|Birth: ||Jan. 2, 1803|
|Death: ||Nov. 27, 1887|
His parents were Joseph and Lucy ? GROSS. He married Eliza Harriman, before 1830, and they made their home in Orland/Bucksport area. Their children include:
Elizabeth (Gross) French, b. ca 1830- d. 07 Apr 1897, Bucksport, ME; Hezekiah Gross, b. ca 1840;
Reuben, " b. ca 1844;
Emily (Gross) Hutchins, b. ca 1849, d. May 6, 1896, Verona;
John Gross, b. ca 1850;
Martha " b. ca 1859.
"Rev. Stephen Gross was age 85 yrs when he died Nov. 27, 1887, and his wife died two days later. They rest in one grave. Through his earnest ministry many of the churches in the Ellsworth Q.M. [Quarterly Meeting] were strengthened, if not planted. He was loyal to his denomination, and an early subscriber and devoted reader of the "Morning Star. He was successful in his ministry."
---from "Free Baptist Cyclopedia, pub. 1889, by Burgess and Ward.
Inscription on stone:
"Erected by the Ellsworth Q.M. [Quarterly Meeting] to the Memory of Rev. Stephen Gross, Who Died in E. Bucksport ME, Nov. 27, 1887, AE 85yrs, 10 mos."
[info contributed by wvy]
Eliza Harriman Gross (1808 - 1887)
Infant Gross (____ - 1848)*
Elizabeth Gross French (1829 - 1897)*
Created by: DWalt & Patti
Record added: Jul 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 72692277
A Freewill Baptist clergyman, age 85 yrs at his death. His wife d. two days later. He was an early subscriber to the "Morning Star" church paper, and devoted reader.|
Added: Mar. 6, 2014