Burrows, George Humphrey; lawyer; born, Wakeman, O., May 18, 1863; son of Asa W. and Nancy Ann Humphrey Burrows; educated in Cleveland public schools and Riverside Seminary, Wellsville, N. Y.; married, Cleveland, April 5, 1885, Ida Bell Folliett; issue, Ethel Ida, G. Howard; sec’y Cleveland Coal Exchange, 1885-1886; sec’y Merchant’s and Manufacturer’s Exchange, 1887-1897; practiced law from 1893; sec’y and gen’l mgr. Cleveland Farm Development Co.; sec’y and director Chagrin River Land & Investment Co.; pres. and director the Geo. H. Burrows Development Co.; member firm of Burrows, Kraus & McMasters.
Location: Wakeman Ohio
Humphrey, Dudley S.; pros. The Humphrey Co.; born; Townsend, O., May 19, 1852; son of Dudley Sherman and Mabel Truman Fay Humphrey; educated, district schools and Buchtel College; married, Wakeman, 0., Sept. 3, 1879, Effie D. Shannon; issue, Mabel Elizabeth, born June 12, 1880, Harvey John, born Jan. 7, 1884, and H. Louise, born June 9, 1898; after leaving school worked on his father’s farm and engaged in other business interests until his father died in 1876, when with his brothers assumed the management of the estate; in 1884, was engaged with his brothers under the firm name of Humphrey
George Todd7, (Joel6, Hezekiah5, Caleb4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born in North Haven, Conn., Sept. 25, 1810, died in Wakeman, Ohio, April 6, 1853, married Aug. 28, 1834, Betsey, daughter of Phillaman and Mehitabel (Sacket) Pierpont, died Jan. 2, 1894, in Wakeman, Ohio. Mr. Todd with his wife moved to Ohio, leaving North Haven, Conn., Oct. 26, 1837. He went by the way of Albany, Buffalo and Lake Erie, and landed at Huron, Ohio, Nov. 11, 1837. The following winter they spent with Moses Todd, who was his uncle, and who lived in Vermillion, Ohio. On April 30, 1838, they settled
Kneeland Todd7, (Moses6, Hezekiah5, Caleb4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Dec. 18, 1808, in Newtown, Conn., died April 24, 1883, married April 24, 1836, Julia Booth, a sister of his brother Isaac’s wife. She was born July 22, 1808, died March 11, 1895. Mr. Todd was one of the early pioneers of Wakeman, Ohio, where he arrived in 1833. He shared the privations of early pioneer life with his twin brother for three years, when he returned to Conn. and there married Julia Booth, of Woodbury, Conn. It is a singular coincident that his marriage and death, also the death of
Isaac Todd7, (Moses6, Hezekiah5, Caleb4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Dec. 18, 1808, possibly in Newtown, Conn., died July 17, 1890, in Wakeman, Ohio, married June 13, 1830, Fanny Booth, who was born Oct. 26, 1805, died Sept. 28, 1887, in Wakeman, Ohio. The following sketch is taken from a History of Huron County, Ohio. “In the year 1827 Isaac Todd, then a young man of 18 came into the township and the year following bought the farm where he now lives. There was no improvement east of him at that time. In 1830 he married Fanny Booth. Mr. Todd seems
IRVINE, Ellen Georgiana Todd8, (George7, Joel6, Hezekiah5, Caleb4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Nov. 3, 1848, at the old homestead in Wakeman, O., married Rev. Edward Duncombe Irvine, who died Dec. 15, 1906. She is living now (1920) in Wakeman, O. Children: I. George Todd, b. Oct. 25, 1876, m. June 18, 1919, Mrs. Millie Gibson Mahon, a daughter of one of the early residents of Boonville, Mo. He is at the head of the department of mathematics in Kemper Military School in Boonville, Mo., and also a director in the corporation which conducts the school. II. Pierpont Edwards, b. Sept.
Edgar Merritt Todd8, (George7, Joel6, Hezekiah5, Caleb4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Dec. 14, 1838, died July 27, 1907, at the old homestead in Wakeman, O., married March 3, 1870, Julia, daughter of Edwin and Emeline Augusta (Hervey) Hanford. He was a veteran of the civil war, having enlisted and served in the body of men which were mobilized as the result of President Lincoln’s first call for volunteers and later became known as the hundred day men. He was a volunteer from Ohio. He was a farmer and lived all his life in Wakeman, Ohio. They did not have any
Edwin Dennis Todd8, (George7, Joel6, Hezekiah5, Caleb4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Dec. 20, 1841, in Wakeman, O., married Nov. 25, 1869, Amelia Arabella, daughter of Hiram and Sarah (Knowls) Bates, who died Jan. 18, 1903. The early part of his life was spent on part of the old homestead, but later moved into Wakeman village where he is now (1920) living. They did not have children of their own, but adopted two, a boy and a girl. Children: (adopted) *1902. George Ammonds, b. July 21, 1876. *1903. Amie Templeton, b. Aug. 7, 1880.
Seth Henry Todd8, (Isaac7, Moses6, Hezekiah5, Caleb4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Nov. 23, 1833, in Wakeman, Ohio, died May 2, 1914, in Wakeman, O., married March 18, 1860, Martha Elizabeth, daughter of Cyrus and Mary Ann (Burrill) Strong, who was born Aug., 1836. He was a farmer and stock raiser all his life. He attended Oberlin College; was a lecturer at Farmer’s Institutes; was president of the Wakeman Bank from the time of its foundation in 1892, until his death. The following is Mr. Todd’s obituary: Seth Henry Todd was a pioneer child, born Nov. 22, 1833, in the early
HARRISON, Mary A. Todd8, (Isaac7, Moses6, Hezekiah5, Caleb4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Jan. 9, 1836, in Wakeman, O., died Feb. 11, 1910, at her home in Grass Lake, Mich., married March 18, 1860,(???)Harrison. They lived in Grass Lake, Mich., where he was a farmer. Children: I. Ivy. II. Fanny. III. Elizabeth, m.(???)Bunker. They live in Winnetka, Ill.