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Mary Root

Female 1667 - Aft 1724  (> 57 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Mary Root was born on 22 Sep 1667 in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts (daughter of John Root and Mary Ashley); died after 20 Jan 1724; was buried in Old Hadley Cemetery, Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 1721, Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts

    Mary married John Smith in 1687. John (son of John Smith and Mary Partridge) was born on 15 May 1665 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts; died on 20 Jan 1724 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts; was buried in Old Hadley Cemetery, Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Mary Smith was born on 7 May 1689 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts; died on 29 Oct 1771 in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried in Old Center Cemetery, Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John Root was born in 1642 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut (son of John Root and Mary Kilbourn); died on 24 Sep 1687 in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts; was buried in Old Burying Ground, Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts.

    John married Mary Ashley on 18 Oct 1664. Mary (daughter of Robert Ashley and Mary) was born on 6 Apr 1644 in West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts; died on 9 Mar 1701 in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts; was buried in Old Burying Ground, Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Mary Ashley was born on 6 Apr 1644 in West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts (daughter of Robert Ashley and Mary); died on 9 Mar 1701 in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts; was buried in Old Burying Ground, Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. 1. Mary Root was born on 22 Sep 1667 in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts; died after 20 Jan 1724; was buried in Old Hadley Cemetery, Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John Root died in Aug 1684 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Notes:

    Widely alleged (including on his latter-day replacement tombstone) to have been born at Badby, Northamptonshire, but this appears to be unproven.

    John married Mary Kilbourn about 1639. Mary (daughter of Thomas Kilbourne and Frances Moody) was born about 1619 in Wood Ditton, Cambridgeshire, England; died in 1697. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Mary Kilbourn was born about 1619 in Wood Ditton, Cambridgeshire, England (daughter of Thomas Kilbourne and Frances Moody); died in 1697.
    Children:
    1. 2. John Root was born in 1642 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut; died on 24 Sep 1687 in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts; was buried in Old Burying Ground, Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts.

  3. 6.  Robert Ashley died on 29 Nov 1682 in West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    From Ancestors of American Presidents, 2009 edition, by Gary Boyd Roberts (Boston: New York Historic Genealogical Society):

    Robert Ashley = Mary
    Mary Ashley = John Root III
    Mary Root = John Smith Jr.
    John Smith III = Elizabeth Smith
    Israel Smith = Abigail Chandler
    Chloe Smith = Rutherford Hayes
    Rutherford Hayes Jr. = Sophia Birchard
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822-1893)

    Robert married Mary. Mary died on 19 Sep 1683 in West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Mary died on 19 Sep 1683 in West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 19 Sep 1683, West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts

    Notes:

    She was the widow of Thomas Horton of Springfield.

    Children:
    1. David Ashley was born on 3 Jun 1642 in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts; died on 8 Dec 1718 in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts; was buried in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts.
    2. 3. Mary Ashley was born on 6 Apr 1644 in West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts; died on 9 Mar 1701 in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts; was buried in Old Burying Ground, Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts.
    3. Joseph Ashley was born on 6 Jul 1652 in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts; died on 18 May 1698 in West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts.


Generation: 4

  1. 10.  Thomas Kilbourne was born before 8 May 1578 in Wood Ditton, Cambridgeshire, England (son of John Kilborne); died before 3 Sep 1640 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried in Wethersfield Village Cemetery, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 8 May 1578, Wood Ditton, Cambridgeshire, England
    • Alternate birth: 8 May 1578, Wood Ditton, Cambridgeshire, England
    • Alternate death: Bef 1639, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
    • Alternate death: 5 Sep 1640, Wethersfield Village Cemetery, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut

    Notes:

    Emigrated with his wife and children in 1635 on the Increase.

    Came with his family in 1635 on the Increase. [The Great Migration; also Hale, House and Related Families]

    "He spent most of his life at Wood Ditton, where he served as churchwarden in 1632. [...He] was one of the first settlers at Wetherfield, Conn., and died before 1639 when the distribution of lands was made in the name of his widow. It has been suggested, and is quite possible, that he was one of the Wethersfield men killed in the massacre of April 1637, the event which occasioned the Pequot War." [Hale, House and Related Families]

    Thomas married Frances Moody on 5 Sep 1604 in of Moulton near Spalding, Lincolnshire, England. Frances (daughter of George Moody and Margaret Chenery) was born before 11 Oct 1584 in of Moulton near Spalding, Lincolnshire, England; died between 13 Nov 1650 and 3 Dec 1650 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried in Wethersfield Village Cemetery, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 11.  Frances Moody was born before 11 Oct 1584 in of Moulton near Spalding, Lincolnshire, England (daughter of George Moody and Margaret Chenery); died between 13 Nov 1650 and 3 Dec 1650 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried in Wethersfield Village Cemetery, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 11 Oct 1584, of Moulton near Spalding, Lincolnshire, England
    • Alternate death: 10 Nov 1650, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut

    Children:
    1. Lydia Kilbourne was born before 14 Jul 1616 in Wood Ditton, Cambridgeshire, England; died after 4 May 1697 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.
    2. 5. Mary Kilbourn was born about 1619 in Wood Ditton, Cambridgeshire, England; died in 1697.