Sources


  1. Jay Root Research of the Root Family
    <jroot@chartermi.net>
    Most of the information is from "The Root Genealogical Records, 1600-1870," written by James Pierce Root. Info e-mailed to Gary Griggs, 8/21/2001 and 10/4/2001., 8/21/01.
  2. Marita Root Letter to Gary Griggs, December 2000.
  3. Joseph E. Price Research of the Root Family, e-mailed to Gary Griggs, 12/22/2001.
  4. Springfield Township, NY Town Records, from the Town Clerk's office, Viewed by Gary Griggs, 7/29/2002.
  5. U.S. Census, Tolland County, CT, 1790 Census.
  6. U.S. Census, Albany County, NY, 1790 Census.
  7. U.S. Census, Otsego County, NY, 1800 Census.
  8. "National Genealogical Society Quarterly", Vols. 1-85, 1600's-1900's. Supplement I, Page 931: Index of Revolutionary War Pension Applications.
  9. Janice Maine Research of the records of the First Baptist Church, Springfield Center, Otsego County, NY, conducted July 2002 and provided to Gary Griggs 30 July 2002., Letter to Gary Griggs, 12/14/2003.
  10. U.S. Census, Otsego County, NY, 1880 Census.
  11. Family Search (LDS) Family Group Record, Downloaded by Gary Griggs, 12/26/2005.
  12. Kate Gray, 1935: Gen. James Clinton Chapter No. 640, DAR, "The History of Springfield", "Prominent Early Baptists," pp. 100-102, copy in the possession of Gary Griggs.
  13. Joseph E. Price Research of the Root Family, e-mailed to Gary Griggs, 2/12/2006.
  14. Find A Grave Website, Researched by Gary Griggs, 12/6/2013.
  15. Military Pension Application, Recorded on Roll of Pensioners under act of February 2, 1848, Page 17, Vol. 4; W.26414, BL. Wt. 6455-160-1515; National Archives Microfilm Publications, copy in possession of Gary Griggs received from Thomas Woodrow Root, 2/6/2006.
  16. U.S. Pensioner Records, 1818-1872, Records of the Albany, NY office, downloaded by Gary Griggs, 5/28/2007.
  17. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families.
  18. U.S. Census, Montgomery County, NY, 1790 Census.
  19. Janice Maine, Church Historian, Church Records, First Baptist Church, Springfield Center, NY, Excerpts given to Gary Griggs, 7/29/2002.
  20. Family Search Individaul Record on the LDS Internet Website
    <http://www.familysearch.org>, Researched 11/4/2002 by Gary Griggs.
  21. U.S. Census, Otsego County, NY, 1810 Census.
  22. Quit-Claim Deed, Received from Connie (Root) Nuss 8/30/2005, and in the possession of Gary Griggs.
  23. Family Search Website, Researched by Gary Griggs, 8/1/2013.
  24. Connie Root Nuss Research of the Root Family, e-mailed to Gary Griggs, 4/16/2002.
  25. Will, of Josiah Root, probated April 25, 1815.
  26. Connie Root Nuss Research of the Root Family, e-mailed to Gary Griggs, 4/8/2002.
  27. NewEnglandAncestors.org, website of the New England Historic Genealogical Society
    <http://www.newenglandancestors.org/research/database/cemeteries/default.asp?srch=srch&page=3, Records of Middle Village Cemetery, Springfield Township, Otsego County, NY; information downloaded by Gary Griggs, 3/1/2006.
  28. Gravestone List, Middle Village Cemetery, Springfield Township, Otsego County, NY
    <http://www.rootsweb.com/~nyotsego/cemetery/middlevillagespringfield.htm>
    <http://theusgenweb.org/ny/otsego/cemetery/middlevillagespringfield.htm>, Information researched by Gary Griggs, 11/25/2007.
  29. Family Search Website
    , Researched by Gary Griggs, 12/16/2015.
  30. Janice Maine Research of the records of the First Baptist Church, Springfield Center, Otsego County, NY, conducted July 2002 and provided to Gary Griggs 30 July 2002. , Letter received from Richard N. Root of Gold River, CA, in July 1992 re his great-grandfather William James Root.
  31. Richard Ripley Research of the Root Family
    <heritageregistry@hotmail.com>, Downloaded from Ancestry.com by Gary Griggs, 2/6/2004.
  32. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Phone conversations with Michele Hoag, Town Clerk, and Ellen Wiley, Town Historian, on 9 Nov 2004. (518) 753-4222.
  33. Military Pension Application
    , Recorded on Roll of Pensioners under act of February 2, 1848, Page 17, Vol. 4; W.26414, BL. Wt. 6455-160-1515; National Archives Microfilm Publications, copy in possession of Gary Griggs.
  34. Jay Root Research of the Root Family
    <jroot@chartermi.net>
    Most of the information is from "The Root Genealogical Records, 1600-1870," written by James Pierce Root. Info e-mailed to Gary Griggs, 8/21/2001 and 10/4/2001., 10/4/01.
  35. New York State Census, Otsego County, 1855 Census.
  36. U.S. Census, Otsego County, NY, 1830 Census.
  37. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R) (Copyright (c) 1980, 1997, data as of February 1997), LDS Microfiche, Family Research Library, Myrtle Beach, SC, 15 June 2002.
  38. Janice Maine Research of the records of the First Baptist Church, Springfield Center, Otsego County, NY, conducted July 2002 and provided to Gary Griggs 30 July 2002. .
  39. U.S. Census, Otsego County, NY, 1820 Census.
  40. U.S. Census, Otsego County, NY, 1840 Census.
  41. U.S. Census, Otsego County, NY, 1850 Census.
  42. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Cemetery visits by Gary Griggs.
  43. Jay Root Research of the Root Family
    <jroot@chartermi.net>
    Most of the information is from "The Root Genealogical Records, 1600-1870," written by James Pierce Root. Info e-mailed to Gary Griggs, 8/21/2001 and 10/4/2001., "Descendants of Josiah Root" report e-mailed to Gary Griggs, 10/4/01.
  44. Kate Gray, 1935: Gen. James Clinton Chapter No. 640, DAR, "The History of Springfield".
  45. Puzzilla.org, Researched by Gary Griggs, 3/1/2014.
  46. Will, Transcript in possession of Gary Griggs.
  47. Tomah (WI Journal Newspaper, July 1885.
  48. U.S. Census, Chautauqua County, NY, 1850 Census.
  49. Family Search Website
    , Researched by Gary Griggs, 11/2/2015.
  50. MyHeritage.com Website, Researched by Gary Griggs, 12/16/2015.
  51. Connie Root Nuss Research of the Root Family, e-mailed to Gary Griggs, 4/18/2002.
  52. U.S. Census, Monroe County, WI, 1900 Census.
  53. Family Bible, Listed in a sheet of notebook paper in the Root Family Bible in possession of Dr. Thomas and Mrs. Carole Root, Roscoe, IL; copy mailed to Gary Griggs, 16 July 2001.
  54. U.S. Census, Cattaraugus County, NY, 1840 Census.
  55. U.S. Census, Cattaraugus County, NY, 1850 Census.
  56. U.S. Census, Cattaraugus County, NY, 1860 Census.
  57. U.S. Census, Cattaraugus County, NY, 1870 Census.
  58. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R), Downloaded by Gary Griggs, 2/12/2002.
  59. Jesse Root, "The Root(e) Family History".
  60. U.S. Census, Cattaraugus County, NY, 1880 Census.
  61. Marita Root Letter to Gary Griggs, Her annual Root Family Christmas Letter, December 2005.
  62. Family Search (LDS) Family Group Record, Downloaded by Gary Griggs, 3/6/2003.
  63. Janice Maine Research of the records of the First Baptist Church, Springfield Center, Otsego County, NY, conducted July 2002 and provided to Gary Griggs 30 July 2002. , Letter received from Richard Root, 2212 Newcastle Gap Drive, Gold River, CA 95670 re his great-grandfather William James Root.
  64. U.S. Census, Allegany County, NY, 1850 Census.
  65. U.S. Census, Allegany County, NY, 1860 Census.
  66. Connie Root Nuss Research of the Root Family, e-mailed to Gary Griggs, 4/9/2002.
  67. U.S. Census, Otsego County, NY, 1860 Census.
  68. U.S. Census, Otsego County, NY, 1870 Census.
  69. Gravestone List, Springfield Center Cemetery, Springfield Township, Otsego County, NY, Researched by Janice Maine and given to Gary Griggs, 7/29/2002.
  70. Find A Grave Website

    , Researched by Gary Griggs, 10/4/2015.

  71. Gravestone Marker.
  72. U.S. Census, Otsego County, NY, 1900 Census.
  73. U.S. Census, Otsego County, NY, 1910 Census.
  74. Jeanette Armstrong, Town Clerk, Town of Springfield, NY, Town Clerk Records, Mailed to Gary Griggs, 7/20/2002.
  75. New York State Census, Otsego County, 1915 Census.
  76. U.S. Census, Otsego County, NY, 1920 Census.
  77. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R).
  78. GEDCOM File imported from LDS Family Search Internet Site.
  79. U.S. Census, Crawford County, PA, 1850 Census.
  80. Biographical Histories of La Crosse, Monroe and Juneau Counties, Wisconsin
    (Located in the Monroe County Local History Room, Sparta, WI) (Lewis Publishing Company, Chicago, 1892), Pages 721 and 722.
  81. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, 2/12/2006.
  82. Monroe County (WI) Bicentennial Committee, "Monroe County (WI) Pictorial History, 1976" (Tomah (WI) Journal Printing Company, Inc.).
  83. U.S. Census, Monroe County, WI, 1860 Census.
  84. Volunteer Enlistment and Discharge Forms, State of Wisconsin.
  85. Tomah (WI Journal Newspaper, Listing of military veterans buried in the Tomah area, 9 June 2005.
  86. Letters (copies) to and from Thomas Arthur and Jason B. Root in the possession of Gary Griggs, Received from Adam Gaucher via e-mail, 11/15/2015.
  87. Family Bible, Date of death listed on a loose sheet of paper in the Root Family Bible in possession of Dr. Thomas Elliott Root, 2002.
  88. Gravestone List, Mount Vernon-Jacksonville Cemetery, Tomah Township, Monroe County, WI, Information downloaded by Gary Griggs, 4/17/2004.
  89. "Genealogical Branches From Monroe County, Wisconsin", Volume II, Article 74.
  90. Marita Root Letter to LaVerne Griggs, circa 1982.
  91. Family Bible, Date of marriage listed on a loose sheet of paper in the Root Family Bible in possession of Dr. Thomas Elliott Root, 2002.
  92. U.S. Census, Chautauqua County, NY, 1830 Census.
  93. U.S. Census, Chautauqua County, NY, 1840 Census.
  94. U.S. Census, Ontario County, NY, 1820 Census.
  95. Howard Taft, Family Group Sheet of the Ira J. Root Family, Mailed by Harold Root to Gary Griggs, 12/20/2001.
  96. A. J. Koehler Research of the Knapp Family
    <ajkoehl@i-plus.net>, Downloaded by Gary Griggs, 3/21/2003.
  97. U.S. Census, Monroe County, WI, 1870 Census.
  98. Wisconsin State Census, Monroe County, WI, 1875 Census on FamilySearch.org.
  99. "Genealogical Branches From Monroe County, Wisconsin", Volume II, Article 683.
  100. Tomah (WI Journal Newspaper, Obituary, March 15, 1879.
  101. "Wisconsin Vital Records, 1820-1907"
    <http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/vitalrecords/index.asp>, Downloaded by Gary Griggs, 4/10/2006.
  102. U.S. Census, Chautauqua County, NY, 1860 Census.
  103. U.S. Census, Chautauqua County, NY, 1870 Census.
  104. U.S. Census, Chautauqua County, NY, 1880 Census.
  105. U.S. Census, Chautauqua County, NY, 1900 Census.
  106. U.S. Census, Wayne County, NY, 1910 Census.
  107. Joseph E. Price Research of the Root Family, Descendants of Josiah Root, e-mailed 12/24/2001.
  108. U.S. Census, El Dorado County, CA, 1850 Census.
  109. U.S. Census, El Dorado County, CA, 1870 Census.
  110. U.S. Census, Siskiyou County, CA, 1860 Census.
  111. U.S. Census, Siskiyou County, CA, 1870 Census.
  112. U.S. Census, Siskiyou County, CA, 1880 Census.
  113. U.S. Census, Siskiyou County, CA, 1900 Census.
  114. U.S. Census, Siskiyou County, CA, 1910 Census.
  115. U.S. Census, Sacramento County, CA, 1920 Census.
  116. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Census search on Ancestry.com, 5/20/2007.
  117. Root, Alan Harrison research of the Root Family, "Descendants of William James Root" Chart, mailed to Gary Griggs, 3/5/2013.
  118. U.S. Census, Sacramento County, CA, 1930 Census.
  119. Family Search Website
    , Family Tree Researched by Gary Griggs, 12/16/2015.
  120. U.S. Census, Monroe County, WI, 1880 Census.
  121. History of Monroe County, Wisconsin--Past and Present, Including an acccount of the Cities, Towns and Villages of the County (C.R. Cooper & Co., Chicago, 1912), Page 861.
  122. Monroe County (WI) Bicentennial Committee, "Monroe County (WI) Pictorial History, 1976", Page 231.
  123. Monroe County (WI) Bicentennial Committee, "Monroe County (WI) Pictorial History, 1976", Page 230.
  124. U.S. Census, Monroe County, WI, 1910 Census.
  125. History of Monroe County, Wisconsin--Past and Present, Including an acccount of the Cities, Towns and Villages of the County, Pages 860-861.
  126. Sparta Newspaper Index, 1867-1961.
  127. Developed by Gary Griggs, with infomation from Marie Drescher and Bonnie Dana, July 2003, Oak Grove Cemetery Association Database, Information extracted, 9/17/2003.
  128. Biographical Histories of La Crosse, Monroe and Juneau Counties, Wisconsin
    (Located in the Monroe County Local History Room, Sparta, WI), Pages 923 and 924.
  129. "Genealogical Branches From Monroe County, Wisconsin", Volume III, Article 1025.
  130. Obituary, Wellsville Allegany County Reporter, 4/22/1910.
  131. U.S. Census, Allegany County, NY, 1870 Census.
  132. Find A Grave Website

    , Researched by Gary Griggs, 11/6/2015.

  133. U.S. Census, Allegany County, NY, 1880 Census.
  134. Find A Grave Website

    , Researched by Gary Griggs, 9/3/2015.

  135. Obituary, Researched by Gary Griggs, 10/4/2015.
  136. "Pennsylvania State Records of Births," Monroe County Local History Room.
  137. LDS Microfiche, Monroe County Local History Room, Sparta, WI, Residents of Pennsylvania.
  138. Family Bible, Date of birth listed on a loose sheet of paper in the Root Family Bible in possession of Dr. Thomas Elliott Root, 2002.
  139. Marita Root, December 2000, "Root Family Album".
  140. Gaucher, Adam Research of the Root Family, Article received in an e-mail to Gary Griggs, 11/2/2015.
  141. "Genealogical Branches From Monroe County, Wisconsin", Volume III, Article 277.
  142. U.S. Census, Wood County, WI, 1880 Census.
  143. History of Brown County, SD, page 99
    <http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/sd/brown/ehbc/ehbc-98-125.txt>, Excerpts e-mailed from Kay Hodge to Gary Griggs, 10/9/2006.
  144. U.S. Census, Cass County, ND, 1900 Census.
  145. U.S. Census, Stevens County, WA, 1910 Census.
  146. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, e-mail from Kathy (Weed), 2/11/2004.
  147. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Post card from Jason Root to Sam and Eva (Root) Griggs, in the possession of Gary Griggs.
  148. U.S. Census, Orange County, CA, 1920 Census.
  149. Obituary.
  150. U.S. Census, Orange County, CA, 1930 Census.
  151. Death Certificate, Joe Price has a copy.
  152. Monroe, Juneau, Jackson Counties Genealogical Workshop, Inc., "Monroe County (WI) Index to Early Marriage Registrations, 1855 to 1907".
  153. Joseph E. Price Research of the Root Family, Contained in a letter mailed to Marita Root, 3/17/1998, and forwarded by Harold Root to Gary Griggs, 12/20/2001.
  154. U.S. Census, Sauk County, WI, 1850 Census.
  155. Monroe, Juneau, Jackson Counties Genealogical Workshop, Inc., "Monroe County (WI) Index to Early Marriage Registrations, 1855 to 1907", Marriage Registration Record viewed by Gary Griggs, 8/5/2004.
  156. U.S. Census, Sauk County, WI, 1860 Census.
  157. Hodge, Kay Research of the Root and Holtz Familes, e-mail to Gary Griggs, 10/9/2006.
  158. Tomah (WI Journal Newspaper, Article dated April 15, 1882.
  159. MyHeritage.com Website, Researched by Gary Griggs, 11/3/2015.
  160. U.S. Census, Cortland County, NY, 1910 Census.
  161. Harold Ira Root Research of the Root Family, Compiled 1992.
  162. Howard Taft, Family Group Sheet of the Ira J. Root Family, In possession of Gary Griggs.
  163. Marita Root Phone Conversation with Gary Griggs, 9/9/2003.
  164. Monroe County (WI) Maps, 1877.
  165. "Standard Atlas of Monroe County" (Geo. A. Ogle & Co., Publishers and Engravers, 1897), 1897 Edition.
  166. Tomah (WI Journal Newspaper, Article dated 11 March 1904.
  167. Wisconsin State Census, Monroe County, WI, 1885 Census on FamilySearch.org.
  168. Wisconsin State Census, Monroe County, WI, 1895 Census.
  169. Wisconsin State Census, Monroe County, WI, 1905 Census.
  170. U.S. Census, Monroe County, WI, 1920 Census.
  171. "Genealogical Branches From Monroe County, Wisconsin", Volume III, Article 279.
  172. U.S. Census, Lewis and Clark County, MT, 1930 Census.
  173. Wisconsin State Census, Monroe County, WI, 1855 Census.
  174. Obituary of Grandparent, Parent, Sibling, Spouse, Child or Grandchild.
  175. Developed by Gary Griggs, with infomation from Marie Drescher and Bonnie Dana, July 2003, Oak Grove Cemetery Association Database, Extracted by Gary Griggs, 9/8/2003.
  176. Autobiography, Written by Blanche Loretta Griggs, circa 1926.
  177. Marie Drescher, Oak Grove Cemetery Association, Gravestone List, Oak Grove Cemetery, Tomah, WI, From Marie Drescher's database, sent to Gary Griggs 11/2002.
  178. Marita Root Phone Conversation with Gary Griggs, 11/12/01.
  179. U.S. Census, Walworth County, WI, 1850 Census.
  180. Arlyn Bernhardt e-mail to Gary Griggs, 11/12/01.
  181. "Monroe County (WI) Genealogical Workshop Newsletter", November 2001.
  182. U.S. Census, Monroe County, WI, 1890 Veterans Schedule.
  183. Monroe County Heritage Book Committee, Jeanette Kenyon Storkel, "Monroe County, Wisconsin Heritage Book" (Taylor Publishing Company, 1984), Article 519.
  184. Michael Peterson Research of the Jennings Family, "Descendants of William Jennings, Sr." Report, e-mailed to Gary Griggs, 1/13/2009.
  185. Developed by Gary Griggs, with infomation from Marie Drescher and Bonnie Dana, July 2003, Oak Grove Cemetery Association Database, Information extracted, 9/10/2003.
  186. Ella G. Holseth Johnson Research of the Jennings Family, written January 1986, "My Jennings Family" report, faxed by Lois James Bartels to Gary Griggs, 5/6/2004.
  187. U.S. Census, Jefferson County, NY, 1860 Census.
  188. "Genealogical Branches From Monroe County, Wisconsin", Volume III, Article 772.
  189. Tomah (WI) High School "Hamot" Yearbook, 1923 edition of alumni.
  190. Harold Root Phone Conversation with Gary Griggs, 12/11/2001.
  191. Marita Root Phone Conversation with Gary Griggs, 12/11/2001.
  192. U.S. Census, Polk County, MN, 1930 Census.
  193. U.S. Census, Multnomah County, OR, 1940 Census.
  194. U.S. Census, Chautauqua County, NY, 1870.
  195. U.S. Census, Chautauqua County, NY, 1910 Census.
  196. U.S. Census, San Francisco County, CA, 1900 Census.
  197. U.S. Census, San Francisco County, CA, 1880 Census.
  198. California Voter Registers, 1866-1898, on Ancestry.com, Researched by Gary Griggs, 1/10/2012.
  199. U.S. Census, San Francisco County, CA, 1910 Census.
  200. Root, Alan Harrison research of the Root Family, "Down Memory Lane" story written by Grace (Nahmens) Root, mailed by Alan Harrison Root to Gary Griggs, 3/5/2013.
  201. California Death Index, 1940-1997 on Ancestry.com, Researched by Gary Griggs, 1/10/2012.
  202. U.S. Census, San Mateo County, CA, 1930 Census.
  203. U.S. Census, San Francisco County, CA, 1920 Census.
  204. U.S. Census, Sierra County, CA, 1900 Census.
  205. U.S. Census, Sierra County, CA, 1910 Census.
  206. U.S. Census, Yolo County, CA, 1930 Census.
  207. Bernice Pergande Griggs Notes, 1992 Griggs Family Tree Booklet.
  208. Tomah (WI Journal Newspaper.
  209. Bill Santiago Research of the Root Family, GEDCOM file e-mailed to Gary Griggs, 4/20/2004.
  210. "Genealogical Branches From Monroe County, Wisconsin", Volume III, Article 728.
  211. Vera Purdy Wilde, Vera Purdy Wilde Research of the James R. Vandervort Family.
  212. Monroe County (WI) Bicentennial Committee, "Monroe County (WI) Pictorial History, 1976", Page 241.
  213. Jerome Edward Vandervort Ancestry, 4/01.
  214. Obituary of Grandparent, Parent, Sibling, Spouse, Child or Grandchild, Obituary of her father, James B. Vandervort.
  215. U.S. Census, Grundy County, IA, 1920 Census.
  216. U.S. Census, Grundy County, IA, 1930 Census.
  217. Obituary, Tomah Journal, 10/19/1889.
  218. Monroe County, WI, Cemetery Database developed by Gary Griggs, 8/2007, Researched by Gary Griggs, 11/28/2009.
  219. Monroe County, WI, Cemetery Database developed by Gary Griggs, 8/2007
    , Researched by Gary Griggs, 9/28/2009.
  220. Monroe, Juneau, Jackson Counties Genealogical Workshop, Inc., "Monroe County (WI) Index to Birth Registrations, 1850-1944".
  221. U.S. Census, Cattaraugus County, NY, 1920 Census.
  222. Connie Root Nuss Research of the Root Family, e-mail to Gary Griggs, 8/11/2004.
  223. New York State Census, Otsego County, 1925 Census.
  224. U.S. Census, Otsego County, NY, 1930 Census.
  225. MyHeritage.com Website, Researched by Gary Griggs, 10/29/2015.
  226. U.S. Census, Brown County, SD, 1900 Census.
  227. U.S. Census, Dickey County, ND, 1910 Census.
  228. U.S. Census, Dickey County, ND, 1920 Census.
  229. U.S. Census, Dickey County, ND, 1930 Census.
  230. Tomah (WI Journal Newspaper, Article dated 20 February 1892.
  231. U. S. Census, Ransom County, ND, 1900 Census.
  232. U.S. Census, Winnebago County, WI, 1880 Census.
  233. Spanish-American War Centennial Website
    <http://www.spanamwar.com/3rdwiscroster.htm>, Information researched by Gary Griggs, 5/8/2007.
  234. U.S. Census, Riverside County, CA, 1920 Census.
  235. U.S. Census, Los Angeles County, CA, 1930 Census.
  236. U.S. Census, Cass County, ND, 1930 Census.
  237. U.S. Census, Cass County, ND, 1920 Census.
  238. U.S. Census, Cass County, ND, 1940 Census.
  239. Tomah (WI Journal Newspaper, Article dated 29 March 1890.
  240. "Genealogical Branches From Monroe County, Wisconsin", Volume III, Article 595.
  241. Marita Root Phone Conversation with Gary Griggs, 2/12/2006.
  242. U.S. Census, Monroe County, WI, 1930 Census.
  243. Harold Ira Root Research of the Root Family, Compiled 1992, e-mail to Gary Griggs, 6/4/2005.
  244. Gravestone List, Woodlawn Cemetery, Sparta, WI, Downloaded by Gary Griggs, 6/5/2005.
  245. "Genealogical Branches From Monroe County, Wisconsin", Volume III, Article 591.
  246. Tomah (WI Journal Newspaper, Article dated 7 October 1904.
  247. Tomah (WI) High School "Hamot" Yearbook, 1923's edition alumni list.
  248. Monroe County (WI) Bicentennial Committee, "Monroe County (WI) Pictorial History, 1976", Page 262.
  249. Tomah (WI Journal Newspaper, Article dated 1 January 1896.
  250. U.S. Census, Wood County, WI, 1900 Census.
  251. Monroe County, WI, Cemetery Database developed by Gary Griggs, 8/2007
    , Information Researched by Gary Griggs, 8/7/2008.
  252. "Genealogical Branches From Monroe County, Wisconsin", Volume I, Article 242.
  253. Tomah (WI Journal Newspaper, Article dated 17 December 1898.
  254. "Genealogical Branches From Monroe County, Wisconsin", Volume II, Article 696.
  255. "Genealogical Branches From Monroe County, Wisconsin", Volume III, Article 349.
  256. LaVerne Griggs Notes re his Ancestors for Gary Griggs.
  257. U.S. Census, Monroe County, WI, 1940 Census.
  258. Developed by Gary Griggs, with infomation from Marie Drescher and Bonnie Dana, July 2003, Oak Grove Cemetery Association Database, Information extracted, 9/18/2003.
  259. Tomah (WI) High School "Hamot" Yearbook, 1923 issue's list of alumni.
  260. Harold Root Phone Conversation with Gary Griggs, 11/12/01.
  261. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Post Card from Edith to her sister, Eva (Root) Griggs, in the possession of Gary Griggs.
  262. U.S. Census, Dawson County, MT, 1920 Census.
  263. U.S. Census, Dane County, WI, 1940 Census.
  264. LaVerne Griggs Notes re his Ancestors for Gary Griggs, 11 July 2012.
  265. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Letter from Edith Davis to Blanche Griggs dated 2 October 1943, in the possession of Gary Griggs.
  266. "Genealogical Branches From Monroe County, Wisconsin", Volume III, Article 601.
  267. Tomah (WI Journal Newspaper, Article dated 14 October 1904.
  268. Harold Root e-mail to Gary Griggs, 9/29/2002.
  269. "Standard Atlas of Monroe County", 1915 Edition, Page 29, Adrian Township Plats.
  270. Birth Registration Records, Information Researched by Gary Griggs, 8/18/2008.
  271. Biographical Histories of La Crosse, Monroe and Juneau Counties, Wisconsin
    (Located in the Monroe County Local History Room, Sparta, WI), Pages 714 and 715.
  272. Autograph Book, of Eva Jane Root in the possession of Gary Griggs.
  273. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Letter from Eva to an unidentified sister, in the possession of Gary Griggs.
  274. Tomah (WI Journal Newspaper, Article dated 26 October 1906.
  275. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Post Card from Eva (Root) Griggs to Sam Griggs, in the possession of Gary Griggs.
  276. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Post card from Sam Griggs to Eva Root, in the possession of Gary Griggs.
  277. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Post Card from Sam Griggs to Eva, in the possession of Gary Griggs.
  278. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Post Card from Irvin Norman Root to Eva, in the possession of Gary Griggs.
  279. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Post card from Grace Randall to Eva (Root) Griggs, in the possession of Gary Griggs.
  280. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Post card from Eva to her mother, Mary Minerva (Dewey) Root, in the possession of Gary Griggs.
  281. U.S. Census, Beadle County, SD, 1910 Census.
  282. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Post card from Mabel Griggs to Eva (Root) Griggs, in the possession of Gary Griggs.
  283. Tomah (WI Journal Newspaper, Copy of the listing in the possession of Gary Griggs.
  284. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Post card from Ella Jennings to Eva (Root) Griggs, in the possession of Gary Griggs.
  285. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Post card from Eva Griggs to her mother, in the possession of Gary Griggs.
  286. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Letter from Eva to her father, Ira James Root, in the possession of Gary Griggs.
  287. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Letter from Eva (Root) Griggs to her mother, Mary (Dewey) Root, in the possession of Gary Griggs.
  288. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Letter from Eva to her parents, Ira and Mary Root, copy in the possession of Gary Griggs.
  289. Virginia Williams Griggs Conversation with Gary Griggs, 8/21/01.
  290. Marita Root Phone Conversation with Gary Griggs.
  291. Death Certificate, Copy in the possession of Gary Griggs.
  292. Judy Griggs Pleugers Research of the Williams and Bassett Families, Phone conversation with Gary Griggs, 5/17/2007.
  293. Tomah (WI Journal Newspaper, June 26, 1908.
  294. Vermont Historical Society, Barre, VT, Vermont Historical Society Library, "The Griggs-Bragg Family Letters, 1848-1938"
    <www.state.vt.us/vhs/arccat/findaid/griggs.htm>, Letter from Florence Griggs Bigelow to her cousin Flora Whitchurch, dated 25 September 1904.
  295. Vermont Historical Society, Barre, VT, Vermont Historical Society Library, "The Griggs-Bragg Family Letters, 1848-1938"
    <www.state.vt.us/vhs/arccat/findaid/griggs.htm>, Letter from Florence Griggs Bigelow to Roxanna Griggs, the wife of her uncle Roswell, dated 22 December 1907.
  296. Vermont Historical Society, Barre, VT, Vermont Historical Society Library, "The Griggs-Bragg Family Letters, 1848-1938"
    <www.state.vt.us/vhs/arccat/findaid/griggs.htm>, Letter from Clarence Griggs to his cousin, Elton Griggs, dated 22 September 1906, in which he mentioned that he had visited his son Sam, who was working and living in Minneapolis, two weeks earlier.
  297. Minnesota State Census, 1905 Census.
  298. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Letters found in the attic of Virginia Williams Griggs and given to Gary Griggs, 7/31/2007.
  299. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Phone conversation with the church secretary, 7/8/2008.
  300. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Phone conversation with the Huron Public Library research librarian, 7/16/2008.
  301. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Letter and tax lists from the Beadle County Auditor's office, dated 7/9/2008.
  302. Autobiography, of Blanche Loretta Griggs, written in late-1926 or early-1927.
  303. Beadle County, SD, Auditor, Copies mailed to Gary Griggs by the Office Administrator, 7/9/2008.
  304. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Research of the city of Huron streets on Google Maps, 7/16/2008.
  305. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Post Card believed to have been from Clarence Griggs to "Mr. S. H. Griggs, 1460 Custer St., Huron, S.D." in the possession of Gary Griggs.
  306. Birth Certificate.
  307. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Post card from Eva Root to Sam Griggs, in the possession of Gary Griggs.
  308. Lucille Koopman Reisenauer Phone Conversation with Gary Griggs.
  309. Janelle Vandervort Dvorak e-mail to VDV Gang, 3/10/2002.
  310. Death Certificate.
  311. Marita Root Letter to Gary Griggs.
  312. Funeral Memorial Card.
  313. U.S. Census, Knox County, NE, 1900 Census.
  314. U.S. Census, Laclade County, MO, 1910 Census.
  315. Marita Root Annual Christmas Letter, December 2008.
  316. Marita Root Annual Christmas Letter
    , December 2003.
  317. Tomah (WI) High School "Hamot" Yearbook, 1937 edition.
  318. Tomah (WI) High School "Hamot" Yearbook, 1915 Edition.
  319. U.S. Census, Whiteside County, IL, 1930 Census.
  320. U.S. Census, Whiteside County, IL, 1940 Census.
  321. Monroe County Heritage Book Committee, Jeanette Kenyon Storkel, "Monroe County, Wisconsin Heritage Book", Article 33.
  322. Marriage Registration Certificate.
  323. "Genealogical Branches From Monroe County, Wisconsin", Volume II, Article 494.
  324. "Genealogical Branches From Monroe County, Wisconsin", Volume II, Article 496.
  325. Tomah (WI Journal Newspaper, 12/19/1895.
  326. U.S. Census, Juneau County, WI, 1920 Census.
  327. U.S. Census, Juneau County, WI, 1930 Census.
  328. Marie Drescher, Oak Grove Cemetery Association, Gravestone List, Oak Grove Cemetery, Tomah, WI, Oak Grove Cemetery Database, 12/20/2002.
  329. Tomah (WI) High School "Hamot" Yearbook, 1930 edition.
  330. Judy Griggs Pleugers Research of the Williams and Bassett Families, Conversation with Gary Griggs, 8/17/2006.
  331. Social Security Death Index Record on Rootsweb.Ancestry.com, Researched by Gary Griggs, 7/4/2011.
  332. Tomah (WI) High School "Hamot" Yearbook, 1914 Edition.
  333. Ancestry.com U.S. Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, Researched by Gary Griggs, 7/4/2011.
  334. History of Monroe County, Wisconsin--Past and Present, Including an acccount of the Cities, Towns and Villages of the County, pages 437 and 438.
  335. "Genealogical Branches From Monroe County, Wisconsin", Volume I, Article 290.
  336. Registration of Marriages, Monroe County, WI, located in the Registrar of Deeds Office, Sparta, WI., Information researched by Gary Griggs, 8/16/2006.
  337. Social Security Death Index Record on Rootsweb.Ancestry.com
    , Informaton Researched by Gary Griggs, 4/21/2007.
  338. Tomah (WI) High School "Hamot" Yearbook, 1919 Edition.
  339. Tomah (WI) High School "Hamot" Yearbook, 1921 Edition.
  340. Tomah (WI) High School "Hamot" Yearbook, 1924 Edition.
  341. Tomah (WI) High School "Hamot" Yearbook, 1925 edition.
  342. Tomah (WI) High School "Hamot" Yearbook, 1923 Edition, Alumni List.
  343. U.S. Census, Richland County, ND, 1920 Census.
  344. U.S. Census, Richland County, ND
    , 1930 Census.
  345. "Genealogical Branches From Monroe County, Wisconsin", Volume III, Article 148.
  346. Lois James Bartels Research of the Bartels Family, "Descendants of William Lea" report, e-mailed to Gary Griggs, 7/19/2011.
  347. U.S. Census, Sheboygan County, WI, 1910 Census.
  348. U.S. Census, Multnomah County, OR, 1910 Census.
  349. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Post Card from Ella to Eva (Root) Griggs, in the possession of Gary Griggs.
  350. U.S. Census, Portage County, WI, 1920 Census.
  351. U.S. Census, Ontonagon County, WI, 1910 Census.
  352. Social Security Death Index Record on Rootsweb.Ancestry.com
    , Researched by Gary Griggs, 12/2/2009.
  353. U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca 1775-2006, on Ancestry.com, Researched by Gary Griggs, 1/10/2012.
  354. U.S. Census, Sonoma County, CA, 1920 Census.
  355. U.S. Census, San Mateo County, CA, 1940 Census.
  356. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, 12/2/2009.
  357. California Birth Index, 1905-1995, Researched by Gary Griggs, 12/2/2009.
  358. U.S. Census, San Mateo County, CA, 1910 Census.
  359. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, 1/6/2006.
  360. Stephanie Kraushaar Research of the Root Family
    <deedles.beedle@verizon.net>, GEDCOM file e-mailed to Gary Griggs, 1/6/03.
  361. Stephanie Kraushaar Research of the Root Family
    <deedles.beedle@verizon.net>, e-mailed to Gary Griggs, 1/3/2003.
  362. Bill Santiago Research of the Root Family, Phone conversation with Gary Griggs, 4/20/2004.
  363. U.S. Census, Milwaukee County, WI, 1930 Census.
  364. Connie Root Nuss Research of the Root Family, e-mail to Gary Griggs, 3/13/2013.
  365. U.S. Census, Delaware County, NY, 1880 Census.
  366. U.S. Census, Delaware County, NY, 1900 Census.
  367. U.S. Census, Otsego County, NY, 1940 Census.
  368. Social Security Death Index Record on Rootsweb.Ancestry.com
    , Researched by Gary Griggs, 3/14/2013.
  369. Connie Root Nuss Research of the Root Family, e-mail to Gary Griggs, 4/9/2002.
  370. Connie Root Nuss Research of the Root Family, e-mail to Gary Griggs, 12/13/2004.
  371. Gaucher, Adam Research of the Root Family, e-mail to Gary Griggs, 10/28/2015.
  372. Gaucher, Adam Research of the Root Family, e-mail to Gary Griggs, 11/3/2015.
  373. U.S. Census, Beaver County, PA, 1940 Census.
  374. Thomas and Carole Root Letter to Gary Griggs, 7/16/01.
  375. Birth Registration Records, Monroe County Local History Room Microfilm Records, viewed by Gary Griggs, 6/19/2003.
  376. U.S. Census, Chautauqua County, NY, 1940 Census.
  377. Social Security Death Index Record on Rootsweb.Ancestry.com
    , Researched by Gary Griggs, 10/19/10.
  378. MyHeritage.com Website, Researched by Gary Griggs, 4/10/2015.
  379. "Genealogical Branches From Monroe County, Wisconsin", Volume III, Article 196.
  380. U.S. Census, Kewaunee County, WI, 1940 Census.
  381. Harold Root e-mail to Gary Griggs, 10/30/2002.
  382. Monroe County Local History Room Website Records, Researched by Gary Griggs, 6/15/2012.
  383. Janelle Dvorak Research of the Vandervort and Clay Families, e-mail to Gary Griggs, 6/14/2012.
  384. Arlyn Bernhardt e-mail to Gary Griggs, 10/31/2002, Modified Register for Floyd Pearl Purdy.
  385. U.S. Census, Ingham County, MI, 1930 Census.
  386. U.S. Census, Cook County, IL, 1940 Census.
  387. U.S. Census, Hennepin County, MN, 1940 Census.
  388. U.S. Census, Orange County, NY, 1940 Census.
  389. Social Security Death Index Record on Rootsweb.Ancestry.com
    , Researched by Gary Griggs, 4/10/2015.
  390. Tomah (WI) High School "Hamot" Yearbook, 1928 edition.
  391. U.S. Census, La Crosse County, WI, 1940 Census.
  392. Arlyn Bernhardt e-mail to Gary Griggs, "Descendants of Brice McMullen Report," 3/14/2005.
  393. Root, Joyce Phone Conversation with Gary Griggs, 9/9/2002.
  394. Gisle Hersvik Research of the Dumben Family, e-mail to Gary Griggs, 9/3/2008.
  395. Tomah (WI Journal Newspaper, Article dated 19 Feb 1909.
  396. Birth Certificate, of James LaVerne Griggs in the possession of Gary Griggs.
  397. U.S. Census, Adams County, WI, 1930 Census.
  398. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Information from Virginia Williams Griggs in a conversation with Gary Griggs, 7/31/2007.
  399. U.S. Census, Adams County, WI, 1940 Census.
  400. Wood Cemetery, Valley Junction, Monroe County, WI; list of gravestones developed by Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Waltermath, Carolyn and Jean Habelman, Jean Anderson, Charlotte Fell, Rose Baldwin and Sarah Case; June 1976, e-mailed to Gary Griggs, 4/9/2002.
  401. Divorce Papers, In the possession of Gary Griggs.
  402. "Monroe County (WI) Pictorial Atlas, 1994", 1897 Plat Map of Byron Township.
  403. Birth Certificate, Copy in the possession of Gary Griggs.
  404. Birth Certificate, Viewed by Gary Griggs at the Adams County Register of Deeds Office (Volume 13, Page 629), Adams, WI, 7/9/2012.
  405. Gravestone List, Camp Douglas, WI Cemetery, FAX received from Monroe County Local History Room, 1/8/2002.
  406. Juneau County Historical Society, Rose Clark Research of the Roeder Family, Mailed to Gary Griggs, 2/8/2002.
  407. Virginia Williams Griggs Conversation with Gary Griggs, Phone conversation, 12/26/2001.
  408. Virginia Williams Griggs Conversation with Gary Griggs, Phone conversation, 12/2/2003.
  409. Vermont Historical Society, Barre, VT, Vermont Historical Society Library, "The Griggs-Bragg Family Letters, 1848-1938"
    <www.state.vt.us/vhs/arccat/findaid/griggs.htm>, Letter from Clarence Griggs his aunt, Roxanna Liscomb Griggs, dated 13 May 1911.
  410. U.S. Census, Beadle County, SD, 1930 Census.
  411. U.S. Census, Bon Homme County, SD, 1930 Census.
  412. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Post card from Glenn Griggs to "Miss Blanche Griggs" postmarked 25 August 1936, in the possession of Gary Griggs.
  413. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Researched by Gary Griggs, 7/29/2013.
  414. Virginia Williams Griggs Conversation with Gary Griggs, 12/26/2001.
  415. Joan Griggs Phelan e-mail to Gary Griggs, 2/5/2002.
  416. Virginia Williams Griggs Conversation with Gary Griggs, 11/6/01.
  417. Tomah (WI) Monitor-Herald Newspaper, 65th Class Reunion Article, 7/31/2006.
  418. Obituary, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, 12/13/2012.
  419. Freda Griggs Clay conversation with Gary Griggs, 4/25/01.
  420. Tomah (WI Journal Newspaper, Reflections article by Jean Lessor, 6/19/2008.
  421. Sayra "Jean" Arity Lessor Research of the Arity Family, Letter to Gary Griggs, 7/10/2008.
  422. Confirmation Certificate.
  423. Military Discharge Certificate.
  424. Auguste Lydia Pergande Research of the Pergande Family, Letter to Kenneth Schamens, June 1969, copy forwarded to Gary Griggs, 9/1/2014.
  425. Pages photographed by Bill Scheer, St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Ridgeville, Monroe County, WI, Church Register (Book 3--1909-1996), Baptism Records, Page 59.
  426. Baptism Certificate.
  427. Leila Gabower Tiber Conversation with Gary Griggs, Phone conversation, 6/24/2004.
  428. Harold Ira Root Research of the Root Family, Compiled 1992, e-mail to Gary Griggs, 12/26/2001.
  429. Root Family Christmas Letter, Written by Marita Root, Written by Marita Root.
  430. Marita Root Annual Christmas Letter
    , 2011 Letter, mailed to Gary Griggs, 12/8/2011.
  431. U.S. Census, Hennepin County, MN, 1930 Census.
  432. Marita Root Letter to Gary Griggs, The Root Family Christmas Letter, December 2002.
  433. Harold Root e-mail to Gary Griggs, 1/19/2008.
  434. U.S. Census, Dodge County, WI, 1940 Census.
  435. Root Family Christmas Letter, Written by Marita Root, "The Minneapolis Harold".
  436. Harold Root Phone Conversation with Gary Griggs.
  437. Harold Ira Root Research of the Root Family, Compiled 1992, "The Life Story of Ruth Root," mailed to Gary Griggs, 12/13/2012.
  438. Judith Wilson Research of the Root and Wilson Families, e-mail to Gary Griggs, 8/20/2008.
  439. Judith Wilson Research of the Root and Wilson Families
    , e-mail to Gary Griggs, 8/5/2007.
  440. Developed by Gary Griggs, with infomation from Marie Drescher and Bonnie Dana, July 2003, Oak Grove Cemetery Association Database, Information excerpted by Gary Griggs, 9/12/2003.
  441. Developed by Gary Griggs, with infomation from Marie Drescher and Bonnie Dana, July 2003, Oak Grove Cemetery Association Database, Extracted by Gary Griggs, 9/7/2003.
  442. Social Security Death Index Record on Rootsweb.Ancestry.com
    , Researched by Gary Griggs, 1/10/2012.
  443. Virginia Bell Clements Tuttle Research of the Peters Family on FamilyTreeMaker.com, Researched by Gary Griggs, 1/10/2012.
  444. California Death Index, 1940-1997 on Ancestry.com, Researched by Gary Griggs, 3/18/2013.
  445. Social Security Death Index Record on Rootsweb.Ancestry.com
    , Researched by Gary Griggs, 3/18/2013.
  446. California Death Index, 1940-1997 on Ancestry.com, Researched by Gary Griggs, 12/2/2009.
  447. U.S. World War II Navy Muster Rolls, 1938-1949 on Ancestry.com, Researched by Gary Griggs, 1/10/2012.
  448. California Death Index, 1940-1997 on Ancestry.com, Researched by Gary Griggs, 12/16/2015.
  449. California Birth Index, 1905-1995, Researched by Gary Griggs, 3/3/2013.
  450. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 on Ancestry.com, 1955, Researched by Gary Griggs, 3/3/2013.
  451. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989, 1957, Researched by Gary Griggs, 3/3/2013.
  452. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989, 1984, Researched by Gary Griggs, 3/3/2013.
  453. California Divorce Index, 1966-1984, Researched by Gary Griggs, 3/3/2013 .
  454. San Mateo Times and Daily News, 3/9/1956.
  455. Nevada Marriage Index, 1996-2005, Researched by Gary Griggs, 3/3/2013.
  456. U.S. Census, Kings County, NY, 1940 Census.
  457. California Birth Index, 1905-1995, Researched by Gary Griggs, 3/18/2013.
  458. California Marriage Index, 1960-1985 on Ancestry.com, Researched by Gary Griggs, 3/18/2013.
  459. Obituary of Grandparent, Parent, Sibling, Spouse, Child or Grandchild, Copy e-mailed by Connie Nuss to Gary Griggs, 3/13/2013.
  460. U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2, Volume 2 on Ancestry.com, researched by Gary Griggs, 3/1/2013.
  461. Obituary, Copy e-mailed by Connie Nuss to Gary Griggs, 3/13/2013.
  462. Onteonta (NY) Star Newspaper, 2/8/1973.
  463. Connie Root Nuss Research of the Root Family, e-mail to Gary Griggs, 3/1/2013.
  464. Social Security Death Index Record on Rootsweb.Ancestry.com
    , Researched by Gary Griggs, 3/1/2013.
  465. U.S. Census, Hennepin County, MN, Researched by Gary Griggs, 11/3/2015.
  466. Michael Eging Research of the Root Family, e-mail to Gary Griggs, 6/12/2004.
  467. Marita Root Phone Conversation with Gary Griggs, December 2000.
  468. Tomah (WI) Monitor-Herald Newspaper, Article and Picture about 53rd Class Reunion, 10/23/2008.
  469. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Letter stored in the attic of Virginia Williams Griggs and given to Gary Griggs, 7/31/2007.
  470. Ina York Trummer Research of the York Family, Phone conversation with Gary Griggs, 8/15/2007.
  471. MyHeritage.com Website, Researched by Gary Griggs, 1/7/2016.
  472. Wedding Invitation, In the possession of Gary Griggs.
  473. U.S. Census, Columbia County, WI, 1930 Census.
  474. U.S. Census, Columbia County, WI, 1940 Census.
  475. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, Conversation with Judy and Janet Griggs, 7/11/2012.
  476. Janet Griggs Perry Research of the Griggs Family, Conversation with Gary Griggs, 10/25/2006.
  477. Auguste Lydia Kewit Pergande Book of Dates (in possession of Gary Griggs).
  478. Confirmation Announcement.
  479. Marriage License.
  480. Family Bible, Information from John Serp's family bible, in the possession of Katherine Serp.
  481. Baptism Certificate, In the possession of Barbara Serp Griggs.
  482. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, 7/28/2007.
  483. Graduation Announcement.
  484. Birth Announcement.
  485. Wisconsin Marriages, 1973-1997, Researched by Gary Griggs, 10/23/2015.
  486. Wedding Announcement.
  487. Nora O'Shea Robertson Research of the Vickery Family.
  488. LuAnn Griggs Shepherd Research of the Griggs Family--Phone Conversation with Gary Griggs, 6/16/2005.
  489. LuAnn Griggs Shepherd Research of the Griggs Family--Phone Conversation with Gary Griggs, 10/19/2001.
  490. Divorce Papers.
  491. LuAnn Griggs Shepherd Research of the Griggs Family--Phone Conversation with Gary Griggs, 10/18/2001.
  492. Root, Donald Research of the Root Family, e-mail to Gary Griggs, 3/19/2014.
  493. Root, Donald Research of the Root Family, e-mail to Gary Griggs, 8/6/2013.
  494. Harold Root e-mail to Gary Griggs, 1/13/2003.
  495. Ness, Eric Milo Research of the Root Family, e-mail to Gary Griggs, 7/29/2013.
  496. "Monroe County (WI) Pictorial Atlas, 1994", Wellington Township, Page 118.
  497. Harold Ira Root Research of the Root Family, Compiled 1992, e-mail to Gary Griggs, 4/20/2004.
  498. Marita Root Letter to Gary Griggs, 27 December 2005.
  499. Root, Alan Harrison research of the Root Family, Phone conversation with Gary Griggs, 3/3/2013.
  500. U.S. Naturalization Record Indexes, 1791-1972 on Ancestry.com, Researched by Gary Griggs, 3/18/2013.
  501. Onteonta (NY) Star Newspaper, 1/17/1969.
  502. Onteonta (NY) Star Newspaper, 7/22/1948.
  503. Onteonta (NY) Star Newspaper, 6/29/1961.
  504. Onteonta (NY) Star Newspaper, 7/9/1965.
  505. Onteonta (NY) Star Newspaper, 4/2/1954.
  506. Onteonta (NY) Star Newspaper, 9/22/1954.
  507. Onteonta (NY) Star Newspaper, 12/29/1967.
  508. Canandaigua (NY) Daliy Messenger Newspaper, 9/24/1973.
  509. Onteonta (NY) Star Newspaper, 6/19/1972.
  510. Kimberly Ann Root Smith Research of the Root Family, e-mail to Gary Griggs, 2/27/2011.
  511. Kimberly Ann Root Smith Research of the Root Family, e-mail to Gary Griggs, 1/30/2011.
  512. Tony Russ Research of the Russ Family, e-mail to Gary Griggs, 1/13/2004.
  513. Pam Eichstaedt e-mail to Gary Griggs, 5/29/2002.
  514. Judy Griggs Pleugers Research of the Williams and Bassett Families, Conversation with Gary Griggs, 8/8/2004.
  515. Janet Griggs Perry Research of the Griggs Family
    , Janet Perry e-mail to Gary Griggs, 11/4/2007.
  516. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, e-mail from Jerri Gronitz via Judy Pleugers, 11/13/2012.
  517. Jerri Griggs Gronitz Research of the Griggs Family, e-mail to Gary Griggs, 5/9/2006.
  518. Jennifer Griggs Andress Research of the Andress Family, Phone conversation with Gary Griggs, 11/30/2012.
  519. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, 9/10/2014.
  520. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, 8/19/2013.
  521. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, 7/7/2012.
  522. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, 8/15/2015.
  523. Michael Bridgers phone coversation with Gary Griggs, 9/19/2002.
  524. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, e-mail from Susan Robertson Griggs.
  525. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, e-mail from Duaine Griggs, 3/18/2008.
  526. LuAnn Griggs Shepherd Research of the Griggs Family--Phone Conversation with Gary Griggs, e-mail to Gary Griggs.
  527. LuAnn Griggs Shepherd Research of the Griggs Family--Phone Conversation with Gary Griggs, e-mail to Gary Griggs, 11/17/2008.
  528. LuAnn Griggs Shepherd Research of the Griggs Family--Phone Conversation with Gary Griggs, e-mail to Gary Griggs, 10/30/2004.
  529. Gary Griggs Research of the Griggs, Pergande and Related Families, e-mail from LuAnn Shepherd, 11/23/2007.
  530. Harold Root e-mail to Gary Griggs, 1/26/2013.
  531. Harold Ira Root Research of the Root Family, Compiled 1992, e-mail to Gary Griggs, 1/7/2012.
  532. Kimberly Ann Root Smith Research of the Root Family, e-mail to Gary Griggs, 1/31/2011.
  533. Judy Griggs Pleugers Research of the Williams and Bassett Families, e-mail to Gary Griggs, 9/5/2010.