The Arnold and Moberly Family Genealogy

Martha Elvira RootAge: 86 years18221908

Name
Martha Elvira Root
Given names
Martha Elvira
Surname
Root
Married name
Martha Elvira Burrows
Birth February 5, 1822
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Barnes
March 10, 1828 (Age 6 years)
Note:
It is suggested in Google Ebook, "Genealogical history of John and Mary Andrews, who settled in Farmington...", that Mary Barnes Andrews [Andrus] Root died 10 Mar 1828 in Plainville, CT, and was buried by her 1st husband in Oak Hill Cemetery, Southington. Because there is limited available information, this is the best the researcher can provide at this time.
Death of a maternal grandmotherLucy Hitchcock
December 4, 1833 (Age 11 years)
MarriageStephen BurrowsView this family
October 6, 1839 (Age 17 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1
Mary DeEtte Burrows
February 20, 1842 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Martha Ellen “Nellie” Burrows
July 3, 1843 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#3
Alvin Day Burrows
December 1845 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Eliza Wood Burrows
July 8, 1847 (Age 25 years)
Death of a motherAmy Lewis
April 7, 1848 (Age 26 years)

Birth of a son
#5
Edward R Burrows
December 16, 1849 (Age 27 years)

Death of a sonEdward R Burrows
April 22, 1850 (Age 28 years)

Burial of a sonEdward R Burrows
about April 23, 1850 (Age 28 years)
Census August 21, 1850 (Age 28 years)
Shared note: 1850 USA Federal Census Transcription - Stephen BURROWS - household

Reference: HF: 1108/1108, LN: 27/32, Image 17/20, enumerated by L Field Location: Lima, Rock Co, Wisconsin, USA

NameAgeSexRaceOccupationAssetsBPNotes
Stephen BURROWS42M(w)Farmer3000NY
Martha BURROWS28F(w)NY
Mary BURROWS9F(w)NYAttg School
Martha BURROWS7F(w)NYAttg School
Calvin BURROWS5M(w)WIAttg School
Eliza BURROWS4F(w)WI

Birth of a son
#6
Francis A Burrows
April 25, 1851 (Age 29 years)

Birth of a daughter
#7
Clara Aurilla Burrows
September 12, 1854 (Age 32 years)
Death of a sonFrancis A Burrows
March 4, 1855 (Age 33 years)

Burial of a sonFrancis A Burrows
about March 5, 1855 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8
Alice May Burrows
March 18, 1856 (Age 34 years)
CensusStephen BurrowsView this family
June 14, 1860 (Age 38 years)
Shared note: 1870 USA Federal Census Transcription - Stephen BURROUGHS - household

Reference: HF: 1/1, LN: 1/8, Page 1, enumerated by L W Goodhue (25 JUN) Location: Lima, Rock Co, Wisconsin, USA Note: Family enumerated as Burroughs, rather than Burrows

NameAgeSexRaceOccupationAssetsBPNotes
S BURROUGHS53M(w)Farmer$6000/1050NY
Martha BURROUGHS37F(w)noneNY
Deette BURROUGHS19F(w)S TeacherNY
Ellen W BURROUGHS17F(w)noneNY
Alvin D BURROUGHS14M(w)noneWI
Eliza W BURROUGHS14F(w)noneWIAttg School
Clara A BURROUGHS7F(w)noneWIAttg School
Alice M BURROUGHS4F(w)noneWIAttg School

Census June 1, 1870 (Age 48 years)
Note:
Name: Martha Burrows Estimated Birth Year: 1823 Gender: Female Age in 1870: 47y Color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, Indian): White Birthplace: New York Home in 1870: Wisconsin, United States Household Gender Age Birthplace Stephen Burrows M 62y New York Martha Burrows F 47y New York Ellen Burrows F 26y Wisconsin Alvin Burrows M 24y Wisconsin Elija Burrows F 20y Wisconsin Clara Burrows F 16y Wisconsin Alice Burrows F 15y Wisconsin Amon Root M 77y Connecticut George Chamberlain M 19y New York
CensusStephen BurrowsView this family
June 25, 1870 (Age 48 years)
Shared note: 1870 USA Federal Census Transcription - Stephen BURROW - household

Reference: HF: 8/8, LN: 1/7, Page 1/2, enumerated by Hiram Taylor (1 JUN) Location: Lima, Rock Co, Wisconsin, USA

NameAgeSexRaceOccupationAssetsBPNotes
Stephen BURROWS62MwFarmer$11000/1000NY
Martha BURROWS47FwnoneNY
Ellen BURROWS26FwnoneWI
Alvin BURROWS24MwnoneWI
Eliza BURROWS20FwnoneWI
Clara BURROWS16FwnoneWIAttg School
Alice BURROWS15FwnoneWIAttg School
Amon Root77MWFarmerCT
George Chamberlain50MWFarm LaborerNY

Marriage of a childWilliam Albert WatermanEliza Wood BurrowsView this family
January 17, 1872 (Age 49 years)

Marriage of a childAlvin Day BurrowsMartha Francella JessopView this family
October 31, 1872 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Alice C Waterman
about 1874 (Age 51 years)
Marriage of a childThomas Hooker GoodhueMary DeEtte BurrowsView this family
June 15, 1876 (Age 54 years)

Marriage of a childCharles F AllenAlice May BurrowsView this family
June 26, 1876 (Age 54 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Courtland “Court” WetmoreClara Aurilla BurrowsView this family
October 9, 1877 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Inez D Waterman
August 11, 1878 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Laura M Allen
about 1878 (Age 55 years)

Birth of a grandson
#4
Thomas Hooker Goodhue
January 1, 1879 (Age 56 years)

Census June 17, 1880 (Age 58 years)
Shared note: 1880 USA Federal Census Transcription - Stephen BURROWS - household

Reference;:HF: 172/176, LN: 11/28, SD 1, ED 191, Page 18, enumerated by R B Charles Location: Lima Twp, Rock Co, Wisconsin, USA Note: Jerusha LANGDON (widow) and family are nearby

NameRaceSexAgeRelationMCOccupationNotesBPFBPMBP
Stephen BURROWSWM71(head)MFarmerCancerNYCTNY
Martha BURROWSWF58WifeMKeeping houseNYCTCT
Ellen BURROWSWF36DauSAt homeNYNYNY
James HOBURTWM18ServantSFarm laborerWI--
John C WETMOREWM26Son-lawMFamerWINYMI
Clara WETMOREWF25WifeMDoing houseworkWINYNY
Ammon ROOTEWM87FatherWnoneCTWalesWales

Death of a husbandStephen Burrows
July 18, 1880 (Age 58 years)
Burial of a husbandStephen Burrows
about July 19, 1880 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5
Jay Herbert Waterman
August 19, 1880 (Age 58 years)
Death of a daughterMartha Ellen “Nellie” Burrows
February 28, 1884 (Age 62 years)

Burial of a daughterMartha Ellen “Nellie” Burrows
about February 29, 1884 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6
Glen Burrows Waterman
February 22, 1885 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7
Charles Root Waterman
March 4, 1888 (Age 66 years)

Death of a fatherAmon S Root
December 25, 1893 (Age 71 years)

Note: prob., near Lima, Rock Co, Wisconsin, USA or near Whitewater, Wisconsin, USA
Note: The American Historical Register and Monthly Gazette of the... Vol 1, 1894, says Amon S. Root is 101 years old and living in Whitewater, Wisconsin. The author may have been unaware of Amon's death
Note:
Information regarding Amon S Root appears in this Nov 3, 1894 newspaper clipping from the Logansport Reporter. "Milwaukee, Nov _ Pension Agent Woodworth has received notification of the death of Amon S. Root, of Whitewater....was 102 years old.. instructions to remove name from rolls... drew pension for serving in War of 1812..his death leaves but one pensioner in the Milwaukee district who served in the Mexican War - __ Wars, ___
Note: Amon Root is recorded as being one of 86 centenarians on the pension rolls dated 30 June 1893, his age recorded as being 100 at that time.
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 78 years)
Note:
Name: Martha Burrows Event Date: 1900 Event Place: ED 102 Whitewater city Ward 2, Walworth, Wisconsin, United States Birth Date: Feb 1822 Birthplace: New York Relationship to Head of Household: Head Father's Birthplace: New York Mother's Birthplace: New York Race or Color (Standardized): White Gender: Female Marital Status: Widowed Mother How Many Children: 6 Number Living Children: 5 Page: 9 Sheet Letter: B Family Number: 261 Reference Number: 93 Film Number: 1241821 Digital Folder Number: 004120647 Image Number: 00392 Household Gender Age Birthplace Head Martha Burrows F 78 New York Son-in-law Corland H Wetmore M 47 Wisconsin Daughter Clara A Wetmore F 46 Wisconsin
Census 1905 (Age 82 years)
Note:
Name: Martha Burrows Residence: Whitewater City, Walworth, Wisconsin Age: 83y Estimated Birth Year: Abt 1822 Birthplace: New York Relationship to Head of Household: Mother Race: White Gender: Female Marital Status: Widowed Place of Birth: Parent 1: Connecticut Place of Birth: Parent 2: Connecticut Family Number: 223 Page Number: 600 Line Number: 77 Film Number: 1020987 Digital Folder Number: 4236870 Image Number: 00337 Household Gender Age Birthplace SELF Clara Wetmore F 50y Wisconsin MOTH Martha Burrows F 83y New York Katherine McCann F 43y Wisconsin
Death March 6, 1908 (Age 86 years)

Burial about March 7, 1908 (1 day after death)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: 1819
3 years
herself
Family with Stephen Burrows - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: October 6, 1839
2 years
daughter
16 months
daughter
3 years
son
19 months
daughter
7 years
daughter
18 months
daughter
-6 years
son
16 months
son