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Hulda Root Dana

December 13, 1771–February 28, 1851

Born at Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts; daughter of Rachel Messenger and Francis Root. Died at Alden, McHenry County, Illinois. 1 (See Document 1.2)


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