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William Rufus Root

William Rufus Root

Male 1822 - 1902  (79 years)

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  • Name William Rufus Root 
    Born 16 Oct 1822  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Jan 1902  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Gilmore Cemetery, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I27833  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2015 

    Father William Root,   b. 1794, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1876, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Lucinda Place,   b. 28 Jul 1798, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1849, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Family ID F9198  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Name: William R Root Age in 1860: 38 Birth Year: abt 1822 Birthplace: Ohio Home in 1860: Patoka, Crawford, Indiana Gender: Male Post Office: Wicklipp Household Members: Name Age William R Root 38 Edith Root 35 Lucy A Root 14 Emely Root 12 William S Root 9 Thomas R Root 6 Wallace Root 4 Eva Jane Root 1

      Birth: Oct. 16, 1822 Washington County Ohio, USA Death: Jan., 1902 William Rufus Root Residence Crawford County IN; Enlisted on 11/21/1861 as a Private. On 11/21/1861 he mustered into "F" Co. IN 49th Infantry He was discharged for disability on 10/7/1863 WILLIAM R. ROOT was born in 1825. He joined the 49th Indiana on November 4, 1861 as a private in Company F, where he served until October 27th, 1863, when he was honorably discharged for disability for Chronic Diarrhea, Chronic Pneumonia, and Endocarditis. According to his penson papers, his occupation is reported as that of a farmer, when he was able to do any thing at all. He served until June, 1863 where, at Vicksburg, Mississppi, he was sent to the hospital. He was then sent to Webster General hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, on 23rd of June, 1863. From the he was sent to Benton Barracks General Hospital, Missouri, on July 9th, 1863, and then was discharged on October 27th, 1863. William was married to Edith L. Bennett in 1846, in Ohio. William died in January, 1902 Sources: from Online at civil war data