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Zerah Todd of Corning NY

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Zerah Todd8, (Lemuel7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born March 13, 1813, in Hartwick, N. Y., died July 30, 1880, in Corning, N. Y., married March 20, 1834, Martha, daughter of Benjamin W. and Lois (Tillotson) Carr, who was born April 8, 1811, in Toddsville, N. Y., died June 22, 1887, in Corning, N. Y.

Mr. Todd was a paper manufacturer in Toddsville, N. Y., until 1849, when his mill burned with no insurance. The ruins were still there in 1914, when the editor visited Toddsville to attend the Todd-Carr family reunion. Soon after the fire, he moved his family to Corning, N. Y. During 1850-51, he was conductor on the Corning and Bloseburg Railroad. He owned and managed a grocery store in Corning, N. Y., from 1851, until the time of his death. He was cashier of the George Washington Bank, from 1862-1874; was Vestryman of Christ Church from 1860, until his death; and was at one time, Trustee of the village of Corning, N. Y.

Children:
1988. Martha H., b. March 23, 1835, d. May 5, 1869.
*1989. Frances DeEtta, b. Nov. 4, 1838.
1990. Ellen A., b. June 8, 1844, d. June 22, 1850.

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