Third Generation


15. Effie Helen Turner was born on 15 March 1919 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She died on 19 November 1977 at the age of 58 in Bar Harbor Hospital, Maine, USA. EFFIE SPRAGUE
Swan's Island: Effie T. Sprague, 58, died at a Mount Desert Island hospital Nov. 19, 1977. She was born March 15, 1919, the daughter of Fred and Flora Sellers Turner, Jr. Survived by her mother of here, her husband, Maurice of Swan's Island, one daughter, Janice Mae Sprague of East Corinth, one brother, Kenneth Turner of Swan's Island, four sisters, Bernice Carlson, Ruby Burns, Marjorie Stinson all of Swan's Island, and Rachel Robinson of Boothbay Harbor, many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Tuesday 1 p.m. from the Advent Christian Church, Swan's Island, with the Rev. Al Currier officiating. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by the Fernald Funeral Chapel, Mount Desert. She was buried on 22 November 1977 in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic.

Effie Helen Turner and Maurice Bradford "Bill" Sprague were married on 20 August 1938 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Maurice Bradford "Bill" Sprague, son of James W. Sprague and Nina Marion Staples, was born on 18 May 1915 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He died on 5 February 1989 at the age of 73 in Bar Harbor Hospital, Maine, USA. He was buried on 8 February 1989 in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic. Bill was an Owner, M. B. Sprague Lobster Wharf in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Went on fishing draggers, ran a lobster wharf at the Harbor.

Effie Helen Turner-4644 and Maurice Bradford "Bill" Sprague-4643 had the following children:

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Janice Mae Sprague was born on 8 May 1940 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Year also reported as 1939. Unmarried. A school teacher.