Frances Todd

1773–
Eye, Suffolk, England

The Life of Frances

When Frances Todd was christened on 28 March 1773, in Eye, Suffolk, England, her father, John Todd, was 40 and her mother, Ann Pretty, was 41.

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Family Time Line

John Todd
1732–1793
Ann Pretty
1732–1774
John Todd
1758–
Daniel Todd
1771–
Elizabeth Todd
1760–
Joseph Todd
1762–
Charles Todd
1765–
James Todd
1767–1827
Ann Todd
1769–1770
Frances Todd
1773–

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World Events (3)

1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World

"On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."
1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."

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).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Frances Todd, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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