Capt. and Deacon Samuel Todd6, (Eliel5, Samuel4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born June 13, 1783, in Pawlet, Vt., died Oct. 6, 1858, in St. Albans, Vt., of heart disease, married first, in 1810, Alathea Lawrence who died Sept. 23, 1846 in Enosburg, Vt., second, May 31, 1848, Hannah Brainard of St. Albans, Vt.
His death was very sudden, occurring while lying on the sofa, apparently as well as usual, but in such a position that he rolled off dead. Before he was of age, he purchased a farm in Enosburg, Vt. In 1839 he was elected deacon of the Congregational church in East Berkshire, Vt. In 1856 he went to live in St. Albans, Vt., and at the request of the Berkshire church society he retained the office of deacon until he died.
Children by Alathea Lawrence:
*747. Alathea Lawrence, b. July 5, 1811.
*748. Caroline Woods, b. July 30, 1812.
*749. Samuel Bryan, b. March 2, 1814.
750. Phebe Lawrence, b. May 19, 1816, d. July 1816.
*751. Hiram Lawrence, b. Oct. 6, 1818.
*752. Eliel Stafford, b. July 11, 1820.
*753. Fannie Skinner, b. April 16, 1823.
*754. Albert Woods, b. June 12, 1827.