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Rev Samuel Todd
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Birth: Mar. 5, 1716
Death: Jun. 10, 1789

son of Samuel Todd and Susannah Tuttle

graduated from Yale in 1734; ordained May 7, 1740 as the first minister at Waterbury CT (Northbury Parish); pastor at Plymouth 1766, removed to Lanesborough MA, remaining there 2 years, organized First Church at Adams, MA and remained there until 1778. Moved to Orford.
"He possessed a mind of more than ordinary strength and great decision of character. His religious sentiments and feelings were strictly evangelical. The revivals of 1740, he warmly approved and exerted himself to promote."

Children:
- Alathea Todd (Dec 7, 1740-1741) drowned in a spring in Plymouth CT
- Mary Todd (Sept 11, 1742-May 16, 1815) m1 Obed Foote, m2 Rev Jonathan Leavitt
- Irena Todd (Oct 25, 1744-1811) m1 William Southmayd (1740-1778), m2 Eliphaz Wells/Wright
- Eliel Todd (Feb 20, 1746-1793) m Ann Stafford/Sanford
- Alathea Todd (March 8, 1748-) m Isreal Jones
- Lucy Todd (Feb 6, 1750-June 9, 1752)
- Samuel Todd (Nov 19, 1752-March 18, 1852) m1 Mary Dudley, m2 Jane Rosecrans
- Lucy Todd (Aug 7, 1756-Jan 9, 1757)
- Chloe Todd (1755-1873) m William Page

Source:
- Todd Family in America edited by George Ira Todd
- The descendants of William and Elizabeth Tuttle By George Frederick Tuttle
- Ancestry and descendants of Lieutendent Jonathan and Tamesin (Barker) Norris By Henry McCoy Norris
- History of the town of Plymouth, Connecticut compiled by Francis Atwater (1895)
- The town and city of Waterbury, Connecticut, Volume 1 By Sarah Johnson Prichard 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Todd (1672 - 1741)
  Susanna Tuttle Todd (1680 - 1737)
 
 Spouse:
  Mercy Evans Todd (1717 - 1782)
 
 Siblings:
  Susanna Todd Humiston (____ - 1806)*
  Elizabeth Todd Sackett (____ - 1737)*
  Lydia Todd Chapin (1699 - 1790)*
  Steven Todd (1702 - 1772)*
  Christopher Todd (1713 - 1785)*
  Samuel Todd (1716 - 1789)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Orford Village Cemetery
Orford
Grafton County
New Hampshire, USA
 
Created by: LadyGoshen
Record added: Jun 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92247691
Rev Samuel Todd
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Added by: Thomas J Fraser
 
 
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 Added: Feb. 2, 2014
 
 
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