No history of Oklahoma especially having to do with the development of the great oil industry in the state would be complete without extended reference to the Foster family. Their activities have been a most potent element in connection with the development of the natural resources of the southwest and I L and H. V.
Ambrose Todd7, (Chauncey6, Jonah5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Dec. 12, 1825, died Dec. 4, 1880, married July 4, 1850, Mary Booth, who died Dec. 16, 1896. She was English, coming from a village near Leeds, distant but a few miles from Pontefract, Yorkshire, the home of William Todd, our first known ancestor. He went
Albert Todd7, (Chauncey6, Jonah5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Aug. 25, 1816, died May 20, 1854, married July 30, 1839, Abigail Maria Andrews, who was born May 23, 1818, died May 14, 1871. In early life he went to Woonsocket, R. I., his mothers brother, Edward Hotchkiss, living near that town. There he pursued his
David Chauncey Todd8, (Albert7, Chauncey6, Jonah5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Dec. 6, 1842, married April 10, 1871, Amy Josephine Whitford, who was born Aug. 19, 1851. Mr. Todd has lived all his life on the home farm near Woonsocket, R. I., and in 1906, he was still living in the house in which he
Javan Nelson Todd8, (Albert7, Chauncey6, Jonah5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Jan. 7, 1841, died Aug. 31, 1900, married Oct. 17, 1864, Helen Sutton Osborn, who was born Oct. 17, 1841, died Aug. 12, 1892. Mr. Todd lived his adult years mainly in Providence, R. I., residing only for a time in the later years
William Osborn Todd9, (Javan N.8, Albert7, Chauncey6, Jonah5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Aug. 4, 1865, married April 23, 1889, Lucy T., daughter of Robert K. and Frances M. Atwood, who was born Sept. 9, 1868. They lived at 14 Princeton Ave., Providence, R. I. Child: 2561. Robert L., b. May 29, 1890.
TRELOAR, Frances Adelaide Todd8, (Orrin K.7, William6, Simeon5, Joel4, Ithamar3, Michael2, Christopher1) married Charles Elmer, son of John Treloar, who is an independent manufacturer of hardware at Yalesville, where they reside. Mrs. Treloar spent all her years until 18 at school and had the special advantage of the State Normal at New Haven. She then
TROW, Ellen Isabelle Todd8, (Asa A.7, Lyman6, Asa5, Gershom4, Gershom3, Michael2, Christopher1) born April 11, 1850, in Chesterfield, Mass., married June 21, 1867, Walter B. Trow. They lived in Providence, R. I. Children: I. Hattie Belle, b. Nov. 15, 1868, m.(???)McLaughlin. II. George Walter, b. Aug. 10, 1872, d. June 9, 1873. III. Inez Cleora,
Prof. Charles Russell Paine, of Redlands, is a native of Massachusetts, born in Barnstable September 9, 1839, a son of John and Lucy (Crowell) Paine. He is one of a family of six children. He was graduated at Amherst College, and has taught in Maine, Rhode Island, Ohio, Indiana and California. He came to this
Frank Hinckley, one of the most successful horticulturists in San Bernardino Valley, is a native of Rhode Island. His father, E. B. Hinckley, was an architect and builder. He early came to California, where he died in 1880. The subject of this sketch was graduated at the Polytechnic Institute at Troy, New York, in civil