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John Root, I

Also Known As: "Roote;"
Birthplace: Badby, , Northamptonshire, England
Death: Died in Badby, , Northamptonshire, England
Place of Burial: Badby,,Northamptonshire,England
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Root and Anne Burrell
Husband of Mary Ann Roote
Father of Mary/Marie Roote; Susannah Root; Thomas Root; John Root (Roote), Sr.; Josiah ROOTES and 1 other

Managed by: Ada Holloway
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Immediate Family

About John Root, I

Root(e) family

  • The Root family is listed as one of the early settlers in the in the “A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, before 1692″.
  • We often receive enquiries, especially from America about the Root or Roote family.
  • There are no monuments, gravestones nor descendants of the family that we can identify in Badby village today.
  • The 17th century Parish Records record births, baptisms, marriages and burials of a few members of the family.

    • The records are now housed at the Northamptonshire Records Office and Archives which includes these details for contact:

      • Email: Historic Environment Record –
      • Write: Records Office (archives) Wootton Hall Park Northampton NN4 8BQ UK

Former resident Cristine Orr has researched the parish registers and other documents and has left us with this information:

  • 1600 John Roote married Anne Russall at Badby. [The Russall family also appears as Rushall and later as * Russell at different times]
1600 Marie daughter of J & A. R.
1603 Susanna
1605 Thomas – went to America 1637
1608 John – went to America 1637

  • Thomas Roote died 1609 in Badby Thomas was the father of John.
  • Thomas married in Milton Malsor.[- another village in Northamptonshire].
  • His son John born in Milton Malsor probably in 1570.
  • This Thomas had a field and house in Badby in 1597, but gave it up in 1606.

There are several family genealogy websites that can be found through Google. We have come across these: 
* Biographical sketch Thomas Roote 1555-1609


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John Root, I's Timeline

June 24, 1576
Badby, , Northamptonshire, England
December 12, 1600
Age 24
Badby Parish, Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
October 18, 1603
Age 27
Badby, Northamptonshire, Eng.
Age 28
Badby, Northamptonshire, England
February 26, 1608
Age 31
Badby, Northamptonshire, England
March 7, 1612
Age 35
Age 65
<Badby, Northamptonshire, England>
Age 67
<Badby, Northamptonshire, England>
June 3, 1683
Age 106
Badby, , Northamptonshire, England