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Wild Bill Hickok

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    Bethia Root

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    • 2nd Great-grandmother of Wild Bill Hickok — 5th Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 17 
    • Birth Date:
    • 7 Feb 1703 
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    • Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut 
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    • BEF 22 Sep 1760 
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  • Sources for Bethia Root

    • 2 Eardeley, William Applebie , Chronology and Ancestry of Chauncey M. Depew: with Fifty-four other Affiliated Families of Ne w York, New Jersey and . . . , New York: Unknown (1918) , 92, Heritage Quest (Digital Library).
    • 3 Hickok, Charles Nelson , The Hickok Genealogy: Descendants of William Hickoks of Farmington, Connecticut with Ancestr y of Charles Nelson Hickok , Rutland, Vermont: Tuttle Publishing Co. (1938) , 35, FamilySearch.org (Online Database).
    • 4 Jacobus, Donald Lines, comp. , History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Vol. 1 , Baltimore: Reprinted for Clearfield Company (2007, originally published 1930-1932) , 505.
    • 5 Kilbourne, Payne Kenyon , The History and Antiquities of the Name and Family of Kilbourn, (in its varied orthography.) , New Haven: Durrie and Peck (1856) , 42, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 6 Root, James Pierce , Root Genealogical Records, 1600-1870: Comprising the General History of the Root and Roots Fa milies in America , New York: R.C. Root, Anthony and Co. (1870) , 54, Google Books (Digital Library).