John Richardson Wooters

Male6 October 1850–23 October 1912

Brief Life History of John Richardson

When John Richardson Wooters was born on 6 October 1850, in Salem, Marion, Illinois, United States, his father, Josiah Fyke Wooters, was 31 and his mother, Mary Fowler, was 35. He married Martha Lou Ellen Holt on 28 January 1869, in Marion, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Meacham Township, Marion, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Urbana Township, Champaign, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 23 October 1912, in Urbana, Champaign, Illinois, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Urbana Township, Champaign, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Richardson Wooters
Martha Lou Ellen Holt
Marriage: 28 January 1869
Mary Sabrina Wooters
Joseph Alexander Wooters
Robert Alva Wooters
David L Wooters
Sarah Nevada Wooters

Sources (18)

  • John R Wooters in household of Josiah Wooters, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John R Wooters, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"
  • J. R. Wooter, "Illinois Deaths and Burials, 1749-1999"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 January 1869Marion, Illinois, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Historical Boundaries: 1854: Marion, Illinois, United States


    Age 13

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    Age 17

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Dutch Wouters .

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

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