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Lorenzo Russell Todd of Elyria OH

Lorenzo Russell Todd8, (Russell W.7, Marvin6, Daniel5, Daniel4, Daniel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Aug. 20, 1869, in Elyria, Ohio, married June 1, 1892, Nellie M., daughter of Charles B. Spring, in Elyria, Ohio, and where they also lived. He is a railway mail clerk. Children: *2263. Arthur Russell, b. Jan. 18, 1894. *2264. Frank Edward, b. Sept. 17, 1895. *2265. Helen Elizabeth, b. Aug. 27, 1899. 2266. Lorena Doris, b. July 1, 1903. 2266a. Lorenzo Spring, b. Nov. 22,...

Harriet Julia Todd Butman of Ohio

BUTMAN, Harriet Julia Todd8, (Lorenzo D.7, Marvin6, Daniel5, Daniel4, Daniel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Nov. 9, 1848, in East Rodman, N. Y., married in Elyria, Ohio, Dec. 9, 1872, Samuel J. Butman, who was born in Florence, Ohio, April 7, 1848, died Aug. 10, 1919. They lived on a farm near Elyria, O., which is their post office address, R. F. D. No. 2. Children: I. Ralph L., b. Aug., 1881, d. Sept. 29, 1881. II. Harold O., b. April 7, 1891. He is living in...

Marvin Mills Todd of Elyria OH

Marvin Mills Todd8, (Lorenzo D.7, Marvin6, Daniel5, Daniel4, Daniel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born April 8, 1847, in Rodman, N. Y., died Aug. 5, 1916, in Elyria, Ohio, he was married twice, first, Dec. 20, 1871, Elouise Lord, of Elyria, O., who was born Nov. 10, 1850, in Danbury, Conn., died Feb. 20, 1897, married second, July 4, 1898, Mrs. Elizabeth Glover Lewis. He spent his boyhood days in Elyria, O., and Rockford, Ill. He learned the painters and decorators trade in Elgin, Ill. He returned to Elyria, O., where he married and lived until 1909. He is now (1912) living with his son Charles, of Cleveland, O. He was very successful in a business way. Children: 2259. Martha Lucretia, b. Sept. 22, 1872, d. Sept. 1, 1893, of heart trouble. She never was well after her thirteenth year and an invalid until she was eighteen, when she went to work in a printing office. She soon began to decline and three years later died, which was a great blow to her parents. Her mother dying about three years later. 2260. Leonard H., b. Nov. 7, 1875, d. March 7, 1876. *2261. Fred Herman, b. July 23, 1879. *2262. Charles O., b. March 23,...

Biography Of Wilder S. Metcalf, Gen.

Gen. Wilder S. Metcalf has been a resident of Kansas since 1887, and developed and is now sole owner of the business known as the Wilder S. Metcalf Farm Mortgage Agency at Lawrence. It is one of the oldest and best known agencies of the kind in the state and its business operations cover twenty-five or thirty counties in Kansas and Oklahoma. He is the only man who held the office of United States pension agent at Topeka for two successive terms. The Topeka agency was the largest in the United States, covering five states, and through it were distributed more than $18,000,000 annually in pensions. General Metcalf was appointed to the office by President Roosevelt in December, 1901, taking charge of the office on March 1, 1902, was reappointed by Mr. Roosevelt in January, 1906, and managed the agency until September 1, 1910. He is perhaps most widely known for his active connection with military affairs. Before coming to Kansas he was a resident of Ohio and for three years was a member of the Ohio National Guard, advancing from private to first lieutenant. At Lawrence he enlisted as a private in the Kansas National Guard. He held every position in the First Regiment from private to colonel, and was colonel in 1898 when the Spanish-American war broke out. He accepted a commission as major in the famous Twentieth Kansas Regiment under Col. Frederick Funston. He spent a year in the Philippines and from May to October, 1899, was in command of his regiment during the Filipino insurrection. He became colonel of the regiment upon Colonel Funston’s promotion...
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