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Notes for John Robert Todd and Edith Marian Billing Miles

Edith Marian Billing Miles taught music. [1]

1900 John R Todd Jr (born Jan 1887) lived with parents John R Todd (age 50) and Louise (age 37) in ED 83 Police Jury Ward 4, Precinct 7, St. Mary, Louisiana with his siblings. [2]

1910 Annie Miles (age 39) and her sister Edith Miles (age 30) lived at 3231 Forest Avenue, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Annie's occupation was artist. Two women lodgers also lived in the household. [3] [4]

1911 "Miles, Edith Miss h 4754 Vincennes av" was listed in the Chicago Lakeside Directory. [5]

1917 John R. Todd (age 30) and Edith B Miles (age 37) were married on April 23 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. [6]

1917 John R. Todd registered for the draft in Chicago on June 5. He was born on January 9, 1887, in St Mary's Parish, Louisiana. His residence was 4327 Ellis Ave., Chicago, Illinois. His occupation was solicitor of cotton for Minopiro & Company, 1220 Corn Exchange Building, and he was married. He had blue eyes and black hair. [7]

1919 John Robert Todd, son of John Robert Todd (age 38) and Edith Miles (age 40), was born on May 10 in Chicago. Edith was born in Toronto, Canada. [8]

1920 On January 3, John R. Todd (age 35) and his wife Edith M. Todd (age 35) lived on Ellis Street in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, with their son John R Todd, Jr. (age 8 months). John Sr. and his parents were born in Louisiana. Edith was born in Canada, her father in England and her mother in Canada. John Jr. was born in Illinois. John Sr. was a broker in the stock exchange industry.[9]

1930 On April 23, John R. Todd, his wife Edith M. Todd, and their son John R. Todd, Jr. (age 10, born in Illinois) lived at 433 South Sheridan Road, Highland Park City, Lake County, Illinois. John Sr. was a broker in stocks and bonds. He was born in Louisianna, his father was born in Louisiana, and his mother was born in Germany. Edith was born in Canada, her father was born in England, and her mother was born in Canada. John R. and Edith were both listed as age 43 and married at age 30. Edith's year of immigration was listed as 1889. [10]

1937 John Robert Todd applied for a Social Security number in August. He as born on January 9, 1887, in Bayou Sale, Louisiana. His father was John R. Todd and his mother was Fanny L. Mayer. [11]

1940 On April 2, John Todd (age 53, born in Louisiana), his wife Edith (age 63, born in Illinois), and their son John (age 20, born in Illinois) lived at 433 Sheridan Road, Highland Park, Lake County, Illinois, in the same house as in 1935. John Sr. was a salesman in real estate management. [12]

1942 John Robert Todd registered for the draft in Highland Park, Lake County, Illinois. He was born on January 9, 1887. He worked for Leander McCormick Estate, Michigan Ave, Chicago. His contact was Edith Miles Todd. [13] [14]

1943 Edith Miles Todd died on October 30 at Highland Park, Lake County, Illinois. Edith's parents were Frederick Miles and Ella V. Smith. Her spouse was John R. Todd. [15] [16] Edith Miles Todd was buried at Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Her marker states "Edith Miles Todd, 1876-1943." [17] [18]

1948 John Robert Todd died and was buried at Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. His marker states, "John Robert Todd, 1887-1948." [19] [20]


Footnotes:

[1] Personal Communication, Letter from Ella Miles Schafer to Judith Schafer Chevalley (1955).

[2] United States Federal Census, 1900, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord].

[3] United States Federal Census, 1910, lines 21-22, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord].

[4] United States Federal Census, 1910, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[5] Reuben H. Donnelley, compliler, The Lakeside Annual Directory of the City of Chicago. 1911 (Chicago: The Chicago Directory Company, 1911), 945, [HathiTrust].

[6] Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1968, [FamilySearch Record].

[7] United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, [FamilySearch Image], [FamilySearch Record].

[8] Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1949, [FamilySearch Record].

[9] United States Federal Census, 1920, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[10] United States Federal Census, 1930, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[11] U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, [AncestryRecord].

[12] United States Federal Census, 1940, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[13] U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[14] United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord].

[15] Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947, [FamilySearch Record].

[16] Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Death Index, Name of decedent: Edith Miles Todd, [Illinois_Archives].

[17] Find A Grave Memorial 137218656, [FindAGrave].

[18] Billion Graves Record 8258757, [BillionGraves].

[19] Find A Grave Memorial 137218693, [FindAGrave].

[20] Billion Graves Record 8116831, [BillionGraves].