170. Bessie A. Herrick was born on 31 July 1895 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Birth attended by Dr. H. W. Small. Weight 9 3/4 pounds. She died on 22 July 1977 at the age of 81 in Bar Harbor, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Atlantic, Swan's Island: Bessie Herrick Joyce, 81, widow of Chester Joyce died July 22 at a Mount Desert Island hospital. She was born at Swan's Island, July 31, 1895, daughter of Charles and Helen Smith Herrick. Surviving are: three daughters Mrs. Gladys Joyce and Mrs. Marguerite Staples, both of Atlantic, and Alice Burns of Swan's Island; a son, Roy of Atlantic; two sisters, Mrs. Myra Bridges of Rockland and Mrs. Laura Jane Tenney of Sedgwick; 12 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Atlantic Baptist Church with the Rev. Thomas Bullard, the Rev. Malcolm McDuffie and the Rev. Al Currier officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Atlantic, with arrangements by the Fernald Funeral Chapel, Mount Desert.
Bessie A. Herrick and Chester Leroy Joyce were married on 10 November 1915 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Chester Leroy Joyce, son of Fred A. Joyce and Estella M. Staples, was born on 1 January 1890 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He died on 3 October 1970 at the age of 80 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. CHESTER JOYCE
Bessie A. Herrick-2880 and Chester Leroy Joyce-601 had the following children: