John Wellborn Root

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John Wellborn Root

1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition Architect


    Moses Root

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    • 4th Generation — Great-grandfather of John Wellborn Root
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    • Birth Date:
    • 7 Oct 1742 
    • Birth Location:
    • Montague, Franklin, Massachusetts 
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    • Death Date:
    • 16 Dec 1817 
    • Death Location:
    • Montague, Franklin, Massachusetts 
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    • Burial Location:
    • Old South Cemetery, Montague, Franklin, Massachusetts 
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    • Notes: 
    • Some secondary sources give the death date for Moses Root as 17 DEC 1817, but his tombstone has 16 DEC 1817.

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  • Sources for Moses Root

    • 2 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Montague, Vol. 1, p. 147, Death record for Moses Root.
    • 4 Root, James Pierce, Root Genealogical Records, 1600-1870: Comprising the General History of the Root and Roots Families in America, New York: R.C. Root, Anthony and Co. (1870), 127, 166, Google Books (Digital Library).