Information about David Todd and Agnes Pollok Jarvis and their descendents

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Information about David Todd and his descendents

(as supplied by Launa Hardie of New Zealand - his GG Granddaughter on her fathers side. E-mail - launa_hardie@hotmail.com or see Launa's Family tree on www.gencircles.com)

David Todd married Agnes Pollok Jarvis on 24 Jun 1856. Agnes, born about 1831 in Mearns, Renfrewshire.  They had the following children:

For the 1881 census David, his wife, and Alexander - his youngest son were living in Main Street, Mearns.

1881 Census (4th April)  Mearns (571)  Book 2. Page 19.

Main Street, Mearns.

Name Relationship Age Occupation Where Born
David Todd Head 54 Carrier Mearns, Renfrewshire
Agnes Wife 50 Carriers Wife Mearns, Renfrewshire
Alexander Son 18 Carrier Glasgow, Lanarkshire

His eldest son Andrew was living in Jackson Land, Cathcart with his wife Jane (Bryson??) and their new daughter Janet.

1881 Census (4th April)  Mearns (560)  Book 4. Page 29.

Jackson Land, Cathcart.

Name Relationship Age Occupation Where Born
Andrew Todd Head 23 Carter Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Jane Wife 22   Mearns, Renfrewshire
Janet Bryson Daughter 6 months   Sheddens, Renfrewshire

First Generation

Alexander Todd married Margaret Symington Gibson daughter of Alexander Gibson and Necklas Lush on 28 Dec 1883. Margaret, born on 1 Jan 1862 in Riccarton/Hurlford, Ayrshire.
They had the following children:

Alexander died on 1 Dec 1947 in Mataura, Southland, NZ. . Margaret died on 20 Jun 1933 in Mataura, Southland, NZ.

Second Generation

Margaret Gibson Todd married John Hardie in 1909 in Missouri, USA. John, born on 7 Dec 1885 in Kilsyth. They had the following children:

Margaret died on 26 Mar 1966 in Invercargill, Southland, NZ. John died on 10 Jun 1937 in Mataura, Southland, NZ.

Jeannie Todd married Forrest Frederick Hesselin in 1916. They had the following children:

Jeannie died on 31 Mar 1920 in Mataura, Southland, NZ.

Christina Todd married George Mitchell.  They had the following children:

Christina died in Christchurch, NZ.

Third Generation

John Hardie married Rene Lithgow Wood. They had the following children: 

Margaret Hardie married Robert Mullens.  They had the following children:

Margaret died on 26 Mar 1966 in Invercargill, Southland, NZ.

Alexander Todd Hardie married Pearl Anne Gillies on 18 Jul 1942 in Mataura, Southland, NZ.  They had the following children:

Alexander died on 13 Apr 1968.

Isabella Johnstone Hardie married Alexander Todd Russell.  They had the following children:

Isabella died on 18 Mar 1975 in Mataura, Southland, NZ. Alexander died on 10 Jul 1990 in Mataura, Southland, NZ.

Robert Hardie married first Margaret Meryl Milligan daughter of John Milligan and Ivy Fryer on 30 Apr 1947 in Gore, Southland, NZ. Margaret, born in Riverton, Southland, NZ.. They had the following children:

Robert died on 29 Dec 1995 in Christchurch, Canterbury, NZ.