Effie V Wilson Bowen Harris, was born in Wellington Texas. She came with three small children, to live near her father L.W Wilson's ranch out of Mosquero, NM. When her husband died in 1925 she homesteaded in Carson across the Rio Grand.There was no water, modern conveniences, coyotes, snakes & mountain lions. She moved to Taos in the late 1930's. Effie sewed for many ladies, and brought to life the designs of Martha of Taos & Mrs Oakely.