Gazlay Family History
 

FamilyElmer James Tefft, Jr.

Parents

FatherElmer James Tefft, Sr. (12 April 1867 - 27 April 1935)
MotherJessie Louise McClure (August 1866 - 28 November 1950)

Personal Information

Record Created: 6 December 2009; Last Edited: 22 March 2015 
NameElmer James Tefft, Jr.
GenderMale
Born 2 July 1888 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut1, 2, 3, 4
Married 13 March 1922 in Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut to Mary Adeline Strickland4, 5
Died 29 April 1960 in Montville, New London County, Connecticut4, 6

Family

Spouse 1FamilyMary Adeline Strickland (daughter of Moses Allen Strickland and Victoria E. Hespe)
Born 29 January 1896 in East Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut
Married 13 March 1922 in Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut to Elmer James Tefft, Jr.
Died 12 March 1976 in Montville, New London County, Connecticut
  
Children of Elmer James Tefft, Jr. and Mary Adeline Strickland:
  
+1.FamilyJames Elmer ‘Jim’ Tefft
Born 10 June 1923 in New London, New London County, Connecticut
Married 13 March 1955 in Montville, New London County, Connecticut to Marion Arlene (née Lee) Zevoteck
Died 9 October 1974 in New London, New London County, Connecticut
  
+2.FamilyJean Victoria Tefft
Born 23 February 1925 in New London, New London County, Connecticut
Married 15 November 1947 in Colchester, Connecticut to Alexander Anthony Krupowski
Died 19 August 1980 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut
  
+3.FamilyLulu Jane Tefft
Born 18 February 1927 in New London, New London County, Connecticut
Married 17 April 1946 in Montville, New London County, Connecticut to John Henry Allen
Partnered with Donald William Clark
Died 28 July 1990 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut
  
4.FamilyHenry Strickland ‘Hank’ Tefft
Born 10 August 1931 in Connecticut
Married 7 October 1955 in Elkton, Maryland to Helen L. Rispoli
Married 19 November 1959 in Ellicott City, Maryland to Elizabeth D. ‘Betty’ (née Lamon) Exley
Married 10 April 2002 in Kerrville, Texas to Susan Carol Moore
  
+5.FamilyAllen Tefft
Born 12 November 1932 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut
Married 18 October 1958 in Montville, New London County, Connecticut to Janice Ellen Malinowsky
Died 12 September 1988 in Montville, New London County, Connecticut
  

Sources

  1. U.S. Federal Census, 1900, Connecticut, New London County, Montville, Enumeration District 456, Sheet No. 22B, family of Elma J. Teft [sic, Elmer J. Tefft] (34, Connecticut, April 1866, farm laborer); wife of 13 years Jessie L Teft (33, Scotland, Aug 1866, 3 children, 3 living); son Elma J. Teft (11, Connecticut, July 1888); son Luther Teft (9, Connecticut, Aug 1890); son Robert A. Teft (6, Connecticut, Aug 1893).
  2. U.S. Federal Census, 1930, Connecticut, New London County, Montville, Enumeration District 6-21, Sheet No. 10B, family of Elmer J. Tefft Jr. (40, Connecticut, chauffeur, private family, first married age 32); wife Mary A. Tefft (33, Connecticut, first married age 25); son James E. Tefft (6, Connecticut); daughter Jean V. Tefft (5, Connecticut); daughter Lulu J. Tefft (3 2/12, Connecticut).
  3. U.S. Federal Census, 1940, Connecticut, New London County, Montville, Uncasville, Enumeration District 6-34, Sheet No. 2B, family of Elmer J. Tefft (52, Connecticut, mechanic, construction building); wife Mary S. Tefft (44, Connecticut); son James Elmer Tefft (16, Connecticut); daughter Jean V. Tefft (15, Connecticut); daughter Lulu J. Tefft (13, Connecticut); son Henry S. Tefft (8, Connecticut); son Allen Tefft (7, Connecticut); living next door is the family of Jessie Tefft (72, Scotland, widow); grandson Luther E. Tefft, Jr. (19, Connecticut, stock flying, paper box mfg., lived in Hartford, Connecticut on 1 April 1935); grand-daughter Shirley May Tefft (18, Connecticut, lived in Hartford, Connecticut on 1 April 1935).
  4. Obituary, The Day, New London, Connecticut, Elmer Tefft, 3 April 1960.
  5. Obituary, The Day, New London, Connecticut, Mary Tefft, 3 March 1976.
  6. Index to marriage, death, and land records, Montville, Connecticut, Town Hall Website, file number 1960-00000344, death of Elmer James Tefft, Jr.