Joseph Root

ID #4081, (1640-1739)

Family 1: Elizabeth Warner b. s 1672

Family 2: Ruth Porter b. 30 Nov 1664, d. 1739

Biography

  • Last Edited: 4 Dec 2014

Sources of Information

  1. [S1081] Unknown author, family tree titled "23558", RootsWeb World Connect, wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, from database named :a23558, updated Feb 2002, viewed Oct 2007.
  2. [S2823] Laurie Gregston, family tree titled "Linville, Stanton, Hertz, Christenson, Gregston", RootsWeb World Connect, wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, from database named laablu, updated Oct 2004, viewed Oct 2007.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Caleb Root

ID #4082, (1658-1712)

Family 1: Miss Gillette b. s 1665

Family 2: Elizabeth Salmon b. 1673, d. a 1712

Biography

  • Last Edited: 13 Oct 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S591] Tina Lamb, family tree titled "Horton Clopton Root Ancestors and Descendants", RootsWeb WorldConnect, wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, from database named lamb2u2, updated Jun 2001, viewed Dec 2007.
  2. [S592] S Six, family tree titled "Six, Wierschke Families & More #18", RootsWeb WorldConnect, wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, from database named sssara6, updated Oct 2007, viewed Dec 2007 , this date makes the most sense. Some sources said she was the second wife, but that doesn't make sense.
  3. [S590] Richard Mosher, family tree titled "MOSHER.GED", RootsWeb World Connect, wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, from database named :1237957, updated Aug 2001, viewed Dec 2007.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Mary Ashley

ID #4083, (1644-1701/2)

Family: John Root b. 23 Dec 1642, d. 24 Sep 1687

Biography

  • Last Edited: 24 Feb 2016

Sources of Information

  1. [S476] Michael, family tree titled "The New England Mathers with a special emphasis on the many families who married into our family", RootsWeb World Connect, www.rootsweb.com, from database named mikemather63 (formerly mikemather), updated Aug 2009, viewed Aug 2009.
  2. [S459] Margaret Sheffler, family tree titled "BANFILL-BUCK-HAWKINS-PIKE-PERRINE", RootsWeb World Connect, www.rootsweb.com, from database named mscheffler, updated Feb 2008, viewed Apr 2008.
  3. [S2702] Lana Sleeper, family tree titled "Wheeler/Sleeper Family Tree", ancestry.com, unknown repository, from database named 75598951, viewed Feb 2016.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Mary Gridley

ID #4084, (1652-1673)

Family: Thomas Root b. c 1648, d. 16 Aug 1709

Biography

  • Last Edited: 1 Dec 2014

Sources of Information

  1. [S459] Margaret Sheffler, family tree titled "BANFILL-BUCK-HAWKINS-PIKE-PERRINE", RootsWeb World Connect, www.rootsweb.com, from database named mscheffler, updated Jul 2007, viewed Oct 2007.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Mary Spencer

ID #4085, (1655-1690)

Family: Thomas Root b. c 1648, d. 16 Aug 1709

Biography

  • Last Edited: 1 Dec 2014

Sources of Information

  1. [S459] Margaret Sheffler, family tree titled "BANFILL-BUCK-HAWKINS-PIKE-PERRINE", RootsWeb World Connect, www.rootsweb.com, from database named mscheffler, updated Jul 2007, viewed Oct 2007.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Sarah Dumbleton

ID #4086, (1655-1694)

Family: Thomas Root b. c 1648, d. 16 Aug 1709

Biography

  • Last Edited: 11 Dec 2014

Sources of Information

  1. [S459] Margaret Sheffler, family tree titled "BANFILL-BUCK-HAWKINS-PIKE-PERRINE", RootsWeb World Connect, www.rootsweb.com, from database named mscheffler, updated Jul 2007, viewed Oct 2007.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Sarah Wadsworth

ID #4087, (1657-)

Family: Stephen Root b. 1652, d. 6 Jan 1716/17

Biography

  • Last Edited: 11 Nov 2014

Sources of Information

  1. [S789] Marian, family tree titled "H.A.M.'s Tree", RootsWeb WorldConnect, wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, from database named m-magers, updated Aug 2007, viewed Nov 2007.
  2. [S459] Margaret Sheffler, family tree titled "BANFILL-BUCK-HAWKINS-PIKE-PERRINE", RootsWeb World Connect, www.rootsweb.com, from database named mscheffler, updated Feb 2008, viewed Apr 2008.
  3. [S789] Marian, family tree titled "H.A.M.'s Tree", RootsWeb WorldConnect, wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, from database named m-magers, updated Sep 2007, viewed Apr 2008.
  4. [S511] Phil Dascola, family tree titled "John Root", RootsWeb WorldConnect, www.rootsweb.com, from database named philsged, updated Apr 2008, viewed Apr 2008.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Joseph Langdon

ID #4088, (s 1648-)

Family: Susannah Root b. 1654, d. 5 Dec 1712

Biography

  • Last Edited: 5 Nov 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S204] Assumption of Researcher.
  2. [S459] Margaret Sheffler, family tree titled "BANFILL-BUCK-HAWKINS-PIKE-PERRINE", RootsWeb World Connect, www.rootsweb.com, from database named mscheffler, updated Feb 2008, viewed Apr 2008.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Elizabeth Warner

ID #4089, (s 1672-)

Family: Joseph Root b. 1640, d. 18 Dec 1739

Biography

  • Last Edited: 1 Dec 2014

Sources of Information

  1. [S204] Assumption of Researcher.
  2. [S2823] Laurie Gregston, family tree titled "Linville, Stanton, Hertz, Christenson, Gregston", RootsWeb World Connect, wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, from database named laablu, updated Oct 2004, viewed Oct 2007.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Ruth Porter1

ID #4090, (1664-1739)

Family 1: Samuel Smith b. May 1664, d. 16 Jan 1724

Family 2: Joseph Root b. 1640, d. 18 Dec 1739

Biography

  • Last Edited: 21 Jul 2015

Sources of Information

  1. [S1081] Unknown author, family tree titled "23558", RootsWeb World Connect, wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, from database named :a23558, updated Feb 2002, viewed Oct 2007.
  2. [S745] Ed Opdycke, family tree titled "Opdycke", RootsWeb WorldConnect, wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, from database named :2236768, updated Nov 2002, viewed Oct 2007.
  3. [S496] Angel Stonecypher, family tree titled "PAROUSIA", RootsWeb WorldConnect, wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, from database named 420angel, updated Feb 2007, viewed Oct 2007.
  4. [S745] Ed Opdycke, family tree titled "Opdycke", RootsWeb WorldConnect, wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, from database named :2236768, updated Nov 2002, viewed Jul 2015.
  5. [S745] Ed Opdycke, family tree titled "Opdycke", RootsWeb WorldConnect, wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, from database named :2236768, updated Nov 2002, viewed Oct 2007 , First name of Mr. Smith.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Elizabeth Salmon

ID #4091, (1673-a 1712)

Family: Caleb Root b. 1658, d. 10 Jun 1712

Biography

  • Last Edited: 13 Oct 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S590] Richard Mosher, family tree titled "MOSHER.GED", RootsWeb World Connect, wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, from database named :1237957, updated Aug 2001, viewed Dec 2007.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Miss Gillette

ID #4092, (s 1665-)

Family: Caleb Root b. 1658, d. 10 Jun 1712

Biography

  • Last Edited: 11 Apr 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S204] Assumption of Researcher.
  2. [S592] S Six, family tree titled "Six, Wierschke Families & More #18", RootsWeb WorldConnect, wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, from database named sssara6, updated Oct 2007, viewed Dec 2007 , this date makes the most sense. Some sources said she was the second wife, but that doesn't make sense.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Christopher Todd

ID #4093, (1617-1686)

Family: Grace Middlebrook b. 11 Apr 1609

Biography

  • Christopher Todd was baptized on 12 Jan 1617 in Pontefract, West Riding, Yorkshire, England.
  • Christopher was born either 8 months after or 2 months before his father died.
  • He married Grace Middlebrook, daughter of Michael Middlebrook and Mrs Grace (Unknown) Middlebrook, s 1636.1
  • Christopher Todd and Grace Middlebrook immigrated on the ship Hector arriving on 26 Jun 1637.2
  • They came with Rev. John Davenport. He signed with his mark, he probably could not write.
  • They traveled with Grace's sister Hester and her husband Edward Wigglesworth. They were with Rev John Davenport. After a year all four moved to New Haven CT.2
  • He was allotted land in the "Yorkshire quarter". He was continually adding to his real estate.
  • Christopher Todd was a farmer, miller and a baker.
  • In 1650 he bought 1 1/2 acres in the "London quarter" and lived there until he died. St. Thomas' Church is now there (the old St. Thomas' which was near the green in New Haven.)
  • He died on 23 Apr 1686 in New Haven, Connecticut, at age 69.
  • Last Edited: 16 May 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S204] Assumption of Researcher.
  2. [S4023] John E. Todd, The Todd Family in America or the Descendants of Christopher Todd, 1637-1919, Northampton MA: Press of Gazette Publishing Co, 1920, viewed on-line at ancestry.com, p 17.
  3. [S4023] John E. Todd, The Todd Family in America or the Descendants of Christopher Todd, 1637-1919, Northampton MA: Press of Gazette Publishing Co, 1920, viewed on-line at ancestry.com, p 23.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Grace Middlebrook1

ID #4094, (1609-)

Family: Christopher Todd b. 12 Jan 1617, d. 23 Apr 1686

Biography

  • Grace Middlebrook was baptized on 11 Apr 1609 in Batley, Yorkshire, England.2
  • She married Christopher Todd, son of William Todd and Katherine Ward, s 1636.3
  • Grace Middlebrook and Christopher Todd immigrated on the ship Hector arriving on 26 Jun 1637.4
  • They came with Rev. John Davenport. He signed with his mark, he probably could not write.
  • They traveled with Grace's sister Hester and her husband Edward Wigglesworth. They were with Rev John Davenport. After a year all four moved to New Haven CT.4
  • Last Edited: 16 May 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S4582] Maxine Stansell, "The Middlebrook Sisters", NEHGR , published Oct 2002, volume 156 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society) , vol 156, p 316.
  2. [S4582] Maxine Stansell, "The Middlebrook Sisters", NEHGR , published Oct 2002, volume 156 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society) , p 316.
  3. [S204] Assumption of Researcher.
  4. [S4023] John E. Todd, The Todd Family in America or the Descendants of Christopher Todd, 1637-1919, Northampton MA: Press of Gazette Publishing Co, 1920, viewed on-line at ancestry.com, p 17.
  5. [S4023] John E. Todd, The Todd Family in America or the Descendants of Christopher Todd, 1637-1919, Northampton MA: Press of Gazette Publishing Co, 1920, viewed on-line at ancestry.com, p 23.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Joseph Todd

ID #4095, (1673/74-1673/74)

Biography

  • Last Edited: 10 Mar 2017

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Mary Todd

ID #4096, (1674/75-)

Family: Nathaniel Heaton b. 18 Nov 1664, d. 1725

Biography

  • Last Edited: 11 Apr 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S920] Charles, family tree titled "Ford Ancestors", RootsWeb World Connect, wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, from database named :2418110, updated Jun 2007, viewed Aug 2008.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Sarah Todd

ID #4097, (1676/77-1683)

Biography

  • Last Edited: 26 Nov 2014

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Joseph Todd

ID #4098, (1678/79-1678/79)

Biography

  • Last Edited: 26 Nov 2014

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Hannah Todd

ID #4099, (1679/80-1759)

Family: Theophilus Heaton b. 25 Mar 1676, d. 8 Apr 1739

Biography

  • Last Edited: 26 Nov 2014

Sources of Information

  1. [S508] Evelyn Beran, family tree titled "Sanford-Shulsen Family", RootsWeb World Connect, www.rootsweb.com, from database named sanford-shulsen, updated Jan 2008, viewed Aug 2008.

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Jonah Todd

ID #4100, (1684-1730)

Family: Hannah Clark b. s 1689

Biography

  • Last Edited: 26 Nov 2014

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.