Ezra Rood b 25 June 1745 Sturbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay
Olive Rood b 7 April 1747 Sturbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay
Nathan Rood b 24 March 1749 Sturbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay
Levina Rood b 18 Oct 1751 Sturbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay d 28 Oct 1751 Sturbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay
Moses Rood b 11 October 1752 Sturbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay
Susannah Rood bap. 16 November 1755 Sturbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay
He was among the proprietors in the 1729 petition to the Massachusetts Bay Colony, and 1730-1735 settlement of 10,000 Acre Provincial Land Grant, incorporating the town of New Medford ( now Sturbridge), and the committee signing the September 29, 1736, New Medford Church Covenant--First Congregational Church, Sturbridge, Massachusetts.
Having complied with the conditions-- General Court-- established within seven years -- fifty families, and having "an house of 18 feet square,... at least"--their petition for incorporation was granted 24 June 1738--the new town was named Sturbridge
Solomon Rood removed from Norwich, Conn. probably in 1754, to Amherst, Massachusetts.
He was in military service against the Indians in 1756. Tradition of his death by scalping is to be found in records of certain of his descendants. His burial, while not known, is likely in the Lake George, New York area.
Solomon Rood passed away on 31 October 1756 in Lake George, New York. (Now located in Warren County, formed in 1813.) His death was recorded by the county clerk in Sturbridge, Massachusetts as occurring in Lake George.
↑ Birth record,l no date is given. Family Search. Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850 Solomon Rood, ; citing Birth, , Compiled by Lucius A. and Lucius B. Barbour, housed at State Library, Hartford, Connecticut; FHL microfilm 008272243.
↑ For some reason the location does not show on the individual record page, but it shows on the search of the CT. Vital Record, Prior to 1850 Collection, when searching for Solomon Rood. married > Sarah Dauis. Family Search. Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850 citing Marriage, , Compiled by Lucius A. and Lucius B. Barbour, housed at State Library, Hartford, Connecticut; FHL microfilm 008272243.
Baptism: Name: Solomon Rood, Father: George Rood, Baptism Date: 7 Dec 1718, Baptism Place: Norwich, Connecticut, USA. Ancestry.com. Connecticut, U.S., Church Record Abstracts, 1630-1920 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: 2013. Original data: Connecticut. Church Records Index. Connecticut State Library, Hartford, Connecticut.
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