Lora Todd

1885–1964 (Age 79)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Lora

When Lora Todd was born in January 1885, in Illinois, United States, her father, David James Todd, was 33 and her mother, Sarah Bothwell, was 29. She lived in Oconee, Shelby, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Zif Township, Wayne, Illinois, United States for about 20 years. She died in 1964, at the age of 79, and was buried in Flora, Clay, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

David James Todd
Sarah Bothwell
Grace Bothwell Todd
Lora Todd
Jennie Wilson Todd
Mabel Todd
Laura M Todd
Clyde L Todd
Howard David Todd

Parents & Siblings

  • David James Todd


  • Sarah Bothwell




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World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 0

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 21

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • Lora Todd in household of Howard Todd, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lora Todd in household of Sara B Todd, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lora Todd in household of David J Todd, "United States Census, 1910"

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