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
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:
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.
- Dolly (Dot)
Leone Root, born 6-Feb-1877 in Trenton, MO;
married 9-Sep-1903 to Levi Julian CROSS of Akron, IA;
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.
- Edith May
Root, born 12-Mar-1881 in Akron, IA; married
Herman BUROW; died 1955 in Sioux Falls, SD.
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.
- 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.
Ross Root, born 23-Aug-1888 in Akron, IA;
married 8-Feb-1910 to Anna May MONTAGNE; died Oct-1969
in Akron, IA.
The Root Family of Akron, Iowa
- 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
- "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;