Effie Pearl is the daughter of Thomas Jefferson Selby and Elizabeth E. "Bettie" Blair both from Mississippi.
She married Charles Benjamin Slayden on March 17, 1901 in Lamar County, Texas. They had four children, the first died before his first birthday and Effie Pearl died 11 days after the birth of their fourth child. Such an untimely death.
The children of Effie and Charles: Floyd Charles Bernice Florence Thomas Selby Gwendolyn Effie