Litchfield County CT

Litchfield County CT is the largest and most elevated county in the state. The surface is hilly and in some parts mountainous. The soil is chiefly a gravelly loam, under good cultivation, and very productive of butter, cheese, beef and pork. It abounds in iron ore, which is extensively manufactured. This county contains an area of 885 square miles. This county is watered by numerous ponds; by the beautiful Housatonick, and by many rivers rising in fhe high grounds. The streams give a valuable water power, and flourishing manufacturing establishments are found in almost every town. Litchfield county was incorporated in 1751. It is bounded North by Berkshire County MA, East by Hartford and New Haven counties, South by the counties of New Haven and Fairfield, and West by the state of New York.

Samuel Todd of Plymouth CT

Samuel Todd5, (Christopher4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Jan. 4, 1741, married Abigail, daughter of William and Abigail (Fredericks) Tuttle, a sister to Hannah Tuttle, who married Samuel Todd’s brother, Edmond. They lived at Todd’s Hollow, in Plymouth, Conn. Children: *313. Oliver, b. Sept. 14, 1771. 314. Samuel, b. March 1, 1774, d. young.

Clarissa Todd Bradstreet of Illinois

BRADSTREET, Clarissa Todd6, (Samuel5, Samuel4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born April 27, 1800, in Litchfield, Conn., died Aug. 23, 1889 and was buried in Franklin Grove, Ill., married Sept. 10, 1820, Major Daniel Moore, son of Daniel and Jannet (Moore) Bradstreet, who was born Nov. 6, 1795, in Hartland, Windsor County, Vt., died May 15, 1877 …

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Edmond Todd of Plymouth CT

Edmond Todd5, (Christopher4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Jan. 6, 1748, married Hannah, daughter of William and Abigail (Fredericks) Tuttle, who was born Jan. 22, 1748. They lived in Plymouth, Conn. Children: *320. Elam. *321. Aden. *322. Daniel. 323. Lydia, m. Chandler Norton, of Bristol, Conn. *324. Susannah, b. 1771.

Biography of Judge Columbia Lancaster

JUDGE COLUMBIA LANCASTER. – Judge Lancaster, one of our earliest and most eminent judges, was born at New Milford, Litchfield county, Connecticut, on the 26th of August, 1893. His father was of Quaker descent, and settled in Ohio at an early date. Columbia read law under Whittlesy & Newton in Ohio. The Whittlesy of the …

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Biography of Colonel William R. Tolles

Colonel William R. Tolles, President of the San Bernardino Board of Trade and one of the most enterprising and public-spirited citizens of the county, was born in Litchfield County, Connecticut, in 1823. His father was one of the original settlers of the famous “Western Reserve” in northern Ohio, having moved there and settled in Geauga …

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Biographical Sketch of Wilbur Dunham

Dunham, Wilbur; real estate development; born, Columbus, O., Jan. 30, 1885; son of John M. and T. Anna Cross Dunham; educated, Taft School, Watertown, Conn.; Andover Academy, Andover, Mass.; Yale University, New Haven, Conn.; married, Columbus, O., Oct. 17, 1906, Marian M. Hobart: two daughters, Ann Elizabeth, born 1909, and Aileen, born 1913; real estate …

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Biography of Howard W. Hosford

HOWARD W. HOSFORD, who has risen from humble beginnings to the position of general manager of the Norwood Manufacturing Company, of Florence, a village of Northampton, Massachusetts, has also given of his valued services, technical knowledge and administrative capacity to his home city, having served four consecutive terms twelve years, as a member of the …

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