Dan Todd5, (Charles4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Sept. 23, 1771, died Jan. 21, 1841, married Nov. 15, 1795, Sarah, daughter of Isaac and Sarah Foote, who was born June 20, 1779, died Oct. 7, 1845. She was from Windsor, N. Y. They settled in Homer, Cortland County, N. Y. Children: *469. William G., b. July 27, 1797. 470. Peninah, b. March 4, 1799, d. July 5, 1827, m. April 18, 1816, Quartus Noble. *471. Sophia or Philley, b. Oct. 30, 1800. *472. Charles, b. April 8, 1802. *473. Amos, b. Oct. 2, 1804. 474. Aurelia, b. Sept. 8, 1806, d.
Location: Homer New York
Sylvester Hultz Todd6, (Dan5, Charles4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Jan. 11, 1815, died March 18, 1888, married at Homer, N. Y., Aug. 10, 1836, Clarissa D. Stephens, who was born May 24, 1818, died Jan. 22, 1909, at Batavia, Ill., where she was buried in the West Side Cemetery. They went to Ill. in 1837, where they bought a farm in Kane County. She was a kindly disposed woman, of a very bright mind, being a great reader, and the author of many beautiful poems of merit. In religious matters she was a “Free Thinker” at an early day, being
Miles Goodyear Todd6, (Dan5, Charles4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Aug. 14, 1821, at Homer, N. Y., died March 19, 1888, married first, in 1847, Margaret Williams; second, Sept. 12, 1862, Helen Mae Parker, who was born July 9, 1836, died June 28, 1906. He attended an Eastern College, and about 1840, he moved with his family to Geneva, Ill. He was ordained a universal clergyman and became one of Wisconsin’s pioneer ministers, filling different pastorates until the time of his death. He was a private in the 28th regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Militia during the civil war. Children by Margaret Williams:
BOIES, Roxa Ann Todd6, (Amos5, Charles4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born March 12, 1795, married April 21, 1813, Chester Boies, of Blanford, Mass., who was born Oct. 2, 1789, died Aug. 5, 1856; he was a farmer and lived at Homer, N. Y., then Oxford, Medina and Lyme, Ohio. Children: I. William Phelps, b. Aug. 8, 1815. II. Ann Maria, b. Nov. 1, 1816, d. Oct. 5, 1826. III. Caroline Eliza, b. June 6, 1818, d. Oct. 19, 1848, m. Ten Eyck Wells, who was a physician at one time at Litchfield, Conn. They had one son born in 1844, d.
Dewitt C. Todd7, (Harry6, Dan5, Charles4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Dec. 12, 1831, in Homer, N. Y., married in early life, who died without issue. He married second, Dec. 12, 1869, Rosette Salisbury. He lived in Cortland, N. Y. Children: 1760. Mabel S., b. May 30, 1871, m. Oct. 27, 1897, William H. Lee. No children. 1761. Harry E., b. April 6, 1876, unmarried and lived in Cortland, N. Y.
PRATT, Peninah Todd7, (Amos6, Dan5, Charles4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Nov. 16, 1830, in Homer, N. Y., died July 16, 1918, married Jan. 10, 1852, Milton Pratt. She lived in Deep River, Conn. Children: I. Augusta C., b. May 10, 1855, m. May 22, 1879, George Marion; they had issue: Charles H., who m. and had Virginia, and lived in Brooklyn, N. Y. II. Emma E., b. Aug. 5, 1858, m. Jan. 3, 1884, Joseph Pratt and had issue: Walter Todd, who m. and and had a daughter and lived in Waterbury, Conn. III. Howard, b. Dec. 28, 1864, d.
George Todd7, (Charles6, Dan5, Charles4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Jan. 5, 1836, died May 15, 1908, married June 17, 1858, Harriet, daughter of Gary and Emeline (Main) Terrell, who was born Jan. 20, 1837, in Cortland, N. Y., died Dec. 18, 1911, in Alden, Iowa. After their marriage they made their home in the same house where Mr. Todd had been born twenty-three years before and there in the same home the three oldest children were born. For eleven years they resided at Homer, N. Y., and then in the spring of 1869, they moved to Iowa and settled on
George K. Todd8, (George7, Charles6, Dan5, Charles4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born June 1, 1859, in Homer, N. Y., married Dec. 24, 1893, May Waldo, who died Aug. 3, 1901. Child: 2438. George Waldo, b. Nov. 22, 1895.
THOS. M. ALVORD. – Mr. Alvord was born in Homer, Courtland county, New York, February 26, 1832, and is the son of Sylvester and Lucy Hull Alvord. His grandfather was a soldier in the Revolutionary war, serving under General Washington, and took up a Donation claim on the present site of Homer, New York. His father was born on the place, and died in 1864. He resided at his birthplace until 1853, when with his brother, Henry S., he left New York on board the Prometheus, via Nicaragua, and on the Pacific side took the Cortez, arriving in San Francisco
Kinney, Asa Hon. The parents of Mr. Kinney were Abel and Freelove Kinney, of Cortland County, N Y.; their place of nativity being New London, Conn. They were among the early settlers of Cortland County, N. Y., and the father was a man of influence and prominence. His grandparents were of revolutionary stock, having served their country in the struggle for liberty. Asa Kinney was the fourth son of the family, and was born at Homer, Cortland County, N. Y., May 21, 1810. He received a common school education; was also noted as a debater when a young man. He