Gazlay Family History

FamilyOrion L. Tefft


FatherJohn H. Tefft (November 1844 - 2 June 1916)
MotherEllen O. Boyens (December 1839 - 1936)

Personal Information

Record Created: 11 December 2009; Last Edited: 15 April 2014 
NameOrion L. Tefft
Born ca. 18701, 2
Died 16 March 18851, 3
Buried in Carey Cemetery, Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut1


  1. Find a Grave (website). Carey Cemetery, Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut, Orion L. Tift [sic], died 16 March 1885, age 15 years [from record].
  2. U.S. Federal Census, 1880, Connecticut, Windham County, Town of Scotland, Enumeration District 146, Page 5.
  3. U.S. Federal Census, 1900, Connecticut, New London County, Norwich, Enumeration District 474, Sheet 28A, Ezra S. and Ellen O. Bennett. This census record indicates that Ellen had six children, of which four were living. It is believed that Ellen’s son Orion and daughter Nellie were the two who were no longer living by 1900; her other four children are mentioned in various records as late as 1935.