MRS. HANNAH J. OLMSTEAD. – Life upon the Pacific coast brings out the heroic qualities in women as well as in men. It is a social and conventional form which keeps them in the shadow of their husbands’ names. But everybody knows that the greater part of the incentive which a man has to win a position or a fortune comes from his wife. It has long been remarked that the women in the immigrant trains showed more pluck than the men; and many a dispirited husband was cheered up and almost carried through by his brave better half. Delicate
Location: Lewisboro New York
Abraham Todd5, (Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Dec. 21, 1738, in Greenwich Ct., died April 19, 1797, married Aug. 24, 1757, Lydia Husted, who was born Aug. 31, 1737, died Aug. 23, 1811. “After his marriage he settled in South Salem, N. Y., now Lewisboro, about three miles east of Goldens Bridge, New York. He was a farmer. His grave is on his farm. He served in the Revolution under Lieut. Col. Joseph Benedicts in the Associated Exempts, Westchester County militia. He was Lieut. in the Westchester County militia, Thirteenth regiment, under Col. Pierre Van Cortland and Col. Drake. He
REYNOLDS, Hannah Todd6, (Abraham5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born May 26, 1759, died April 11, 1846, married Nathaniel Reynolds, who was born Feb. 22, 1754, died Sept. 21, 1843, he was a Lieutenant in the Revolutionary Army, where he served with distinction. He took part in the battles of White Plains, N.Y., and Ridgefield, Ct., afterwards he was captured while on guard duty, by a detachment of the British Light Horse Cavalry, commanded by Col. Simcoe. After two years and four months confinement, he was released, when he returned to the old homestead at Lewisboro, N. Y. Children: I. Deborah,
MEAD, Sallie Ann Todd7, (Ira6, Oliver5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born March 6, 1809, died May 20, 1884, married Nov. 9, 1830, J. Gilbert Mead. They lived in Lewisboro, N. Y. Children: I. Elbert A., b. Jan. 21, 1834, m. Sept. 27, 1860, Mary Eliza Studwell. He was a farmer in Salem, N. Y. II. Solomon T., b. April 23, 1836, m. July 18, 1861, Sarah E. Quick, who d. in 1896. He was a farmer in Salem, N. Y.
Harvey Mead Todd7, (Uel6, Oliver5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born June 2, 1803, in Lewisboro, N. Y., died Dec. 21, 1881, married Feb. 11, 1827, Esther Warren, daughter of William and Catherine (Green) Nelson, who was born Nov. 8, 1808, died May 1, 1883. He left school for the farm at a very early age and remained actively engaged in farming till his death. His farm was on the old turnpike road, two and a half miles from Somers (N. Y.) village, known as the Micah Purdy farm, which he bought from his father Uel Todd. His house was built
Jonah Todd7, (Abraham6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Feb. 2, 1797, died March 15, 1878, married Sept. 21, 1815, Lucinda, only daughter of Joseph and Mollie L. Nash, of South Salem, N. Y., who was born Feb. 17, 1799, died May 3, 1887. He was a farmer. They lived in Lewisboro, N. Y. Children: *1467. Joseph N., b. May 3, 1816. *1468. Leonard B., b. Sept. 14, 1818. *1469. Cyrus Lawrence, b. April 1, 1821. 1470. Molly, b. Sept. 14, 1823, d. March 13, 1834. *1471. Deborah A., b. July 15, 1828.
Martin Todd7, (Abraham6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Aug. 7, 1803, died Aug. 11, 1885, married Sept. 5, 1837, Sallie Lawrence, who was born Nov. 3, 1805, died Aug. 8, 1872. He was a farmer. They lived in Lewisboro, N. Y. Children: *1472. Wilbur, b. May 28, 1839. *1473. Julia, b. Jan. 10, 1841. 1474. George, b. April 13, 1843, unmarried, he lives on the Todd Homestead. *1475. Cornelia, b. July 28, 1845.
Abraham Todd7, (Abraham6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Dec. 30, 1788, died Feb. 23, 1847, married April 7, 1814, Maria Wescot, who was born March 4, 1797, died Aug. 29, 1865. He was a farmer. They lived in Lewisboro, N. Y. Children: 1456. Delia, b. Feb. 25, 1815, d. Oct. 25, 1890, unmarried. 1457. Ann E., b. Sept. 1, 1817. *1458. Abraham H., b. June 17, 1819. *1459. Electa M., b. April 17, 1821. 1460. David C., b. June 26, 1824, d. April 8, 1870. *1461. Charles, b. Oct. 28, 1826. *1462. Clark, b. Dec. 29, 1827. 1463. Martin,