Lorain Gay Todd

1889–1971 (Age 82)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Lorain Gay

When Lorain Gay Todd was born on 3 March 1889, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin Todd, was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth Angalene Sturgeon, was 39. She married Ralph Burdette McConnell in 1916, in Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 17 July 1971, in Hillsborough, Florida, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Columbiana Cemetery, Columbiana, Columbiana, Ohio, United States.

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Lorain Gay Todd
Ralph Burdette McConnell
Marriage: 1916

Spouse & Children

Pennsylvania, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Benjamin Franklin Todd


  • Elizabeth Angalene Sturgeon




  • William S. Todd


  • Nina M. Todd


  • Lena L. Todd


  • Samuel Benjamin Todd


  • Female1884–1967Female

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 16

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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 (3)

  • Lorrain G Todd in household of Elizabeth A Todd, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Loraine G Mcconnell in household of Ralph B Mcconnell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lorain G Todd in household of Elizabeth A Todd, "United States Census, 1900"

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