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Eli Todd6, (Jonah5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Dec. 12, 1763, in New Milford, Conn., died Feb. 12, 1846. He was twice married, first, to Mercy, daughter of Capt. John and Mercy (Warner) Merwin, who was born Aug. 9, 1767, died Oct. 19, 1806. He married second, Aug., 1808, Rachel, daughter of Ezra Thompson, of Stamford, N. Y.
Mr. Todd was Representative to the General Assembly from New Milford, Conn.
“Capt. Eli Todd kept tavern and a store in Park Lane many years. About 1800, he was a prominent business man and was active in the public offices of the town. His store was at the site of the two old houses, north of Mr. Edwin Bostwick’s house.”
From Orcutt’s History of New Milford, Conn.
His name was ninth on a list of the property owners of the town, and was assessed at $2,543.
Children by Mercy Merwin:
*799. Sophia, b. Oct. 24, 1790.
*800. Eli Merwin, b. Jan. 11, 1792.
Children by Rachel Thompson:
*801. George Thompson, b. Sept. 6, 1810.
*802. Sarah Elizabeth, b. Aug. 18, 1813.