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Effie May Friend Cosby
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Birth: Apr. 19, 1893
Death: Oct. 28, 1961

Effie was born April 19, 1893 to Theodore and Fannie Myers Friend on a farm near Lodoga. Her parents had moved here from Kentucky in 1892. Other children were Ellis, Ethel, Pauline, Opal, Nellie, Buford, twins Eva and Everett, Arthur, Edna and Waneta. The latter two died as small children. Her grandparents were Manford and Mary Ann Friend, Estill County, Ky. and Henry and Tabetha Ann Miller, MT. Sterling, Ky. Great-grandparents were Francis and Agnes Walker Myers, Howard Mills, Ky. Great-great-grandparents were Henry Myers, Sr., and Hannah Boyles Myers, MT. Sterling, Ky. He was German Dunkard, a Revolutionary War Veteran. The Lord blessed Lando and Effie with the following children, Leonard, Kenneth, Lyle, Virginia and Junior. Theirs was a happy Christian home and in 1948 after many years of working and saving they bought a farm west of Parkersburg. Lando enjoyed farming and raising shorthorn cattle. Effie liked her white rock chickens. She was an excellent cook , so there were many family dinners, reunions, and picnics. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Lando Huffman Cosby (1891 - 1970)*
 
 Children:
  Lyle L. Cosby (1919 - 1998)*
  Virginia Gayle Cosby Crosby (1921 - 2015)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Grant Avenue Cemetery
Crawfordsville
Montgomery County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Thelma Brooks Morgan
Record added: Apr 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26417866
Effie May <i>Friend</i> Cosby
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Effie May <i>Friend</i> Cosby
Added by: R & S Fine
 
Effie May <i>Friend</i> Cosby
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Effie May Friend Cosby is my paternal grandmother, the mother of my father, Kenneth E. Cosby. Effie was a loving and devoted wife to my Grandpa Cosby.
- Elaine Cosby Norman Conrad
 Added: Aug. 8, 2013

- Thelma Brooks Morgan
 Added: Apr. 26, 2008
 
 
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