Root, Royal Merit

Root, Royal Merit

Male 1842 - 1928  (86 years)

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  • Name Root, Royal Merit  [1
    Born 12 Apr 1842  Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Census 9 Nov 1850  Peoria County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 21 Jul 1860  Trivoli, Peoria, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 17 Aug 1870  Salem Township, Knox, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 4 Jun 1880  Grand River Township, Bates, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 19 Jun 1928  Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Lefler Cemetery, Harwood, Vernon, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I42511  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2018 

    Father Root, Royal,   b. 11 Feb 1805, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1856, Trivoli, Peoria, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Kellogg, Louisa Roseanna,   b. 6 Apr 1819, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1880, Bates County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1836  Peoria County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 7 children 
    Family ID F15453  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Burkhalter, Emaline,   b. 14 May 1850, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1870  (Age 20 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1867  Knox County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8
    Children 
     1. Root, Emma D.,   b. 14 Oct 1868, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F15455  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Horner, Mary Ellen,   b. 2 May 1849, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1942, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 23 Feb 1871  Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Root, May Dellen,   b. 23 Jul 1874, Peoria County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1974, Cherryvale, Montgomery, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years)
     2. Root, Rosanna,   b. Abt 1877, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     3. Root, Charley H.,   b. 27 Dec 1884, Adrian, Bates County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1959, El Dorado Springs, Cedar, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     4. Root, Harley,   b. 28 Dec 1884, Adrian, Bates County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F15457  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Apr 1842 - Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 9 Nov 1850 - Peoria County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 21 Jul 1860 - Trivoli, Peoria, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1867 - Knox County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Root, Emma D. - 14 Oct 1868 - Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 17 Aug 1870 - Salem Township, Knox, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Feb 1871 - Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Root, May Dellen - 23 Jul 1874 - Peoria County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Root, Rosanna - Abt 1877 - Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 4 Jun 1880 - Grand River Township, Bates, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Root, Charley H. - 27 Dec 1884 - Adrian, Bates County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Root, Harley - 28 Dec 1884 - Adrian, Bates County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Jun 1928 - Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Lefler Cemetery, Harwood, Vernon, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 30 Nov 2016.
      From Find A Grave Memorial# 47847538
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=47847538

      Louisa R Kellogg Root
      Birth: Apr. 6, 1819
      New York, USA
      Death: Apr. 9, 1880
      Bates County
      Missouri, USA

      Louisa Roseanna (Kellogg) Root

      Louisa was the daughter of Nathan and Ann Kellogg, Louisa was married to Royal R. Root, on November 10, 1836 in Peoria Illinois, Royal is buried at the Harkness Cemetery in Peoria Illinois and Louisa is buried in the La France cemetery in Bates County Missouri. they had these known children, Mary Y., Atthea, Royal, Ann, Elizabeth, Nathan and Louisa Rosana, born August 8,1850 in Illnois and died Feb 13, 1885 in Illnois.

      Family links:
      Spouse:
      Royal Root (1805 - 1856)

      Children:
      Royal Merit Root (1842 - 1928)*
      Nathan Thomas Root (1846 - 1906)*

      *Calculated relationship

      Note: cemetery is on private Property with no access

      Burial:
      La France Cemetery
      Bates County
      Missouri, USA

      Created by: Robert & Dolly
      Record added: Feb 09, 2010
      Find A Grave Memorial# 47847538

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 30 Nov 2016.
      From Find A Grave Memorial# 48168142
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=48168142

      Royal Merit Root
      Birth: May 12, 1842
      Illinois, USA
      Death: Jun. 19, 1928
      Kansas, USA

      Royal Merit Root

      Royal was born in Trivoli Illinois on May 12th 1842, to the parents of Royal R.Root and Louisa Rosanna (Kellogg) Root, He Married Emaline Burkhalter on February 25th, 1867 in Illinois, they had a daughter Emma on October 14th 1868, Emaline died June 15th ,1870 , she is buried at The Uniontown Cemetery in Illinois,she was the daughter of Joseph and Mary Ann Burkhalter. Royal married again to Mary Ellen Horner on February 23rd, 1871 in Peoria Illinois. Royal was a Blacksmith and Carpentery, He served his country in the Illinois 86th Infantry, Company D, of the U.S. Army. He was Honorable discharged in Nashville Tennessee on May 30th 1865. Royal died June 19th, 1928 and is buried at the Lefler Cemetery in Vernon County Missouri, beside his wife and two sons. More Info. see Mary E. (Horner) Root Bio.

      Family links:
      Parents:
      Royal Root (1805 - 1856)
      Louisa R Kellogg Root (1819 - 1880)

      Spouse:
      Mary Ellen Horner Root (1849 - 1932)*

      Children:
      May Dellen Root Ryan (1874 - 1974)*
      Harley Root (1884 - 1958)*
      Charley H. Root (1884 - 1959)*
      Marvin Root (1887 - 1888)*

      Sibling:
      Royal Merit Root (1842 - 1928)
      Nathan Thomas Root (1846 - 1906)*

      *Calculated relationship

      Burial:
      Lefler Cemetery
      Harwood
      Vernon County
      Missouri, USA

      Created by: Robert & Dolly
      Record added: Feb 15, 2010
      Find A Grave Memorial# 48168142

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S506] 1850 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 3 Mar 2017.
      1850 Census, enumerated 9 Nov 1850 in Peoria County, Illinois, United States

      Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
      Royal Root M 44 New Jersey
      Louisa Root F 35 New Jersey
      Mary J Root F 12 Illinois
      Althea Root F 11 Illinois
      Ann Root F 9 Illinois
      Royal Root M 8 Illinois
      Elisabeth Root F 6 Illinois
      Nathan Root M 4 Illinois

      "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M85X-47Y : 9 November 2014), Royal Root, Peoria county, part of, Peoria, Illinois, United States; citing family 2683, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

      Researched by Ted Smith

    4. [S500] 1860 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 3 Mar 2017.
      1860 Census, enumerated 21 Jul 1860 in Trivoli, Peoria County, Illinois, United States

      Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
      Andrew Roberts M 32 Conn
      Sarah Roberts F 27 N Y
      Eleanor Roberts F 4 Ill
      Frank Roberts M 2 Ill
      Nathan Killogg M 65 Vermont
      Ann Killogg F 61 N Y
      Lydia Roberts F 66 Conn
      Royal Root M 18 Ill

      "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXCW-X3Q : 30 December 2015), Royal Root in entry for Andrew Roberts, 1860.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    5. [S501] 1870 U.S. Census (Reliability: 2), 30 Jan 2018.
      1870 Census, enumerated 17 Aug 1870 in Salem Township, Knox County, Illinois, United States

      Joseph Burkhalter M 50 Pennsylvania
      Mary A Burkhalter F 43 Ohio
      George Burkhalter M 23 Ohio
      Clara Burkhalter F 14 Ohio
      John C Burkhalter M 11 Ohio
      Franklin Burkhalter M 9 Ohio
      Lovina Burkhalter F 7 Ohio
      Emma Root F 1 Illinois
      Royal M Root M 28 Illinois

      "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M64T-BFW : 12 April 2016), Emma Root in household of Joseph Burkhalter, Illinois, United States; citing p. 34, family 262, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,740.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    6. [S960] 1880 U.S. Census (Reliability: 2), 30 Jan 2018.
      1880 Census, enumerated 4 Jun 1880 in Grand River Township, Bates County, Missouri, United States

      Royal Root Self M 36 Illinois, United States
      Mary E Root Wife F 29 Illinois, United States
      Emma Root Daughter F 10 Illinois, United States
      Madell Root Daughter F 6 Illinois, United States
      Rosie Root Daughter F 3 Illinois, United States

      "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M668-YDN : 14 August 2017), Royal Root, Grand River, Bates, Missouri, United States; citing enumeration district ED 153, sheet 121D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0673; FHL microfilm 1,254,673.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    7. [S1537] Illinois Marriages to 1850, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 30 Nov 2016.
      Name Royal Root
      Spouse Louisa Kellogg
      Marriage Date 10 Nov 1836
      Marriage County Peoria
      Household Members
      Name Age
      Louisa Kellogg
      Royal Root

      Researched by Ted Smith

    8. [S1592] Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940, (FamilySearch.org) (Reliability: 3), 30 Jan 2018.
      Name Royal M. Root
      Event Type Marriage
      Event Date 25 Dec 1867
      Event Place Knox, Illinois, United States
      Event Place (Original) Knox, Illinois
      Gender Male
      Spouse's Name Emaline Burthalter
      Spouse's Gender Female

      "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KFL8-TTL : 4 November 2017), Royal M. Root and Emaline Burthalter, 25 Dec 1867; citing Knox, Illinois, United States, county offices, Illinois; FHL microfilm 1,411,918.

      Researched by Ted Smith


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