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Charles Todd of Ridgefield CT
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Charles Todd8, (Abraham7, Abraham6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Oct. 28, 1826, in Goldens Bridge, N. Y., died April 8, 1870, in Ridgefield, Conn. He was twice married both wives being sisters, first, in Nov., 1850, Mary Ann, daughter of Lyman and Delilah (Wescott) Knapp, who was born Nov. 18, 1832, died May 24, 1861, second, in June, 1861, Eliza Jane Knapp, a sister to his first wife and who was born Dec. 29, 1834, died April 10, 1910, at the old home in Ridgefield.
During the first Mrs. Todd’s last sickness, she had her younger sister come to take care of her and it was her dying request that Mr. Todd should immediately marry this sister after her decease, that she (her sister) might bring up the children. Accordingly, the marriage took place the next month after her decease.
Children by Mary Ann Knapp:
*2157. Estella, b. Jan. 24, 1853.
2158. Charles Knapp, b. Sept. 22, 1855, he is unmarried; lives with his younger brother in the homestead at Ridgefield, Conn.
*2159. Flora, b. Aug. 23, 1857.
2160. Rufus, b. Sept. 25, 1859, he too, is unmarried and lives at the old place in Ridgefield, Conn.
Child by Eliza Jane Knapp:
2161. Mary Ann, b. March 23, 1862, is unmarried; she keeps house for her two half brothers at the old place in Ridgefield, Conn.
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