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William Nelson Todd of Somers NY

William Nelson Todd8, (Harvey M.7, Uel6, Oliver5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born March 11, 1828, in Somers, N. Y., died Aug. 30, 1904, married Oct. 10, 1855, Jane Elizabeth, daughter of Samuel and Jane (Purdy) Wilson, who was born Oct. 22, 1826, died March 23, 1888. She was granddaughter of Samuel and Charity (Rogers) Wilson, and great-granddaughter of Samuel and Sarah (Newman) Wilson. Both her grandfather and great-grandfather Wilson served in Colonel Drake’s regiment, in the Revolutionary War.

Mr. Todd was a farmer and purchased of his father-in-laws heirs, the estate known as the Wilson farm and made his home there until 1880, when he purchased the Crane estate, which is located just North of Somers, N. Y., known as “Granite Hall,” where he died in 1904. In connection with agricultural pursuits, he served as vice-president of the Farmers and Drovers National Bank, of Somers, N. Y., for a long time, and for many years he held various town offices.


2231. Charles Yates, b. July 17, 1856, d. May 1, 1857.
2232. Isabelle Matilda, b. Dec. 17, 1857, d. May 12, 1879.
*2233. Wilnettie, b. Nov. 26, 1859.
2234. Wilson G., b. Nov. 2, 1861, d. Jan. 10, 1920; he never married, was a farmer and lived on the Wilson Farm in Somers, N. Y.
2235. George E. D., b. Nov. 21, 1863; at one time he was a merchant in New York City, where he also lived. Now, (1920) he lives in Somers, N. Y.
*2236. Eleanor Blanche, b. Feb. 11, 1866.

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