ROOT STRONG, Lucy Todd7, (Justus6, Asa5, Gershom4, Gershom3, Michael2, Christopher1) born March 17, 1815, died Dec. 24, 1888, married first, Elihu Dwight, son of John and Rosina (Knapp) Root, who was a brother to Iru S. Todd’s wife. He was a peculiar sort of a man and did strange things, one of which was to enlist in the army and the last heard of him was in 1841, when he expected to go to Florida. What became of him is unknown. She married second, Charles Strong, of Northampton, Mass.
Child by Elihu D. Root:
I. Leonidas, b. March 10, 1834; he went west when young, and has never been heard from since. Children by Charles Strong:
II. Lucy, b. Oct. –, 1844, m. Richard Haughton, who d. in 1911; she has one son, Perry, with whom she lives in Northampton, Mass.
III. Andrew, b. March 13, 1846, d. Feb. 14, 1909, he m. Luna Graves. Issue: (1) Harry, who m. Eleanor, daughter of Harry R. Eddy, see No. 962; (2) Alice; (3) Albert G., who lives in Northampton, Mass.; (4) Ida.
IV. Emily, b. May 28, 1850, d. Dec. 24, 1915, m. Charles Bolter, deceased. No children.