Sarah E. Pollock
23-Aug-1854, OH

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SARAH ELEANOR (ELLA) POLLOCK, born 23-Aug-1854 in Olivesburg, OH;
daughter of Robert POLLOCK born 1820 & Nancy Ann CANTWELL born 1824;
died 29-Jul-1920 in Akron, IA.


Married 25-Feb-1875 in Grundy County, MO, to Lewis Fletcher ROOT;
born 27-Jan-1852 in Athens County, OH;
son of Levi ROOT born 1809 & Mary (Polly) STEWART born 1809;
died 1943 in Akron, IA.

Children of Sarah & Lewis:

  1. Lewis Roy Root, born 22-Nov-1875 in Trenton, MO; married 19-Jun-1901 to Mamie Jane DEE; died 2-Jun-1955 in Ann Arbor, MI.
  2. Dolly (Dot) Leone Root, born 6-Feb-1877 in Trenton, MO; married 9-Sep-1903 to Levi Julian CROSS of Akron, IA; died 27-Oct-1965.
  3. RedBall Ralph Eugene Root, born 18-Jul-1879 in Trenton, MO; married 28-Dec-1904 to Mary Keziah BATCHELLER, 4 children; died 23-Sep-1961 in Franklin, NH.
  4. Edith May Root, born 12-Mar-1881 in Akron, IA; married Herman BUROW; died 1955 in Sioux Falls, SD.
  5. Blaine Levi Root, born 29-Sep-1884 in Akron, IA; married (1) 26-Mar-1912 to Minnie Alice STRADER, 3 children; married (2) Dec-1918 to Louise STRADER, 3 children; married (3) 1952 to Ruth COLBY; died 22-Feb-1976 in Vermillion, SD.
  6. Anna Faye Root, born 6-Aug-1886 in Akron, IA; married 14-May-1913 to Charles Wayne GOSTING; died Dec-1985 in Sidney, Cheyenne County, NE.
  7. Robert Ross Root, born 23-Aug-1888 in Akron, IA; married 8-Feb-1910 to Anna May MONTAGNE; died Oct-1969 in Akron, IA.

Photographs:

Lewis Root Family

The Root Family of Akron, Iowa


Sources:

  • Family history information collected from living relatives by Mrs. Olive Root Meader;
  • Root family notes compiled by Captain Lloyd E. Root, CEC USN (Ret.), of Bellevue, WA, for Root/Meader/Tuttle reunion, Sanbornton, NH, 1990;
  • Root family GEDCOM information retrieved from the Internet, 1998;
  • "The Generation of the Upright", Edward Norton Cantwell, 1911, Fulton, IL; descendants of William Cantwell 1776-1858 & Nancy Ann Williams 1779-1850;
  • "Descendants of Thomas Roote" & "Descendants of Hugh Pollock", MS-Word reports received Jan-2000 from Richard G. Nelson of California;
  • Information on the Cross family received Jan-2003 from Glen A. Jones of Oregon;

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[This page last updated 27-Apr-2011]

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