When Emily Stillman Root was born on 10 December 1797, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Jesse J. Root, was 31 and her mother, Rebecca Fish, was 27. She married Thomas Tryon on 9 June 1818, in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in New York, United States in 1870. She died on 3 December 1877, in Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States.
Americanized form of German Stillmann: variant of Still .
Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname or artificial name from German still ‘calm, quiet’ + Mann ‘man’ (Yiddish shtil + man).
English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stile or steep ascent, from Middle English stile, stigel, stighel, steghel ‘stile; steep ascent’ (Old English stigel, stigol) + -man. See also Stile and compare Stiller .