Henry Root, Surveyor, Engineer and Inventor: Personal History and Reminiscences with Personal Opinions on Contemporary Events, 1845-1921 (Classic Reprint)
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Excerpt from Henry Root, Surveyor, Engineer and Inventor: Personal History and Reminiscences With Personal Opinions on Contemporary Events, 1845-1921
My great-grandfather, Elisha Root of Montague, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, held the shares of stock reserved to Benning Wentworth in the grant to Willis and others of six miles square on the French or Onion, now the Winooski, River, now the town of Willis ton, Vermont. His father was Joseph Root who died at Montague, October 1, 1786, and his gravestone in the cemetery near the village there is well preserved.
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