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George Todd of Wakeman OH

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. 26, 1837. He went by the way of Albany, Buffalo and Lake Erie, and landed at Huron, Ohio, Nov. 11, 1837. The following winter they spent with Moses Todd, who was his uncle, and who lived in Vermillion, Ohio. On April 30, 1838, they settled on a farm in Wakeman, Huron County, O., at a point two and one half miles east by south of Wakeman village and which in later years was known as “Todd’s Corners.” Children: 1199. Merritt Edwin, b. May 17, 1836, d. April 24, 1837. *1200. Edgar Merritt, b. Dec. 14, 1838. *1201. Edwin Dennis, b. Dec. 20, 1841. *1202. Ellen Georgiana, b. Nov. 3,...

Woodward Hezekiah Todd of Florence OH

Woodward Hezekiah Todd8, (Kneeland7, Moses6, Hezekiah5, Caleb4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born May 28, 1837, died Jan. 18, 1900, married May 17, 1877, Sophia C. Kline, who was born March 4, 1855, died Dec. 25, 1905. Mr. Todd was born in Wakeman, O., and died at his home in Florence, Erie County, O. Below is Mr. Todd’s obituary: At the age of eight years he moved with his parents to the home he occupied. This farm has been his residence over 54 years. In his younger days, he was a student in Oberlin College, and about that time he taught school during the winter months. He was a great fancier of poultry and pet stock, and began to gather fine specimens in 1868. His first exhibition was at the State Fair held in Toledo, Ohio, and there he won nearly all the prizes for which he tried. His next exhibit was at the Erie County Fair, at Sandusky, O., and nearly all the premiums he showed for went his way. He took his collection to the first great poultry show in northern O., at Cleveland and met in competition, the largest breeders and fanciers in the United States. While he carried off many prizes, together with the sweepstakes, he was not satisfied, and at that show he began to strengthen his collection by buying the first pair of Toulouse geese ever in Ohio, for which he paid $35. He also made many other valuable additions. I well remember what he said about the time, that certain fanciers in Illinois were receiving 100 letters a day and said, “I believe I...

Albert Bennett Todd of Vermilion OH

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,...

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