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Budd, Thomas – Obituary

Thomas Budd, a veteran of the Civil War, died in his home on West Gambe Street, Caro, Monday, October 7, of dropsy, after almost one year of suffering. He was born in England, August 14, 1840, and was a farmer all his life coming to this county from Sanilac in 1900. He was a member of the G.A.R. and M.E. Church. His first wife was Thursa Gifford, whom he married October 8, 1865, and they raised three boys and three girls: Waldo and Clarence of this county, and Roy of Clare; Mrs. William Witkovsky, Caro; Mrs. Minnie Bailey, Oregon, and Mrs. Alice Head of Flint. Mrs. Budd died in 1911 and May 1, 1915, he married Mrs. Nancy J. Hamilton, who survives. His army life was spent as a member of the 103rd Ohio Volunteer in infantry. Rev. A. L. Dells conducted funeral services at the house, Wednesday afternoon. Tuscola County Advertiser, October 11, 1918 Contributed by: Shelli...

Russell Todd of Lansing MI

Russell Todd7, (Chauncey6, Jonah5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1 born Jan. 5, 1830, died Feb. 25, 1907, married Sept. 10, 1875, Cora A. Brown. He was ordained to the deaconate by Bishop DeLancey in 1860 and to the priesthood the following year by the same bishop. His various charges have been: Morris (assistant) Westmoreland, Clark’s Mills, Augusta, Oriskany Falls and general missionary work in Chenango County, all in New York; Caro, Michigan; again in New York at Whitney’s Point; then in Missouri, at Lebanon and Marshfield, Cape Girarfeau and Canton. At the close of his labors at the latter place, his health had failed so much that he retired from the active ministry, returning to Lebanon to live. There he remained until 1904 when, with his family, he removed to Lansing, Michigan, where he died. Children: *1257. Agnes Goodrich, b. Dec. 19, 1876. 1258. Russell Hobart, b. Dec. 24, 1878, d. Jan. 9, 1893. *1259. Edward Robertson, b. Sept. 21, 1880. *1260. Mary Louise, b. March 31, 1884. 1261. Cora Whittingham, b. Jan. 10, 1887, m. Feb. 15, 1919, John Simeon Cleavinger. 1262. Virginia Anna McCoun, b. Feb. 10, 1892, d. July 21,...

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