Samuel Beach Todd5, (Gideon4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born April 5, 1768, died March 12, 1852, married first, Lowly Humiston, who was born 1772, died Oct. 5, 1794, second,(???)Brockett, who died July 4, 1833, third, Polly Rice. He lived in Fairfield, Herkimer County, N. Y. Children by Lowly Humiston: 442. Ammi, d. in infancy. 443. Esther,
Thomas Jefferson Todd6, (Caleb5, Gideon4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born March 11, 1803, at Fairfield, Herkimer County, N. Y., died Aug. 10, 1880, at Plattsmouth, Neb., married May 12, 1830, Mary Smith at Kiantone, Chautauqua County, N. Y. In the year 1832, they removed to Jamestown, N. Y.; in 1836 they went to Geauga County, Ohio;
Caleb Todd6, (Caleb5, Gideon4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Dec. 13, 1807, at Fairfield, N. Y., died March 25, 1856, at Clayton, Genesee County, Mich., married first, at Westfield, N. Y., by Elder Chapman, March 17, 1833, Lucretia Wood, who was born April 10, 1816, at Westfield, N. Y., died Oct. 5, 1840, at Chautauqua, N.
Manning Samuel Todd6, (Samuel Beach5, Gideon4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born March 28, 1797, died Dec. 3, 1877, married March 10, 1825, Maria Pickert. He served six weeks during 1814, in the war of 1812. They lived at Fairfield, N. Y. Children: 1005. Adeline Maria, b. May 30, 1826, d. July 24, 1887, m. March 10,
John Pierpont Todd7, (Manning S.6, Samuel B.5, Gideon4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born May 5, 1845, married, Jan. 27, 1869, Margaret Butler Harrison. They live in Fairfield, N. Y., where he is a mason and where he worked at his trade. Child: 1744. Hobert Harrison, b. Aug. 7, 1870; he is married and lives in Fairfield,
Charles Manning Todd8, (Eugene M.7, Manning S.6, Samuel B.5, Gideon4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born May 8, 1868; he is married and lived in Fairfield, N. Y. Child: 2436. Leon.
WILLIAM H. GRAY. – This pioneer of pioneers, and historian of events in which he took so conspicuous a part, was born in 1810 at Fairfield, New York, of Scotch descent. While but a lad of fourteen, he lost his father and was apprenticed to learn the cabinetmaker’s trade, and even before finishing his time
DR. W.C. McKAY. – One by one the pioneers who braved the wilderness and its dangers, in order that their posterity might enjoy the fruits of their hazardous conquests of the domain of the savage are passing away. As the poet sang of the valorous knights of the days of chivalry, “Their souls are with