Son of: Jonathan, Joseph; Joseph; Joseph; Thomas

FIRST GENERATION

1. Oliver ROOT was born on 16 Dec 1744 in Sunderland, Franklin, Massachusetts.1,2 He died on 5 Dec 1807 in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.3,4 Vital Records of Conway, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, published by the New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Mass. 1943. p. 260.

Died suddenly. History of The Town of Sunderland, Massachusetts, by John Montague Smith, prepared by Henry W. Taft & Abbie T. Montague. Press of E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, Mass., 1899. p. 500.

Removed to Conway 1798; town clerk of Conway, 24 years; taught a select school in that town for more than 20 years.

History of Conway, Massachusetts, 1767 - 1917, Rev. Charles Stanley Pease, editor, Springfield Printing and Binding Co., Springfield, Mass., 1917. p. 331.

Was town clerk from 1783 to his death; was schoolmaster for many years.

He was married to Catherine SMEAD (daughter of Joseph SMEAD and Eunice FIELD) on 11 Feb 1773.5,6 Catherine SMEAD was born on 8 Jun 1745.7 She died on 17 Feb 1804 in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.8 Vital Records of Conway, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, published by the New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Mass. 1943. p. 260.

Died suddenly She was buried in Howland Cemetery, Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.9 Oliver ROOT and Catherine SMEAD had the following children:

+2 i. Abner ROOT.

+3 ii. Luther ROOT.

4 iii. Lucretia ROOT was born on 15 May 1777 in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.10,11 She died on 15 Jun 1849 in Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts.12,13 Died unmarried.

+5 iv. Susan ROOT.

+6 v. Francis ROOT.

+7 vi. George ROOT.

He was married to Merab ALLEN on 4 Dec 1805.14

SECOND GENERATION

2. Abner ROOT was born on 1 Jul 1774 in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.15,16 He died on 3 Oct 1844 in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.17,18 He was buried in Howland Cemetery, Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.19

He was married to Christiana HALL on 6 Dec 1808.20,21 Christiana HALL was born on 25 Feb 1786.22 She died on 27 Aug 1869 in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.23 History of The Town of Sunderland, Massachusetts, by John Montague Smith, prepared by Henry W. Taft & Abbie T. Montague. Press of E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, Mass., 1899. p. 500.

of Taunton. Abner ROOT and Christiana HALL had the following children:

8 i. Oliver Dean ROOT was born on 29 Sep 1809 in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.24 He died on 19 Apr 1828 in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.25,26 He was buried in Howland Cemetery, Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.27

+9 ii. James Lincoln ROOT.

+10 iii. Christiana ROOT.

+11 iv. Henry Francis ROOT.

+12 v. Edward Warren ROOT.

+13 vi. Augustine ROOT.

+14 vii. Oliver Dean ROOT.

3. Luther ROOT was born on 3 Sep 1775 in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.28,29 He died on 9 Sep 1832 in Phelps, Ontario, New York.30 History of The Town of Sunderland, Massachusetts, by John Montague Smith, prepared by Henry W. Taft & Abbie T. Montague. Press of E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, Mass., 1899. p. 500.

Removed to Phelps, N.Y. where he died; was a clothier.

He was married to Sally HAYDEN on 14 Jan 1800.31

5. Susan ROOT was born in May 1779 in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.32,33 She died on 2 Jun 1862.34

She was married to Judah WRIGHT on 22 Dec 1803.35 Judah WRIGHT died on 7 Aug 1823.36 History of The Town of Sunderland, Massachusetts, by John Montague Smith, prepared by Henry W. Taft & Abbie T. Montague. Press of E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, Mass., 1899. p. 500.

of Deerfield, Mass.

6. Francis ROOT was born on 5 Nov 1781 in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.37,38 He died on 22 Jul 1852.39 History of The Town of Sunderland, Massachusetts, by John Montague Smith, prepared by Henry W. Taft & Abbie T. Montague. Press of E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, Mass., 1899. p. 500.

Removed to Phelps, N.Y.

He was married to Cynthia NEWHALL.40,41

He was married to Levia RAY in 1818.42

7. George ROOT was born on 25 Mar 1785 in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.43,44 He died on 1 May 1842 in Pawtucket, Providence, Rhode Island.45

He was married to Laura PARSONS (daughter of Joel PARSONS and Tryphena BOOTH) on 7 Apr 1808.46,47 Laura PARSONS was born on 5 Jul 1787.48,49 George ROOT and Laura PARSONS had the following children:

15 i. Tryphena ROOT was born in 1811.50 She died on 13 Sep 1829 in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.51

THIRD GENERATION

9. James Lincoln ROOT was born on 29 May 1812 in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.52

He was married to Lydia WARREN on 30 Aug 1842.53 James Lincoln ROOT and Lydia WARREN had the following children:

16 i. James Frances ROOT was born on 16 Jun 1843 in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.54 He died on 1 Jul 1844 in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.55,56 He was buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.57

17 ii. Edward Woolsey ROOT was born on 16 Sep 1845 in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.58

18 iii. Mary Winslow ROOT was born in Jul 1849 in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.59 She died on 9 Mar 1851 in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.60

19 iv. Lydia Eldora ROOT was born on 15 Jun 1855 in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.61

10. Christiana ROOT was born on 28 Sep 1814 in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.62

She was married to Calvin W. ELLINWOOD.63

11. Henry Francis ROOT was born on 15 Nov 1816 in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.64

He was married to Elizabeth Ann HUNTER.65

12. Edward Warren ROOT was born on 15 Mar 1820 in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.66

He was married to Mary.67

13. Augustine ROOT was born on 5 Feb 1824 in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.68

He was married to Mary F. STEARNS.69

14. Oliver Dean ROOT was born on 24 Aug 1830 in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.70

He was married to Mary Elizabeth WHITE.71

 

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2. History of Conway, Massachusetts, 1767 - 1917, Rev. Charles Stanley Pease, editor, Springfield Printing and Binding Co., Springfield, Mass., 1917. p. 331 - Date & location.

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8. Ibid. p. 500 - Date.

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13. History of Conway, Massachusetts, 1767 - 1917, Rev. Charles Stanley Pease, editor, Springfield Printing and Binding Co., Springfield, Mass., 1917. p. 332 - Date.

14. Ibid. p. 331 - Date.

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18. Vital Records of Conway, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, published by the New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Mass. 1943. p. 260 - Date & location.

19. Ibid. p. 260 - Location.

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23. Ibid. p. 500 - Date.

24. History of Conway, Massachusetts, 1767 - 1917, Rev. Charles Stanley Pease, editor, Springfield Printing and Binding Co., Springfield, Mass., 1917. p. 332 - Date & location.

25. Ibid. p. 332 - Date.

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27. Ibid. p. 260 - location.

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31. History of Conway, Massachusetts, 1767 - 1917, Rev. Charles Stanley Pease, editor, Springfield Printing and Binding Co., Springfield, Mass., 1917. p. 332 - Date.

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33. History of Conway, Massachusetts, 1767 - 1917, Rev. Charles Stanley Pease, editor, Springfield Printing and Binding Co., Springfield, Mass., 1917. p. 332 - Name of wife.

34. History of The Town of Sunderland, Massachusetts (which originally embraced within its limits the present Towns of Montague & Leverett), by John Montague Smith, prepared by Henry W. Taft & Abbie T. Montague. Press of E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, Mass., 1899. p. 500 - Date.

35. Ibid. p. 500 - Date.

36. Ibid. p. 500 - Date.

37. Ibid. p. 500 - Date.

38. History of Conway, Massachusetts, 1767 - 1917, Rev. Charles Stanley Pease, editor, Springfield Printing and Binding Co., Springfield, Mass., 1917. p. 331 - Date & location.

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40. Ibid. p. 500 - Name of 1st wife.

41. History of Conway, Massachusetts, 1767 - 1917, Rev. Charles Stanley Pease, editor, Springfield Printing and Binding Co., Springfield, Mass., 1917. p. 331 - Name of wife.

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43. Ibid. p. 500 - Date.

44. History of Conway, Massachusetts, 1767 - 1917, Rev. Charles Stanley Pease, editor, Springfield Printing and Binding Co., Springfield, Mass., 1917. p. 332 - Date & location.

45. History of The Town of Sunderland, Massachusetts (which originally embraced within its limits the present Towns of Montague & Leverett), by John Montague Smith, prepared by Henry W. Taft & Abbie T. Montague. Press of E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, Mass., 1899. p. 500 - Date & location.

46. Ibid. p. 500 - Date.

47. History of Conway, Massachusetts, 1767 - 1917, Rev. Charles Stanley Pease, editor, Springfield Printing and Binding Co., Springfield, Mass., 1917. p. 331 - Name of wife.

48. History of The Town of Sunderland, Massachusetts (which originally embraced within its limits the present Towns of Montague & Leverett), by John Montague Smith, prepared by Henry W. Taft & Abbie T. Montague. Press of E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, Mass., 1899. p. 500 - Date.

49. History of Conway, Massachusetts, 1767 - 1917, Rev. Charles Stanley Pease, editor, Springfield Printing and Binding Co., Springfield, Mass., 1917. p. 324 - Date.

50. Vital Records of Conway, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, published by the New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Mass. 1943. p. 260 - Year.

51. Ibid. p. 260 - Date & location.

52. History of Conway, Massachusetts, 1767 - 1917, Rev. Charles Stanley Pease, editor, Springfield Printing and Binding Co., Springfield, Mass., 1917. p. 332 - Date & location.

53. Ibid. p. 332 - Date.

54. Ibid. p. 332 - Date & location.

55. Ibid. p. 332 - Date & location.

56. Vital Records of Conway, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, published by the New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Mass. 1943. p. 260 - Date & location.

57. Ibid. p. 260 - Location.

58. History of Conway, Massachusetts, 1767 - 1917, Rev. Charles Stanley Pease, editor, Springfield Printing and Binding Co., Springfield, Mass., 1917. p. 332 - Date & location.

59. Ibid. p. 332 - Date & location.

60. Ibid. p. 332 - Date & location.

61. Ibid. p. 332 - Date & location.

62. Ibid. p. 332 - Date & location.

63. Ibid. p. 332 - Name of wife.

64. Ibid. p. 332 - Date & location.

65. Ibid. p. 332 - Name of wife.

66. Ibid. p. 332 - Date & location.

67. Ibid. p. 332 - Given name of wife.

68. Ibid. p. 332 - Date & location.

69. Ibid. p. 332 - Given name of wife.

70. Ibid. p. 332 - Date & location.

71. Ibid. p. 332 - Name of wife.