Todd, Paul

From Helderberg Hilltowns of Albany County, NY


Paul Todd was born November 24, 1758 at Ipswich, MA, (Rowley, Essex Co., MA) a son of Thomas Todd (1728 – 1816) and Elisebeth Carlton (1733 – 1820).


Paul Todd fought in the Revolutionary War.

Marriage & Children

Paul Todd married Sarah (Sally) Brown on 16 Jan 1794. Sarah Brown was born on 19 Feb 1776 in Stonington, New London, Connecticut. She died on 8 Apr 1850. She was the daughter of Andrew Brown (22 Nov 1748 in Stonington, New London, Connecticut - 28 Jan 1813) and Sarah COBB (30 Sep 1750 in Stonington, New London, Connecticut- ) Their children were:

  • Carleton 5951 was born on 30 Sep 1795. He died on 8 May 1829.
  • Paul TODD was born on 9 Dec 1797 in Knox, Albany, New York. He died on 30 Dec 1820.
  • Sarah Todd was born on 27 Nov 1801. She died on 24 Nov 1834.
  • Catherine Ann Elizabeth TODD was born on 23 Sep 1804. She died on 26 Dec 1840.
  • Susan TODD was born on 21 Jun 1806. She died on 8 Apr 1835.

I do hereby certify that I am the widow of Paul Todd deceased, that I was married to the said Paul Todd on the sixteenth of January seventeen hundred ninety four at the town of Berne Co of Albany in the state of New York by the reverand McDonald.

That the said Paul Todd as she has been informed and believes served as a private soldier + also as a Sergeant during the American Revolution, that she has understood and believes from the said Paul Todd that at the time he entered such service he resided in (Ipswich - crossed out) Sutton in the County of Worcester in the State of Massachusetts, that he served in Colonel Balwdin' Regiment + in Captain Migills Company + also in Colonel Drury (??) Regiment + Captain Davis Company, that the said Paul Todd did on the twenty third day of September one thousand eight hundred and fifteen in the town of Berne and county of Albany where the said Paul Todd resided for twenty eight years previous to his death.

That she does not remember the names of any other of the officers under whom the said Paul Todd served nor does she remember any other fact related to the said service except she has above set forth. I further certify that my age is seventy two years and six months + that I now reside + have resided in the city of Troy for two years last and upwards.

State of New York

Rensselaer County ??Sally Todd above named being duly sworn says that the above statements by her subscribed is true - Sally Todd

Sworn before me this 14th day of August 1848, E. R. King Commissioner of Deeds Troy

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Paul Todd died 8 Sep 1815 in Knox, NY.

Old Knox Cemetery - Paul Todd - DAR Plaque


Additional Information

Paul Todd in household of Paul Todd, "United States Census, 1790"
name: Paul Todd
event place: Rensselaerville, Albany, New York
page number: 191
line number: 6130
nara publication number: M637
nara roll number: 6
film number: 0568146
digital folder number: 004440870
image number: 00110

1800 United States Federal Census about Paul Todd
Name: Paul Todd [Paul Sodd]
Home in 1800 (City, County, State): Berne, Albany, New York

New York, Genealogical Records, 1675-1920 about Paul Todd
Name: Paul Todd
Residence Date: 1800
Residence Place: Bern, Albany, New York, United States

1810 United States Federal Census about Paul Todd
Name: Paul Todd
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Berne, Albany, New York

From the DAR records:
The Said Julia Marvin Taber was the child of Azor Taber and his (1st ) wife Sarah Todd
The Said Sarah Todd was the child of Paul Todd and his (1st ) wife Sarah Brown

Ancestor #: A114382
Death: 8 Sep 1815 KNOX NEW YORK