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Root family

Overview
Works: 10 works in 10 publications in 1 language and 11 library holdings
Genres: Genealogy  Deeds  History  Aerial photographs  Records and correspondence  Wills  Drama  Personal narratives  Postcards  Maps 
Roles: Author
Most widely held works by Root family
Pettibone/Tuller collection( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondence, deeds, estate papers, personal and business financial records, genealogical materials on the Pettibone, Root, and Tuller families, poems, recipes, photograph album, memorial and funeral cards, and other papers, of Augustus Pettibone (1766-1847), George Pettibone (1810-1891), his wife, Chloe Mary (Tuller) Pettibone (1831-1899), Jennie Lind Root Pettibone, and other family members, chiefly of Weatogue (in the town of Simsbury), Conn. Includes papers of Chloe Pettibone's brother, Jay W. Tuller and other relatives in Seneca, Kan.; will of James Pettibone; estate papers of Samuel Pettibone, Catherine Mills Pettibone, and Catherine (Pettibone) Root; and insurance policies of George Pettibone concerning his Weatogue properties
Brown-Gee collection--Series I by John Brown( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence file, including letters written by Brown to his father, Owen Brown, brother, Jeremiah, other family members, and Frederick Douglass, marriage licenses of his parents (Owen Brown and Sally (Root) Brown) and other family members, deeds, and other papers; Harpers Ferry file, containing clippings relating to Brown's Harpers Ferry raid (Oct. 1859), the observance of its 100th anniversary, map, history of the early years of Storer College, and outline of events at John Brown's farm in North Elba, N.Y., written by Edwin Cotter, Jr.; Kansas file, containing newspaper clippings, postcards, programs, photos, etc., relating to a park and statue honoring Brown in Osawatomie; New Richmond, Pa., file, with clippings and writings on his residence in Crawford County, photographs of the remains of his tannery at New Richmond, as well as gravesites of first wife Dianthe Lusk Brown and two of his sons; periodical articles, including an article by Clarence Darrow; plays, including Mrs. J.C. Swayze's Ossawatomie Brown (1857) and Gallows Glorious (1933) by Robert Gow; and photograph file including photos of Brown and his homes in Hudson, Ohio and North Elba, N.Y., prints of a carving of Brown in the capitol building in Albany, N.Y., and print "The Last Moments of John Brown" by Thomas Hovenden
Root family legal documents by Root family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Root family was from Farmington and Southbury, Connecticut. Stephen Root the elder is represented in this collection by a deed, 1692, and his will, 1716. His grandson, Stephen (son of Timothy) bought and sold numerous lots of land and these are documented by a series of deeds, 1734-1742. Stephen, Timothy's grandson, is represented by his estate distribution, dated 1769. James Root is represented by a deed, 1787, and two receipts, 1783, 1786. The collection also has a deed for David Root,1772, a deed for the Upson family, 1765, and an inventory of an unidentified estate, 1813
Dickinson family papers by Dickinson family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

VII. Root Family papers, 1830-1884. Abiah Root was the daughter of Deacon Harvey Root of West Springfield (Feeding Hills, Mass.). She attended Amherst Academy (Amherst, Mass.) for only one year (1843-1844), where she met Emily Dickinson (1839-1886) and then transferred to Miss Margaret Campbell's school in Springfield (Mass.). The bulk of this series consists of correspondence between Root family members
Root family papers by Root family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Civil War letters and daily journals of William Harrison Root, a lieutenant in Company B, 75th Regiment, New York Volunteers. The letters between Root, his parents, sister and brothers document daily life in camp, battles and the administration of the army, including his capture and subsequent imprisionment at Camp Grace, Texas in 1863. Also a notebook of Root's, clippings, and his account book of Company B, 1861. Also, letters, and typescripts of selected letters and reminiscences, between Helen Isabel Root (Cornell University Class of 1896) and her parents. Helen I. Root, the daughter of William Root was a missionary in Ceylon and India and this correspondence documents her daily life as a missionary and records information about the cultures in which she lived. She was also editor of "The Missionary Tidings" a publication of the Women's Missionary Society Free Methodist Church. Additional material includes account books, clippings, correspondence and transcripts, pamphlets, genealogical charts, deeds and other legal documents, and photographs of the Shepard and Osborn families. Material concerns areas of Fort Byron, Cayuga County; Virgil, Cortland County; and Spencer, Tioga County, New York
Root family photograph series by Root family( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Portraits of family members; views of family homes, farm, and automobiles; and portraits of Austin Blair
Root family papers by Root family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Legal documents of the Root family of Berlin, Connecticut. There were several John Roots in the family. The collection includes land grants, indentures, an inventory of John Root̕s estate (1827), and Lois Root̕s will
Brinkler/Banks family collection( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Family papers, photographs, and pamphlets (6 boxes), belonging to the Brinklers, her uncle Philip W. Banks, her father Charles Edward Banks, and Rev. N.W.T. Root, grandfather of Beatrice Banks Brinkler; together with 12 v. including photograph albums, histories, genealogical books, a Bible, and medical article by Charles Edward Banks
Root family papers by Root family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Record book, ca. 1827-1841, of Roswell and Stephen W. Root, primarily justice of the peace judgement records; daybook, 1836-1868, listing accounts of Charles A. Root; farmer's account, ca. 1886-1928, of H.R. Root and J.F. Root, including accounts and brief diary entries of daily life, and miscellaneous correspondence, printed material and miscellanea of other family members; also photographs
Root family papers by Root family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Root family papers, arranged chronologically, comprise deeds, correspondence, wills, estate inventories, tax lists, and accounts. Deeds are for land owned by Samuel Root, Timothy Root, and other family members. Much of the correspondence is between Horace Cowles and Timothy Root. Assorted other documents, including accounts for the South School District, may also be found in the collection. The family was from Farmington, Connecticut
 
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English (10)