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John Barnes Root
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Birth: May 5, 1845
Cato
Cayuga County
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 29, 1876
Rockford
Winnebago County
Illinois, USA

Rockford Weekly Register-Gazette (Rockford, IL), pg. 3, Friday, December 1, 1876

The friends of Mr. J. B. Root, who live in the southeastern part of this city, willl regret to learn that he died Wednesday at six o'clock p.m., of heart disease, after being confined to his house two weeks,m or more. He leaves a wife and one child. Mr. Root had lived in Rockford 60 years, and was esteemby all who know him. His occupation was that of a seed-grower, and he had worked up an extensive trade in garden and flower seeds. He always took an active interest in matters pertaining to agriculture, pomology, and vericulture. We judge he was about 35 years of age at the time of his death.

Rockford Weekly Gazette (Rockford, IL), pg. 4, Thursday, December 28, 1876

Death of J. B. Root, Esq.--This well-known market gardener and seed grower died at Rockford a few days since, after an illness of nine days. The name of Mr. Root is quite familiar to our readers, he having, during the past few years, contributed a number of valuable articles for the columns of the Prairie Farmer, on the growing of vegetables for family and market use. We learn that Mrs.Root will continue the business with the help of the same foreman. Her seed catalogue is ready for all applicants.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Harvey Root (1810 - 1891)
  Polly A Barnes Root (1816 - 1891)
 
 Spouse:
  Ella Amanda Giddings Root (1845 - 1942)
 
 Children:
  Therese Root (1869 - 1869)*
  Bertie Root (1872 - 1872)*
  Stella F. Root (1872 - 1876)*
  Ralph Giddings Root (1874 - 1909)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Walter Root (1837 - 1912)*
  Martha A Root (1839 - 1849)*
  Amanda Root (1841 - 1855)*
  John Barnes Root (1845 - 1876)
  Orlando J. Root (1846 - 1879)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Aged 31 yrs
 
Burial:
Cedar Bluff Cemetery
Rockford
Winnebago County
Illinois, USA
Plot: 02 036 08
 
Created by: SG
Record added: Jan 04, 2013
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John Barnes Root
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John Barnes Root
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John Barnes Root
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