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Effie Carlton
Birth: Mar. 4, 1856
Rockland
Knox County
Maine, USA
Death: Jan. 7, 1940
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Music Composer. Born at Rockland, Massachusetts, in 1856, she was a stage actress also known as Effie Crockett, whom set melody lines to the old Mother Goose rhymes. In 1872, while babysitting, she wrote and composed the song "Rock a Bye Baby". Her song is credited in over a 100 films, many made decades after her death. She died in Boston, on January 7, 1940. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Edward Crockett (1835 - 1922)
  Hannah Jane Marshall Crockett (1839 - 1901)
 
 Spouse:
  Harry J Carlton (1859 - 1922)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Feake Cemetery
Waltham
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Section G, Lot 1678, Brewer Path
 
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Record added: Mar 04, 2000
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Effie Carlton
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