Fifty Puritan Ancestors, 1628-1660; Genealogical Notes, 1560-1900

Fifty Puritan Ancestors, 1628-1660; Genealogical Notes, 1560-1900

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...in the fall of 1777. Retired on account of ill health. He was much consulted on legal affairs, was an able counsellor, justice of the peace, repeatedly representative of the town in the General Assembly of the State. He was instructed in medical science by Dr. Gale of Killingworth, whose eminence in his calling was great. Dr. Todd's forty years of practice gave him great experience, and his practice was extensive. In private life he was an obliging neighbor, agreeable friend, affectionate husband, kind parent, tender brother, devout Christian with solid, fixed moral principles." The sermon was thirty-one pages of printed matter, book size. Timothy Todd, M.D., whose portrait is also given, a younger brother of Elizabeth Todd Wilcox and Jonathan Todd, M.D., was born May 16, 1758; died Dec. I, 1806. "Timothy Todd was Sergeant after Lexington Alarm, served as coast guard 150 days. Enlisted May 15, 1780." He was a physician in Southern Vermont and married Nov. 27, 1783, Phoebe (daughter of Jehicl) Bucll of Killing worth, Conn. Dr. Todd removed to Arlington, Vt., having seen Vermont while in the Continental army as he was engaged in the battle of Bennington. "He was active, resolute and persevering, his professional reputation rising and he soon had an extensive medical practice." He was a man of considerable literary taste and talent, and wrote many medical and other articles for the journals of the day, and on various occasions pronounced popular orations. A curious little memorandum book of his, still preserved, contains, in his own hand writing, "an abstract view of the miscellaneous writings of Timothy Todd, the unfortunate." The catalogue gives the titles of orations, contributions to magazines, poems and plays, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 123661559X
  • 9781236615596