SUMMIT STATION: James Edward Todd was born in Sussex county, Virginia, August 10, 1820, and died at the home of his daughter-in-law on December 10, 1899, aged 79 years and four months. The deceased came to Ohio in 1830, and in 1853 he was married to Miss Phoebe Search. To this union were born seven children, five sons and two daughters, one son, Albert, dying in infancy. In 1863 his wife died, and in 1868 he was again married, this time to Miss Adie Bailey, and from this union two daughters were born, both of whom are now living. Mr. Todd was a soldier of the war of rebellion, having enlisted in the 88th O.V.I. in 1862, serving till the end of the war. Funeral took place from the Universalist church this place on Monday, at 1 o’clock, and the remains were interred in the Havens graveyard.
Source: Newark Advocate, December 12, 1899.