Eliel Todd of Pawlet VT

Eliel Todd5, (Samuel4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Feb. 20, 1746-47 in Northbury Parish, Waterbury, Conn., died in 1793, in Pawlet, Vt., where having been stricken with a fever, he took a dose of strychnine by mistake for calomel. He married Anna Stafford or Sanford of Pawlet, Vt.

He was a physician and practiced his profession in Pawlet, Vt., and vicinity.

“He was the first physician in the north part of the town. He was a skillful and talented physician, and tradition invests him with rare endowments. He was a Lieutenant in the Revolutionary war. He died in 1793 from poison accidently taken.”

From the History of Pawlet, Vt.

His military career was as follows: In a ballot by the Massachusetts House of Representatives dated April 22, 1776; said Todd was chosen Adjutant in the 2nd Berkshire County regiment of Mass. Militia; appointment concurred in by Council, April 23, 1776; reported commissioned April 23, 1776; also, 2nd Lieutenant in Captain Peter Porter’s Company of Col. Samuel Brewer’s Regiment; pay abstract for mileage for 80 miles allowed said Todd.

325. Lucy, b. Nov. 27, 1779.
326. Anna, b. Aug. 23, 1781.
*327. Samuel, b. June 13, 1783.
328. Bathsheda, b. April 12, 1785.
329. Polly, b. June 17, 1787.
330. Jonathan Stafford, b. Aug. 29, 1789.
331. Cynthia, b. Aug. 15, 1791.


Todd, George Iru. Todd Family in America. Gazette Printing Company. 1920.

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