My Present Past
A genealogical experience
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Elizabeth Root Nichols
    Born: March 02, 1841 in Huron County, Ontario, Canada
    Died: September 08, 1928 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
    Burial: Angelus Rosedale Cemetery Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, California

    Father: Austin Root  
    born: November 04, 1799 in Pittsfield Berkshire County, Massachusetts
    died: December 10, 1879 in Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada
    Mother: Sarah Polly Eastman
    born: 1809 in Tonawanda, Erie County, New York
    died: September 03, 1882 in Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada


    Children:
    1) Sarah Ann  born: 1859 in Adelaide, Middlesex, Canada West
                          died:
    Married: Joseph E Gurney  born: April 12, 1854  died: November 08, 1903
    Date of Marriage: March 01, 1881 in Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa

    2) David Thomas  born: September 14, 1865 in Buffalo, Sangamon County, Illinois
                                 died: August 11, 1951 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Illinois
    Married 1: Pearl E Brooks  born: 1867 in Pennsylvania
    Date of Marriage: 1885
    Married 2: Allie

    3) Fred Julian  born: January 1873 in Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa
                             died:
    Married: Florence H. Vance  born: 1876 in Burlington, Iowa  died:
    Date of Marriage: November 05, 1897 in Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa
After William's death in 1901, Elizabeth went to California to live with her daughter Sarah. She remained there
until her death in 1928
Left:
Elizabeth (Root) Nichols, picture taken on William and
Elizabeth's 10th wedding anniversary, 1869

Below:
1920 Census of Elijah Root, Elizabeth's brother, Elizabeth
Nichols and Sarah Ann (Nichols) (Gurney) Gooding