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Eleazer Todd of Aurora IL

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Eleazer Todd7, (Levi6, Ruel5, Job4, Ithamar3, Michael2, Christopher1) born May 20, 1841, in East Wallingford, Vt., died April 19, 1903, married in Aurora, Ill., Feb. 16, 1866, Emma S. Mayo, who was born July 16, 1841, in Boston, Mass.

For several years, Mr. Todd was engaged in farming operations. In 1890, he left the farm and engaged in the grocery business in Aurora, Ill. He remained in this business until his death.

He was a veteran of the civil war, enlisting in August, 1861, in Company A., 36th Cavalry Regiment, Illinois Volunteers, being in the same company and regiment as was his brother-in-law, Fred O. White. He was in the battle of Pea Ridge in March, 1862, in the siege of Corinth and took part in the battles of Inka and Corinth. After a time he was promoted and served his company as Corporal and Sergeant. Sometime during the war the two Cavalry Companies of the 36th Illinois were transfered to the 15th Illinois Cavalry and Company A. became Company I. Later there came another transfer and Company I. of the 15th Illinois Cavalry became Company M. 10th Illinois Cavalry.

Children:
*1795. Idella May, b. Aug. 11, 1869.
1796. Nellie Gertrude, b. May 10, 1871; she is a school teacher in the public schools in Chicago, Ill.
*1797. Bert C., b. May 10, 1871.


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