Saturday, February 21, 2009

Root Sisters

Faith Root Hammer and Hope Root Dickinson with children. Can you help identify the children in this picture? Are they two of the Hammer children?

Friday, February 20, 2009

The Prime Boys

Ben Root Prime, Ralph Raymond Prime, Jimmie Allen Prime

How cute is this?

Primes and Dickinsons

Bottom row - Ralph Raymond Prime, Nancy Ellen Prime, Hope Root Dickinson.
Back row - Elmer Campbell Prime, Frankie Joy Root Prime, Ben Root Prime, Jimmie Allen Prime, and Guy Ezra Dickinson.

The Boys

Guy Dickinson, George Root, and Earnest Raymond (Uncle Ray) Deakin


Group picture of George, Joy, Hope, and Helen Root, Mrs. Bushnell, and Guy Dickinson (Back of picture, but I think that is Uncle Guy, not Mr. Bushnell, as indicated)


George Allen Prime, Elmer Campbell Prime, Lucy Campbell Prime
Back of picture in Frankie Joy (Root) Prime's handwriting

Charles Franklin & Nancy (Wood) Root

Charles Franklin Root
b: 6 Jun 1867 in Newaygo, Michigan, USA
d: 21 April 1938 in Willow Brook, Orange, California, USA
Nancy Merriam Wood
b: 12 July 1857 in Mt. Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, USA
d: 1933 in Aurora, Kane, Illinois, USA

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Root Family

This picture is of James Root and his wife, Harriet Ann Dickinson Root, and their children - Martha, Mary, Minnie, and Charles Franklin (known as Frank). Charles Franklin Root (bottom, right) is the father of Hope, Joy, Lee (Eulalie), Faith, and George. We think that Uncle Guy Dickinson (husband of Aunt Hope) is related to Harriet Ann, but have not yet connected them for sure. Any help appreciated here. Another note - Minnie Root later married George Wood, the son of James Wood, and brother of Nancy Merriam Wood (wife of Charles Franklin Root). It seems clear that the families were intertwined through the generations.

Frankie Joy Root

b: 24 April 1895 in Murray, Cass, Nebraska, USA
m: Elmer Campbell Prime on 28 Sept 1920
d: 01 June 1968 in Seal Beach, Orange, California, USA