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Lyman S. Todd of Little Falls NY

Lyman S. Todd6, (Samuel Beach5, Gideon4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Nov. 7, 1802, married Sept. 26, 1830, Sarah Damaris, daughter of Benjamin and Sally (Todd) Baldwin, of Brandford, Conn. For the ancestry of Sally (Todd) Baldwin, see No. 225. They lived at Little Falls, N. Y. Children: 1013. S. Fannie, m. Henry Link, of Little Falls, N. Y. 1014. Luzern S., d. Aug. 6, 1865, at New Orleans, La. He was a Lieutenant in the United States...

Ann P. Todd Loomis of Little Falls NY

LOOMIS, Ann P. Todd7, (Stephen6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born April 17, 1807, in Salisbury, N. Y., died Nov. 20, 1879, in Little Falls, N. Y., married Oct. 5, 1831, in Salisbury, N. Y., Hon. Arphaxad, son of Thaddeus and Lois (Griswold) Loomis, who was born April 9, 1798, in Winchester, Conn., died Sept. 15, 1885. At the age of three years his parents removed from Winchester, Conn., to Salisbury, N. Y. His father was a farmer in moderate circumstances, and Arphaxad’s boyhood days were spent in assisting his father upon the farm. At the age of 15 he was “hired out” by his father to teach a district school in the town of Norway, eight miles from his home, for a term of three months, at $6 a month. “and board around,” walking home Saturday nights and back again Monday mornings. By teaching winters and attending Fairfield Academy summers, he educated himself. He began reading law in 1818 at Johnstown, then at Watertown, then at Carthage, and finally ended his course at Sacketts Harbor, and was admitted as an attorney of the Supreme Court in Jan., 1822. In 1825 he finally decided to locate in Little Falls, N. Y., where he entered upon the practice of his chosen profession. In 1827 he received the appointment of Surrogate (County Judge) of the county, which office he held until 1837. In 1835 he was appointed first judge of Herkimer County and held the office until 1840. In 1836 he was elected a member of the 25th Congress. The reason he was not returned to the next Congress is, that...

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