Gazlay Family History

FamilyJeanette Groves



Personal Information

Record Created: 16 April 2010; Last Edited: 2 April 2015 
NameJeanette Groves
Born August 1857 in Massachusetts1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Married ca. 1888 to John H. Tefft3, 4, 6
Died 1924 in Connecticut1, 7
Buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Norwich, New London County, Connecticut1


Spouse 1FamilyJohn H. Tefft (son of Stephen Tefft and Rebecca _____)
Born November 1844 in Jewett City, New London County, Connecticut
Married ca. 1866 to Ellen O. Boyens
Married ca. 1888 to Jeanette Groves
Died 2 June 1916 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut
Children of Jeanette Groves and John H. Tefft:
1.FamilyGertrude E. Tefft
Born August 1889 in Connecticut
Died after 1935


  1. Find a Grave (website). Maplewood Cemetery, Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, Jennette Groves Tifft, born: 1859; died: 1924 [from record, which indicates wife of John H. Tifft, and that the information came from the Hale Collection of Cemetery Inscriptions, recorded 11 December 1934 by H. C. Lester, Maplewood Cemetery, p 1.].
  2. U.S. Federal Census, 1880, Connecticut, Windham County, Plainfield, Enumeration District 130, Page 40, Jeanette Groves.
  3. U.S. Federal Census, 1900, Connecticut, New London County, Griswold Town, Jewett City Borough, Enumeration District 448, Sheet 6B.
  4. U.S. Federal Census, 1910, Connecticut, New London County, Norwich, Enumeration District 526, Sheet 4A
  5. U.S. Federal Census, 1920, Connecticut, New London County, Norwich, Enumeration District 272, Sheet 3A, Jeanette Tefft (spelled Toft), widow and daughter Gertrude
  6. Obituary, The Day, New London, Connecticut, John H. Tefft, 5 January 1916.
  7. Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934, available at Jennette Groves Tifft, died 1924, married to John H. Tifft.