Odds and Ends

Ann Cushman provides a marvelous resource of odds and ends and tidbits and stuff from the unusual to the amusing. In between, you might find a clue or a new source of information to aid your research.


Effie, is not a name in itself, it can be a nickname or shortened version for Euphemia, Hephzibah, and even Evelyn. It means well spoken. It was fairly popular in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

This is from a question at the meeting. Frenchmen’s Flat is in the area of Lower Washington St. in Caribou.