Willson Evans Todd

30 June 1889–1 May 1949 (Age 59)
Evans, Weld, Colorado, United States

The Life of Willson Evans

When Willson Evans Todd was born on 30 June 1889, in Evans, Weld, Colorado, United States, his father, Louis Calvin Todd, was 24 and his mother, Emma B. Evans, was 22. He married Altha Irene Hayes on 18 October 1925, in Hot Springs, Wyoming, United States. He lived in Platte, Wyoming, United States in 1920 and Long Beach Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 1 May 1949, in Lancaster, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Redlands, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Willson Evans Todd
Altha Irene Hayes
Marriage: 18 October 1925

Spouse and Children


    Altha Irene Hayes


18 October 1925
Hot Springs, Wyoming, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Emma B. Evans




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Gold is Discovered

Age 1

In 1890, Robert Miller Womack discovers a rich gold deposit along Cripple Creek, near the western slope of Pikes Peak. This would become the richest gold strike in the Rocky Mountin area.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 17

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).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wilson Todd in household of Louis C Todd, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wilson E Todd in household of Philip E Todd, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wilson E Todd in household of Louis C Todd, "United States Census, 1940"

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