There lived at and figured prominently in the affairs of Fall River for many years and was one of the city’s most useful citizens the late Cook Borden, who most worthily wore the Borden name and sustained the family reputation, and has been followed by sons who carried forward the work he began and left, and who have been or are now active and influential in the city’s affairs – substantial men of the community. The generations from the emigrant ancestor follow somewhat in detail.
Location: Saratoga Springs New York
Mrs. Sarah Yale Olmstead of 801 East Summer Street died at her home about noon yesterday [September 16, 1918]. Mrs. Olmstead was born at Saratoga Springs, New York, December 25, 1841. She moved with her family to Oregon in 1870, where she lived for four years, when she went to Seattle and later came to Kittitas Valley and settled on a farm about five miles southeast of Ellensburg. She is survived by Phil Olmstead of Ellensburg and two granddaughters, the Misses Berdie and Leta Smith. The funeral services will take place at the residence Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock, Dr.
Hiram Lawrence Todd7, (Samuel6, Eliel5, Samuel4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Oct. 6, 1818, in Enosburg, Vt., died March 8, 1884, in Saratoga, N. Y., from the effects of a fall on the ice. He married Amanda, daughter of Elias Babcock, of West Berkshire, Vt., who died March 8, 1889. He was a talented physician and practiced his profession at Fair Haven, Vt., and later at Saratoga Springs, N. Y. Child: *1414. Vernon Lawrence, b. Jan. 8, 1846.
Vernon Lawrence Todd8, (Hiram L.7, Samuel6, Eliel5, Samuel4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Jan. 8, 1846, in Westford, Vt., died Oct. 14, 1890, married Sept. 18, 1873, Anna Elizabeth Teftt, of Saratoga Springs, N. Y., and where she died. He was a successful merchant in Saratoga Springs, N. Y. Children: 2109. Olive, d. young. *2110. Hiram Charles, b. July 17, 1876. 2111. Leonard, d. young. 2112. Anna, d. young.
Hiram Charles Todd9, (Vernon L.8, Hiram L.7, Samuel6, Eliel5, Samuel4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born July 17, 1876, in Saratoga Springs, N. Y., married in Athens, Ga., Nov. 27, 1901, Susan Thomas, daughter of Edwin King and Mary Bryan (Thomas) Lumpkin, who was born May 20, 1881, at Athens, Ga. Hiram Charles Todd obtained his education in the Public Schools of Saratoga Springs, N. Y., and at Union College, Schenectady, N. Y., where he was graduated in the year 1897 with the degree of Ph. B. At the outbreak of the Spanish American War, he enlisted in Co. L., 2nd N.
ASAHEL BUSH. – The subject of this memoir, Asahel Bush, of Salem, is no ordinary man. His strong personality, quick and clear perception, energy and persistence of purpose, together with his strong common sense, would have made him distinguished in almost any walk of life. Mr. Bush was born at Westfield, Massachusetts, on June 4, 1824. His father, whose name he bears, was a person of prominence in the community, being frequently chosen to fill its public offices. His mother’s name was Sally Noble; and both his father’s and mother’s families were among the oldest of the town, having settled