TUTTLE, Chloe Todd5, (Titus4, Benjamin3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Jan. 26, 1763, died in 1810, married first Samuel, son of Samuel and Sarah (Humiston) Tuttle, who was born in 1759, died July 9, 1802; killed by falling from a load of hay and was run over. He was a soldier in the Revolutionary war. They lived in Middletown, Conn., until his death, when soon afterwards, his widow removed to North Haven, Conn., and married second(???) Granniss. Children: I. Sally, b. Sept. 15, 1787, d. Oct. 18, 1864, m. Oct. 4, 1813, William Way, who d. July 30, 1868. They lived in Colesville, Broome County, N. Y. II. Edward, b. in New Haven, Conn., d. in Tooele City, Utah, July 1867, m. Sally Clinton. III. Lyman, b. June 15, 1790, in North Haven, Ct., m. Martha, Dau. of Jude Tuttle, who was b. Mar. 7, 1794, in Rowe, Mass. They lived in Hartford, Ct. IV. Maria, m. Daniel Todd; they had issue: (1) Cornelia; (2) Chloe; (3) Samuel; (4) Edward. V. Samuel, b. June 7, 1795, d. Dec. 12, 1834, of sunstroke at Baiou Barou Chunneville, La., m. Lucille Thorpe, who afterwards m. second(???)Burr, of New Haven, Conn. He was a carriage maker in New Haven, Ct., until 1832, when he removed to Louisiana, where he worked at the business for about two years, when he died. VI. Titus Todd, d....Read More
Location: North Haven Connecticut
Titus Todd4, (Benjamin3, Michael2, Christopher1) born July 16, 1730, died June 28, 1806, married first April 17, 1750, Elizabeth, daughter of Deacon Isaiah and Susanna (Doolittle) Tuttle of North Haven, Ct., who was born June 7, 1736. He married second June 7, 1758, Esther Barnes, who was born 1736, died Aug. 5, 1812. He was a deacon in the North Haven church, having been chosen March 1, 1787, to fill the vacancy caused by the removal of his brother Jesse Todd to Springfield, Mass. The diary of Ezra Stiles, President of Yale College from 1782 to 1785 has been published by order of the Yale Corporation and edited by F. B. Dexter. In Vol. 1, page 177, there is a list of “Families in New Haven in 1760.” There are mentioned twelve families of Todd’s including Titus Todd, who is mentioned with the Tuttle’s under the heading “West side of river.” “In 1792 there appear for the first time the names of the Congregational “Choristers:” Caleb Blakesly, Thomas Cooper. Justus Bishop, Titus Todd, Jairus Sanford, Thos. Pierpont, Ezekiel Jacobs. They were authorized to take the lead in singing and three pounds was appropriated to hire the singing master.” From North Haven Annals. Children by Elizabeth Tuttle: 180. Ichabod; removed to Russell, Mass, in 1784, apparently at or about the time as did his brother Benjamin. *181. Benjamin, b. March...Read More
Jesse Todd4, (Benjamin3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Jan. 1, 1735, probably in North Haven, Conn., died Oct. 27, 1819, in Agawam, Mass., married first Nov. 26, 1761, Lydia Cooper. He is mentioned in the Cooper Gen. He married second Feb. 24, 1790, Susannah, dau. of Isaac and Abigail (Hale) Chandler, of Enfield, Ct., born Feb. 3, 1754. He was mentioned in the “Century Sermon” by Rev. Benjamin Trumbull of North Haven, Conn., as having removed to “Springfield in Massachusetts.” He was buried in the cemetery at Agawam, which was originally a part of West Springfield, Mass., which was the town in which he lived. The Thorpe records of his children appear to be somewhat wrong. It mentions ten children, seven of whom are assumed to have lived only a year or two in each instance. The town records of West Springfield, Mass. have been carefully searched and it appears there, that five of the ten children by his first wife, lived to be married and have families. Of the remaining five, no record could be found. Children by Lydia Cooper: 189. Solomon, bapt. 1765, lived about one year. 190. Solomon, m. and had children, but their names are unknown, but had a grand-daughter, Ruth Naomi Todd, who m. (1)(???)Bullard; (2)(???) Cole. 191. Naomi, m. 1821, Timothy Bullard, of Springfield, Mass. 192. Uramia. 193. Obidiah. 194. Elijah. 195. Urania. *196. Tirmiah,...Read More
Gideon Todd4, Capt. (Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Nov. 3, 1737, Died March 22, 1817, married first Dec. 31, 1761, Prudence, daughter of Daniel and Phebe (Beach) Tuttle, who was born July 6, 1746, died Dec. 10, 1798, being a sister of Jabez Tuttle who married Mary Todd, see No. 202. “A very remarkable woman.” He married second March 7, 1799, Eunice Brockett, who was born Feb. 21, 1744, died March 27, 1810. Married third July 4, 1816, Eliza Brockett, a sister of his second wife. Prudence Tuttle was from Wallingford, Conn., her father being an officer there under the King. Gideon Todd was born in North Haven, Conn. Their marriage created a sensation in Colonial society. The Tuttle’s were a wealthy and aristocratic family and when young “Gid” Todd asked their daughters hand in marriage, he was haughtily refused. He was their equal by birth and lineage, but had his fortune yet to make, and they had other views for their daughter. One winter day, there was consternation and dismay in the Tuttle mansion; Prudence was missing and investigation revealed the fact that she had eloped, mounted on a pillon, behind her lover, they had ridden to North Haven and were married. Her parents disowned her and her name was never to be mentioned. As time passed, reports reached them that Gideon Todd was getting on in a remarkable...Read More
SACKETT, Elizabeth Todd4, (Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) died Sept. 3, 1737, married Dec. 11, 1728, Deacon Samuel Sackett, of the North Haven, Conn. church, who died 1780. Children: I. Sarah, b. April 9, 1730. II. Mehitabel, b. Feb. 23, 1732-33, m. Sept. 11, 1765, Asa son of Theophilus Goodyear, who was b. Aug.16,...Read More
Justus Lyman5, (Gideon4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born March 5, 1766, died May 28, 1844, married Elizabeth Penfield, daughter of Isaac and Hannah (Penfield) Goodsell, of East Haven, Conn., who was born in 1773. Her great grandfather who settled in Branford, Conn., in 1679, married June 4, 1684, Sarah Hemingway. They lived quietly in North Haven, Conn., as he had no ambition to acquire great wealth, as he was perfectly contented with the competence left him by his father, which included a fine farm, having left similar bequests to his other sons. Mr. Todd was very studious, and a great lover of books. The minister who officiated at his funeral, said, “he was the best read man he ever met, outside of the professions.” He was a member of the General Assembly in 1808. Children: *439. Polly P., b. July 22, 1789. *440. Henry W. *441. Loyal Francis, b. Nov. 1,...Read More
Dan Todd5, (Christopher4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born March 20, 1743, died Sept. 26, 1805, married Lucy Frost, who was born 1754, died Jan. 8, 1821. They lived in North Haven, Conn. Children: 315. Samuel; studied law, having graduated from Union College, N. Y.; settled in Cincinatti, Ohio, and there he married Henrietta, daughter of Judge Wallace. He practiced law until his death which occurred some 8 or 9 years after leaving North Haven, Conn., leaving a wife and a daughter who m. Rev.(???). *316. Josiah, b. Dec. 18, 1794. 317. Mary, m. Street Humiston, of Oberlin, Ohio. 318. Hannah, m. Talcott Ives. They lived in North Haven, Conn. 319. Lucy,...Read More
Thaddeus Todd6, (Jonah5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Feb. 19, 1757, died Feb. 6, 1826, married first, Susannah Fowler, second, Peninah, daughter of Samuel and Eunice (Todd) Brockett, of North Haven, Conn., who was born Feb. 9, 1759. For her ancestry see number 69. Thaddeus Todd was a revolutionary war soldier, enlisting from Wallingford, Conn., April 16, 1777, for the war. He was a private in Capt. Joseph Mansfield’s company, of the Sixth regiment, “Connecticut Line”, formation of 1777-1781. It was raised for “Continental Line” of 1777 to continue through the war. Recruited mainly in New Haven County; rendezvous at New Haven. Went into camp at Peekskill in the summer of 1777, but was frequently detached on expeditions or outpost duty on the lines above King’s Bridge. Served from Aug. to Oct., on the Hudson, in Parsons Brigade, under Gen. Putnam, and engaged in all movements made in consequence of enemy’s move against Fort Montgomery, etc. Wintered 1777-78 at West Point, and assisted in constructing permanent fortifications, “Meig’s Redoubt”, etc.; also redoubts opposite, on east side. In the summer of 1778, encamped with the main army under Gen. Washington, at White Plains. Wintered 1778-79 at Redding, Conn. In the operations of 1779, served with Connecticut Division on the east side of the Hudson, in Heath’s wing; its Light Company, under Capt. Champion, detached to Meig’s Light regiment and engaged...Read More
Joel Todd6, (Hezekiah5, Caleb4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born in 1771, died Sept. 11, 1820, married Mabel, daughter of Titus and Mabel (Todd) Mansfield, who was born in 1774, died Sept. 12, 1857. They lived in North Haven, Conn. For the ancestry of Mabel (Todd) Mansfield, see number 85. Children: 625. Dennis, d. in one of the southern states when a young man. Very little was known by his relatives concerning his last illness and death as the means of communication was very inefficient in that period. *626. Orrin, b. Feb. 26, 1800. *627. George, b. Sept. 25, 1810. 628. Salome, m. David Blakeslee. 629. Caleb, b. June 15, 1815, d. Sept. 18, 1888, in Wakeman, Ohio. In 1853, he moved to Wakeman, O. where he spent the remainder of his life. He was a very active man. He never married. 630....Read More
Bethuel Todd6, (Hezekiah5, Caleb4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) married first, Esther Ives of North Haven, Conn., second, widow Sarah Welton. He moved from North Haven, Conn., to Wolcott at the time his brother Moses did, which was soon after 1783. It is supposed that the four brothers, Caleb, Hezekiah, Bethuel and Moses Todd were not in sympathy with the Colonies during the Revolutionary war, but it has not been verified. Bethuel Todd is supposed to have removed to western New York or to Ohio. Children by Esther Ives: *600. Bethiah. 601. Lovisa, m. Levi Upson, of Southington, Conn. *602. Russell. 603. Roxy, m. Daniel, son of Charles and Theodosia Scott. 604. Leverett; removed to New York. *605. Phebe. 606. Salah, m. Salome Upson, of Wolcott, Conn., a sister of Martin Upson, who m. his sister, Phebe Todd. They removed to Ohio. *607. Miles. Children by Sarah Welton: 608. Esther. 609....Read More
Oliver Todd6, (Hezekiah5, Caleb4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born 1764, died Sept. 10, 1847, married Betsey, daughter of Thomas and Anna (Smith) Smith, who was born 1768, died Feb. 26, 1848. Her father was in the Revolutionary war. “He conducted a fire ship to the enemy and was badly burnt, the attending boat having left him too soon, he had to swim ashore, where he was found three days after in a helpless state. He was taken over to Rye, (N. Y.?) and there died.” From Dodd’s E. H. Register. Page 75. They lived in North Haven, Conn. Children: *616. Zerah, b. Dec. 26, 1785. 617. Polly, b. Jan. 11, 1789. *618. Deborah, b. July 28, 1791. *619. Roswell, b. Sept. 22, 1794. *620. Maria, b. Feb. 24, 1797. 621. Bede, b. July 18, 1802, d. Dec. 17, 1819. *622. Emily, b. Feb. 15, 1805. 623. Anna Louisa, b. Sept. 30, 1807, m.(???)Pierpont. 624. Betsey, b. Jan. 30, 1800, d. April 28, 1859, m. James Gilbert who was b. Aug. 29, 1780, d. July 22, 1847 in Hamden,...Read More
Caleb Todd6, (Hezekiah5, Caleb4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) removed from North Haven, Conn., to Cheshire, Conn., in 1783. A few years later when his brother Moses moved to Wolcott, for whom he endorsed notes, and later was obliged to meet them which took all the property he owned and left him bankrupt. In those days people were imprisoned for debts. He lost his home and suffered punishment besides, having been sent to jail where he passed two years. After this affair, he passed his remaining days on a very poor farm near Waterbury, Conn. To whom he was married or what became of his descendants is unknown to the writer. Children: 589. Lyman. 590. Farrington. 591. Allen. *592. Luther, b....Read More
Hezekiah Todd6, (Hezekiah5, Caleb4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Nov. 5, 1755, died May 18, 1836, married Jan. 1783, Mercy, daughter of Joseph and Hannah (Blakeslee) Holt, who was born Jan. 6, 1760, died Sept. 12, 1819. He removed from North Haven, Conn., to Cheshire, Conn., in 1783, with his brother Caleb. He too, endorsed notes with his brother Caleb, for his younger brother Moses, and later had to meet his obligations, and managed to pay in full and thus saved his home. The story is that he was advised by his friends to leave for parts unknown, to make sure to keep out of jail; but he replied, “I have not done a thing that I am ashamed of and I will not turn my back to any man.” He lived in Cheshire, Conn. In 1796, he in company with his brother Moses, and Bani Bishop, of Southington, Conn., bought of Mr. Samuel Byington, of Wolcott, his farm and hotel located west of the Green, and a little southwest of the Meeting house. This farm contained forty-seven acres, and besides the hotel there was a wheelwright shop. The price paid was four hundred and eighty-four pounds. They did not keep the business very long, for in Feb., 1797, they sold out to Abijah Fenn, who built in the following year, 1798, the store near the corner of the lot...Read More
Josiah Todd6, (Dan5, Christopher4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Dec. 18, 1794, in North Haven, Conn., died Oct. 22, 1869, married June 17, 1816, Elizabeth, daughter of Jesse and Patience (Todd) Clinton, who was born Sept. 20, 1796, died Nov. 18, 1886. For her mothers ancestry, see number 213. They lived first in North Haven, Conn., then Newark Valley, N. Y., and later they returned to North Haven. Josiah Todd was a prominent man in town, school, society and military matters for about fifteen years. He was orderly sergeant for some ten years in the old militia company and was more than once offered a commission, but declined, partly on the ground that with his growing family his means would not allow. I think I can truthfully say from my own personal knowledge and what has been told me by those who were contemporary, and members of the company with him, that no one equaled him in all the varied tactics with company drill. He was very prompt in commanding orders, and trained members of the company in the manuel of arms to great exactness and promptitude. It was common in those days, for an orderly sergeant to form the company, which, under his direction was very quickly done, and after short drill in the manuel of arms, which usually took place on the ‘Green’, a little north and west...Read More
Bela Todd6, (Caleb5, Gideon4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Nov. 3, 1785, at North Haven, Conn., married Lucy Hemmingway, who was born Dec. 14, 1791, at Ashburnham, Mass. Children: *968. Ora B., b. Dec. 20, 1808. 969. Lewis, b. Nov. 19, 1810, at Fairfield, N. Y., d. y. 970. Lucy E., b. June 13, 1812, at Chautauqua, Chautauqua County, N. Y. *971. Elbridge Gary, b. July 20, 1814. *972. Cornelia E., b. April 25, 1816. *973. Lovina A., b. April 15, 1818. 974. Matilda L., b. Feb. 11, 1820, at Stockton, N. Y., m. Thomas Montgomery. 975. Hosea H., b. Nov. 7, 1821, m. and went west and never heard from since. *976. Caleb L., b. May 7, 1823. *977. Philinda E., b. March 7, 1825. *978. Electa R., b. Oct. 25, 1826. *979. Andrew Jackson, b. July 21, 1828. *980. Levi Goodsil, b. March 22, 1830. 981. Herman, b. April 15, 1832, d. young. 982. Edwin P., b. July 17, 1833, at Stockton, N. Y., d. at Santa Paula, Cal., m., no children. *983. Marquis De Lafayette, b. Feb. 13,...Read More
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