Martha Jane Wooten

23 February 1845–6 December 1913 (Age 68)
Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Martha Jane

When Martha Jane Wooten was born on 23 February 1845, in Georgia, United States, her father, Joel Byrd Wooten, was 28 and her mother, Mary Polly Roberts, was 21. She married John W. Holloway on 20 April 1861, in Brooks, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Election Precinct 1 Columbia, Columbia, Florida, United States in 1880 and District 790, Brooks, Georgia, United States in 1900. She died on 6 December 1913, at the age of 68, and was buried in Pavo Lebanon Cemetery, Pavo, Brooks, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John W. Holloway
Martha Jane Wooten
Marriage: 20 April 1861
William Joel Holloway
Martha J Holloway
about 1867–
Nancy L Holloway
about 1870–
Susan Ellen Holloway
about 1873–1920
Jasper B Holloway
about 1874–
Jacob B Holloway
about 1876–
John R Holloway
Mary Elizabeth Holloway
Rebecca Holloway
James Redding Holloway
Nora Halloway
Marion Holloway
Jane Holloway
Walter L. Wayne Holloway

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 April 1861Brooks, Georgia, United States
  • Children


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    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 13
    Historical Boundaries 1858: Brooks, Georgia, United States
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Sources (16)

    • Martha Hall in household of J. W. Hall, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Martha Jane Wooten, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
    • Susan Jane Wooten in entry for Elen Reeves, "Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927"

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