Taking the reader with us, to the settlements of the distant Natchez region, he will find that emigrants continued to pour in, upon those fertile hills and alluvial bottoms, from all parts of “his majesty’s Atlantic plantations.” Many were the hardships and perils they encountered, in reaching this remote and comparatively uninhabited region. It is
JONATHAN DICKERMAN b. 1775, d. 1831, aged 56 yrs. AMOS RICE d. July 23, 1794, aged 60 yrs. ELIZABETH, wife of Thomas Rice, d. June 5, 1833, aged 82 yrs. MERAT RICE d. Sept. 10, 1807, aged 32 yrs. CAPT. MOSES RICE b. 1715, d. 1799, aged 84 yrs. PULLMAN RICE d. Nov. 3, 1817,
Hon. Caleb Todd, or “Esq.” Todd, as he was more familiarly known, was for many years one of the most prominent and influential citizens of Hinsdale. He was born in Wallingford, Conn., March 16, 1785, resided and did business in Cooperstown, N. Y.. a few years, taking up his abode in Hinsdale in 1815. Here
Stephen E. Beach. In searching for the facts of history concerning any community, the mind of the chronicler turns naturally to the first things or the initial work accomplished in the formation of that community into a social and political body. An interest always attaches to these first things which is not to be found
Stephen Todd4, (Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Dec. 4, 1702, died 1772 in Wallingford, Conn., married May 26, 1726 Lydia, daughter of Deacon and Ensign Samuel and Ruth (Atwater) Ives, who was born Mar. 1709. Children: 126. Jehiel, b. March 13, 1727. 127. Ruth, b. Feb. 26, 1729. *128. Jonah, b. April 28, 1731. *129. Caleb,
CLINTON, Patience Todd5, (Enos4, Gershom3, Michael2, Christopher1) born June 9, 1768, died Aug. 23, 1845, married Jesse Eton, son of Capt. Lawrence and Elizabeth (Todd) Clinton, who was born at Clintonville, Conn., Aug. 9, 1762, died there Dec. 12, 1836. Their children were born in Wallingford, Conn. For Mrs. Elizabeth Clinton’s ancestry see No. 84.
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,
Stephen Todd5, (Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born March 23, 1735, married Rachel Johnson, who was born in 1740, in Wallingford, Conn. They removed to Salisbury, N. Y., or it may have been Salisbury, Conn., where he is said to have died when an old man. He was at one time a physician in Wallingford, Conn.
Bethel Todd6, (Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) married Hannah, daughter of Jonathan and Hannah (Barnes) Tuttle, who was born Jan. 4, 1761. They lived near the foot of the ‘Blue Hills’ in the southwest corner of the town of Wallingford, Conn., on the farm previously owned by her father, and known ever since as ‘Tuttle’s
Jehiel Todd6, (Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Nov. 3, 1761, died Jan. 28, 1843, in Toddville, N. Y., married in 1781, Hannah, daughter of Glover and Lydia (Allen) Street, who was born Oct. 1, 1758, died July 21, 1836. He was born and lived for some time in Wallingford, Conn. Glover Street, was son