Samuel Pierce Todd

15 October 1866–5 May 1925 (Age 58)
Grayson, Virginia, United States

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Samuel Pierce Todd
1866–1925
Nancy A. Murphy
1861–
Marriage: 24 December 1885
Charley Clayton Todd
1888–1962
Carrie E. Todd
1889–
Calvin M. Todd
1891–1980
Rosa V. Todd
1895–
Sarah P. Todd
1897–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 December 1885
Alleghany, North Carolina, United States
children

(5)

    Male1888–1962Male

    Carrie E. Todd

    Female1889–Female

    Male1891–1980Male

    Rosa V. Todd

    Female1895–Female

    Sarah P. Todd

    Female1897–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Floyd Todd

    Male1848–1855Male

    George W Todd

    Male1850–1931Male

    Alexander Todd

    Male1853–Male

    Baby Todd

    Male1855–1855Male

    Elizabeth Matilda Todd

    Female1856–1870Female

+4 More Children

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 The Amendment was later repealed.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’ (of unknown origin).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Priece Todd, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Samuel P Stodd, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Samuel P Todd, "United States Census, 1900"

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