Warren E. TEFFT Family

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Counties: Lenawee

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Husband: Warren E. TEFFT
Birth Date: 1834
Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Death Date: April 4, 1924
Death Place: Rochester State Hospital; Rochester, Olmsted County,MN
Burial Place: April 15, 1924; Rochester State Hospital Cemetery; 
              Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota
Father: Jeremiah TEFFT
Mother: Rhoda HOXSIE
Wife: Martha Janett "Nettie" BURKE
Birth Date: 1844-45; New York
Birth Place: 
Death Date: 1920/1930
Death Place: Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minnesota
Burial Place: 
Father: Unknown
Mother: Unknown
Marriage Date: January 16, 1862Marriage Place: Methodist Episcopal Church of Stockton, ChautauquaCnty, NY 


Child No. 1: Otis Porter TEFFT
Birth Date: July 10,1868
Birth Place: Dover, Lenawee County, Michigan
Death Date: September 19, 1943
Death Place: Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota
Burial Place: September 22, 1943; St. John's Cemetery; 
               Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota

Marriage Date: November 26, 1901
Marriage Place: Chatfield, Fillmore County, Minnesota
Spouse's Name: Edith Degrusch ALLEN
Child No. 2: Claudia TEFFT
Birth Date: June 16,1879
Birth Place: Chatfield, Fillmore County,Minnesota
Death Date: 
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Spouse's Name: Benjamin BROWN

Sources:  1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1910, 1920, 1930 U.S. Census; 
Marriage Records of Methodist Episcopal Church of Stockton, ChautauquaCounty, New York;

Marriage Records of Fillmore County, Minnesota; Admission Recordsof Rochester State Hospital, Rochester, Minnesota; 
Obituary and Funeral Notice in September 20 & 22, 1943 Red Wing DailyRepublican Eagle Red Wing, Minnesota

Documentation: Warren & Martha "Nettie" TEFFT moved from ChautauquataCounty, New York to Dover, Lenawee County, Michigan 
between January 1862 and July of 1868.
Warren worked on the railroad. 
They moved from Michigan to Chatfield, Fillmore County, Minnesotain 1872. 
By 1910, they had separated, with Martha residing with their daughterClaudia in Winona, Minnesota and by 1920 in Mankato, Minnesota. 
By 1920 Warren was living in Red Wing, Minnesota with his son Otis.
Warren was commited to the Rochester State Hospital; Rochester,Minnesota on November 13, 1923 because he was harming others as a resultof psychosis due to cerebral arterioclerosis. 
He died of "psychotic exhaustion" on April 4, 1924 at the age of89 years. 
His 4th great-grandfather, John TEFFT was first recorded in NorthAmerica in 1643 in Rhode Island. He was my great-grandfather.