James J Wooten

Male1772–1822

Brief Life History of James J

James J Wooten was born in 1772, in Wake, North Carolina, British Colonial America. He married Mary Smith about 1795, in United States. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1822, in Wilkes, Georgia, United States, at the age of 50.

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James J Wooten
1772–1822
Mary Smith
1774–
Marriage: about 1795
Betsey Maria Wooten
1791–1850
James Wootten Jr.
1797–
John F Wootten
1799–1848
Tabitha Tabby Wootten
1801–1837
John T Wooten
1801–1848
Frances Wooten
1801–
Francis Wootten
1803–
Gilbert H. Wooten
1809–
Theodorick Wooten
1811–
Joel A Wooten
1813–
Gilbert H Wootten
1815–
Francis Wootten
1821–
Mary "Polly" Hill Wootten
1806–1832
William Lemuel Wootten
1813–1888
Friedrich Wooten
1821–

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  • Marriage
    about 1795United States
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    World Events (8)

    1776

    Age 4

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1777

    Age 5

    Historical Boundaries 1777: Wilkes, Georgia, United States

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 14

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of numerous places called with Old English wid(u), wudu ‘wood’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’, such as Wootton in Northamptonshire or Oxfordshire, Wootton Bassett in Wiltshire, Wotton in Surrey, and Wotton under Edge in Gloucestershire.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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