John Root (c.1642 - 1687)

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Nicknames: "John Root III"
Birthplace: Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut
Death: Died in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
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About John Root

John was born in 1642 in Hartford Co., Farmington, Ct and his baptism took place on December 23rd, 1642 in Farmington, Ct. John's father was John ROOT and his mother was Mary KILBOURNE. His paternal grandparents were John ROOTE and Mary Ann RUSSELL; his maternal grandparents were Thomas KILBORNE and Frances MOODY. He had five brothers and seven sisters, named Joseph, Samuel, Stephen, Thomas, Dr. Caleb, Samuel (Deac), Mary, Stephen, Susannah, Joseph, Caleb and Susanna. He was the second oldest of the thirteen children. He died at the age of 45 on September 24th, 1687 in Hampden Co., Westfield, Ma.


John held for a time the office of commissary at Westfield, as the General Court of Massachusetts allowed him £14 in 1680 for his services. He left an estate valued at £505. -------------------- Note: 1995 Inventory by Walter Ayers, Westfield Historic Commissioner [FindAGrave]

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John Root's Timeline

December 23, 1642
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut
December 23, 1642
Farmington, , Hartford, Connecticut
December 23, 1642
Farmington, Ct
December 23, 1642
Farmington, Ct
October 18, 1664
Age 21
Springfield, Hampton, Massachusetts
May 15, 1665
Age 22
Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
September 27, 1670
Age 27
December 28, 1672
Age 30
Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA
September 16, 1675
Age 32
Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
December 9, 1677
Age 34
Westfield, Hampden Co.,Massasachusetts