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From: "Roger L. Walter" <>
Subject: ROOT; PA,USA; 1800-1860
Date: Fri, 1 Dec 1995 00:43:42 -0600


Seeking more info on ROOT family of northeastern PA circa 1800-1860's
Here are my notes so far:
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BENJAMIN ROOT

SOURCE:CENSUS;1850;PA;WAYNE CO.;SCOTT TWP;P 45;FILM 444803;AGE
36,CARPENTER;$100 REAL ESTATE;BORN IN PA.
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CENSUS RESEARCH (thru 11/23/95)

Index to US Census for 1840 and 1850 shows Benjamin ROOT as a head of
household in Scott Twp., Wayne County, PA [ref. microfilm p. 301 &
Reel 835, p. 045]

In 1830 the only Benjamin ROOT in PA is in Erie County

Other ROOT heads of households in Wayne Co. & neighbouring Susquehanna
County:

**1850**
A. A. ROOT, Susq., Springville, p.004
E. P. ROOT, same loc & page
Eunice ROOT, Susq., Harmony, p.222
Laura ROOT, same loc, p. 241
Sabrina ROOT, same loc., p. 237
Isaa (c) ROOT, same loc., p. 236

**1840**
Amos ROOT, Susq., Springville, p. 442
Chapman ROOT, Wayne Co., Texas Twp., p. 309
Richard P. ROOT, Wayne Co., Sterling, p. 305

**1830**
Dennison ROOT, Susq., Harmony, p. 003
Enos P. ROOT, Susq., Springville, p. 066
---no ROOT in Wayne Co.--

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Note geography: Starrucca (birthplace of Emmeline, is between Scott
and Preston Twps, Wayne Co. Harmony in Susquehanna co. is
immediately west of Starrucca and Scott Twp, Wayne Co., PA.

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there is mention of Ida Root marrying Nelson Braman of Wayne county
see Beers;p.65
there is a description of a Root family in Susquehanna county on p.
298 of
BEERS--Enos P. Root;Samuel;Albert A.

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