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.

George Thompson Todd of Aberdeen SD

George Thompson Todd7, (Eli6, Jonah5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Sept. 6, 1810, in New Milford, Conn., died Feb. 10, 1897, in Aberdeen, South Dak., married first, June 27, 1844, Mary A. Winchell, who was born Feb. 8, 1817, died Dec. 29, 1850. He married second, Corolie Chamberlain, who was born April 28, 1824. She …

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Jonah Todd

Jonah Todd6, (Jonah5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Nov. 2, 1769, died Dec. 23, 1834, married March 14, 1792, Mary, daughter of Uri and Thankful (Ives) Tuttle, of Bethany, Conn., who was born March 25, 1773, died March 27, 1839. They at first lived in East Plymouth, then later they removed to Plymouth, Conn., where …

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Sylvanus Todd of Litchfield County CT

Sylvanus Todd7, (Jonathan6, Daniel5, Daniel4, Daniel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Aug. 18, 1828, in New Milford, Conn., died Sept. 20, 1891, married in 1848, Lucy A., daughter of Solomon and Emeline (Davis) Moulthroup, who was born Jan. 13, 1826, in Litchfield, Conn., died March 27, 1914, in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Stoughton, in Bethlehem, …

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Bethiah Todd Bartholomew of Plymouth CT

BARTHOLOMEW, Bethiah Todd7, (Bethuel6, Hezekiah5, Caleb4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Aug. 1783, died Aug. 1838, married March 10, 1814, Reuben, son of Daniel and Hannah (Sutliff) Bartholomew, who was born March 10, 1784, in Plymouth, Conn., died Sept. 25, 1868. He was a farmer in Plymouth, Conn., in early life until 1812, when he removed …

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Biographical Sketch of John Whittlesey Walton

Walton, John Whittlesey; merchant and mfgr.; born Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., Jan. 15, 1845; son of Lucius Clark and Mary Vesta (Whittlesey) Walton; removed in early life to Tallmadge, Summit County, O.; educated, public school and Tallmadge Academy, graduated, 1864, Eastman’s Business College, Poughkeepsie, N. Y.; married, Cleveland, Oct. 6, 1869, L. A. Lyman; issue, …

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Biography of George Musalas Colvocoresses

Born in Scio, Grecian Archipelago, October 22, 1816. During the Greek Revolution the Turks invaded that island in 1822, and after narrowly escaping the massacre that followed, George with his mother and two young sisters were carried captives to Smyrna. Through friends in that city he was ransomed and sent in an American brig to …

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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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