Location: Salisbury New York

Biographical Sketch of Col. E. Barker

Col. E. Barker, farmer, P. O. Jewell City, was born in Maine, August 12, 1816; removed to Manhattan in Riley County, Kan.; thence to Jewell County in 1870, and is now the owner of 100 acres of land, well improved, with a fine house, the same being situated adjoining the town of Jewell City. The colonel was in the special service of the United States army for over four years; was Colonel of the Third Regiment, Second Brigade of Sixth Division of the Maine State Militia for over seventeen years. Has held office of Deputy Sheriff in Oxford County, Minn., for two years; was the first Notary Public in Jewell County, and administered the oath of office to the first county officer. Served in the State Senate of Kansas for the twenty-eighth district for two years; was next elected Sergeant-at-arms of the State Senate for two years. Is a member of the Masonic fraternity. Married in Salisbury, N. Y., September 23, 1840, to Miss C. E. Little, and they have five children – Mary C., Victoria V., Ruth S., Onora M. and C....

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Stephen Todd of Salisbury CT

Stephen Todd5, (Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born March 23, 1735, married Rachel Johnson, who was born in 1740, in Wallingford, Conn. They removed to Salisbury, N. Y., or it may have been Salisbury, Conn., where he is said to have died when an old man. He was at one time a physician in Wallingford, Conn. Children: *309. Jehiel, b. Nov. 3, 1761. *310. Stephen, b. Dec. 23, 1773. *311....

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Stephen Todd of Salisbury NY

Stephen Todd6, (Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Dec. 23, 1773, died on his birthday Dec. 23, 1827, in Salisbury, N. Y., married Bede Frisbee. He practiced as a physician in Salisbury, N. Y. Children: 697. Laura, m. Seth Miller. 698. Adeline, m. Dr. John Spaulding. 699. Eliza F., m. Thomas Burch. *700. Anna...

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Ann P. Todd Loomis of Little Falls NY

LOOMIS, Ann P. Todd7, (Stephen6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born April 17, 1807, in Salisbury, N. Y., died Nov. 20, 1879, in Little Falls, N. Y., married Oct. 5, 1831, in Salisbury, N. Y., Hon. Arphaxad, son of Thaddeus and Lois (Griswold) Loomis, who was born April 9, 1798, in Winchester, Conn., died Sept. 15, 1885. At the age of three years his parents removed from Winchester, Conn., to Salisbury, N. Y. His father was a farmer in moderate circumstances, and Arphaxad’s boyhood days were spent in assisting his father upon the farm. At the age of 15 he was “hired out” by his father to teach a district school in the town of Norway, eight miles from his home, for a term of three months, at $6 a month. “and board around,” walking home Saturday nights and back again Monday mornings. By teaching winters and attending Fairfield Academy summers, he educated himself. He began reading law in 1818 at Johnstown, then at Watertown, then at Carthage, and finally ended his course at Sacketts Harbor, and was admitted as an attorney of the Supreme Court in Jan., 1822. In 1825 he finally decided to locate in Little Falls, N. Y., where he entered upon the practice of his chosen profession. In 1827 he received the appointment of Surrogate (County Judge) of the county, which office he held until...

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Ora B. Todd of Panama NY

Ora B. Todd7, (Bela6, Caleb5, Gideon4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Dec. 20, 1808, in Salisbury, N. Y., died Feb. 9, 1889, in San Jacinto, Cal., married Oct. 1832, Lorinda, daughter of Luke and Lucia Wolcott, who was born Oct. 27, 1810, died Oct. 19, 1885, in Santa Paula, Calif. They removed from Panama, Chautauqua County, N. Y., to Santa Paula, Calif., in March 1884, whence they seem to have moved to Santa Jacinto, where he died. Mr. Todd was a good reader of music, which he taught some in the old fashioned way; a fine violinist and a most excellent player on that very unmusical instrument called fife. He was an enthusiastic member of the military band in Stockton, N. Y., which was a great help during the civil war and political campaigns. He enlisted for service in the civil war, but was refused because of age and physical inability to serve. Children: *1685. Chestil Ora, b. July 12, 1833. 1686. Sallie Marietta, b. July 5, 1834, in Stockton, N. Y., d. Jan. 11, 1905, in Standish, Lassen County, Cal., m. about 1851, Otis W. Johnson, of Stockton, N. Y., who d. Sept., 1904, in Standish, Cal.; he owned a cattle ranch; was a fine player of the violin and clarinet and composed music. She too, was musically inclined. No children. *1687. Florilla Lorinda, b. July 17, 1836. 1688....

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