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William Sheridan Todd of Ridgefield CT

William Sheridan Todd7, (David6, Titus5, Titus4, Benjamin3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Jan. 1, 1840, died Feb. 19, 1893, in Ridgefield, Conn., married, May 6, 1873, Mary J. Conklin, who was born Oct. 6, 1841. She is now (1911) living with her eldest son in Greenwich, Conn. He attended the public schools in the various towns to which his father was called, he being a Methodist minister. When twenty years of age he entered Wesleyan University graduating in the class of ’64. He then took up teaching becoming the classical teacher in the Peter Parley School in Ridgefield, Conn. Later he decided to take up the practice of medicine. In order to do this he went to Essex, Conn., where he became principal of Hill’s Academy, where he could obtain the valued advice of a prominent physician in the town, teaching and studying at the same time. From there he entered the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, N. Y. After graduating, the young doctor started the practice of medicine in Ridgefield, Conn., but finding the fruits of his labor insufficient, he accepted a position as teacher in the then high classed preparatory school, High Ridge Institute in Ridgefield. He also continued to practice his profession as best he could. In 1876, he married Mary Jane Conklin, of Essex, Conn., an acquaintance made during his college days, having just previously given up the school work to devote all his time to his profession. He took an active interest in the affairs and welfare of the town, serving for a number of years on the school board; was one of...

Walter Bradford Todd of Fort Myers FL

Walter Bradford Todd8, (William S.7, David6, Titus5, Titus4, Benjamin3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Jan. 4, 1880, in Ridgefield, Conn., married in 1903, Lucy M., daughter of Robert Jay Walsh. He attended the primary grades of the public schools in Ridgefield, Conn. In 1893, he became a student at Kings School in Stamford, Conn. In Nov., 1896, he secured a position in the Greenwich Trust Company, of Greenwich, Conn., and in 1906 he became its treasurer, which position he held for several years. In 1919, he was living at Fort Myers, Fla. Children: 2335. Ruth Bradford, b. April 5, 1908. 2336. Anna Walsh, b. Oct. 12, 1909. 2337. Edith Isabelle, b. June 10,...

Arthur Stanley Todd of Greenwich CT

Arthur Stanley Todd8, (William S.7, David6, Titus5, Titus4, Benjamin3, Michael2, Christopher1) born July 15, 1881, in Ridgefield, Conn., married in Sept., 1910, Nellie H., daughter of James H. Hopkins, of Oxford, N. Y. He entered the public schools at Ridgefield, Conn., in 1889; in 1895, he entered the High School at Norwalk, Conn. In 1897, he secured a position as clerk of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Company at New Haven, Conn. One year later he entered the employ of Bronson & Townsend Company, who were hardware dealers in New Haven, Conn. Thence he went to Greenwich, Conn., where he secured a position with the Weir Building Company, remaining with them about two years, when he left their employ and bought an interest in the Mead Stationery Company, and somewhat later he became sole owner. Children: 2338. Arthur Stanley, b. June 23, 1911. 2339. James Hopkins, b. May 24,...

Charles Todd of Ridgefield CT

Charles Todd8, (Abraham7, Abraham6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Oct. 28, 1826, in Goldens Bridge, N. Y., died April 8, 1870, in Ridgefield, Conn. He was twice married both wives being sisters, first, in Nov., 1850, Mary Ann, daughter of Lyman and Delilah (Wescott) Knapp, who was born Nov. 18, 1832, died May 24, 1861, second, in June, 1861, Eliza Jane Knapp, a sister to his first wife and who was born Dec. 29, 1834, died April 10, 1910, at the old home in Ridgefield. During the first Mrs. Todd’s last sickness, she had her younger sister come to take care of her and it was her dying request that Mr. Todd should immediately marry this sister after her decease, that she (her sister) might bring up the children. Accordingly, the marriage took place the next month after her decease. Children by Mary Ann Knapp: *2157. Estella, b. Jan. 24, 1853. 2158. Charles Knapp, b. Sept. 22, 1855, he is unmarried; lives with his younger brother in the homestead at Ridgefield, Conn. *2159. Flora, b. Aug. 23, 1857. 2160. Rufus, b. Sept. 25, 1859, he too, is unmarried and lives at the old place in Ridgefield, Conn. Child by Eliza Jane Knapp: 2161. Mary Ann, b. March 23, 1862, is unmarried; she keeps house for her two half brothers at the old place in Ridgefield,...

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