Name: David KIDD
Birth: 1838-1839 in Illinois 1
Census: 24 APR 1910 Park Rapids, Hubbard Co., MN
Note: age 71, married 51 years
Occupation: farmer 2
Change Date: 21 SEP 2003
David Kidd was born in 1838 or 1839 in Illinois, possibly in Mc Henry county.
His father was born abroad. His wife, Charlotte G., was born in 1843 in Pennsylvania.
Children: William was born in 1862 in Wisconsin; Lorena was born in 1864 in
Wisconsin; Frank was born in December 1865 in Wisconsin; Eva L. was born in 1872 in
Wisconsin and married Tom Finney; and Mary was born in 1876 in Wisconsin. Mary
(May) won a prize for deportment in the first school in 1882, and later married William
Taber. David was a farmer who moved directly to Todd Township in the spring
of 1883. The August 10 & 17, 1882, Enterprise mention that David was then in town
hauling lumber to build his house on block 12, lot 4. The February 15, 1883, Enterprise
reports that David would be an agent selling plows, seeders and other (horse drawn) farm
machinery for Mr. Miller in Wadena. David Kidd was appointed deputy by Sheriff Bob
Shields early in April. (E 83 Apr 5.4) David served as sheriff from November 23, 1883,
until January 1887. In May 1885 Sam Churchill enumerated them 30th in Park Rapids.
David was a member of the school board in 1887. On June 13, 1895, B. F. Wright
enumerated them first in Todd Township. David's household in 1895 included his
daughter, Mary L., born in 1875 in Wisconsin, Thomas S. Finney, age 33, Eva L. Finney,
age 23, and Floyd Finney, age 2.
Charlotte G [--] b: 1843 in Pennsylvania
- Mary "Mae" L KIDD b: 1876 in Wisconsin
- Type: Book
Periodical: Settlers of Hubbard Co., MN
Author: Peter Wilson
Publication: Hubbard Co. Genealogical Society, Park Rapids, MN
- Type: Census
Title: 1910 Federal Census
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