May 5, 1846, Lud­low, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Sep­tem­ber 24, 1901, Charles­town, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Island Pond Cem­e­tery, Lud­low, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Charles was the son of Hez­e­ki­ah Root and Ma­ria Jenks, and hus­band of An­nie Eli­za Atch­in­son.

The 1871–72 city di­rec­to­ry of Spring­field, Mas­sa­chu­setts, stat­ed he was in the choir of the First Con­gre­ga­tion­al Church.

  1. Abiding, Oh, So Won­drous Sweet
  2. In the Promises of Christ I’m Rest­ing
  3. Lord, I Come to Thee for Ref­uge
  4. Nearer, Savior, Near­er
  5. There’s No Peace Like the Sweet Peace My Lord Gives to Me