Emeline Davis Root

July 22, 1812–February 3, 1851

Born at Livonia, Livingston County, New York; daughter of Sarah Richardson and Asa Davis. Possibly died in Sacramento County, California. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] “Emeline Root,” Patriarchal Blessing Index, 1833–1971, reel 20 (closed to research), CHL. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org, accessed Oct. 2015), Emeline Davis KVJR-WLQ . 1850 U.S. census, Sacramento, Sacramento Co., California, p. 199A, E. Root; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed Nov. 2015); from NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 35. “The $12,000 Robbery Case Settled,” Sacramento Transcript, Feb. 3, 1851, 8.