Location: Hampshire County MA

David Todd of Maryland

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now David Todd6, (Asa5, Gershom4, Gershom3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Aug. 22, 1787, died Sept. 19, 1871, married Mary Rowe. They lived for many years in West Chesterfield, Mass., near the home of his father. Later on they removed to Maryland, where they are supposed to have died. Children: 954. Menerva, m. L. Richards. 955. Mary, m. Chauncey Weston, she d. Jan. 5, 1889, at Laurel, Maryland. A newspaper clipping says that she was the last surviving member of the late David Todd’s...

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Ira Todd of Northampton MA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Ira Todd7, (Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Aug. 1, 1783, died Sept. 28, 1869, married first, Nov. 1806, Sally Hinman, who was born Feb. 3, 1787, died Feb. 5, 1840. He married second, May 1, 1840, Catherine Almy, who was born March 24, 1781, died March 29, 1854. Mr. Todd owned and operated a grist-mill and sawmill combined, in Northampton, Mass., around 1820, on the site where this kind of business has been located for many years, and has long been known in the community as the “lower mills.” The grist-mill and grain business is even now (1916) carried on at the old stand under different ownership. This business he sold and went west living at one time in Little Rock, Ark. Children by Sally Hinman: *1312. Horatio Nelson, b. Feb. 16, 1808. 1313. Joshua Curtis, b. Oct. 13, 1809, d. Nov. 8, 1809. *1314. Elvira, b. March 8, 1811. *1315. Albert, b. March 4, 1814. *1316. George, b. Feb. 3, 1815. *1317. Charles, b. May 1, 1817. *1318. Sarah Ann, b. Feb. 17, 1819. *1319. Walter Street, b. Jan. 31, 1821. *1320. Ira, b. Sept. 15, 1822. *1321. Andrew Hinman, b. June 21, 1824. *1322. Washington, b. Feb. 2,...

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Abigail Lucretia Todd Cudworth of West Chesterfield MA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now CUDWORTH, Abigail Lucretia Todd7, (Lyman6, Asa5, Gershom4, Gershom3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Sept. 19, 1815, died July 5, 1845, married about 1834, Job Cudworth. They lived in or near West Chesterfield, Mass. Children: I. Armina, b. July 14, 1837. II. Marshall, b. 1839, d. Sept. 23, 1845. III. Son. IV....

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Aurelia Frances Todd Cudworth of Worthington MA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now CUDWORTH, Aurelia Frances Todd7, (Lyman6, Asa5, Gershom4, Gershom3, Michael2, Christopher1) born June 6, 1825, died Aug. 27, 1918, married, Feb. 3, 1847, Joseph, son of Charles and Susannah (Keith) Cudworth, who was born July 14, 1833, in Chesterfield, Mass., died Aug. 16, 1901, at his home in Worthington, Mass. In early life he was a mechanic but later when his health began to fail him he bought a farm in Worthington, Mass., and spent his remaining years there. Children: I. Mary, b. April 16, 1848, m. April 24, 1870, Alvin M., son of Ezekiel and Mary (Moore) Locke, who was b. in Wendell, Mass., Dec. 12, 1844. For a number of years he was interested in the bakery business of the Smith Carr Baking Company of Northampton, Mass., their bakery being just off Main St., opposite the City Hall. They had issue: (1) Etta M., b. Nov. 29, 1870, m. Oct. 12, 1898, George F. Harlow, had issue: (a) Wesley, b. March 11, 1905; (b) Mary Moore, b. May 19, 1911; (2) Minnie A., b. Aug. 13, 1872, d. Aug. 5, 1874; (3) Josephine, b. Oct. 8, 1873, m. June 21, 1899, Fred Carlisle, had issue: (a) Herman Locke, b. April 25, 1900; (b) Stewart, b. Nov. 1901, d. young; (c) Alvin Locke, d. young; (d)...

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Iru Studley Todd of Northampton MA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Iru Studley Todd7, (Justus6, Asa5, Gershom4, Gershom3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Oct. 23, 1809, died Feb. 4, 1882, at his home in Roberts Meadow, Northampton, Mass., of pneumonia, married March 24, 1836, Julianna, daughter of John and Rosina (Knapp) Root, who was born Sept. 20, 1814, died April 6, 1893. She was a descendant of Thomas Root, who was one of the first settlers of Northampton, Mass., and was one of the “pillars” of the church when it was first organized in that town. He passed his childhood days in West Chesterfield, Mass., where he was born. When he was about twenty-one years of age, he hired out to Mr. Moody who owned and operated a large farm and tannery located in Roberts Meadow which is a part of Northampton, Mass. The first two years or so of his married life, he passed in West Farms, also a part of Northampton, Mass., after which, he returned to Roberts Meadow and purchased the place where his wife was born, buying out the other heirs. He was very shrewd in his business ventures, and became a very successful farmer. Besides operating the farm, he had charge of all the roads in the western half of the town. At another time, he had the charge of some of the construction...

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David Peck Todd of Amherst MA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now David Peck Todd7, (Sereno E.6, Josiah5, Abner4, Ithamar3, Michael2, Christopher1) born March 19, 1854, married March 5, 1880, Mabel, only child of Eben Jenks and Mary Alden (Wilder) Loomis, who was born Nov. 10, 1856, in Cambridge, Mass. He is a graduate of Amherst College and a descendant of the celebrated divine, Jonathan Edwards. After graduation he was appointed to a position at the Naval Observatory, Washington, D. C. He was afterwards appointed Prof. of Astronomy and Director of the Observatory at Amherst, Mass., and also Prof. of Astronomy and Higher Mathematies at Smith College, Northampton, Mass. He received the degree of Ph. D. and has been placed in charge of eight scientific expeditions, including, among others, those relating to the transit of Venus, the study of Mars, and eclipses of the sun. Prof. Todd being made chief of numerous astronomical expeditions, Mrs. Todd began to accompany her husband to many and unusual parts of the world. Spending several months in Europe in 1885, they went in 1887, to Japan, Prof. Todd conducting thither a scientific expedition to observe the eclipse of Aug. 19th. Several other expeditions intervening, they returned again to the flowery kingdom in 1896, sailing there in the schooner yatch Coronet, and making observations of the eclipse of Aug. 29th, from the extreme...

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Edith Marvin Todd Ferguson Thomas of Northampton MA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now FERGUSON THOMAS, Edith Marvin Todd9, (Richard S.8, Rufus L.7, Uel6, Oliver5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born March 13, 1883, was twice married, first, March 16, 1909, Donald McHardy, son of(???)Ferguson, who died July 5, 1915. Second, May 10, 1919, Dr. Elmer Ellsworth Thomas, who was in 1920 practicing his profession in Northampton, Mass. Child by Donald McHardy Ferguson: I. Donald McHardy, b. Feb. 20,...

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Leslie Root Todd McCarthy of Greenfield MA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now MCCARTHY, Leslie Root Todd9, (John R.8, Iru S.7, Justus6, Asa5, Gershom4, Gershom3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Sept. 11, 1891, in Northampton, Mass., married in Oct. 1911, Frank McCarthy, of Amherst, Mass. In 1920 they were living in Greenfield, Mass., where they were employed at the Wiley and Russell tap and dye plant. Children: I. Shirley Elizabeth, b. Feb. 11, 1912. II. Thelma Olive, b. Feb. 17, 1913, d. Jan. 26, 1919 of Pneumonia which followed an attack of the influenza during the prevailing epidemic that...

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Mabel Juliana Todd Allen of Greenfield MA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now ALLEN, Mabel Juliana Todd9, (John R.8, Iru S.7, Justus6, Asa5, Gershom4, Gershom3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Oct. 12, 1878, at the old farm in Northampton, Mass., married July 6, 1905, Amos Mason Allen, who was born in April 1865, in Shelburne, Mass. He is a carriage and automobile painter. In 1920 he was master painter for the Boston and Maine R. R. Co., at their shop in East Deerfield, Mass. They lived in Greenfield, Mass. Children: I. Howard Amos, b. Sept. 19, 1906. II. Agnes Elizabeth, b. May 5, 1908. III. Ethel Irene, b. Aug. 7, 1909. IV. Ruth Evelyn, b. July 7, 1911, d. July 9, 1911. V. Mabel Arlene, b. Sept. 9, 1912. VI. Merrill Francis, b. Dec. 9, 1914. VII. Wayne Root, b. March 8,...

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George Iru Todd of Northampton MA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now George Iru Todd9, (John R.8, Iru S.7, Justus6, Asa5, Gershom4, Gershom3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Sept. 3, 1872, married Oct. 27, 1903, Lillian Cynthia, daughter of Ezra Harwood and Eva Evelyn (Blanchard) Mason, who was born in Plainfield, Mass., July 15, 1878. He was born at the old homestead in Roberts Meadow, Northampton, Mass., which has been kept in the family since some time before 1800. He is the fourth generation to have owned the place and the fifth to have lived upon it. The original farm was bequeathed to his great-grandfather, John Root, by the latter’s grandfather, Joseph Root, of Northampton, Mass., the deed of conveyance dated in 1802 being in the possession of the subject of this sketch. Since then a small portion of the original farm has been sold off, but later other acres have been bought on so the farm is larger than in the beginning. In 1902, becoming somewhat dissatisfied with farming he secured a position as a clerk in the Northampton post office, receiving his permanent appointment July 1, 1903. Within the next ten months he decided to buy the old farm and took possession the following April, resigning his position in the office. Children: 2758. Earl Mason, b. Aug. 29, 1904. 2759. Merton Root, b. May 13,...

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Isabelle Thankful Todd Hubbard Reed of Arcata CA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now HUBBARD REED, Isabelle Thankful Todd9, (Henry D.8, Caleb7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Dec. 31, 1832, in South Hadley, Mass.; was twice married, first,(???) Hubbard; second, June 27, 1855, John L. Reed, who was born June 1, 1827. In 1875, they lived in Arcata, Humbolt Bay, Calif. Children by John L. Reed: I. Henry Oliver, b. May 6, 1856, d. May 8, 1856. II. Emma Isabelle, b. June 29,...

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Alwin Ethelson Todd of Berea KY

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Alwin Ethelston Todd8, (Orrin B.7, Gershom6, Benjamin5, Titus4, Benjamin3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Aug. 14, 1846, died Jan. 30, 1898, married July 14, 1875, Gertrude M. Peck, who was born in Genoa, N. Y., where her father held a pastorate for some years. He was a Congregational clergyman. In the early Nineties he was pastor of the church at Westhampton, Mass., from whence he went to Borea, Ky., where he died and also where his widow afterwards made her home. Children: 2328. Ernest Whitman, b. July 4, 1876, d. Nov. 19, 1903. 2329. Mabel Gertrude, b. July 6, 1878, d. Oct. 20, 1893. *2330. Ruth Keeler, b. Feb. 14, 1880. *2331. Ethel Eliza, b. Feb. 3, 1884. 2332. Mary Whittlesey, b. May 12, 1887, d. Oct. 9, 1901. 2333. Alwin Dexter, b. May 31, 1889, d. Dec. 24, 1915, who has been a student at the Hartford Theological Seminary; unmarried. 2334. Margaret, b. June 18,...

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Josephine Bonapart Todd Howard of Leeds MA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now HOWARD, Josephine Bonapart Todd8, (Iru S.7, Justus6, Asa5, Gershom4, Gershom3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Feb. 12, 1853 at the old homestead in Roberts Meadow, Northampton, Mass., married June 7, 1876, William S., son of Joseph and Menerva (Pelton) Howard. He has worked most of his life in different departments of the silk thread business, having held positions with the Nonotuck Silk Company, manufacturers of “Corticelli” spool silk, and with Belding Brothers, but they have lived the greater portion of their lives at their homestead in Leeds, Mass., where they now (1919) reside. Children: I. Pearl Evelyn, b. July 25, 1880, d. May 29, 1881. II. Edna Menerva, b. March 28, 1885, m. Dec. 2, 1909, Henry Leland Bowles. He is a self-made, and a prominent business man of Springfield, Mass. He is the owner of a system of lunch rooms in several cities, with headquarters in Springfield, having begun at the very bottom with but a single chair. Has been a member of the Governors Council. No...

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Ira Gardner Todd of Hampshire County MA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Ira Gardner Todd8, (Iru S.7, Justus6, Asa5, Gershom4, Gershom3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Oct. 2, 1837, in Northampton, Mass., died Aug. 22, 1894, in Bridgeport, Conn. He, his wife and daughter are buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, Florence, Mass., he married Dec. 4, 1866, Esther Luella, daughter of Jeremiah and Laura P. (Ellis) Boyden, who was born July 22, 1849, died Sept. 15, 1913, in Oak Bluffs, Mass. He was a machinist by trade and worked at it for several years in Florence, Mass. In 1881, he went to Bridgeport, Conn., where he secured a position and was followed the next year by his family. He worked there at his trade for some years, until a few years before his death when he entered the employ of a lady who lived in New York City, who was interested in perfecting a sewing machine equiped with a rotary shuttle. He devoted the last years of his life to this work, it seeming to be a congenial task, as he had had some experience in the principles of sewing machine construction, as he worked for the company in Florence, Mass., that manufactured what was called the “Florence” sewing machine. He was a veteran of the civil war, having enlisted in Company G., 37th regiment M. V. M. and served...

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John Root Todd of Northampton MA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now John Root Todd8, (Iru S.7, Justus6, Asa5, Gershom4, Gershom3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Oct. 3, 1847, in Northampton, Mass., at the old homestead where he also died Aug. 30, 1891, married Oct. 17, 1871, Agnes Mary, daughter of George and Jane Eliza (Norton) Hammond, who was born Feb. 19, 1848, and in 1919, is living with her youngest daughter. He was born, lived all his life and died at the old homestead in Roberts Meadow, Northampton, Mass. The farm was bequeathed him by his father in 1882, on which he lived an honest and quiet farmers life. He was elected to the Common Council for his ward, but did not attend many meetings before he became disgusted with politics and politicians. Children: *2346. George Iru, b. Sept. 3, 1872. 2347. Marion Hull, b. Dec. 27, 1874, m. Sept. 25, 1900, Frank B., son of Charles and(???)(Pierce) Hosford, of Haydenville, Mass., where they now (1919) reside on his fathers farm. They have no children. *2348. Mabel Julianna, b. Oct. 12, 1878. 2349. Ina Estella, b. April 19, 1882, m. April 21, 1913, John D. Lamb, who was born in St. Andrews, Scotland. In 1919, they were living in Springfield, Mass., no children. *2350. Leslie Root, b. Sept. 11,...

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