Jewel Wooten

8 May 1891–25 December 1973 (Age 82)
Calhoun, Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of Jewel

When Jewel Wooten was born on 8 May 1891, in Calhoun, Mississippi, United States, her father, James Wooten, was 33 and her mother, Nancy Josephine Vaughn, was 26. She lived in Beat 1, Calhoun, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years. She died on 25 December 1973, in California, United States, at the age of 82.

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 5
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake
Age 15
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
Age 22
The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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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  • Jewel Wooten in household of James Wooten, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Juell C Wooten in household of James Wooten, "United States Census, 1900"

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