘chieftain’.2 English: nickname for a man with dark hair or a swarthy complexion, from Middle English dunn ‘dark-colored’.3 Scottish: habitational name from Dun in Angus, named with Gaelic dùn ‘fort’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Effie Sunny in household of James R Sunny, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Effie H Summer in household of James N Summer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Effie H Dunn in household of Tom H Dunn, "United States Census, 1900"

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