Erastus Root was born in Hebron, Connecticut, 16 Mar 1773 to William Root and Zeruiah Baldwin.
Erastus married Elizabeth Stockton and had 5 children.
He died 24 Dec 1846 in New York, New York City, New York.
William Root (1731-1790), Zeruiah Baldwin (1729-1794)
Spouse(s) Elizabeth Stockton 1788-1871
- Julianne Root 1796-1845
- Charles Root 1809-1828
- Elizabeth Root 1811-Unknown
- William Root 1814-Unknown
- Augusta Root 1816-1838