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Ephraim Root

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut, United States
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Immediate Family:

Son of Continental Congressman & Gen. Jesse Root and Mary Root
Husband of Eunice Root
Father of James Root and Mary Root
Brother of Mary "Polly" Root; Ebenezer Root; Sophia Buell; Jesse Root, Jr.; David Root and 3 others

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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

Note:

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.

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.

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

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Ephraim Root's Timeline

1762
October 6, 1762
Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut, United States
1787
1787
Age 24
Connecticut, United States
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