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Judge Samuel Todd

Male 1777/78 - 1859  (81 years)


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  • Name Judge Samuel Todd  [1
    Prefix Judge 
    Born 1777/78  Rockingham County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Mar 1859  Franklin County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I368  Dabneys of Virginia
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2013 

    Family 1 Charity Dabney,   b. 5 Mar 1779,   d. Bef Jan 1824  (Age < 44 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1807  Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F254  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Monarcha Fenwick,   b. 1783/84, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1869, Franklin County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 14 Jan 1824  Franklin County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Last Modified 5 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F1067  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Charity died and Samuel remarried to Monarcha Fenwick January 14, 1824, in Franklin County, Kentucky.

      1830 census, Gallatin Co., KY, Samuel Todd, M 2 0-4, 1 5-9, 1 15-19, 1 20-29, 1 40-49; F 1 10-14, 1 15 -19, 2 20-29, 1 30-3
      1840 census, Franklin Co., KY, Samuel Todd (misindexed as Saml Fodd), M 1 0-4, 1 30-39, 1 60-69’ F 2 20-29, 1 40-49, 1 50-59, 1 60-69, 7 slaves
      Other Todd households in Franklin Co., KY, in 1840: Samuel, 20-29, 1 whites; Thos. J., 20-29, 6 whites; William, 20-29, 6 whites.
      1850 census, Dist. 2, Franklin Co., KY, Samuel Todd, 72, lawyer, $20,000, b. VA; Monarche, 66, b. MD; Nancy Fenwick, 50, (prob. relative of wife; Dabney Todd, 26, farmer; Mary Todd, 20; Ellen Todd, 2.
      1850 census, Dist. 2, Franklin Co., KY, William M. Todd, 39, book seller,$75, b. KY; Mary Ann, 34; Asa Farrar, 77; Martha Ann, 9; Mary R., 7; Martha Farrar, 15;+ 2 others.
      (1860 census, Dabney Todd, 35, still farming, wf & 6 ch.)

      Todd households in Franklin Co., KY in 1850: Elizabeth L. Todd, 50; William M. Todd, 39; Samuel Todd, 72; James M. Todd, 33, in household of Alexander H. Rennick, clerk of co. court; Harry J. Todd, 31; John M. Todd, 23, in household of Albert G. Hodges, printer; Martha Todd, 17, in household of Stuart Robinson, Presbyterian Clergyman; Alexander J. Todd, 1, in household of James Harlan, 50.

      Samuel’s possible ch.: with Charity, William M., b. 1810/11; Dabney, b. 1814/15; Samuel, b. 1810-20; Thomas J., b. 1810-20; William, b. 1810-20; James M., b. 1816/17; Harry J., b. 1818/19; John M., b. Mary Louisa, b. 1813, d 1899 with Monarcha, John M., b. 1826/27; Martha, b. 1832/33;

      Elected representative to the KY legislature in 1816. Also a senator in 1849.

      For information on Charity Dabney & Samuel Todd, see Sketch, p95-96

      Thomas Todd of Frankfort, Franklin Co., KY, b. 1765 in K&Q Co., VA, appointed to KY Court of Appeals in 1801, chief justice of court in 1806, appointed by Thomas Jefferson to U. S. Supreme Court in 1807, served until death in 1726.

      Samuel Todd’s land grants from Ancestry’s Kentucky Land Grants, 1782-1924
      Samuel Todd, 400 A., 4 Feb 1781, Lincoln Co., water course Hammons Cr., Bk 7
      Samuel Todd, 100 A., 9 Jan 1783, Lincoln Co., Kentucky River, Bk 6
      Samuel Todd, 400 A., 21 Mar 1784, Jefferson Co., Bullskin Cr., Bk 3
      Samuel Todd, 113 A., 22 Dec, 1814, Gallatin Co., Ohio Cr., Bk 18

      From Ancestry’s All Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1953: Samuel Todd, d. 7 Mar 1859, Franklin Co., Aged 81, b. abt 1778

      See useful info. at <http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mcmurtriecfr/richard/todd/correctingthesamueltoddtraditions.htm> on Samuel Todd

      Possible Children of Samuel Todd: Dabney, 26 in 1850, 35 in 1860;

      From Franklin County, KYGenWeb, Vital Statistics, Deaths 1859
      March 7, 1859 - TODD, Samuel - 81 year - male - married - Hewer of wood - resident of Franklin County, KY - born Virginia - parents Unknown - died Franklin County, KY - cause of death - Old age.
      May 7, 1859 - TODD, Monarcha - 78 year - female - resident of Franklin County, KY - born Maryland - parents not given - died Franklin County, KY - cause of death - Old age.
      October 21, 1876 - TODD, Dabney - 52 year - white male - married - Farmer - resident of Franklin County, KY - born Gallatin County, KY - died Franklin County, KY - cause of death - Bright disease of kidney - son of Samuel and Minorcha Todd - father born Virginia - mother born Franklin County, KY. [7, 8]

  • Sources 
    1. [S169] p. 116..

    2. [S1231]

    3. [S1244] p. 175..

    4. [S477]

    5. [S38] p. 96..

    6. [S911]

    7. [S1243]

    8. [S1284]