Location: Lowville New York

Leonard Hitchcock Todd of Rockford IL

Leonard Hitchcock Todd7, (Marvin6, Daniel5, Daniel4, Daniel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Aug. 12, 1818, in Lowville, N. Y., died Oct. 31, 1861, in Rockford, Ill., married first, Oct. 1, 1840, Betsey A. Hunt, who died June 28, 1841. He married second, March 9, 1846, Laura A. Matheson, who died June 26, 1848. Married third, June 18, 1849, Augusta A. Ruger, who married, second, Gilbert Woodruff, of Rockford, Ill. Children: 1554. Lena M., b. March 1851, unmarried, lives in Rockford, Ill. 1555. Frances Abbie, b. Oct. 10, 1855, unmarried, lives in Rockford, Ill. 1556. Charles S., b. Oct. 1852, d. July 6, 1861, of Diphtheria. 1557. Caroline, b. in Rockford, Ill., d....

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Lorenzo D. Todd of Elyria OH

Lorenzo D. Todd7, (Marvin6, Daniel5, Daniel4, Daniel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born July 29, 1820, in Lowville, N. Y., died April 8, 1895, in Elyria, Ohio, where he was buried, married, Nov. 9, 1845, in Watertown, N. Y., by Rev. Isaac Brayton, Harriet S. daughter of David W. Mills, who was born Sept. 13, 1826, in Watertown, N. Y., died May 25, 1900, in Elyria, Ohio, where she too was buried. Mr. Todd was a shoemaker by trade and worked at the business most of the time, though farming at intervals. He and family moved to Elyria, Ohio, about 1850, and lived there most of the time thereafter, execpting only when he went to Rockford, Ill., where he engaged in the shoe business with his brother, Leonard H. Todd. Five years before his death he contracted the disease called Shingles, leaving him with a terrible pain in his side, from which he suffered the remainder of his days. Children: *1558. Marvin Mills, b. April 8, 1847. *1559. Harriet Julia, b. Nov. 9, 1848. 1560. Alice Caroline, b. July 10, 1854, d. June 28, 1861, of...

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Silas Todd of Mina NY

Silas Todd7, (Elam6, Edmund5, Christopher4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Nov. 26, 1798, in Plymouth, Conn., married Nov. 30, 1825, Betsey Filley, who was born Aug. 13, 1800, in East Granby, Conn. Mr. Todd was married in Lowville, N. Y., and soon after moved to Mina, Chautauqua County, N. Y., where he bought land which was covered with heavy timber. He cleared a spot large enough for his house and a garden. The house he built of logs, and here the first three children were born. About 1832, he hired out to a man in Sherman, N. Y., to manage an ashery. As the work was very exacting, he soon gave it up, and started for Illinois, where he bought a nice prairie farm. After having bought the farm, he went back to New York to get his family and household goods and again started for Illinois and their new home, the journey being made with a team. This was about 1843. He believed in education, and they both were very anxious to have their children receive a good one, and helped them all within their power. Children: *1393. James Doeg, b. Nov. 22, 1826. *1394. Esther Elvira, b. Dec. 17, 1828. *1395. Adelia Eliza, b. Jan. 30, 1832. *1396. Edward Payson, b. July 24, 1837. *1397. Mary Elizabeth, b. Aug. 22,...

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Biographical Sketch of Edgar H. Wilson

Born at Depauville, Jefferson County, New York, January 28, 1874, Edgar H. Wilson came to Moline, Illinois, with his parents, George T. and Mary E. Wilson, in the year 1892. He was educated in Lowville Academy, Lowville, New York. Leaving school at the age of seventeen he entered the service of Grant & Mould, grocers, at Watertown, New York, with whom he remained for three years when the family moved west. Arriving at Moline, Mr. Wilson was employed as clerk in the grocery store of George L. Benson at 1620 Third Avenue; at the expiration of three years he purchased the stock and fixtures of Mr. Benson and conducted the business on his own hook until September, 1902, when he, in company with C. W. Wright, organized the Wright Carriage Body Company and built that well known plant with Mr. Wright as Manager and Mr. Wilson as Secretary and Treasurer. Since Mr. Wright’s retirement from the concern in 1904 Mr. Wilson has been in sole charge of factory and office. In the year 1898, on Thanksgiving Day, Mr. Wilson was joined in marriage to Miss Emma Wright, daughter of C. W. Wright, of the above Company. In politics Mr. Wilson is a Republican; he is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, where he officiates as organist; he is also a member of the Young Men’s Christian Association, and...

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