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.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

David James Todd
1851–1911
Sarah Bothwell
1855–1934
Grace Bothwell Todd
1883–1959
Lora Todd
1885–1964
Jennie Wilson Todd
1886–1983
Mabel Todd
1887–
Laura M Todd
1889–1985
Clyde L Todd
1891–1947
Howard David Todd
1892–1941

Parents & Siblings

  • David James Todd

    Male1851–1911Male

  • Sarah Bothwell

    Female1855–1934Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

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.
1886

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"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.