Forde Anderson Todd

1881–1971 (Age 90)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Forde Anderson

When Forde Anderson Todd was born on 20 February 1881, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Albert Whitner Todd, was 24 and his mother, Martha Gertrude ANDERSON, was 24. He married Sylvia Leland Barnes on 21 June 1917, in Devon, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 5 August 1971, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 90.

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Forde Anderson Todd
Sylvia Leland Barnes
Marriage: 21 June 1917
Emily Harrison Todd
Anderson Todd

Spouse & Children

21 June 1917
Devon, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States


  • Emily Harrison Todd


  • Anderson Todd


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1856–1924Male

  • Martha Gertrude ANDERSON




  • Male1881–1971Male

  • Mariam Todd


  • Albert Whitner Todd Jr.


  • Robert C. Todd


World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 24

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

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.

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