Virgil A. Bird has long been one of the live business factors in the Town of Bern. He is a native of Northeastern Kansas and his people were among the pioneers of Doniphan County. Mr. Bird was born near Severance in Doniphan County September 3, 1869. His ancestors were New England people, and in that
B. H. Johnson, druggist, was born in Litchfield, Conn., August 1, 1835; removed to Wisconsin; thence to Minnesota; came to Jewell County, Kan., in October, 1873, and engaged in the hardware business in Burr Oak. In May, 1878, he engaged in the drug business, which business he has been in ever since; and owns his
MONSON, Lydia Todd5, (Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Nov. 21, 1744, died about 1834, married July 2, 1761, John, son of Moses and Phebe (Merriman) Munson, who was born in Wallingford, Conn. Aug. 2, 1740, died in 1828. He was a farmer and cooper. They lived in Wallingford, New Haven (Mt. Carmel), Goshen and Litchfield,
BRADSTREET, Clarissa Todd6, (Samuel5, Samuel4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born April 27, 1800, in Litchfield, Conn., died Aug. 23, 1889 and was buried in Franklin Grove, Ill., married Sept. 10, 1820, Major Daniel Moore, son of Daniel and Jannet (Moore) Bradstreet, who was born Nov. 6, 1795, in Hartland, Windsor County, Vt., died May 15, 1877
Almon E. Todd7, (Carrington6, Daniel5, Daniel4, Daniel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Nov. 20, 1820, died June 8, 1852, married March 24, 1844, Lydia J., daughter of James Ford, who was born Aug. 31, 1825, in Cornwall, Conn., died March 15, 1903. Mr. Todd was accidently killed while at his work in a saw-mill, where his coat
Almon Henry Todd8, (Almon E.7, Carrington6, Daniel5, Daniel4, Daniel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Sept. 18, 1851, in Litchfield, Conn., married April 21, 1875, Elizabeth M. Baldwin, who was born Sept. 20, 1855, in Cornwall, Conn. Children: 2275. Lydia E., b. June 4, 1882, in Thomaston, Conn. 2276. Alice May, b. Aug. 23, 1887, in Thomaston, Conn.
(VI) Cyprian (2), son of Cyprian (1) Collins, was born at Litchfield, Connecticut, November 8, 1770. He was an early settler in Bloomfield, Ontario county, New York, and died there. He was a farmer and contractor in the building of the Erie canal. He married, May 7, 1795, Huldah Norton.
(V) Cyprian, son of Rev. Timothy Collins, was born at Litchfield, March 4, 1733. In July, 1759, his father deeded to him fifty acres of land that he bought, March 4, 1745, on the west side of East street. Cyprian built his house on a lot of four acres on the west side of East
(IV) Rev. Timothy Collins, son of John (3) Collins, was born in Guilford, April 13, 1699, died at Litchfield, Connecticut, in 1776. He graduated from Yale College in 1718. He became minister of the town of Litchfield and owner of one-sixtieth of the town rights. He probably was called through the influence of Deacon John