Kit Carson County, Colorado

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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Emily V. Todd, Everett V. and Lizzie (Abbott) Todd, 6 South 49 West

In 1870 Shelby County, Missouri George Elgin is farming , 54, with Elsie 52, both born in Virginia Newton 27, Ellen 19, Emily 18, Adelia 1 3, Belle 10, Phebe 8, adn George 6 were all born in Missouri. Next household is Leonard Elgin 24 and his wife Lucy 21, both born in Missouri.
Emily Elgin married Thomas F. Todd on February 9, 1871 in Shelby County, Missouri.

In 1880 Shelby County, Missouri, Thomas Todd is farming, 41, Emily 27, Annie B. 6, Everett 7, Walter 5, Delbert 4, and Seyjour 1. Next household is Ellen Todd 75, widowed, with Nathan T. 40.

In 1900 Shelby County, Thomas is 61, Emily V. 47, Anna B. 27, Tandy 18, Atta E. 15, Virgie E. 14, Thomas H. 10, and Eula G. 6.

On the same page is Robert A. Todd 36, with Elizabeth 32 and eight kids.

Thomas Franklin Todd 1838-1904 is buried in Shelby County # 33718399, with Emily 1853-1938.

Emily Virginia Todd, born January 7, 1853 in Shelby County, Missouri to George W. Elgin of Virginia and mother Rust, died in Shelby County, Missouri on Sept 11, 1938. The informant was Delbert Todd of Flagler, Colorado.

June 16, 1927 - Emily was living in Shelbyville


In 1910 Kit Carson County, Walter is farming, 34, with Martha 27, Vernie 6, Ralph 3 and Glenn 1.

Walter claimed a quarter in 15, 6S 50W in 1912.

In 1920 Latah County, Idaho, Walter is 44, born in Missouri, Martha 40 in Sweden, Vernon 16 and Ralph 13 in Washington, Glenn 10 and Alice 7 in Colorado, Helen 4 and Marion four months in Idaho.

Martha (Rask) Todd 1879-1925 is buried in Troy, Idaho # 24397527.

Walter 1875-1953 is buried in Moscow, Idaho # 23095927.


In 1900 Shelby County, Missouri, Elizabeth Todd is 52, William H. 28, Bud 21, Robert A. 19, Lavinnia 16, and Grover C. 14.

In 1910 Kit Carson County, Mason M. Wilson is 28, Vinnie 25, Hazel 3, and Bert 1.

In 1920 Kit Carson County, Mason W. Wilson is 38, Vinnie 32, with Hazel 13, Bert O. 11 and Harrold B. 2.

In 1940 Kit Carson County, Mason is 59, WInnie 56, Hazel Back 33 and Neva Back 13.

Lavina (Todd) Wilson 1884-1967 is buried in Flagler, with Mason Marion Wilson 1881-1963.
Hazel (Wilson) McCaffrey 1907-1991 is buried in Flagler, with Neva (Back) McCaffrey 1926-2013.

In 1910 Kit Carson County, Robert is farming, living alone.

Robert A. Todd claimed two quarters in 12, 6S 50W in 1914.
He married Hazel Alty Bigelow on April 11, 1917 in Kit Carson County.
She was the daughter of William and Myrtie Bigelow, both born in Iowa.
"Mertie M. Steward, daughter of Stephen and Hattie Steward, was born March 27, 1873, in Franklin County, Iowa, and passed away at Denver, Colo., on March 8, 1945 at the age of 71 years, 11 months and 8 days. On September 11, 1889 she was united in marriage to William S. Bigelow at Phillipsburg, Kans. To this union were born six sons and two daughters, two of the sons preceded her in death. She is survived by her husband, and six children, Earl of Vona, Colo.; Bliss, of Ordway, Colo.; Minnie Steen and Hazel Todd of Denver, Colo.; Clyde of Falcon, Colo.; and Lyle of Denver, Colo. Also surviving are two brothers, Ned and Burl Steward of Council Grove, Kansas, twenty grand-children and eight great grandchildren, besides many other relatives and a host of friends."

"William Seymour Bigelow was born in Guthrie county Iowa on May 21, 1869 and departed this life at Peyton, Colorado on February 11, 1948 at the age of 78 years, 8 months and 21 days. He was the youngest son of Eliphoz and Elizabeth Bigelow. On Sept. 11, 1889 he was united in marriage to Mertle M. Steward who preceded him in death on Mar. 8, 1945. To this union were born six sons and two daughters. Two sons preceded him in death. The surviving children are: Earl of Seibert, Colo., Bliss of Ordway, Minnie Steen and Hazel Todd of Denver, Clyde of Falcon, Colo., and Lyle of Colorado Springs. Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Belle Andrews of St. Francis, Kans., and Mrs. Molly Myers of Grinnell, Kansas; twenty grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren, other relatives and many friends. He was a member of the Church of Latter Day Saints."

Robert registered for WWI with a Seibert address, born January 17, 1881, farming, nearest relative Hazel Todd.

Robert 38 and Hazel 21 are farming in Kit Carson County in 1920.

In 1930, still farming, they have Bulah M. 8.

Grover, 24, is farming alone in Kit Carson County in 1910.

Grover C. claimed a quarter in 5, 6S 50W in 1914.

He registered for WWI in Kit Carson County, born April 20, 1886, nearest relative Alic Todd, brother.

Grover, 34, married Emily A. Quintin on November 3, 1920 in Burlington.

They're farming in Kit Carson County in 1930, Grover 43, Emily A. 29, Owen W. 8, and Robert M. 6.

Grover 1886-1975 is buried in Wenatchee, Washington # 60028419, with Emily Ann (Quintin) Todd 1901-1992.


Everett Todd of Elgin, Shelby County, Missouri, married Lizzie Abbott of Elgin on August 27, 1891 in Shelby County.

In 1905 Decatur County, Kansas, E.V. Todd is 32, Lizzie 31, Edger 13, Bowrie 11, Evert 9, Boyce 6, and Opel 4.

In 1910 Kit Carson County, Everett is 38, married 18 years to Lizzie T. 37, Edgar 17, Everett 15, and Boyce 13 all born in Missouri, Opal 9 in Kansas, and Dale 6 in Missouri.

On the same page in 1910 Kit Carson County is Emily V. Todd, 56, widowed, with son Thomas F. 19, both born in Missouri.
Emily proved up a quarter in 9, 5S 50W in 1912.

Everett claimed a quarter in 19, 6S 49W in 1912.

In 1930 Everett is doing odd jobs in Lincoln, Nebraska 58, Elizabeth 56, with son Lloyd L. 23 born in Missouri and grandson Charles T. Lubinbile 20.

Everett 1871-1936 is buried in Humboldt, Richardson County, Nebraska, # 54506836.
So is Elizabeth 1873-1948 # 54506814.

So is Everett Walter Todd 1895-1981 # 54506824, with his wife Mary Mae (Fencl) Todd 1895-1939.
So is Edgar Vernon Todd 1891-1962 # 54826823, with Emma Jane (Philpot) Todd 1888-1968.

L.D. Todd, 25 born in Newark Missouri, married Gertrude ALberts on June 10, 1931 in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Lloyd Todd is in Fort Morgan in 1940, 23, born in Missouri, with Gertrude 37 Missouri. Joan 7 and Robert 5 were born in Nebraska.
He's buried in Denver 1906-1963 # 102489412, with Gertrude Mae (Albers Neiheisel 1913-2014.

In 1940 Prince George's County, Maryland, Thomas Todd is 49, married to Georgia A. 52 born in Maryland, with her son Herbert C. Dunbar 18 born in D.C.

Thomas Franklin Todd, born June 12, 1890 in Bethel, Missouri, registered for WWII in Prince George County, Maryland, working at the Wshington Navy Yard, with reference Georgia A. Todd of the same address.
Georgiana Knott had married Harrison Carl Dunbar, had Dudley in Maryland in 1915.


In 1910 Kit Carson County, Delbert Todd is 32, born in Missouri, with Fannie 29, married two years. They have Charles eight months old.
Delbert proved up a quarter in 15, 6S 50W in 1912.

Delbert 1877-1960 is buried in Flagler, # 27507945, with Fannie L. 1879-1947, # 27507922.


Loma Todd married Peter Luginbill on September 23, 1908 in Kit Carson County.

Peter was in Richardson County, Nebraska in 1885, born in October 1884. Parents Peter 34, and Elizabeth 29, Fred 3, Rosa 2, and Peter.

In 1910 Kit Carson County, Peter Luginbill is 25, born in Nebraska, with Lomie 16 Missouri. They have Charles eight months old, born in Nebraska.
In 1920 Richardson County, Nebraska, Peter is 35, Loima 26, Charles 10, Kenneth 5, and roberta 3, all three kids born in Nebraska.

Loma 1893-1927 is buried in Richardson County # 47582917.

Pete is widowed in 1930 Humboldt, Nebraska, and is married in 1940 Richardson County, h Mary M. 35 born in Kansas. Mary's kids John 17, Daisy 14, Frederick 12 and Lloyd Blevens 11 are with them, and they have Wayne Luginbill 8 and Francis 5.
Peter J. Luginbill 1884-1960 is buried in Nemaha County, Kansas # 175650562, with Mary M. (Willey ) Luginbill 1906-1980.

Charles Luginbill is a coffee roaster in a grocery wholesaler in Lancaster County, Nebraska in 1940, 30, with Eva 36, Levine 15, and Joync 4.


In 1910 Kit Carson County, Tandy is 28, with sister Eula 17, born born iN missouri.
Tandy O. Todd proved up a quarter in 13, 6S 50W in 1912.

Tandy registered for WWI in Richardson County, Nebraska, born May 16, 1882, working for Fred Hoffman. Jessie Madge Todd is his reference.

Tandy 1882-1957 is buried in Akron, Colorado # 75001719, with Jessie Magdelena (Luginbill) Todd 1888-1971.

Virgil Vernon Todd 1912-1979 is also buried in Akron # 75001531, with Evelyn Lenora (McPeak) Todd 1917-2016.
Lucille M. (Todd) Edge is buried in Anderson, Indiana.

"Emily E. (Todd) Martin, 94 of Brush passed away Sunday, September 12, 2010 at Eben Ezer Lutheran Care Center. She was born August 17, 1916 in Bern, Kansas to Tandy O. and Jessie M. (Luginbill) Todd. As a young girl, Emily and her family moved from Humboldt, Nebraska to the Flagler, Colorado area. She attended country schools and graduated from Flagler High School. Emily was united in marriage to Raymond Martin on February 29, 1936 in Burlington, Colorado. The couple of sixty (60) years, moved to the Akron, Colorado area in 1947. In 1950, they purchased a farm south of Yuma, Colorado. Throughout the years the couple did everything together including carpentry, ranching, farming and various community projects. Out of this wonderful union, two daughters were born. She enjoyed her family, crocheting, embroidering and many other arts and crafts. She was also an avid Denver Broncos football and Colorado Rockies baseball fan. Emily was preceded in death by her parents Tandy and Jessie Todd, her husband Raymond Martin, brothers Virgil, Wittie and wife Ruth, Clardon and wife Fran Todd, and son-in-law Robert Mildenburger. She is survived by her daughters Jane Mildenburger of Sterling, Grace and husband Park Keller of Brush, sister Lucille Edge, brother Olen and wife Mary Todd, all of Anderson, Indiana and sister-in-law Evelyn Todd of Fruita, Colorado. She was blessed with seven grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, six great, great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral service was held Wednesday, September 15, 2010, 10:00 am, at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2nd and Fir Street, Akron. Burial will follow in the Akron Cemetery. "

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