Benjamin Todd of Russell MA

Benjamin Todd5, (Titus4, Benjamin3, Michael2, Christopher1) born March 4, 1755, died Jan. 7, 1828, married April 22, 1783, Phebe, daughter of Ezra and Hannah (Todd) Tuttle, who was born June 2, 1758, died July 20, 1850; for her Todd ancestry see No. 82. They removed to Russell, Mass., in 1784, where he bought a tract of land on the mountain, on which to raise wheat, prefering it to land in the heart of Springfield, Mass., which was offered to him for $10 per acre. He was a soldier in the Revolutionary war, having served about seven years. He died in Russell, Mass., and was buried in the old cemetery on the mountain.

Children:
*396. Gershom, b. Oct. 25, 1784.
*397. Benjamin, b. Jan. 20, 1787.
398. Elizabeth, b. May 23, 1791, d. April 14, 1820.
400. Harvey, b. Aug. 27, 1793, d. Jan. 19, 1825.
*401. Phebe, b. April 14, 1796.
*402. Lucretia, b. June 11, 1798.
*403. Cynthia, b. Dec. 6, 1800.
404. Hannah, b. Sept. 20, 1803, d. Sept. 26, 1804, in New Haven, Conn.




MLA Source Citation:

Todd, George Iru. Todd Family in America. Gazette Printing Company. 1920. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 21 April 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/genealogy/benjamin-todd-of-russell-ma.htm - Last updated on Dec 5th, 2012


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