Hannah Root

about 1770–10 December 1847 (Age 77)
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Hannah

Hannah Root was born about 1770, in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America as the daughter of Joseph Root. She married Moses Hills about 1790, in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 10 December 1847, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Moses Hills
1768–1853
Hannah Root
1770–1847
Marriage: about 1790
Martha Hills
1798–1875
Edwin L Hills
1799–
Edwin Langdon Hills
1800–1896
Belinda Hills
1803–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1790
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
children

(4)

    Male1798–1875Male

    Edwin L Hills

    Male1799–Male

    Edwin Langdon Hills

    Male1800–1896Male

    Female1803–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Root

    Male1738–1783Male

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a cheerful person, from Middle English rote ‘glad’ (Old English rōt).2 English: metonymic occupational name for a player on the rote, an early medieval stringed instrument (Middle English, Old French rote, of uncertain origin but apparently ultimately akin to Welsh crwth).3 Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by a retting place (Dutch root, a derivative of ro(o)ten ‘to ret’, akin to modern English rot), a place where flax is soaked in tubs of water until the stems rot to release the linen fibers.

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

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