Location: Hartwick New York

Biographical Sketch of William Johnston

William Johnston, a Revolutionary soldier, came in from Hartwick, Otsego county, in 1807, and settled a half mile south of Bettsburgh, on the farm now occupied by Devillo Dutton. He took up 50 acres in Broome county, on the line of Afton, and bought about one and one-half acres in Afton, the title to which proved defective. He subsequently purchased it of Asa Stowel. He afterwards removed to the town of Sanford, in Broome county, where he died February 10, 1843, aged 91, and Deborah, his wife, April 14, 1843, aged 81. He had six children, only one of whom is now living, Levi, in Afton, aged 77. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start...

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Harriet Todd Richardson Buck of Hartwick NY

RICHARDSON BUCK, Harriet Todd8, (Lemuel7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born March 18, 1805, in Northampton, Mass., she was twice married, first, Feb. 27, 1823, Anson Richardson, who was born June 22, 1797, in Conn., died April 26, 1834, in Hartwick, Otsego County, N. Y. Married second, June 29, 1839, Homer C. Buck, who was born March 23, 1807. Children by Anson Richardson: I. Jane Maria, b. 1824, d. 1829. II. Dewitt Clinton, b. 1825, d. 1828. III. Hiram Hale, b. 1827, d. 1828. IV. Sarah S., b. Nov. 21, 1829. V. Mary E., b. Dec. 7, 1831. Child by Homer C. Buck: VI. Charlotte A., b. June 29,...

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Phikelia Todd Wilson of Hartwick NY

WILSON, Phidelia Todd8, (Lemuel7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Oct. 16, 1810, in Hartwick, N. Y., died Sept. 26, 1850, married Oct. 11, 1829, John T. Wilson, who was born June 2, 1803, in Johnstown, N. Y., died April 17, 1890. Children: I. Lemuel T., b. Aug. 10, 1830, d. Sept. 5, 1830. II. George, b. Sept. 21, 1831. III. Andrew J., b. Nov. 8, 1833. IV. Helen L., b. Nov. 30, 1834. V. Edgar C., b. Nov. 3, 1835. VI. Sarah, b. Nov. 2, 1840, d. July 29, 1841. VII. James K., b. Nov. 7, 1844, d. Feb. 8,...

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Zerah Todd of Corning NY

Zerah Todd8, (Lemuel7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born March 13, 1813, in Hartwick, N. Y., died July 30, 1880, in Corning, N. Y., married March 20, 1834, Martha, daughter of Benjamin W. and Lois (Tillotson) Carr, who was born April 8, 1811, in Toddsville, N. Y., died June 22, 1887, in Corning, N. Y. Mr. Todd was a paper manufacturer in Toddsville, N. Y., until 1849, when his mill burned with no insurance. The ruins were still there in 1914, when the editor visited Toddsville to attend the Todd-Carr family reunion. Soon after the fire, he moved his family to Corning, N. Y. During 1850-51, he was conductor on the Corning and Bloseburg Railroad. He owned and managed a grocery store in Corning, N. Y., from 1851, until the time of his death. He was cashier of the George Washington Bank, from 1862-1874; was Vestryman of Christ Church from 1860, until his death; and was at one time, Trustee of the village of Corning, N. Y. Children: 1988. Martha H., b. March 23, 1835, d. May 5, 1869. *1989. Frances DeEtta, b. Nov. 4, 1838. 1990. Ellen A., b. June 8, 1844, d. June 22,...

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Albert Todd of St. Louis MO

Albert Todd8, (Ira7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born March 4, 1813, in Hartwick, N. Y., he was twice married, first, Oct. 27, 1842, Jane Maria Wilson, who was born Feb. 11, 1819, died Feb. 9, 1848. He married second, Aug. 10, 1854, Mary Caroline Johnson, who was born June 23, 1830. He graduated from Yale, 1836. He was a lawyer. Mr. Todd and all of his brothers settled in the middle west, four including himself went to live in St. Louis, Mo., where he practiced his profession, and became an authority in real estate transfers, there being much confusion over titles on account of the actions of the different governments (French, Spanish, American) in the matter of land grants. He was also prominent in local politics. He was one of the board that framed the City Charter, which has been only the last year, superseded by one more equal to the growth of the City. Child: *2006. Elizabeth Helen, b. Dec. 4,...

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George Todd of St. Louis MO

George Todd8, (Ira7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Feb. 3, 1815, in Hartwick, N. Y., died in 1906, married Jan. 6, 1842, Alice Orne, daughter of Samuel and Abigail (Low) Davis, who was born June 7, 1818, in Weare, N. H. She was a sister of his brother Washington Todd’s wife, Mary Low Davis. Her mother, Abigail Low was a cousin of Hon. Seth Low, Ex-Mayor of New York City. Mr. Todd went to St. Louis, Mo., to establish the business of flour milling, in 1835. Two of his brothers, Charles and Washington, came later and were associated with him. They were the pioneers in that thriving business, and the firm became known over all the great country tributary to St. Louis. On this venture to St. Louis, he left New York City by boat for New Orleans, thence up the Mississippi to his destination. He took with him, a good supply of mill materials, including burr stones, then used exclusively in the best mills. Later he imported these direct from France, also the silk bolting cloths. On his way up the Mississippi, the boat he was on was caught, with others, in the ice a little above the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. He made his way to St. Louis on horseback on the Illinois side, crossing the river at St. Louis in an...

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Luzerne Todd of Hartwick NY

Luzerne, Todd8, (Lemuel7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Dec. 21, 1821, in Hartwick, N. Y., died March 16, 1910, married Jan. 30, 1845, Mary Ann Pepper, who was born Feb. 27, 1824, in Pultneyville, Wayne County, N. Y., died Dec. 16, 1898. Children: *1991. Herbert Luzerne, b. March 30, 1846. 1992. Glen Erskine, b. June 23, 1848, d. Aug. 30, 1850. *1993. Emma Louisa, b. Dec. 27, 1851. *1994. William Dwight, b. Nov. 21, 1854. *1995. Mary Belle, b. Nov. 8,...

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Horatio Nelson Todd of Wenona IL

Horatio Nelson Todd8, (Ira7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Feb. 16, 1808, in Hartwick, N. Y., died Aug. 6, 1879, in Wenona, Ill., married Sept. 11, 1835, Jane Bennett, who was born Oct. 20, 1811, died Sept. 11, 1897, in Milwaukee, Wis. Mr. Todd went to Toddsville, Otsego County, N. Y., with his brothers, Andrew and Ira, where they operated a flouring and paper mill. Horatio and Andrew carried on the business until 1855, when they were forced into bankruptcy, soon after this, he moved to Wenona, Ill., where he with his brothers, Andrew, Walter and Ira formed a partnership and operated a store. They continued in this venture for some years and did a thriving business. Children: 2002. Jane Elizabeth, b. Sept. 25, 1837, d. Nov. 8, 1840. 2003. George Sylvanus, b. Nov. 21, 1841, in Toddsville, N. Y.; he was in business for some time, but in 1868, he entered the ministry of the Episcopal Church, and in 1913, he was still attending to his duties as well as he could, as his eyes were troubling him. In 1913, he was living at 33 Bowdoin St., Boston, Mass. *2004. Elizabeth Bennett, b. July 21, 1844. 2005. Jane Elvira, b. Sept. 24, 1848, d. Oct. 21,...

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Elvira Todd Duff of Hartwick NY

DUFF, Elvira Todd8, (Ira7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born March 8, 1811, in Hartwick, N. Y., married July 22, 1835, James Constable Duff, who was born April 4, 1809. Children: I. James Todd, b. April 25, 1836, d. Nov. 11, 1856. II. Helen Elvira, b. June 11, 1840, m. Nov. 2, 1869, William W. Sargarus of Philadelphia, Penn. III. Sarah Jane, b. April 15, 1849, m. Sept. 6, 1871, Edwin S. Thompson. They lived in Booneville, N....

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Mary Todd Lansing of Decatur NY

LANSING, Mary Todd8, (Lemuel7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born May 26, 1815, in Hartwick, N. Y., married June 15, 1835, James E. Lansing, who was born March 24, 1807, in Schodack, Rensselaer County, N. Y. Their children were all born in Decatur, Otsego County, N. Y. Children: I. Robert C., b. April 20, 1836. II. Sarah E., b. Oct. 18, 1837. III. John, b. July 13, 1840. IV. Melville E., b. May 9, 1845. V. Lemuel E., b. July 24, 1850. VI. William S., b. Jan. 14, 1854. VII. Zerah L., b. June 23,...

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Augusta M. Todd Almy of Hartwick NY

ALMY, Augusta M. Todd8 , (Lemuel7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Dec. 6, 1817, in Hartwick, N. Y., died Dec. 26, 1885, married March 10, 1837, James E. Almy, who was born March 17, 1813, died July 17, 1871. Children: I. Gertrude A., b. Dec. 13, 1837, d. April 21, 1883, m. Whiting T. Weeks, who was living in 1900. II. William W., b. Sept. 23, 1842, d. March 15, 1844. III. Julia A., b. May 2, 1842, was m. three times, first, Clarence Wheeler, issue: (1) Clarence M.; married second, Daniel Parks, issue: (2) Lillian A.; married third, D. Colyer, who was living in 1900. IV. James E., b. July 14, 1848, m. Nov. 9, 1873, Ellen Amelia, daughter of Samuel Street and Sabrina (Temple) Todd, for whose ancestry see No. 1998. No...

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