Samuel Todd4, (Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born March 6, 1716-17, died June 10, 1789, married Aug. 31, 1739, Mercy, daughter of Rev. Peter Evans, of Northfield (Mass.?). He graduated from Yale college in 1734; ordained May 7, 1740, as the first minister at Waterbury, Conn., Northbury Parish; dismissed Aug., 1764; installed pastor at Plymouth, 1766; removed to Lanesborough, Mass., remaining there two years; organized First Church at Adams, Mass. and remained there as pastor until 1778; Moved to Orford, N. H. where he died. “He possessed a mind of more than ordinary strength, and great decision of character. His religious sentiments
SOUTHMAYD, Irene Todd5, (Samuel4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Oct. 25, 1744, married Oct. 16, 1763, William, son of Rev. John Southmayd, who died in 1777 on or near Lake Champlain. She married second(???) Wells of Northfield, Mass. Children: I. John William, b. Aug 16, 1764. II. Alathea, b. Jan. 21, 1767. III. Marcia, b. May 2, 1771. IV. Almeria, b. March 6, 1774.