Location: Norwalk Connecticut

Descendants of Leonard Crocker Couch of Taunton MA

COUCH (Taunton family). The family bearing this name at Taunton whose representative head is now Leonard Crocker Couch, Esq., who since boyhood has been a resident of the city, occupied in mechanical and business lines, and for years one of the substantial men and useful citizens of the community, is one of long and honorable standing in the neighboring State of Connecticut and of distinction in our country. And through its Taunton alliance of a generation ago – that of Maj. Gen. Darius Nash Couch, of Civil war fame, the father of the present Leonard Crocker Couch just alluded to

Biographical Sketch of Judge Peter Betts

Judge Peter Betts came in as early as 1803 and settled at Bettsburgh, to which place he gave his name. He was a large land-holder, and opened there in 1805 the first store in the town, which he kept till his removal to Bainbridge, about 1820-’25, where he was also engaged in mercantile business. He represented this county in the Assembly in 1804-‘5, again in 1808, and again in 1811. He was born in Norwalk, Conn., January 17, 1772, and died in Bainbridge, June 19, 1849. Eliza, his wife, died February 9, 1819, aged 40. His children were: Peter, Sally,

Biographical Sketch of Ernest M. Post

Post, Ernest M.; insurance; born, Avoca, Louisiana, Sept. 1, 1862; son of Ralph B. and Ellen Deming Post; educated, Norwalk, Conn., and Hanover, Va.: married, Milwaukee, Wis., March 27, 1894, Alice C. Paine; 1882 to 1892, connected with the firm of R. B. Post & Son, wholesale grocers, New Orleans; in 1892, entered the employ of The Mutual Life Insurance Co. of New York, in New Orleans; was transferred to Milwaukee, Wis., in 1893; in 1903, was made mgr. of the company for the territory of Northern Michigan and Northern Wisconsin; the following year, was put in charge of the

Ostrander, John – Obituary

John J. Ostrander who for the past thirty years has made his home in this vicinity passed away Monday from infirmities caused by old age. He was 77 years of age. Mr. Ostrander was born at Norwalk, Connecticut and had traveled considerable before arriving in this country to make his home. He followed the profession of painter and paper hanger for many years. He has made his home for some time past at the Sheets hotel in this city up until his death. Funeral services were held Wednesday with Rev. S.E. Smutz in charge of the services and the remains

Darius Webb Todd of Norfolk VA

Darius Webb Todd7, (Elnathan6, John5, John4, John3, John2, Christopher1) born April 11, 1806, died Sept. 29, 1879, at Norfolk, Virginia, married July 14, 1829, at Norwalk, Connecticut, Margaret Comstock, who died Nov. 8, 1840. Children: 1124. Sarah E. Todd, b. Jan. 19, 1830. 1125. Hanford Comstock Todd, born Feb. 17, 1832. 1126. John W. Todd, b. April 5, 1834. 1127. Darius Webb Todd, b. May 24, 1836. 1128. Theodore Todd, b. March 22, 1838. 1129. Margaret C. Todd, born Aug. 1, 1840, died May 21, 1899, married Oct. 2, 1867, William Paddock Coffin, who was born Sept. 10, 1832. Children:

Harvey Todd of Adrian MI

Harvey Todd7, (John6, John5, John4, John3, John2, Christopher1) born March 13, 1801, at Stamford, Connecticut, died Oct. 16, 1866, at Adrian, Mich., married in Norwalk, Connecticut, July 6, 1825, Maria Nash, who was born April 21, 1803, in Norwalk, Connecticut, died Sept. 21, 1870, at Adrian, Michigan. Children: 1106. Hannah Maria Todd, b. at Stamford, Conn., d. Oct. 28, 1865, at Adrian, Mich. Unmarried. 1107. Barbara Ann Todd, born Feb. 11, 1831, died April 5, 1870, married March 13, 1849, Edward Seldon Townsend, at Adrian, Michigan. Children: I. James Edward Townsend, b. March 10, 1850, d. Oct., 1900, m. Etta

Arthur Stanley Todd of Greenwich CT

Arthur Stanley Todd8, (William S.7, David6, Titus5, Titus4, Benjamin3, Michael2, Christopher1) born July 15, 1881, in Ridgefield, Conn., married in Sept., 1910, Nellie H., daughter of James H. Hopkins, of Oxford, N. Y. He entered the public schools at Ridgefield, Conn., in 1889; in 1895, he entered the High School at Norwalk, Conn. In 1897, he secured a position as clerk of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Company at New Haven, Conn. One year later he entered the employ of Bronson & Townsend Company, who were hardware dealers in New Haven, Conn. Thence he went to Greenwich,

Biographical Sketch of John Rowlee Fausey

JOHN ROWLEE FAUSEY – To the general advancement of the interests of the public schools of Massachusetts, and particularly of Springfield and West Springfield, Mr. Fausey has devoted the larger part of his career as a teacher and superintendent, and with results that are recorded as having enlarged the bounds and increased the value of the educational institutions in those communities where he has taught and held official position. John Rowlee Fausey, son of James Seldon and Caroline Helen (Blauvelt) Fausey, was born March 19, 1870, in Elmira, New York, where he attended the public school, and he afterwards graduated

Biography of Dwight Morris Billings

DWIGHT MORRIS BILLINGS, of Amherst, Massachusetts, treasurer of The Hills Manufacturing Company, producers of hats, was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, February 17, 1866. (I) His ancestry in America probably goes back to Richard Billings, who received a grant of six acres of land in Hartford, Connecticut, in 1640. In 1659 he signed a contract with Governor Webster and others to remove to and settle at Hadley. The removal was made in 1661, and he lived in that part of the town which became Hatfield. He died March 3, 1679. He married Margery, surname unknown, who died December 5, 1679. (II)