Mary Stewart
7-Mar-1809, OH

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MARY "POLLY" STEWART, born 7-Mar-1809 in Athens Township, Athens County, OH;
daughter of Daniel B. STEWART born 1762 & Ruth A. FULFORD born 1772;
died 15-May-1857 in Washington County, OH; a school teacher.


Married 25-Mar-1829 in Athens Township, OH, to Levi ROOT;
born 9-Apr-1809 in Viola Township, Livingston County, NY;
son of Orning/Ornon ROOT born 1776 & Elizabeth (Betsy) CHAMBERLAIN;
Levi married (2) c1863 in Athens County, OH, to Rachel COHEN of Wilford, OH;
died Aug/Sep-1891 in Grundy County, MO.

Children of Polly & Levi:

  1. Ezra Stewart Root, born 31-Jan-1831; married Mary McCREARY, 6 children;
  2. Harriet Root, born 22-Nov-1832; married Henry TEDROW, 1 child;
  3. Daniel Ornon Root, born 24-Sep-1834 in Athens, OH; married Sarah LANE Winkler, 10 children; died 18-Feb-1917 in Newman, IL.
  4. Sarah Jane Root, born 9-Jul-1836; married James (Jim) DWIGGINS, 1 child;
  5. William Henry Root, born 13-Sep-1838; killed in Civil War.
  6. John Wesley Root, born 5-Oct-1840; married Anna Eliza MOOR, 8 children;
  7. Rosmer Levissy Root, born 22-Jul-1842; married (1) James MOOR, 3 children; married (2) Joseph TURNER, 3 children;
  8. Ruth Elizabeth Root, born 24-Feb-1843 (?); married (1) William O'NEAL; married (2) James R. JACKSON; total of 5 children;
  9. Charles Levi Root, born 7-Jan-1845; married Annie WALKER; several children including Wesley Root, Melissa Root;
  10. Lawrence Eugene Root, born 16-Nov-1847; married Vashti WINKLER, step- daughter of Daniel Ornon Root, above; 7 children;
  11. Francis Marion Root, born c1850; married Lucy __?__, 1 child;
  12. RedBall Lewis Fletcher Root, born 27-Jan-1852; married 1875 to Sarah E. POLLOCK, 7 children; died 1943 in Akron, IA.

Sources:

  • Root family notes compiled by Captain Lloyd E. Root, USN (Ret.), of Bellevue, WA, for Root/Meader/Tuttle reunion, 1990's.
  • Family data from Lewis Fletcher Root, 1852-c1913;
  • "Descendants of Thomas Roote", MS-Word report received Jan-2000 from Richard G. Nelson of California;
  • LDS Family Search Pedigree Resource Files, CD #13, Pin #1003731, #1003727
  • "Generations of Stewart's", manuscript received Aug-2002 from Nyal Jennings;

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[This page last updated 27-Apr-2011]

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