John Todd

1793–26 July 1866 (Age 73)
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of John

When John Todd was born in 1793, in Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Bethel Todd, was 32 and his mother, Hannah Tuttle, was 33. He died on 26 July 1866, in Easton, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Easton, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Bethel Todd
Hannah Tuttle
John Todd
Sherlock Todd
Edward Todd
Maria Todd

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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 9

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 26

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • John Todd, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • John Todd, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • John Todd, "Find A Grave Index"

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