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the cornfield, of going to the garden for vegetables and finding a
rattlesnake coiled, of the terror of the tornado and seeking shelter in
the dugout and of the fever which she suffered and which finally
caused them to return east. They returned to Connecticut about
1861, locating at West Hartford and later at Southington, where his
father was interested in a copper mine. Their four youngest children
were born on the farm at Southington. They removed in 1888 to
New Britain, Conn. Children:
1. Mary Caroline, b. December 1, 1852. (B21,211)
2. Charlie, b. in Conn.; d. at Lee, Center, Ill.
3. Child, born at Lee Center, died at birth.
4. Harriet, b. October 13, 1857. (B21,214)
5. Elizabeth, b. January 6, 1860. (B21,215)
6. Emma, b. April 16, 1862. (B21,216)
7. Sarah, b. November 23, 1865. (B21,217)
8. Henry Russell, b. March 25, 1868, twin. (B21,218)
9. Harry John, b. March 25, 1868, twin. (B21,219)
10. Josephine, b. August 3, 1873. (B21,21A)
1. Etta Josephine, b. August 14, 1872; d. February 16, 1888, at Newark, N.J.
2. Joseph Root, b. October 26, 1876; he was a grocer and died suddenly at Bristol, Conn., May 23, 1919.