John Rootes

Male 1735 - 1798  (62 years)


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  • Name John Rootes  [1
    Born 1 Dec 1735  VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1798  VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • From "Genealogies of Virginia Families":

      4. John was a captain in Byrd's (2d Va.) regiment, in the French and Indian War, and died before 1798, leaving an only son Philip, then alive (Journal House of Delegates). John Rootes lived in Gloucester in 1774, and it is probable that his son was the Philip Rootes of Gloucester, appointed lieutenant U.S.A. in 1800. John Rootes married, March 26, 1760, Sarah Reade, (Middlesex Records) daughter of his uncle Rev. John Reade, Rector of Stratton Major Parish.
    Person ID I1431  Hull
    Last Modified 15 Nov 2011 

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

    Family Sarah Reade,   b. 1746, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1811, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 26 Mar 1760 
    Children 
    +1. Philip Rootes,   b. 1770, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1836, KY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Family ID F525  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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


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