James Todd

James Todd (12 July 1843 – 20 January 1927)

James Todd signature

James Todd signature, from the death register for his son, Robert James Todd (1869)

Born:
12 July 1843 in Scotland or Ireland1,2
Married:
9 Sep 1861 in Newry, Down, Ireland to Elizabeth Martin8
Died:
20 January 1927 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States2
Parents:
Alexander Todd2,8
Spouse:
Elizabeth Martin (30 Nov 1840 – 10 Feb 1907)
Children:
Eliza Jane Todd, Ellen Todd, Robert James Todd, John Alexander Todd.

Ancestors
James’ father, Alexander Todd, is the Todd brick wall. All I know about him at this point is his name.

Biography
James Todd was born on 12 Jul 1843 in Scotland2,4,5,6 or Ireland1,3. James Todd and Elizabeth Martin were married on 9 Sep 1861 in Newry, Down, Ireland.7,8,9
He and his family lived at 9 Albert Street in Govan, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom on 2 Apr 1871 and James was a ship joiner. 1 He immigrated to the United States in 18724 or in 18756 and spent the rest of his life in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. James and his family lived at 959 Emlen Street in Philadelphia on 1 Jun 1880 and he was a worker at Whiting fac[tory?].3 James was naturalized in 1885.6 James, his wife, and their grandson James T. Sutton, lived at 2410 Adams Street in 1 Jun 1900 and James was ship joiner.4 After his wife died in 1907, James lived with his daughter Ellen Todd Bacon and her family. They lived at 2420 Cumberland street on 15 Apr 19105 and at 2421 E Cumberland Street on 1 Jan 1920.6
James Todd died on 20 Jan 1927 at the age of 83 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.2 He was buried on 24 Jan 1927 at North Cedar Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.2

Last updated: 12 March 2015

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Citations

  1. Govan, Lanark, Scotland, 1871 Census, p.12, No. 67, James Todd, 2 April 1871; digital images, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 6 February 2015). (Birthplace: Ireland)
  2. Pennsylvania, Department of Health, death certificate 2348 (1927), James Todd; Division of Vital Records, New Castle. (Birthplace: Scotland)
  3. 1880 U.S. Census, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Philadelphia, enumeration district (ED) 680, p. 15, dwelling 136, family 148, James Todd; digital images, FamilySearch.org (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1417683 : accessed 24 April 2009). (Birthplace: Ireland)
  4. 1900 U.S. Census, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Ward 31, Philadelphia, enumeration district (ED) 789, sheet 12A, dwelling 215, family 225, James Todd; digital images, FamilySearch.org (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1325221 : Accessed 24 April 2009). (Birthplace: Scotland)
  5. 1910 U.S. Census, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Ward 31, Philadelphia, enumeration district (ED) 732, sheet 9A, line 16, dwelling 181, family 182, Augustus Bacon; digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1727033 : accessed 8 June 2013). (Birthplace: Scotland)
  6. 1920 U.S. Census, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Ward 31, Philadelphia, enumeration district (ED) 1019, sheet 5A, line 1, dwelling 78, family 80, Augustus Bacon; digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1488411 : accessed 18 June 2013). (Birthplace: Scotland)
  7. Govan, Lanark, Scotland, Statutory Birth Registers, p. 247, Alexander Todd, 1870; digital images, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 5 December 2012).
  8. Ireland “Ireland Marriages, 1619-1898,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1584964 : accessed 2 June 2013), James Todd & Eliza Martin, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FGCC-D24#
  9. Govan, Lanark, Scotland, Statutory Birth Registers, p. 176, Ellen Todd, 1866; digital images, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk : accessed 5 December 2012).
Citation for this post:
Conrad, Alexander, "James Todd," Conrad-Todd-Garrison-Carman genealogy, News about dead people, 12 March 2015 (https://www.ctgcgenealogy.com/2015/03/12/james-todd/ : accessed 18 September 2020)
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