REUBEN AND LYDIA TODD
Couple on left, gentleman seated, woman standing, are my great great grandparents, Reuben and Lydia Craft Todd. Reuben was born 2/26/1826 in Middletown to Samuel Todd Jr. and Eliza Abell and died 1910. He married Lydia Ann Craft about 1860. She was born in Roxbury 11/6/1835 to William Craft Jr. and Mariah Croton and died 4/14/1905. Both are buried at Clovesville. Their longest residence was at the head of the Dry Brook Valley in Seager, Town of Hardenburgh, Ulster Co. Their children were Nettie(married Jerome Moot, the covered bridge builder), Lincoln(married Ella Crook), Dudley(married Ida Haynes), Eliza(married Hiram Haynes), Orson Allaben(married Rachel Fairbairn) and Samuel (married a Barnhart). Couple on the right are unknown, perhaps a Todd or Craft relation.
--courtesy of Ed Stewart, March 12, 2000