William Todd

William Todd (1882 - 1963), fourth child, third son of Stephen and Caroline Todd was the oldest one at home when his father died. Census shows the family enumerated under William and Caroline Todd. Being the oldest, much responsibility fell to him working away and at home. He married Emma Norman, daughter of Joseph Dow and Mary (Harding-Thompson) Norman. He moved to the area of his wife's folks in Broomfield Township. He was a farmer. Emma Todd taught William to read and write. He only completed the second grade.

To this union five children were born: Durward, Virgil, Norma, Marshall, Zane and one infant son died at birth or shortly thereafter. William Todd died January 12, 1963 in Lakeview, Michigan.




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