Effie Fendricks and Building a Case for the Slaveowner

This is my great-grandmother, Effie Blanche Fendricks, who was born in Hardin County, TN, ca. 1891. She was one of 13 children (8 who survived). Effie married Walter Springer and birthed 9 children, 7 of whom survived to adulthood. When I interviewed my grandmother Mattie, she shared many fond memories of her mother. Effie’s husband […]