Levi Todd, born in Rindge, N. H., in 1797 or ’98, was educated in the common schools of his neighborhood, and came to Hinsdale when about twenty-one years of age. He was a shoemaker by trade, and built the first shoe shop in the town, and about six months after he came he married Nancy Corey. of Ashburnham, Mass. He followed his trade several years, then gave his attention to manufacturing brick, his brick-yard being the first in the town. He finally bought the farm now occupied by his son “alter C., where he found excellent clay beds. He continued to manufacture brick in all about twenty-five years, then he sold his brick-yard and gave his whole attention to farming. He died in 1873, aged seventy-six years. Mrs. Todd died in 1872, aged seventy-three years. They were the parents of six children, only two of whom are living-Nancy A. (Mrs. James Boyce), of Keene, and Walter C., as previously mentioned.