Roswell Root

FatherEli Root (1731-1804)
MotherMindwell Sacket (1732/33-1767)
Marriage1784Pamela Dickinson1
Roswell Root, son of Eli Root and Mindwell Sacket, was born in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, on 29 November 1759.1 He married in November 1784, Pamela Dickinson, daughter of Captain Israel Dickinson and Mercy Partridge.1 Pamela was born on 7 August 17671 and died aged 57 in May 1825.1
     Roswell served in the American Revolutionary War.1

 Notes & Citations

  1. Cooke Collection of Massachusetts genealogical records, Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 3:53, Record of Revolutionary Soldiers of Berkshire County, Berkshire County Chapter of the State Society of Sons of the American Revolution, "Root, Roswell, b. Pittsfield, Nov 29, 1759, m. Nov 1784, Pamela Dickinson, b. Aug 7, 1767, d. May 1825, ae 69 [sic], dau. of Capt Israel and Mercy (Partridge) Dickinson, of Pittsfield. He was son of Eli and Mindwell (Sackett) Root. He lived in Pittsfield, Mass. and had 9 children recorded there, and after 1808 removed to York, Livingston Co, N.Y."
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line5th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited29 Aug 2019

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