John Todd4, (John3, John2, Christopher1) born Nov. 13, 1709, married Hannah(???). He removed from Branford, Conn., to “Long Ridge,” in the town of Stamford, Conn., where he bought land, March 22, 1739, passed the remaining days of his life, and died there. He was the only settler in the town of Stamford by the name of Todd, at that time, and interesting entries may be found in the town records, of the different tracts of land bought by him at “the South end of ye Long Ridge.” He seems to have inherited a taste for the milling industry, for now
Location: Branford Connecticut
John Todd3, (John2, Christopher1) born May 11, 1679, died Sept. 21, 1723, married Feb. 9, 1708-09, Hannah Butler, who married (2) Caleb, son of Thomas and Hannah Powell; who was born Aug. 29, 1674, by whom she had (1) Joshua; (2) Stephen. She was a daughter of John Butler, of Branford, Conn. In 1748, when the church society employed John Curtis to preach, Caleb Tuttle and wife and David Punderson and wife, Thankful, conveyed a half acre and 17 rods, fronting 100 feet on Elm St., for a parsonage lot. Caleb and his wife Hannah had become owners of two-thirds
Albert Todd7, (Charles6, Jonah5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born 1783, died July 24, 1843, married Hannah, daughter of John and Ruth (Culver) Foote, who was born Feb. 19, 1784, died April 27, 1846. They lived in Branford, Conn., Northford Society. Children: 1203. Lydia Ives, b. 1805, d. Nov. 13, 1809. *1204. Charles, b. Jan. 4, 1812. *1205. Alfred, b. March 22, 1814. *1206. Ambrose, b. Feb. 21, 1816.
FRANK LYMAN GOLD-A man of wide and varied activities, each of which he has carried on successfully after he had gained full knowledge of the field of business into which he was entering, the story of Frank Lyman Gold is full of interest. (I) He belongs to a notable old New England family, whose founder was Joseph Gold, born in London, England, who came to America when he was nineteen years old. According to family records, he served for seven years in the Revolutionary War, lived for a time in Northbury, Connecticut, and died in Roxbury, Vermont, in 1829. He
(II) John (2), son of John (1) Collins, was born in Boston, about 1644. He was also a shoemaker. He removed in 1663 to Middletown, Connecticut, thence to Saybrook, later to Branford and Guilford. He married (first) Mary Trowbridge, who died in 1668; (second), June 3, 1669, Mary (Stephens) Hingnoth, widow of Henry Hingnoth; (third) Dorcas (Swain) Taintor, widow of John Taintor. He died at Branford about 1704. Children: John, born 1665, mentioned elsewhere; Robert, 1667; Mary, married Chapman.