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Dr John Todd

Dr John Todd

Birth
Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
Death 7 Jan 1865 (aged 77)
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Plot Block 10, 29
Memorial ID 20666 · View Source
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Todd was the son of General Levi Todd & the brother of Mrs. John T. Stuart. His brother Robert Todd was the father of Mrs. Abraham Lincoln.

Dr. Todd was a graduate of Transylvania University and the University of Pennsylvania. He took part in the War of 1812, acting as Surgeon General of Kentucky troops. He was at the battle of River Raisin where he was taken prisoner. He was removed to the "Pens of Malden" and in the winter of 1813 was paroled. Dr. Todd returned to Kentucky and resumed his medical practice. In 1817 he moved to Edwardsville, Illinois, and in 1827, moved to Springfield, Illinois, where he remained until his death. He was noted for his kindness of heart, benevolence and charities to the poor. His funeral took place at the First Presbyterian Church with burial in Oak Ridge Cemetery.


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  • Added: 2 Mar 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20666
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr John Todd (27 Apr 1787–7 Jan 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20666, citing Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .