Forest Noel Todd

1893–1971 (Age 77)
Sharpsville, Tipton, Indiana, United States

The Life of Forest Noel

When Forest Noel Todd was born on 26 December 1893, in Sharpsville, Tipton, Indiana, United States, his father, Clement V Todd, was 31 and his mother, Florence May Brookbank, was 22. He married Edna Pauline Huffman on 14 April 1924, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Wildcat Township, Tipton, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. He died on 9 March 1971, in Windfall, Tipton, Indiana, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Sharpsville, Tipton, Indiana, United States.

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Forest Noel Todd
Edna Pauline Huffman
Marriage: 14 April 1924

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14 April 1924
Jefferson, Kentucky, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 13

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Forest N Todd in household of Clement V Todd, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Forrest N Todd, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Noel Todd, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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