Ira Todd

7 October 1825–10 January 1899 (Age 73)
Peekskill, Westchester, New York, United States

The Life of Ira

When Ira Todd was born on 7 October 1825, in Peekskill, Westchester, New York, United States, his father, Orrin Todd, was 29 and his mother, Caroline, Todd, Denike, was 26. He married Zilpha Manchester in 1844, in Monroe, Orange, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in New York, United States in 1870. He died on 10 January 1899, in Brighton, Monroe, New York, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Pittsford Cemetery, Pittsford, Monroe, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ira Todd
1825–1899
Zilpha Manchester
1829–1916
Marriage: 1844
Jerome M. Todd
1850–1924
Marshall Todd
1852–1928
Ella Delilah Todd
1855–1887
Frank Orrin Todd
1858–1944
Stanley Ira Todd
1862–1916
Lillian A. Todd
1872–1872

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1844
Monroe, Orange, New York, United States
children

(6)

    Jerome M. Todd

    Male1850–1924Male

    Marshall Todd

    Male1852–1928Male

    Ella Delilah Todd

    Female1855–1887Female

    Male1858–1944Male

    Stanley Ira Todd

    Male1862–1916Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Orrin Todd

    Male1796–1856Male

    Caroline, Todd, Denike

    Female1799–1840Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1825–1899Male

    Sarah Ann Todd

    Female1830–Female

    Lucinda Todd

    Female1834–1916Female

    Emily Todd

    Female1837–1911Female

World Events (8)

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 2

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1846

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Isa Todd, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ira Todd, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ira Todd, "United States Census, 1870"

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