Effie Oriana Burns

5 September 1869–1955 (Age 85)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Effie Oriana

Effie Oriana Burns was born on 5 September 1869, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She had at least 1 son with James Arthur Lepper. She lived in Erie, New York, United States in 1900 and Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States for about 5 years. She died in 1955, at the age of 86, and was buried in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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James Arthur Lepper
Effie Oriana Burns
Reginald Heber Lepper

Spouse and Children

    James Arthur Lepper





World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1883 · Mining Boom

Age 14

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 27

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stream or streams, from the Middle English nominative plural or genitive singular of burn ( see Bourne ).2 Scottish: variant of Burnhouse, habitational name from a place named with burn ‘stream’ + house ‘house’.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Broin ( see Byrne ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Effie O Lepper in household of Jas R Lepper, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Effie O Lepper in household of James A Lepper, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Effie O Lepper in household of James A Lepper, "United States Census, 1900"

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