Todd (Family)

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Ulysees Grant ("Bud") Todd (1868-1929), Addison Chestnutt ("Ad") Todd (1871-1953), Haney W. Todd, and Vandorn Todd, brothers, and sons of Joseph J. and Nancy B. Todd of Horry County South Carolina, migrat­ed to Liberty County in 1888.

 

Vandorn Todd relocated in Tampa, Florida, and Haney W. Todd relocated in Quincy, Florida. Addison Chestnut ("Ad") Todd married Mary Leola Mobley of Liberty County (see Mobley Families in this appendix), and their children were Jesse Todd, who married Glennis Brown, Minnie Todd, who married Osgood Smith (see J. Madison Smith in this appendix), Betty Todd, who married Ralph Howard Groover, son of Hampton W. and Eliza Long Groover (see Charles A. Groover in this appendix), William A. Todd, who married Eva Lee Jones, Eugene Alton Todd, who married (1) Perlie Mae Bland, and (2) Ruby Lu­cille Boatwright, Gladys Inell Todd, who married David Cassels Fulton, Addison Chestnut Todd Jr. (1912-1920), Lois Todd, who married M. David Bacon, and Robert Oswald Todd, who married Mary Alma Price.

 

Ulysees Grant ("Bud") Todd married Ursula Jane Mobley, sister of Mary Leola Mobley, and their children were Ursula E. Todd, who mar­ried M. Wiley Kirk, Franklin Grant Todd, who married Ruby Yarbrough, Charles Rufus Todd, who married Minnie Lee Deal, Rachel Todd, who married Harford Morgan, Haney Addison Todd, who married Annie Pearl Groover, daughter of Minzia J. and Eliza Long Groover (see Charles A. Groover in this appendix), Martha Todd, born and died in 1905, Mary Magdalene Todd, who married (1) Gilbert H. Groover, son of Minzia J. and Eliza Long Groover (see Charles A. Groover in this appendix), and (2) James Thomas Eason, Clinton Archie Todd, who married M. Gussie Royal, Evelyn Clarice Todd, who married Milton Carroll Devereaux, and Lloyd Earl Todd, who married (1) Thelma Wells (see Wells Families in this appendix), (2) Polly Enzeelee Gentry, and (3) Letha Clark.

 

Ulysees Grant Todd and Addison Chestnutt Todd were farmers and naval stores operators in the Gum Branch-Providence communities, members of the Gum Branch Baptist Church, and are buried in the church cemetery.

 

Joseph J. Todd (1815-1901), progenitor of all the Todd families of Liberty County, was a member of the Confeder­ate Army during the Civil War, was married at least twice and had 13 children, and is buried in the Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church cemetery at Conway, South Carolina.

 


From "Sweet Land of Liberty, A History of Liberty County, Georgia" by Robert Long Groover; Appendix Number 39, Page(s) 235; Used by the permission of the Liberty County Commissioners Office

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