Theodore Nicholas TRIANTAFILU, Sr.

Male 1894 - 1967  (73 years)


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  • Name Theodore Nicholas TRIANTAFILU, Sr. 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 17 Jun 1894  Patras, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Living 1930  Campton, Grafton County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 26 Nov 1967  Athens, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Report of the Death of an American Citizen, 20 December 1967, U.S. Embassy, Athens, Greece cites Theodore Triantafilu, occupation retired, naturalized 2 October 1920, died 26 November 1967, age 73 years 5 months 9 days. Cause of death is cancer of the stomach; buried at the Communal cemetery of "Aghios Ioannis," Chalkis [Khalkis], Euboea, Greece with the note "...to be disinterred upon the expiration of three years and removed to a permanent purchased lot or to a mortuary chapel." Disposition of effects in the custody of Mrs. Eleni Triantafilu, widow, 40 Traleon Street, Chalkis, Euboea, Greece. Other relatives are a brother, Mr. Dionysios Triantafilu, 26 Tenedou Street, Athens, Greece, and sons William and Nick Triantafilu, addresses in the US unknown. Remarks: "Greek Registrar's death certificate dated December 11, 1967, and Naturalization Certificate No. 1491562 sent to the Department. Decedent's ppt. [passport] iss. on Sept. 30, 1957, in Boston, prev. cancel., endorsed and returned to widow."
    • The Social Security Death Index cites Theodore Triantafilu, born 4 June 1894, died November 1967, last residence 701 (U.S. Consulate) Athens, Greece.
    Person ID I33783  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2014 

    Father Nicholas TRIANTAFILU,   b. Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Catherine 
    Family ID F11270  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Mary Grace SPOKESFIELD,   b. 1 Oct 1889, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1953  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 28 May 1921  Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • The marriage record of Theodore N. Triantafilu and Mary G. Spokesfield cites the groom's age as 26, occupation Spinner, born Greece, first marriage, son of Nicholas, occupation Farmer, born Greece, and Catherine, born Greece. Both parents are deceased. The bride is age 31, born Boston, Massachusetts, 2nd marriage, divorced, daughter of Moses C., occupation Farmer, and Sarah, who both reside in Plymouth, New Hampshire. Intentions filed 18 May 1921.
    Notes 
    • 1930 census of Campton, Grafton County, New Hampshire:

      - Spokesfield, Moses C., age 73, married 22 years, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire, occupation Farmer.
      - Spokesfield, Sarah L., age 75, wife, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire,
      - Triantafilu, Theodore, age 35, born Greece, both parents born Greece, emigrated in 1912, naturalized citizen, occupation Farm Laborer.
      - Trianfafilu, Mary G., age 40, daughter, born Massachusetts, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Triantafilu, Nicholas T., age 8, born New Hampshire.
      - Triantafilu, William, age 2 year 11 months, born New Hampshire.

    • 1940 census of Campton, Grafton County, New Hampshire, enumerated 12 April 1940:

      - Triantafillou, Theodore T., age 45, owns the home, home valure $1,000, completed 8 years of education, born Greece, lived in same place on 1 April 1935, occupation Mill Worker, Bobbin Mill.
      - Triantafillou, Mary G., age 50, completed 1 year of high school, born Massachusetts, lived in Boston, Massachusetts on 1 April 1935, occupation Housewife.
      - Triantafillou, Nicholas T., age 18, son, completed 4 years of high school, born New Hampshire, lived in same place on 1 April 1935.
      - Triantafillou, William M., age 12, son, completed 7 years of education, born New Hampshire, lived in same place on 1 April 1935.

    Children 
    +1. Theodore Nicolas TRIANTAFILU, Jr.,   b. 29 Mar 1922, Campton, Grafton County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1985, Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     2. William M. TRIANTAFILU,   b. 19 May 1927, Campton, Grafton County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 2011, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2014 
    Family ID F11194  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Eleni 
    Married Bef 1967 
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2011 
    Family ID F11269  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Jun 1894 - Patras, Greece Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 May 1921 - Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLiving - 1930 - Campton, Grafton County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Nov 1967 - Athens, Greece Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Death record of Theodore Nicholas Triantafilu, Sr.
    Death record of Theodore Nicholas Triantafilu, Sr.

  • Notes 
    • Theodore Triantafilu signed a World War I registration card on 5 June 1917, address 5 Second, Dover, New Hampshire, status alien, age 23, born 17 June 1894 in (what looks like) Leirivgion, Taslawnita, Greece (can't find this place anywhere); citizen of Greece, occupation Spinner, employer is Pacific Mills Company, Dover, New Hampshire, single, no prior military service; black eyes, black hair, medium build, not bald, no physical deformities.

    • Theodore Nicholas Triantafilu signed a World War II draft registration card (serial number U669), residing in Campton, Grafton County, New Hampshire, mailing address RFD 4, Plymouth, New Hampshire, age 47, born Greece 17 June 1894, employer is the Draper Corp., Beebe River, New Hampshire, and next of kin is Mrs. Mary Triantafilu of the same address. His height is 5'5-1/2", weight 140 lbs., eyes brown, hair black, and other characteristics is "little finger on left hand disformed." There is no date on the card.


  • Sources 
    1. [S70] Ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.

    2. [S28] Social Security Death Index.

    3. [S12] IGI, website: https://www.familysearch.org/.
      New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947