Ebenezer Root

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Ebenezer Root

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut, United States
Death: Died in Guilford, Chenango, NY, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Continental Congressman & Gen. Jesse Root and Mary Root
Husband of Mary Root and Cynthia Root
Father of Catherine Porter
Brother of Mary "Polly" Root; Ephraim Root; Sophia Buell; Jesse Root, Jr.; David Root and 3 others

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About Ebenezer Root

Event: Milit-Beg BEF 1777

Note: Revolutionary War

Death: ABT 31 JAN 1784

Note:

"commander of a privateer of the Revolution and was killed in that war a t sea."

"The brig sprang a leak on Jan 31 1784 and sank in the North Atlantic o n Febuary 6."

Event: Milt-Rec JUL 1779

Note: Released

Event: Milt-Rec ABT 1777

Note: Became a prisoner of war

Sources:

Title: The Roots of Coventry, Connecticut, Edition: One of and edition of 800 bo oks.

Abbrev: Roots of Coventry, Ct.

Author: Betty Brook Messier and Janet Sutherland Aronson

Publication: Coventry 275th Anniversary Committee, 1712 Main St, Coventry, Connecticut , 06238, 1987

Note:

One of only 800 books.

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Ebenezer Root's Timeline

1761
February 14, 1761
Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut, United States
1783
February 1783
Age 21
Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut, United States
1784
January 31, 1784
Age 22
Guilford, Chenango, NY, USA
1784
Age 22
Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut, United States
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