Title

Martin L. Root papers, 1875-1907

Creator

Date Original

1875-1907

Description

This collection contains papers belonging to Martin L. Root including a homestead certificate, warrant, and stock certificate dated between 1875 and 1907.

Biographical/Historical Note

Martin Luther Root (1837-1923) was born February 9, 1837 in Lancaster, New York. He served as a sergeant in Company B, 10th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry, United States Army during the Civil War. Root also served for one year as a 1st Sargent in Company D, 1st Regiment, United States Veteran Volunteers, United States Army. He married Elizabeth Adams in Hamilton, Iowa September 14, 1867. They had four children: Frank, Sarah, Olive, and Cleo. In 1893, Root moved to Washington County, Arkansas. He died of pneumonia on January 20, 1923.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Washington County (Ark.); Iowa, Missouri; New York

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.029.019

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Martin L. Root papers, SMC.029.019

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Martin L. Root papers, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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