Samuel Pierce Todd

Male15 October 1866–5 May 1925

Brief Life History of Samuel Pierce

When Samuel Pierce Todd was born on 15 October 1866, in Grayson, Virginia, United States, his father, William Samuel Todd, was 44 and his mother, Martha Patsey Galyean, was 38. He married Nancy A. Murphy on 24 December 1885, in Alleghany, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Glade Creek Township, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Oldtown, Grayson, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 5 May 1925, in Galax, Grayson, Virginia, United States, at the age of 58.

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Samuel Pierce Todd
Nancy A. Murphy
Marriage: 24 December 1885
Charley Clayton Todd
Carrie E. Todd
Calvin M. Todd
Rosa V. Todd
Sarah P. Todd

Sources (25)

  • Priece Todd, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Saml P Todd, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • S. P. Todd, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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  • Marriage
    24 December 1885Alleghany, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (5)

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    World Events (8)

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    Age 1

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    1877 · Last Troops Leave

    Age 11

    In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 16

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly northern) and Scottish: nickname for someone thought to resemble a fox, for example in cunning or slyness, or perhaps more obviously in having red hair, from northern Middle English tod(de) ‘fox’. Compare Todhunter , Todman . This name was brought to Ulster, Ireland, from Scotland in the 17th century.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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