CAPT. HENRY ROEDER. – In this veteran of the early times, as well as of the war of 1856, we have a representative of the men who first opened business on the Sound. As such he merits somewhat extended notice. He was born in Germany on July 4, 1824, his parents being John and Martha
George Todd7, (Joel6, Hezekiah5, Caleb4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born in North Haven, Conn., Sept. 25, 1810, died in Wakeman, Ohio, April 6, 1853, married Aug. 28, 1834, Betsey, daughter of Phillaman and Mehitabel (Sacket) Pierpont, died Jan. 2, 1894, in Wakeman, Ohio. Mr. Todd with his wife moved to Ohio, leaving North Haven, Conn., Oct.
Albert Bennett Todd9, (Woodward H.8, Kneeland7, Moses6, Hezekiah5, Caleb4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born April 15, 1881, married March 16, 1903, Cora Jane Greenhoe, who was born Jan. 23, 1881. They lived in or near Vermillion, Ohio. Children: 2528. Nellie Ione, b. March 2, 1905. 2529. Lewis Kneeland, b. April 1, 1908.
HON. MELANCTHON Z. GOODELL. – The family of which this pioneer is a member has ever been prominent and influential in the Pacific Northwest since its arrival hither. Jothan W. Goodell, the father was a pioneer of Ohio; and it was at Vermilion that Melancthon was born in 1837. In 1850 the family crossed the