Effie Matilda Liter

1874–1964 (Age 90)
Ralls, Missouri, United States

The Life of Effie Matilda

When Effie Matilda Liter was born on 14 March 1874, in Ralls, Missouri, United States, her father, Henry Inlow Liter, was 34 and her mother, Mary Effie Evans, was 31. She had at least 2 sons and 4 daughters with James Harvey Righter. She lived in Vandalia, Audrain, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Benton Township, Adair, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 23 February 1964, in Kirksville, Adair, Missouri, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Vandalia, Audrain, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Effie Matilda Liter
James Harvey Righter
Basil Liter Righter
Effie E Righter
Inez Isora Righter
Leota Imogene Righter
Oneita Lucille Righter
James Harold Righter

Spouse & Children



  • Basil Liter Righter


  • Effie E Righter


  • Female1900–1980Female

  • Female1902–1979Female

  • Oneita Lucille Righter


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • Henry Inlow Liter


  • Mary Effie Evans




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 24

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Leiter or English Lighter .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Effie Righter in household of J H Righter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Effie M Righter in household of James H Righter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Effie M Righler in household of James H Righler, "United States Census, 1900"

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