Sylvia Talmadge

about 1783–
Westfield Massachusetts

The Life of Sylvia

Sylvia Talmadge was born about 1783. She married Lester Root about 1803. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Lester Root
Sylvia Talmadge
Marriage: about 1803
Dolly Ann Root

Spouse and Children

about 1803
Westfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States


Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for an itinerant merchant, from Old French talemasche ‘knapsack’ (a word of uncertain origin).2 Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames. Compare Talmage .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Sylvia Root in household of Lester Root, "United States Census, 1860"

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