Martha M. Dunham (Root)

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Martha Matilda Dunham (Root)

Birthdate: (67)
Birthplace: Athens, New York
Death: July 6, 1877 (67)
Hartford, Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Banks Root, MD and Martha Patty Root
Wife of Austin Dunham
Mother of Austin C. Dunham, electric power pioneer; George Dunham; Edward Dunham; Charles Stewart Dunham; George Elliot Dunham and 4 others
Sister of Erastus Sergeant Root; Infant Root; George Washington Root; George William Root; James Ogden Root and 1 other

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About Martha M. Dunham (Root)

Note: After her parents deaths she was moved back to Coventry and raised by Aun t Sally Root.


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.

She was orphaned at the age of 11 years old and was brought up by her Aunt Sally Root at the home of her grandfather, Jesse Root. Her gravestone says she was 68 years old at the time of her death.

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Martha M. Dunham (Root)'s Timeline

May 25, 1810
Athens, New York
March 22, 1813
Age 2
First Church, Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut, United States
July 17, 1831
Age 21
Coventry, Connecticut
Age 21
Coventry, Connecticut
June 10, 1834
Age 24
South Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut, United States
Age 25
Hartford, Connecticut
November 27, 1837
Age 27
Hartford, Connecticut
Age 26
November 23, 1842
Age 32
Hartford, Connecticut