|Birthplace:||Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut, United States|
|Death:||(Date and location unknown)|
Son of Continental Congressman & Gen. Jesse Root and Mary Root
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About Ephraim Root
Education: 1779 Yale College, New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut
GRAD: 1782 Yale College, New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut
Occupation: Shared a law office. BET 1784 AND 1812 Hartford, Hartford Co., Connecticut
Was able to purchase an entire five square miles (entire township) in Con necticut's Western Reserve lands in the northeast. Later it became the st ate of Ohio.
Ephraim called it Rootstown located the second township in the eighth range.
Note: Returned home leaving David to finish settling the land.
Event: Migrated in Hartford, Hartford Co., Connecticut
Note: Moved after Mary was born.
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
One of only 800 books.
Title: The Memorial History of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1633-1884 The Memor ial History of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1633-1884
Abbrev: History of Hartford County, Connecticut
Author: James Hammond Trumbull
Publication: E L Osgood, 1886