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Effie Ophelia Mattox Allen
Birth: Oct. 26, 1881, USA
Death: Jul. 7, 1951
Lee County
Mississippi, USA

Effie Ophelia Mattox Allen , the daughter of Posey Mattox and Rebecca Mattox who married Nov. 4 , 1871 in Itawamba county , Ms. , was born October 26 , 1881 . ( Effie's mother Rebecca Mattox's maiden name was Rebecca McMaster . Rebecca was the sister of Thomas McMaster and Robert McMaster . The parents of Rebecca , Thomas , and Robert were William P. McMaster and Margaret Whitesides McMaster who married January 12 , 1843 in Itawamba County , Ms . Robert , Thomas , and Rebecca McMaster's maternal grandparents were James and Sarah Guyton Whitesides who raised those 3 children after both parents died .) Effie's siblings were Perilla Mattox who married Charlie Clark Armstrong , Bell Mattox , Bobbie Mattox , Hollis Mattox , Maury Mattox who married Sam D. Estes , Lila Mattox who married Charles Allison Gregory , Durrell Mattox , Turnage Mattox , and Carey Mattox . Effie Ophelia Mattox and Joe Thomas Allen were married December 21 , 1899 in Lee County , Mississippi according to marriage records which listed their names as Effie Mattox and J. T. Allen . In 1900 Effie and Joe Thomas Allen as a young couple had living with them a nephew Jeff and niece Susie according to census records . Those young children never appeared on another census with them again . Instead their own children were listed on the census with them except for their son Joe Anderson Allen who died as a young child and was never on a census record. Effie and Joe Thomas Allen's other children were Clark Allen who married Betty Marie Stovall , Timonia Ann Allen who married Sam H. Partlow , Gilbert W. Allen who married Frankie Mae Westmoreland , and Jo Bell Allen who married Graves H. Ruff . Effie Ophelia Mattox Allen died July 7 , 1951 in Lee County , Mississippi . 
 
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 Parents:
  Posey Judson Mattox (1839 - 1908)
  Rebecca A. McMaster Mattox (1854 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Joe Thomas Allen (1878 - 1929)*
 
 Children:
  Joe Anderson Allen (____ - 1913)*
  Clark Allen (1900 - 1964)*
  Timonia Ann Allen Partlow (1905 - 1984)*
  Gilbert W. Allen (1911 - 1974)*
  Jo Belle Allen Ruff (1917 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  Clara Mattox (1862 - ____)**
  Perrilla Mattox Armstrong (1872 - 1911)*
  Infant Daughter Mattox (1877 - 1878)*
  Effie Ophelia Mattox Allen (1881 - 1951)
  Hollis M. Mattox (1884 - 1964)*
  Maury Mattox Estes (1887 - 1962)*
  Durell Mattox (1891 - 1971)*
  Carey C. Mattox (1893 - 1969)*
  Turnage Mattox (1895 - 1961)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
ALLEN EFFIE OPHELIA OCT. 26, 1881 JULY 7 1951 Dear parents, tho' we miss you much , we know you rest with God .
 
Note: Grave on Row 1
 
Burial:
Unity Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Plantersville
Lee County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Carolyn Allen
Record added: Dec 05, 2013
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Effie Ophelia <i>Mattox</i> Allen
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Effie Ophelia <i>Mattox</i> Allen
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 Added: Dec. 5, 2013
 
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