He was living with his grandfather Charles Florence in Saugus, Massachusetts as an infant in 1900.
Married Marguerite H, who lived from 25 July 1915 - 23 May 1985
08 April 2021 Allen Humphries found him in the Riverside Cemetery of Saugus. He did just find (recently posted) photos (front & back) of the family headstone. It has info on her daughter and on Janice’s husband’s parents (and his brother) (ie: 5 people total). I just talked to the Saugus Cemetery Dept. and got information on the location of the graves. Lot 157. Centrally located- towards the Saugus River. Enter the 3rd gate (from Main St end). It’s 11 stones in back of the Soldiers’ lot then 5 stones to the right - behind the Police Monument. Janice’s father-in-law is in Grave 10 of the family lot.
Edward L. TREFETHEN’s Obituary: Edward “Ted” L. Trefethen, 75, of Peabody, formerly of Lynn, beloved son of the late Harold and Margie Trefethen died peacefully June 25th following a lengthy battle with his health. Ted was a long-time resident of Peabody had worked in several jobs in shoe management and hotel management. After his retirement Ted return to the work force doing home health care which he was very dedicated to. Edward was beloved by all who knew him and will be deeply missed. He is survived by his lifelong companion Phyllis Turner of Peabody his brother Harold “Paul” Trefethen of Peabody and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Thomas Trefethen.
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