Col. Philip Rootes

Male - Abt 1787


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  • Name Philip Rootes  [1, 2
    Title Col. 
    Born Y  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence Rosewall, King and Queen County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Abt 1787 
    Notes 
    • From "Genealogies of Virginia Families":

      2. Col. Philip Rootes, of "Rosewall," King and Queen, eldest son; was sheriff of that county in 1765. In June, 1787, was advertised for sale the land "where Col. Philip Rootes, deceased, lived," in King and Queen Co., opposite West Point. He married, Dec. 2, 1756, Frances Wilcox, (Middlesex Records), and was probably father or grandfather of Edmund Wilcox Rootes, a prominent lawyer and recorder of Richmond city, who died Feb. 11, 1836.
    Person ID I0978  Hull
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2013 

    Father Philip Rootes,   d. 17 Aug 1756 
    Mother Mildred Reade 
    Family ID F339  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances Anne Wilcox 
    Married 2 Dec 1756 
    Family ID F508  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S02634] The Record of My Ancestry, A. L. Hull, (Unpublished).

    2. [S02818] Genealogies of Virginia Families, Indexed by Gary Parks, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore).


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