Effie Marsh
Effie Marsh
Birth: 9 June 1868
Cresco, Iowa, USA
Death: 20 March 1979
Waverly, Iowa, USA
Age: 110 years, 284 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Effie Sylvia Marsh (née Pepin; 9 June 1868 - 20 March 1979) was an American woman believed to be the oldest resident in Iowa at the time of her death. Her age is currently pending by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Marsh was born in Cresco, Iowa on 9 June 1868 as the daughter of Abner and Esther Bly Pepin. She grew up in Iowa and married John Marsh in Fredricksburg, Iowa on 5 December 1901. The couple had two children. She was widowed in 1953. Effie Marsh died in Waverly, Iowa on 20 March 1979, aged 110 years, 284 days.


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