Gazlay Family History
 

FamilyEthel C. Firth

Parents

FatherFremont Firth ( - )
MotherEdith Crumbie ( - )

Personal Information

Record Created: 1 March 2010; Last Edited: 7 August 2010 
NameEthel C. Firth
GenderFemale
Born 25 February 1901 in New Bedford, Massachusetts1, 2, 3
Married 6 June 1923 in Baltic, Connecticut to Robert A. Tefft3, 4, 5, 6
Died 22 October 1978 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut1, 3
Buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Norwich, New London County, Connecticut3

Biography

Ethel was employed for many years at the former Baltic Mills. She was a member and past matron of the Oweneco Chapter, Order of Eastern Star in Montville, and a past matron of the New London County, Order of Eastern Star. She was a member of Bethany Shrine, White Shrine of Jerusalem of New London, Jessimine Court, Order of Amaranth, Lee Memorial Church and the Montville Center Social Center.3

Family

Spouse 1FamilyRobert A. Tefft (son of Elmer James Tefft, Sr. and Jessie Louise McClure)
Born 30 August 1894 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut
Married 6 June 1923 in Baltic, Connecticut to Ethel C. Firth
Died 22 January 1982 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut
  
Children of Ethel C. Firth and Robert A. Tefft:
  
1.FamilyCarolyn E. Tefft
Born 30 December 1924 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut
Married 5 October 1968 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut to Joseph Maoli
Died 9 March 2007 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut
  
2.FamilyRobert A. Tefft, Jr.
Born ca. 1926
Died before 1935
  
+3.FamilyMuriel Edith Tefft
Born 3 August 1930 in Oakdale, New London County, Connecticut
Married 26 June 1954 in Montville, New London County, Connecticut to Milford Ernest Newbury, Jr.
Died 5 September 2015 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut
  

Sources

  1. Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Rootsweb (website). Ethel Tefft, no. 045-42-8841. The SSDI shows her birth date as 5 February 1901 but this is believed to be incorrect based on information from her family.
  2. U.S. Federal Census, 1930, Connecticut, New London County, Montville, Enumeration District 6-21, Sheet No. 13B
  3. Obituary, The Day, New London, Connecticut, Ethel Tefft, 23 October 1978
  4. Index to marriage, death, and land records, Montville, Connecticut, Town Hall Website, file number 1923-00000087, marriage of Robert A. Tefft and Ethel Firth
  5. U.S. Federal Census, 1880, Connecticut,
  6. Obituary, The Day, New London, Connecticut, Robert Tefft, 23 January 1982