Dr. Eliel Todd

20 February 1746–1 February 1793 (Age 46)
Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Eliel

When Dr. Eliel Todd was born on 20 February 1746, in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Rev Samuel Todd III, was 30 and his mother, Mercy Evans, was 28. He married Anna Safford about 1771, in Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 1 February 1793, in Pawlet, Rutland, Vermont, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Old Yard Cemetery, Middle Granville, Granville, Washington, New York, United States.

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Dr. Eliel Todd
Anna Safford
Marriage: about 1771
Lucy Todd
Anna Todd
Samuel Bryant Todd
Bathsheba Todd
Polly Todd
Jonathan Safford Todd
Cyntha Todd

Spouse and Children


    Anna Safford


about 1771
Connecticut, United States


    Lucy Todd


    Anna Todd


    Samuel Bryant Todd


    Bathsheba Todd


    Polly Todd


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (4)


Age 30

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 35

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1783 · A Free America

Age 37

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

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).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Eliel Todd in entry for Anna Todd, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Eliel Todd in entry for Lucy Todd, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Eliel Todd in entry for Samuel Todd, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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