Silas Garfield Wooten

13 April 1884–20 July 1939 (Age 55)
Hackleburg, Marion, Alabama, United States

The Life of Silas Garfield

When Silas Garfield Wooten was born on 13 April 1884, in Hackleburg, Marion, Alabama, United States, his father, Wiley E. Wooten, was 57 and his mother, Nancy Dulcina Tatum, was 37. He married Patsey Mattie Clark on 8 March 1906, in Marion, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Hodges, Franklin, Alabama, United States in 1920 and Tarrant City, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1930. He died on 20 July 1939, at the age of 55, and was buried in Cedar Tree Cemetery, Hackleburg, Marion, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Silas Garfield Wooten
Patsey Mattie Clark
Marriage: 8 March 1906
Artie Vie Wooten
Minnie Bell Wooten
John Wiley Wooten
Dora Wooten
Buster Wooten
John Dexter “Deck” Wooten
Veto Dean Wooten

Spouse and Children

8 March 1906
Marion, Alabama, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Nancy Dulcina Tatum




+10 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 11

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 16

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the extremely numerous places named with Old English wudu ‘wood’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’, 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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Sources (3)

  • Silas G Wooten in household of Wiley Wooten, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Silas Wooten, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Silas G Woaten in household of John F Fleming, "United States Census, 1930"

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