Hugh Todd

1 March 1838–20 December 1915 (Age 77)
Simcoe, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Hugh

When Hugh Todd was born on 1 March 1838, in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada, his father, Hugh Todd, was 36 and his mother, Margaret Gray Allan, was 26. He had at least 3 sons and 5 daughters with Matilda Craig. He lived in Collingwood, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada in 1881 and Grey, Ontario, Canada in 1901. He died on 20 December 1915, in York, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 77, and was buried in Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery, Blue Mountains, Grey, Ontario, Canada.

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Hugh Todd
Matilda Craig
Margaret Susan C. Todd
Sarah E. Todd
William Charles Todd
Lydia Jane Todd
Frederick James Allen Todd
Norman Hugh Todd
Ethel Matilda Todd
Mabel Craig Todd

Spouse and Children


    Matilda Craig




    Margaret Susan C. Todd


    Sarah E. Todd


    William Charles Todd


    Lydia Jane Todd



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+4 More Children

World Events (5)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 29

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 31

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 45

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

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)

  • Hugh Todd, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Hugh Todd, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Hugh Todd in entry for Frank Occomore and Margaret Susan C Todd, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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