Edgar Merritt Todd8, (George7, Joel6, Hezekiah5, Caleb4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Dec. 14, 1838, died July 27, 1907, at the old homestead in Wakeman, O., married March 3, 1870, Julia, daughter of Edwin and Emeline Augusta (Hervey) Hanford.

He was a veteran of the civil war, having enlisted and served in the body of men which were mobilized as the result of President Lincoln’s first call for volunteers and later became known as the hundred day men. He was a volunteer from Ohio.

He was a farmer and lived all his life in Wakeman, Ohio.

They did not have any children of their own but adopted one boy.

*1901. Clyde Lorenzo, b. March 25, 1881.