Eli Merwin Todd7, (Eli6, Jonah5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Jan. 11, 1792, died Nov. 12, 1845, married Sept. 5, 1815, Mary Ann, daughter of Ira and Elizabeth (Belden) Scott, of Waterford, N. Y., who was born July 5, 1796, died Feb. 9, 1878. They removed from New Milford, Conn., to Waterford, Saratoga County, N. Y. Children: *1443. Elizabeth, b. July 2, 1816. 1444. Eli Sherman, b. March 12, 1818, d. Aug. 25, 1818. 1445. Sophia, b. July 5, 1819, d. Dec. 9, 1824. 1446. William Ira, b. Oct. 25, 1822, d. May 17, 1823. *1447. Joshua Mandeville, b. Dec.
Location: Litchfield County CT
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 is now (1914) living in Minneapolis. Mr. Todd was reared at New Milford, Conn.; took a college course at Yale University, then a course at Yale Law School. Shortly before completing the latter, he decided to change from the study of the law to the
BENEDICT, Eunice H. Todd7, (Carrington6, Daniel5, Daniel4, Daniel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born April 7, 1862, in Cornwall, Conn., married, Oct. 26, 1881, Trustan Benedict. Children: I. Florence A., b. Nov. 15, 1882. II. Silas J., b. June 13, 1886. III. Chauncey Lester, b. June 28, 1902.
Tertius Samuel Todd8, (Joel7, Oliver6, Samuel5, Christopher4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born March 20, 1828, died Aug. 23, 1854, married Jan., 1854, Emma Cadwell, who was born Nov. 5, 1838, died Feb. 22, 1869. They lived at one time in Plymouth, Conn., thence they moved to Marits, Ohio. Child: 2074. Mary Cadwell, b. Sept. 15, 1854; she lived in Plymouth and Clinton, whether in Conn. or Ohio, is unknown to the writer.
Theron A. Todd9, (Alfred8, Albert7, Charles6, Jonah5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Sept. 28, 1841, died Feb. 10, 1900, married Oct. 13, 1863, Hattie E. Webster. Mr. Todd attended the John Lovell School for boys, and also the Cheshire Academy and Boarding School in Winsted, Conn. He was a member of the firm of Alfred Todd & Son, pork packers and meat dealers, later he was with S. E. Merwin, packers. He was a member of the National Guard for seventeen years, of which organization he was elected Major. He was Master of the Hiram Lodge of Masons, also its
Almon Henry Todd8, (Almon E.7, Carrington6, Daniel5, Daniel4, Daniel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Sept. 18, 1851, in Litchfield, Conn., married April 21, 1875, Elizabeth M. Baldwin, who was born Sept. 20, 1855, in Cornwall, Conn. Children: 2275. Lydia E., b. June 4, 1882, in Thomaston, Conn. 2276. Alice May, b. Aug. 23, 1887, in Thomaston, Conn. 2277. Harry Almon, b. July 3, 1893.
COOPER, Mary Amy Todd8, (Ezra L7, Ezra L.6, James5, James4, James3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Dec. 18, 1825, in Wolcott, Conn., died Feb. 20, 1907, in Torrington, Conn., married in June, 1848, William Cooper, who was born Sept. 12, 1824, in Birmingham, England, died April 20, 1894. Children: I. Charles Henry, b. March 4, 1849, in Waterbury, Conn., m. Ella J. Buckingham, who was b. Aug. 29, 1855. Issue: (1) Arthur Bernard, b. Jan., 1876, m. Charlotte Pryor Curtis at Castleton-on-Hudson; (2) Frank Henry, b.(???), m. June 10,(???), Mabel Skeeles Smith, and had issue: (a) Helen Smith, b. Dec. 19, 1908,
Benton O. Johnson, one of Redlands best known and highly respected citizens, is a native of Connecticut, born at Bethlehem, April 20, 1855. His parents were David and Sophia (Stone) Johnson, both of whom came of old Connecticut families, and the father a merchant. B. O. Johnson was but two years of age when his parents removed to the South. They resided at various places throughout the Southern country, among them New Orleans, Matamoras, Brownsville, etc., and the outbreak of the civil war found the elder Johnson carrying on the dry-goods business. In 1863 the family left the South and
Samuel J. Hayes, residing in Redlands, on Cypress Avenue, was born in Litchfield County, Connecticut, June 20, 1826. His father, Gaylord Hayes, was a second cousin to ex-President Rutherford B. Hayes. When Samuel was a lad of seven his father removed to La Salle County, Illinois, where he engaged in stock-raising until his death, which occurred in 1838, when Samuel was but twelve. His mother died in 1842, and he had to provide and care for his three younger brothers and sister. In 1850 he crossed the plains to California, where he mined for six months and then returned to
James B. Summons, Jr., is one of the early pioneers of Riverside, having located in the colony in 1870. He is a native of Cincinnati, Ohio, born in 1845. His grandfather, Captain John B. Summons, was a prominent and well-known citizen of Cincinnati, an owner of river steamers carrying the mail, and commander of same. He was a member of the city council of that city for more than twenty-five years. He was a Kentuckian by birth, who in his early manhood settled in Cincinnati. Mr. Summons was reared and educated in Cincinnati until 1861, receiving his education in the