Joseph Chestnut “Chestnut” Todd

Joseph Chestnut “Chestnut” Todd

Birth
Death 3 Feb 1865 (aged 58)
Burial Horry County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 37174931 · View Source
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Chestnut Todd met a violent death. Various accounts of that event may be found in "Berry's Blue Book" by C.B. Berry, A Book of Historical Interviews, available in Horry County Libraries and via the Internet.


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Inscription

Recorded in 2008 by HCBAR:
[Top of marker broken]
Chestnut Todd
Son of Wm. Todd and
Ann Elizabeth his wife
Born Jan. 10,1807 and
Departed this life
Feb. 3, 1865 Age 58 years
and 23 Days.
-.-
Our father dear who
was Mur[broken]
[broken]
[broken]So?e Sweet Day[broken]
[broken]all meet with thee
in Canaan's Happy Land.
Erected by Son.
A.J. Todd

Note: Combining the stone's currently-legible remnants with two previous surveys, first by Lynn Watts, and then (Sep 1989) by Ashley P. and Cathryne W. Cox, the original inscription reads:
"Chestnut Todd
Son of Wm Todd and Ann Elizabeth his wife
Born Jan. 10, 1807
and Departed this life
Feb. 3, 1865, Age 58 years
and 23 days.
-.-
Our father dear who
was murdered here by wicked sinful hands. (?)Some(?) Sweet Day
Shall meet with thee
In Canaan's Happy Land.
Erected by His Son
A. J. Todd".

Gravesite Details Full name provide on his son's, Wm. Thomas Todd, DC as Joseph Chestnut Todd.

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  • Maintained by: Tawnya Martin
  • Originally Created by: HCBAR & Historic Preservation
  • Added: 16 May 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 37174931
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Chestnut “Chestnut” Todd (10 Jan 1807–3 Feb 1865), Find a Grave Memorial no. 37174931, citing Sharon Baptist Church Cemetery, Horry County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Tawnya Martin (contributor 46936309) .