Jacob Root
2-Feb-1653/54, CT

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JACOB ROOT, born 2-Feb-1653/54 in Hartford, CT;
son of Thomas ROOTE born 1605 & Elizabeth _____ born ____;
died 9-Aug-1731 in Hebron, Tolland County, CT.

Moved 9-May-1654 to Northampton, MA, with parents & siblings.
Moved 1705 to Hebron, Tolland County, CT, as one of the first settlers.


Married 2-Feb-1680 in Northampton, MA, to Mary FRARY;
born 24-Jul-1662 in Deerfield. MA;
daughter of Sampson FRARY born ____ & Mary DANIELS born ____;
died 8-Feb-1743/44 in Hebron, Tolland County, CT.

Children of Jacob & Mary:

  1. Joanna/Johanna Root, born 5-Nov-1681; married 7-Dec-1703 to Samuel POMEROY of Northampton, MA, 3 children; died 1725.
  2. Daniel Root, born 2-Oct-1684;
  3. Jacob Root, born 15-Jun-1687; killed 1776.
  4. Mary Root, born 24-Nov-1689; died 15-Oct-1735.
  5. Margaret Root, born Oct-1691; married (1) 25-Jun-1727 to John WARNER; married (2) to _____ TRUMBULL; died Jun-1793 in Marlborough, CT, at age 101.
  6. William Root, born 17-Jan-1694/95;
  7. Hezekiah Root, born 13-Oct-1697; died before 1728.
  8. Ruth Root, born 7-Feb-1698/99; "stayed unmarried on the old farm";
    died Mar-1787 at age 88.
  9. Nathaniel Root, born 16-Nov-1702;
  10. Jonathan Root, born 2-Apr-1705; died c1783.

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 the Root/Meader/Tuttle reunion, Sanbornton, NH, 1990;
  • Root family GEDCOM information retrieved from the Internet, 1998;
  • "Descendants of Thomas Roote", MS-Word report received Jan-2000 from Richard G. Nelson of California;

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[This page last updated 27-Apr-2011]

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