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of Fort were and killed a l , a pri- left in pursuit. pros- that full shortly headed j York ' His ' j member! at e- t h a t bury- per Died, -At -At Brier Hill, near Youngstcrvvn. in this county, on the llthinst., the Hon. TOD, in the 68th year of his age. By this providence our country has deprived o f a most valued and eminent and a void is made in a large circle of acquaintances who sympathize with a bereaved family in mourning the death of one all the relations of hubband, parent, and magistrate, faithfully and in kindness, fulfilled every domestic and public duty. Tod lived the friend of all; respected by He died as he had lived, and his memory be cherished. He was a native of the State of and a graduate of Yale College. His legal education was acquired under ihc tuition Judge Reeve at the Law School in Upon his admission at the bar he the practice ofLaAV at New Ha veil court, where he intermarried with Miss Sarah Isacks, then residing with her sister, the of Gov. Ingcrsoll. In 1801 he removed his wife and one child to this country : and settled settled in Youngstown, cheerfully enduring the hardships and privations of forming settlement. In 1804, after the adoption ofthe State Constitution, he was elected to the State Senate, and served two years in that capacity. this station he was called as well by hi"; and learning a? by the vote of the into the service of the State as one ofthe Judges of the Supreme Court--a station which , ,, , . , - . ,. , _, , , . sons filled with equal credit to the S'ate and w h i c h own reputation as a jurist and an honest When the War of 1S12 broke out, Madison tendered him a commission as Colonel in the army ofthe U. S., which cepted and held until peace was declared.when he resigned it and resumed the practice of profession at the bar. While in the armv Jud^c TOD wascontinually on the frontier ; partook in the hardships and shared in neatly every perilous service perfomed by ihe Regf. of Infantry commnaded by Col. Soon after peace, the public again demanded his services in a hi^lily honored and responsible office and notwiihstanding his slender sources, his increa.-ing family and the qtiacy of iliesaljiiy, he rcliriqt'ished his live practic'-. anil for fourteen .successive f a i i l i f u l l v and impartially discharged cio;iN duties ol President Jud^c o f t h · ·ia! i.ii'-uit. Upon finally qnillin? the bench he ic-innedag«in hi? practice and at ilf ^'jj.-'.ruL.'ii · nir.a^ l.ji t!.c'·]"·.'!'-.·:! · i d !':·-

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  1. Huron Reflector,
  2. 27 Apr 1841, Tue,
  3. Page 3

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