Edward Griffee
(1871-1940)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Margaretta C. Spence

Edward Griffee 2 3

  • Born: 17 Mar 1871, Goodyear, Cumberland, PA, USA 2 3
  • Marriage: Margaretta C. Spence on 30 Dec 1894 in , Cumberland, PA 1
  • Died: 6 May 1940, New Cumberland, Cumberland, PA at age 69 2 4
  • Buried: 9 May 1940, Goodyear: Mount Zion Lutheran Church, Cumberland, PA, USA 2 3 4

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Cause of Death: coronary embolism, died suddenly in his home; acture myocarditis, arterio-sclerosis, 6 May 1940, New Cumberland, Cumberland, PA.

2. Residence: 6 May 1940, 327 Fourth St., New Cumberland, PA, New Cumberland, Cumberland, PA. 4

3. Obituary: Harrisburg Telegraph: obituary of Edward Griffee, 7 May 1940, Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA. 4 Services for Edward Griffee, 69, a retired employee of the Bethlehem Steel Company, who died Monday at his home, 327 Fourth street, New Cumberland, will be held Thursday at 1.30 p. m. at the Hoff funeral home, 408 Third street, New Cumberland, the Rev. Elwood S. Falkenstein, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, New Cumberland, officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Goodyear, Cumberland county. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 7 to 9 p. m.
He was a member of the Baldwin Commandery, No. 108, Knights of Malta, Steelton; and the Steelton Council No. 162, Order of Independent Americans.
Her is survived by his widow, Mrs. Margaret C. Griffee; a daughter, Mrs. Marcus Long, with whom he lived; another daughter, Mrs. Frank Hoffer, Detroit, and two grandchildren.


Edward married Margaretta C. Spence, daughter of David Amos Spence and Matilda Beecher, on 30 Dec 1894 in , Cumberland, PA.1 (Margaretta C. Spence was born on 26 Aug 1869 in Centerville, Cumberland, PA,5 died on 25 Jan 1956 in Lemoyne, Cumberland, PA 5 and was buried on 28 Jan 1956 in Goodyear: Mount Zion Lutheran Church, Cumberland, PA, USA 5.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985, W. G. Slifer, pastor, in Gettysburg Theogolical Seminary records, location of marriage not stated.

2 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=20822597.

3 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1963. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 46089. Edward Griffee. Father Abraham Griffee. Mother Susan Nickey. Spouse Margaret C. Griffee.

4 (Harrisburg Telegraph, Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania.), 7 May 1940, page 20. Edward Griffee obituary.

5 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1963. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 3286. Margaretta C. Griffee. Father Amos Spence. Mother Matilda Beecher. Informant: Mrs. Frank W. Hoffer.



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