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Amos ROOT
(1838-1919)
Alphonsene "Alphonna" SICKLES
(1836-1925)
William L. ROOT
(Abt 1862-Bet 1910/1920)
Mary J. CLAWSON
(1864-Aft 1930)
Roy ROOT
(1886-1966)

 

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Roy ROOT 1

  • Born: 22 Oct 1886, Edelstein, Peoria Co, IL 1 2 3
  • Died: May 1966, Danville, Vermilion Co, IL at age 79 2
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bullet  General Notes:

WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1917-1918:
Roy Buth Root, 903 S. Adams St., Peoria, Peoria Co, IL; 33; b. 1885; employed by ___ Fuel Co, ____, Washington Co, Ils(?); nearest relative: Mary Root, 916 S. Adams St., Peoria, IL; medium height, build not listed, blue eyes, brown hair.
(Note: writing was difficult to read.)

1920 IL CENSUS, Peoria Co, Peoria city:
Roy Root, lodger, 32, single, b. IL, parents b. IL, laborer, common.
He was listed in the household of Mrs. Anna Grant(?).

1930 IL CENSUS, Peoria Co, Peoria city:
Mary J. Root, head, 59, wd, b. IL, father b. PA, mother b. IN, maid, hotel;
Earl, son, 34, married, 1st marriage age 30, b. IL, parents b. IL, cook, boarding house;
Roy, son, 40, single, b. IL, parents b. IL, teamster, coal yard;
Clyde, son, 30, single, b. IL, parents b. IL, clerk, brass foundry;
Maude L., dau, 25, single, b. IL, parents b. IL, forelady, brass foundry.

U.S. WWII DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1942:
Roy (no middle name) Root, 412 First St., Peoria, Peoria Co, IL; 55; b. Oct 22, 1886 at Edelstein, Ill; person who will always know his address: John Irwin, 412, First St., Peoria, Ill; employed by W.P.A., 2200 N. Adams, Airport, Peoria, Ill.

SSDI:
Name: Roy Root
SSN: 338-14-7315
Last Residence: 61832 Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States of America
Born: 22 Oct 1886
Died: May 1966
State (Year) SSN issued: Illinois (Before 1951)


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Sources


1 1900 IL Census.

2 Social Security Death Index.

3 US WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1942.


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