Biography of Ezekiel Root
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Root, Ezekiel, who for many years was one of the progressive farmers of Albion, and who died in 1851, was a native and former resident of the Hudson region. He first visited this locality in 1825 or 1830, but returned east after some years. Later on he became a permanent resident in the town of Albion. He married Cynthia Wright, daughter of pioneer William Wright, and by her had seven children, several of whom died in infancy. Among them may be recalled the names of Rosetta, Mary, Phoebe, Alice, Florence (wife of Sol. D. Hartwell), and Ezekiel W. of Albion. After the death of Mr. Root his widow married a second time in 1860. Ezekiel W. Root was born September 18, 1819, and was two years old when his fatber died. When his mother married again, Ezekiel and two sisters remained on the farm and carried it on for themselves: December 13, 1871, Mr. Root married Mary M. Hudson, of Murray. They have three children: Zada, William and Sarah. E. W. Root is a successful farmer, having about 125 acres of good land in the eastern part of Albion.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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