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Dexter Josiah Todd of Elba MN

Dexter Josiah Todd7, (Eli6, Solomon5, James4, James3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Sept. 22, 1828, in Charlemont, Mass., died March 24, 1886, of Pneumonia at his home in Fairwater, Minn., married in 1858, Elizabeth Jane, daughter of Zenas and Julia (Smith) Elmer, who was born July 17, 1835, in Ashfield, Mass., died April 5, 1909, in the old home in Fairwater, Minn. He left the old home in Charlemont, Mass., when he was about twenty-two years of age. For the next four years he worked in the woods, most of the time getting out “shook.” In the spring of 1854, he with his brother Addison removed to Minnesota and was employed in constructing a dam and mill on Rum River. The following winter was spent in the “pinery” on the same stream and in the spring he removed to Elba, Minn., and there he took up 160 acres of land in section eight, which he at once began to improve. In the summer of 1856, he built the first frame house in Whitewater Valley, Minn. In 1858, he went back to Massachusetts and at that time married Miss Elmer, soon after which event, they returned to Minnesota and settled down on his farm in Elba, which he continued to improve and enlarge until he eventually owned 253 acres of land located in sections five, eight and nine, in what is now Fairwater, Minn. The house was enlarged and remodeled in the summer of 1883. In polities, Mr. Todd was a staunch democrat; but he never took an active part in public affairs. Children: *1609. Jennie Alberta, b. May 23, 1860. 1610....

Charles Addison Todd of California

Charles Addison Todd8, (Addison E.7, Eli6, Solomon5, James4, James3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Nov. 8, 1866, in Fairwater, Winona County, Minn., married Nov. 5, 1892, Lillie M., daughter of Napoleon and Fianna Slote Hassig, of Whitewater, Minn., where she was born Aug. 4, 1873. Now (1912) he is living on an orange farm or ranch near Lindsay, Cal. He has been a farmer in Fairwater, Minn., and Fairmount, North Dakota, until about 1907, when he sold out and moved to Sierra Madre, Cal. He is an ordained Elder in the Presbyterian Church. They lived in Lindsay, Cal. Children: 2302. Hazel, b. Oct. 10, 1893, in Fairwater, Minn. 2303. Arthur W., b. Aug. 23, 1895, d. Jan. 11, 1905. 2304. Isabella D., b. Jan. 21, 1898, in Fairwater, Minn. 2305. Ira, b. Sept. 1901, d. Oct. 6, 1903. 2306. Alice E., b. May 23, 1904, in Fairmount, N. Dak. 2307. Evan A., b. July 30, 1906, in Fairmount, N. Dak. 2308. George H., b. June 2, 1908, in Fairmount, N. Dak. 2309. Charles, b. Aug. 8, 1910, in Sierra Madre, Cal. 2310. Winnefred F., b. Jan. 17, 1913. 2311. James Gordon, b. Aug. 13,...

Jennie Alberta Todd Bolen of Elmyra MN

BOLEN, Jennie Alberta Todd8, (Dexter J.7, Eli6, Solomon5, James4, James3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born May 23, 1860, married in Fairwater, Minn, Jan. 20, 1892, Albert Daniel Bolen, who was born March 29, 1844, in Oswego, N. Y., died April 8, 1899. He was a farmer and lived in Elmyra, Minn. Children: I. Ruby Burnice, b. Jan. 1, 1893. II. Elmer Edwin, b. Jan. 11,...

Hattie May Todd Holdredge of Dover MN

HOLDREDGE, Hattie May Todd8, (Dexter J.7, Eli6, Solomon5, James4, James3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Feb. 14, 1867, married in Fairwater, Minn., April 6, 1887, Wallace Adelbert Holdredge, who was born June 13, 1865, in Quincy, Minn. He was a farmer and lived in Dover, Minn. Children: I. Muriel Gladys, b. June 28, 1890, m. Sept. 27, 1911, Ralph Sherman Keyes, who was born Nov. 29, 1890, in Dover, Minn. He was a farmer. II. Harlie Howard, b. Sept. 20,...

Roy Merton Todd of Altura MN

Roy Merton Todd8, (Dexter J.7, Eli6, Solomon5, James4, James3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Sept, 7, 1869, in Fairwater, Minn., married Aug. 30, 1893, Lena Mae Putnam, who lived in Beaver, Minn. He owns and manages a farm in Altura, Minn. Children: 2312. Elmer Putnam, b. Sept. 12, 1894. 2313. Merle, b. Nov. 9, 1897. 2314. Mildred Fleeta, b. Sept. 7, 1899. 2315. Dorothy, b. Sept. 4, 1901. 2316. Jennie Irene, b. Feb.,...

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