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George Frederick Root

Born: 30-Aug-1825
Birthplace: Sheffield, MA
Died: 6-Aug-1895
Location of death: Bailey Island, ME
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Harmony Vale Cemetery, North Reading, MA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Songwriter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Battle Cry of Freedom

Father: Frederick F. Root
Mother: Sarah Flint
Wife: Mary Olive Woodman (singer, m. 28-Aug-1845, three sons, three daughters)
Son: Frederic Woodman Root (organist, b. 13-Jun-1846)
Son: William Flint (b. 8-Jan-1848, d. 21-Dec-1848)
Son: Charles Towner (b. 9-Nov-1849)
Daughter: Clara Louise Burnham (novelist, b. 26-May-1854, d. 20-Jun-1927)
Daughter: Helen Call (b. 30-Apr-1856)
Daughter: Mary Olive (b. 1-Jun-1861)

    Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970

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