John Rootes1

b. 24 September 1648
John Rootes|b. 24 Sep 1648|p9085.htm|Josiah Rootes|b. bt 1613 - 1618\nd. 3 Jun 1683|p9083.htm|Susanna (—?—) (Rootes)|b. s 1625\nd. a 1692|p9084.htm|||||||||||||

6th great-granduncle of Ruth Minerva Fairfield.
8th great-granduncle of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Fairfield and Allied Families
     John Rootes was baptized 24: 7m: 1648 (24 September 1648) in First Church, Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts.1 He was the son of Josiah Rootes and Susanna (—?—) (Rootes).1
Additional Data
John Rootes was mentioned in his father Josiah Rootes's will dated 15 May 1683 in Beverly. He was left twenty shillings.2


  1. [S852] Essex Institute, Vital Records of Salem, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem: Newcomb & Gauss, Printers, 1916-1925), citing church record, First Church.
  2. [S855] George Francis Dow, ed., Records and Files of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County, 9 vols. (Salem: Essex Institute, 1911-1973). Transcribed and Abstracted from the Original Manuscript by Harriet S. Tapley, IX: 66. 67.