|Birth: ||Oct. 26, 1881, USA|
|Death: ||Jul. 7, 1951|
Effie Ophelia Mattox Allen , the daughter of Posey A. Mattox and Rebecca Mattox , was born October 26 , 1881 . ( Effie's mother Rebecca Mattox's maiden name was Rebecca McMasters . Rebecca was the sister of Thomas McMasters and Robert McMasters . The parents of Rebecca , Thomas , and Robert were W. P. McMasters and Margaret Whitesides McMasters . Robert , Thomas , and Rebecca McMasters' maternal grandparents were James and Sarah Guyton Whitesides who raised those 3 children after both parents died .) 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 Maddox 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 .
Joe Thomas Allen (1878 - 1929)*
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)*
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
Unity Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Created by: Carolyn Allen
Record added: Dec 05, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 121255371