Ruel Todd7, (Eleazer6, Ruel5, Job4, Ithamar3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Aug. 6, 1818, in Dryden, N. Y., died Jan. 16, 1885, in Dundee, Ill., married in 1842, in Dryden, N. Y., Gertrude Brokaw, who was born in Ovid, N. Y., died June 30, 1877, in Dundee, Ill. Children: *1784. Almina, b. Nov. 24, 1844. *1785. Charles, b. Aug. 14, 1848.
Location: Dundee Illinois
FINNEGAN, Nettie Todd9, (Charles8, Ruel7, Eleazer6, Ruel5, Job4, Ithamar3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Dec. 30, 1869, in Dundee, Ill., married in Elgin, Ill., June 30, 1900, James Finnegan, who was born July 9, 1871, in Sycamore, Ill. Children: I. Maurine, b. June 6, 1901. II. John James, b. May 9, 1908.
GIDDINGS, Almina Todd8, (Ruel7, Eleazer6, Ruel5, Job4, Ithamar3, Michael2, Christopher1) born May 2, 1843, in Dryden, N. Y., died Dec. 14, 1911, in Elgin, Ill., married in Dundee, Ill., Jan. 1, 1860, George Giddings, who was born Aug. 15, 1830, in Essex, Mass. Children: I. Lillian, b. Dec. 26, 1864, married first, Oct. 14, 1886, West Turner, from whom she was divorced in 1890, they had issue: (1) George, b. Aug. 11, 1887, m. Feb. 3, 1906, Minnie Aldrich, from whom he was divorced and m. a second time and went to live in St. Louis, Mo. Lillian Giddings married
Charles Todd8, (Ruel7, Eleazer6, Ruel5, Job4, Ithamar3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Aug. 14, 1848, in Dryden, N. Y., married in Dundee, Ill., Elizabeth Burns, who was born July 9, 1849, in New York. In 1913 they were both living in Dundee, Ill. Children: *2448. Nettie, b. Dec. 30, 1869. 2449. Loudel, b. Aug. 21, 1873, in Dundee, Ill., m. Dec. 14, 1910, Edith Tuttle, in Chicago, Ill.
T. V. E. Sweet, was a native of the city of Freeport, where he was born August 3, 1849. He derived his education from the public schools of the city, and in the more advanced branches of learning from the Northwestern University at Evanston, where he was a student two years. He worked at the printing trade until 1870, and in 1875 entered upon that clerical career in in which he has accomplished so much good, as a local preacher in the Rock River conference. His first religious work was at Thompson, ‘Illinois. At Shirland he was local supply, and