LLOYD EUGENE ROOT, born 19-Jan-1909 in Sioux City, IA;
son of Ralph E. ROOT born 1879 &
Mary K. BATCHELLER born 1880;
Captain, United States Navy, Retired; resided for many years in Bellevue, WA;
died 23-Jan-2005 in Portland, OR;
Interrment services 18-Mar-2005 in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.
B.Sc. Civil Engineering, 1929, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.
Lieutenant J.G. 1936, U.S. Navy Reserve; called to active duty Jan-1941, served in
Civil Engineering Corps. during World War II; served in regular U.S. Navy 1946-1963.
Married (1) 12-Jun-1936 to Dorothy Wilda KILBOURN;
born 5-Jul-1910 in Sterling, KS;
daughter of Charles H. KILBOURN born ____ & Ruth P. __?__ born ____;
died 20-Mar-1980 in Bellevue, WA.
Children of Lloyd & Wilda:
- Dorothy Kilbourn Root, born Oct-1942 in Washington, D.C.;
married (1) Nov-1968 to Robert Dennis SMITH, 1 child;
married (2) Mar-1971 to William Austin RECTOR, 2 children;
- Dana Frances Root, born Jul-1945 in San Diego, CA;
married Mar-1967 to Myle Joseph HOLLEY, 2 children;
- Deborah Eugenia Root, born 1948 in Kodiak, AK; died 1949.
- Diane Eleanor Root, born Oct-1952 in ?Bellevue, WA;
Married (2) 8-Feb-1981 to Elta Roberts DUGDALE;
born ____ in _____;
daughter of _____ DUGDALE & _____;
died mid-year 2003 in ___, VA under the care of her children.
Lloyd Eugene Root & Family
l to r: Dorothy, Lloyd, Diane, Wilda (Kilbourn), Dana Root
- 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;