Biography of Oliver Root

Root, Oliver, p. o. Oakfield, N. Y., was born in Cattaraugus, N. Y., February 5, 1817, a son of Oliver Root, who was a native of Whitestown, N. Y., born March 16, 1793, and one of the pioneer settlers of Cattaraugus county; he died aged seventyeight years. Oliver Root, the subject, was educated in the common schools and is a successful farmer. He came to Batavia in 1837 and to Oakfield in 1849. He married Sarah Sprague, Their children are Charles W., William, Emory, Lillie, Elmer E., Otis and Frank.

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