John Palmer Todd

1805–1859 (Age 54)
Madison, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John Palmer

When John Palmer Todd was born in 1805, in Madison, Kentucky, United States, his father, Joshua R. Todd, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Palmer, was 33. He married Angelina Brown about 1828, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States in 1850. He died in March 1859, in Massac, Illinois, United States, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

John Palmer Todd
1805–1859
Angelina Brown
1810–1838
Marriage: about 1828
Jane Todd
1830–1913
Isaac Todd
–1916
Mary Todd
1832–
Williamson Brown Todd
1838–
Elizabeth Todd
1841–
Franklin Todd
1843–
William Todd
1846–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1828
Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
children

(7)

  • Jane Todd

    Female1830–1913Female

  • Mary Todd

    Female1832–Female

  • Williamson Brown Todd

    Male1838–Male

  • Elizabeth Todd

    Female1841–Female

  • Franklin Todd

    Male1843–Male

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Joshua R. Todd

    Male1774–1826Male

  • Elizabeth Palmer

    Female1772–1848Female

siblings

(7)

  • Amos Todd

    Male1795–Male

  • Amy Todd

    Female1796–1838Female

  • Solomon Todd

    Male1802–1870Male

  • Sarah H Todd

    Female1802–1857Female

  • Male1805–1859Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 7

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 15

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

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)

  • John P Todd, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Todd, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Todd in entry for William Brown Todd and Minerva Clut Brown, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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