Crofut, William Elmer; wholesale rubber; born, Syracuse, N. Y., Sept. 5, 1874; son of Elmer Burr and Hattie A. Davis Crofut; educated in public and private schools of Syracuse and Syracuse University; married, Concord, N. H., Dec. 5, 1899, Ruth Paul; one son, William E., Jr., served in 141st N. Y., Spanish-American War; came to Cleveland, October, 1899, as manager of a mercantile agency; three years later engaged as sec’y and treas. Ohio Rubber Co., remaining with the firm until September, 1905, when he organized the Forest City Rubber Co., continuing as president-treasurer and gen. mgr. since; member Mayfield Country
Street Bradley Todd8, (Leonard7, Ely6, Jonah5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Aug. 9, 1832, died March 12, 1906, married Feb. 7, 1857, Sarah Ann, daughter of Spencer and Rhoda (Hotchkiss) Hotchkiss. They lived in Bethany, Conn. Children: *1946. Addie Maria, b. Aug. 4, 1858. 1947. Ella Sarah, b. Sept. 11, 1866, d. Nov. 23, 1919, m. Jan., 1896, John Crofut, of Middlebury, Conn. They live in Naugatuck, Conn.