Second Generation


8. Effie Gross was born on 10 March 1887 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She died on 22 June 1974 at the age of 87 in Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Effie E. Duffie, 87, died June 22 at a hospital in Ellsworth after a long illness. She was born March 10, 1887, at Swan's Island, daughter of Alexander and Jenny (Bridges) Gross. She is survived by two sons, Ralph and Harry of Blue Hill; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Baptist Church of Blue Hill. Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Blue Hill Baptist Church, the Rev. Chester Staples officiating. Burial will be at Seaside Cemetery, Blue Hill. She was buried in Seaside cemetery, Blue Hill.

Effie Gross and Ralph Duffy were married on 18 November 1905.2,4 Certificate Number:
Bride Name: GROSS EFFIE
Bride Town/State: SWAN ISLAND, ME
Groom Name: DUFFY RALPH
Groom Town/State: BLUE HILL, ME
Date of Marriage: Saturday November 18, 1905

Ralph Duffy was born (date unknown).

Effie Gross-52644 and Ralph Duffy-52645 had the following children:

14

i.

Ralph Duffy was born (date unknown).

15

ii.

Harry Duffy was born (date unknown).