Edward D. Todd and his descendants


Monday, April 20, 2009

Jemima Todd

Jemima was born Dec 1836, according to her entry in the 1900 census. It appears she died after 1900.

It appears she never married, though she was the mother of at least three children:

  1. Amanda
  2. Rachel Frances
  3. William Robert
  4. possibly George Washington (see the children and grandchildren of James Washington Todd) and also this genforum post.

She is in her father's household in 1850 Tattnall Co.

# name age place of birth
100 Edward D. Todd 45 McIntosh

Mary 50 S. Carolina

Mary 23 Tattnall

Jacob 21 ditto

James 19 ditto

Joseph 17 ditto

Margaret 15 ditto

Gemamy (Jemima) 13 ditto

Charles 11 ditto

Harrietta* (see notes below) 9

Cornelius 9

Sarah 5 ditto

Martha 2/12. ditto

1860 Bulloch Co. Ga. census:
In the household of James Barrow, with daughter Amanda age 3.

1870 Tattnall Co. Ga. census:

name age
Edward D. Todd 66
Mary 69
Mary E. 41
Jemima 36
Harrietta 27
Henry 16
Mary J. 14 or 16
Amanda 12
Charles (middle initial illegible) 10
Rachel 7
Jacob W. 4
William R. 1

Her 3 children are also living in her father's household. The other young ones are children of her sister, Mary E.

1880 Tattnall Co. Ga. census:

name age
Todd, Jemima
(William) Robert

Whether of not George Washington was her son, he was in the household of her brother, James W. Todd in 1880.

Amanda is now married to James Brady, with a son, William E. age 2.

(Rachel) Frances is now married to Hiram Driggers. (source: WCFT and others) Their household is the one before her mother's.

1900 Tattnall Co. Ga. census:

name age
Brady, Willie E.
Todd, Jemima

Jemima's relationship to Willie Brady is indicated as grandmother. He was the son of Amanda and James Brady.

William Robert is a few households up married to Lula.

Amanda and Frances are also in Tattnall Co. with their families.

This is the last time Jemima is found in census records.


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