Biography of Robert W. Todd
Tipton County, IN Biographies





ROBERT W. TODD was born in Franklin County, Ind., July 29, 1841. He is the son of George Todd, Sr., who was born in New Jersey in 1812, and who located when quite young in Butler County, Ohio, and after, in Franklin County, Ind. In the last named county, he was married, in 1840, to Miss Mary A. Sizelove, and remained there until 1864, when he removed to Tipton County and settled on a tract of 160 acres of land, situated in Sections 29 and 30, Cicero Township. In the last named section, he built a residence, which he made his home until his death, which occurred February 20, 1875, at the age of sixty three. Of his 160 acres of land, about eighty were under cultivation. His widow still survives him and resides at the old home. She has the following children, namely, Robert W., Joseph S., George L., Ezra N., Francis M., Clement Y. and Lemuel S. Robert W., the subject of this sketch, was reared in Franklin County. In 1865, he came to Tipton County, and has since made this his home. On coming to this county, he farmed a tract of eighty acres located in Wild Cat Township. About 1368, he removed to Cicero Township, Section 30, on a farm of eighty acres. He is also the owner of eighty acres in Sectian 29, of the same township. Of all this lands, he has about eighty acres under cultivation. Mr. Todd has been three times married. First, in Grant County, Ind., March 25, 1866, to Miss Isabelle D. Smith, who died in February, 1867 His second marriage occurred in Tipton County, November 29, 1868, to Louisa E. Friend, who departed this life June 9, 1875. His last marriage occurred August 21, 1876, to Amanda J. Russell, his present wife. He is the father of two children by his second and third wives, respectively named Worthington R. and Everet Alton. Politically, Mr. Todd is a vigorous Democrat.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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