Cornelia Wooten

24 December 1921–12 December 1994 (Age 73)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Cornelia

When Cornelia Wooten was born on 24 December 1921, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Albert Grover Wooten, was 30 and her mother, Olive May Branch, was 32. She married Bernard William Leo Shoaf on 11 October 1975. She lived in Maury, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 9, Maury, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 12 December 1994, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bernard William Leo Shoaf
Cornelia Wooten
Marriage: 11 October 1975
no children

Spouse and Children

11 October 1975


    no children


Parents and Siblings

    Albert Grover Wooten





    Elmo Murray Wooten


    Arthur Wilburn Wooten


    Alberta E Or Pat Wooten Hollingsworth


    Alberta Earle Wooten



World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 10

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

Age 20

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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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Story Highlight

my fathers 2 wife

as the story goes my father meet Cornelia Wooten they was married October 11,1975 ,my father was driveing trucks when he was killed in parish Louisianna in 1978 he was 37 yrs old .Cornelia moved back …

Sources (3)

  • Cornelia Wooten in household of Adrian Branch, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cornelia J Wooten in household of Albert G Wooten, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cornelia Wooten Shoaf, "Find A Grave Index"

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