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Dan Todd of Homer NY

Dan Todd5, (Charles4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Sept. 23, 1771, died Jan. 21, 1841, married Nov. 15, 1795, Sarah, daughter of Isaac and Sarah Foote, who was born June 20, 1779, died Oct. 7, 1845. She was from Windsor, N. Y. They settled in Homer, Cortland County, N. Y. Children: *469. William G., b. July 27, 1797. 470. Peninah, b. March 4, 1799, d. July 5, 1827, m. April 18, 1816, Quartus Noble. *471. Sophia or Philley, b. Oct. 30, 1800. *472. Charles, b. April 8, 1802. *473. Amos, b. Oct. 2, 1804. 474. Aurelia, b. Sept. 8, 1806, d. Dec. 3, 1836, m. Nov. 19, 1824, Stoddard Hinman. *475. Harry, b. Feb. 12, 1807. *476. Sarah Ann, b. Aug. 9, 1813, twin with the next. 477. Hannah, b. Aug. 9, 1813, d. Dec. 14, 1829. *478. Sylvester H., b. Jan. 11, 1815. *479. Miles Goodyear, b. Aug. 4,...

Sylvester Hultz Todd of Kane County IL

Sylvester Hultz Todd6, (Dan5, Charles4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Jan. 11, 1815, died March 18, 1888, married at Homer, N. Y., Aug. 10, 1836, Clarissa D. Stephens, who was born May 24, 1818, died Jan. 22, 1909, at Batavia, Ill., where she was buried in the West Side Cemetery. They went to Ill. in 1837, where they bought a farm in Kane County. She was a kindly disposed woman, of a very bright mind, being a great reader, and the author of many beautiful poems of merit. In religious matters she was a “Free Thinker” at an early day, being a member of the Universalist Church of St. Charles, (Ill.?). Children: 1042. Clara Maria, b. May 20, 1839, m. Edwin Blackman; no children; reside at 1510 Dearborn Ave., Chicago, Ill. 1043. Ellen Olivia, b. April 13, 1841, d. Aug. 28, 1853. *1044. Harriet D., b. June 8, 1846. 1045. Bernice Delilah, b. June 28, 1848, d. Aug. 21, 1853. *1046. Ettie E., b. Sept. 1,...

Miles Goodyear Todd of Geneva IL

Miles Goodyear Todd6, (Dan5, Charles4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Aug. 14, 1821, at Homer, N. Y., died March 19, 1888, married first, in 1847, Margaret Williams; second, Sept. 12, 1862, Helen Mae Parker, who was born July 9, 1836, died June 28, 1906. He attended an Eastern College, and about 1840, he moved with his family to Geneva, Ill. He was ordained a universal clergyman and became one of Wisconsin’s pioneer ministers, filling different pastorates until the time of his death. He was a private in the 28th regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Militia during the civil war. Children by Margaret Williams: 1047. George Lewellyn, b. Oct. 2, 1848, unmarried; in 1911 he lived at Merrimack, Wis. 1048. Amos Willard, b. Dec. 20, 1850, unmarried; he too lived at Merrimack, Wis. Children by Helen M. Parker: *1049. William Elmer, b. Aug. 14, 1853. 1050. Dan Charles, b. June 27, 1856, m. July 1880, Emma Crosby who was b. in 1854. He is a prosperous farmer and lived in 1911, at Merrimack, Wis. 1051. Sarah Evelyn, b. April 28, 1858, m. Sept. 14, 1887, Judge L. H. Mead, who was b. Sept. 26, 1853. No children. She attended the public schools of Wisconsin; later she graduated from a course of instrumental and vocal music at Chicago, Ill. *1052. Miles Edwin, b. April 6, 1862. *1053. Myrtie Annetta, b. Sept. 3,...

Roxa Ann Todd Boies of Homer NY

BOIES, Roxa Ann Todd6, (Amos5, Charles4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born March 12, 1795, married April 21, 1813, Chester Boies, of Blanford, Mass., who was born Oct. 2, 1789, died Aug. 5, 1856; he was a farmer and lived at Homer, N. Y., then Oxford, Medina and Lyme, Ohio. Children: I. William Phelps, b. Aug. 8, 1815. II. Ann Maria, b. Nov. 1, 1816, d. Oct. 5, 1826. III. Caroline Eliza, b. June 6, 1818, d. Oct. 19, 1848, m. Ten Eyck Wells, who was a physician at one time at Litchfield, Conn. They had one son born in 1844, d. in 1845. IV. Samuel, b. Feb. 2, 1820. V. Joseph Strong, b. Feb. 8, 1824. VI. Mary Campbell, b. March 23, 1826, m. Benjamin L. Bullard, of Wadsworth, Ohio. VII. Chester Leroy, b. May 5, 1828. VIII. Amos Todd, b. June 5, 1832. IX. Charlotte Maria, b. Dec. 25, 1834, d. Feb. 17, 1863, m. Charles Ozias Scott, who was a physician at Barnesville, Ohio. X. Harriet Lucretia, b. Nov. 17, 1836, m. Oct. 4, 1865, Elbridge Gerry, son of Cyrus and Lydia Hart; he was a physician at Medina, Ohio. No...

Dewitt C. Todd of Cortland NY

Dewitt C. Todd7, (Harry6, Dan5, Charles4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Dec. 12, 1831, in Homer, N. Y., married in early life, who died without issue. He married second, Dec. 12, 1869, Rosette Salisbury. He lived in Cortland, N. Y. Children: 1760. Mabel S., b. May 30, 1871, m. Oct. 27, 1897, William H. Lee. No children. 1761. Harry E., b. April 6, 1876, unmarried and lived in Cortland, N....

Peninah Todd Pratt of Deep River CT

PRATT, Peninah Todd7, (Amos6, Dan5, Charles4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Nov. 16, 1830, in Homer, N. Y., died July 16, 1918, married Jan. 10, 1852, Milton Pratt. She lived in Deep River, Conn. Children: I. Augusta C., b. May 10, 1855, m. May 22, 1879, George Marion; they had issue: Charles H., who m. and had Virginia, and lived in Brooklyn, N. Y. II. Emma E., b. Aug. 5, 1858, m. Jan. 3, 1884, Joseph Pratt and had issue: Walter Todd, who m. and and had a daughter and lived in Waterbury, Conn. III. Howard, b. Dec. 28, 1864, d. March 14. 1865. IV. Arthur M., b. Feb. 17, 1868, m. April 23, 1893, Mary A., daughter of John Mather and Martha (Gordon) Chadwick, who was born in Lyme, Conn., Sept. 9, 1868; they had issue: (1) Mildred A., b. April 11, 1895; (2) Anna E., b. July 27, 1898; (3) Esther C., b. July 31, 1900. In 1919, Mr. Pratt was living in Deep River, Conn., where he was a practicing...

George Todd of Alden IA

George Todd7, (Charles6, Dan5, Charles4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Jan. 5, 1836, died May 15, 1908, married June 17, 1858, Harriet, daughter of Gary and Emeline (Main) Terrell, who was born Jan. 20, 1837, in Cortland, N. Y., died Dec. 18, 1911, in Alden, Iowa. After their marriage they made their home in the same house where Mr. Todd had been born twenty-three years before and there in the same home the three oldest children were born. For eleven years they resided at Homer, N. Y., and then in the spring of 1869, they moved to Iowa and settled on the farm west of the town (Alden) where the two youngest children were born and it was while living there that the son Ernest died. In the spring of 1892, Mr. and Mrs. Todd decided to quit farming and accordingly moved to Alden, which remained their home until the time of their deaths. Children: *1750. George K., b. June 1, 1859. 1751. Ella A., b. April 16, 1861. *1752. Lena Bell, b. May 23, 1865. 1753. Ernest Gary, b. Sept. 4, 1870, d. April 15, 1895. *1754. Lucy Grace, b. April 13,...

George K. Todd of Homer NY

George K. Todd8, (George7, Charles6, Dan5, Charles4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born June 1, 1859, in Homer, N. Y., married Dec. 24, 1893, May Waldo, who died Aug. 3, 1901. Child: 2438. George Waldo, b. Nov. 22,...

Biographical Sketch of Thomas M. Alvord

THOS. M. ALVORD. – Mr. Alvord was born in Homer, Courtland county, New York, February 26, 1832, and is the son of Sylvester and Lucy Hull Alvord. His grandfather was a soldier in the Revolutionary war, serving under General Washington, and took up a Donation claim on the present site of Homer, New York. His father was born on the place, and died in 1864. He resided at his birthplace until 1853, when with his brother, Henry S., he left New York on board the Prometheus, via Nicaragua, and on the Pacific side took the Cortez, arriving in San Francisco December 1, 1853. He then went to Calaveras county and followed mining for three and a half years, with fair success, and during the summers followed farming. In December, 1854, his brother returned to the East and visited the coast again in the summer of 1889. On the breaking out of the Frazer river excitement, he came north, but only remained a short time, returning to Olympia in December, 1858, and prospecting the county for a location. In February, 1859, he purchased the Donation claim of Moses Kirkland and wife. This consisted of 320 acres, to which he has since added, until now he owns 1,100 acres half a mile from the town of Kent. In 1884, he built his present beautiful home, and is now engaged in general farming and largely in the dairy business, shipping a large quantity of milk to Seattle, He has, unlike his neighbors, never entered into hop-raising. Mr. Alvord is Republican in politics, though not a politician, and never having held an office....

Biography of Kinney, Asa, Hon.

Kinney, Asa Hon. The parents of Mr. Kinney were Abel and Freelove Kinney, of Cortland County, N Y.; their place of nativity being New London, Conn. They were among the early settlers of Cortland County, N. Y., and the father was a man of influence and prominence. His grandparents were of revolutionary stock, having served their country in the struggle for liberty. Asa Kinney was the fourth son of the family, and was born at Homer, Cortland County, N. Y., May 21, 1810. He received a common school education; was also noted as a debater when a young man. He resided in Homer, N. Y., Preston City, Conn., and Cattaraugus County, N. Y. Previous to coming West, he went to Milwaukee, Wis., in 1836, and settled at Oak Creek on the 5th of July of the same year, where he followed farming. Previous to coming West he had been identified with several town offices, and was promoted Lieutenant Colonel of his regiment in New York. He was one of the first Justices of the Peace in Milwaukee County; was a member of the last Territorial Legislature of Wisconsin, and he was elected as a Representative from Milwaukee County to the Constitutional Convention of 1846, and served on the committee on the organization and affairs of counties and towns, and their powers and duties. He was noted for good, solid sense, but not for speech making. He served in the State Senate in the sessions of 1848 and 1849. In 1852 he went to California and was a member of the Legislature of that State State (sic) Senate in the...

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