Silas Phenix Wooten

1759–25 February 1846 (Age 87)
Isle of Wight, Isle of Wight, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of Silas Phenix

When Silas Phenix Wooten was born in 1759, in Isle of Wight, Isle of Wight, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, John Wooten Sr., was 35 and his mother, Mary Johnston, was 25. He married Phoebe Worth. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He registered for military service in 1844. He died on 25 February 1846, in Lawrence, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Louisa, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Silas Phenix Wooten
1759–1846
Phoebe Worth
1760–1850
Marriage:
Thomas Wooton
1786–
Rhoda Wooten
1788–1855
William L. Wooten
1788–
John Wooten
1789–1861
George Worth Wooten
1796–1855
Silas George Wooten
1804–1903
Rebecca Wooten
1805–1879
Elizabeth Wooton
1805–
Thomas Alfred Wooten
1808–1880

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Wooten Sr.

    Male1724–1799Male

    Female1734–1786Female

siblings

(12)

    Female1750–1797Female

    Ensign Shadrach Wooten Sr.

    Male1752–1812Male

    Male1759–1846Male

    William Wooten

    Male1760–Male

    Levi Wooten

    Male1765–1766Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1775

Age 16

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
1776

Age 17

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1792 · Becomes the 15th State

Age 33

On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Silas P Wooton in entry for Nathan Blevins and Rebeca Wooton, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Silas P Wooten, "United States Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers, 1818-1872"
  • Silas Phenix Wooten, "Find A Grave Index"

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