The Wooten Lineage

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The Work of Ima and Ailene Mewborn
"The Wootens of Edgecomb" (Edgecombe Co, NC)

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This page updated: 10/22/2011

Legend: [Cem] = Cemetary info, [Cen] = Census, [Doc] = Documentation, [Vet] = Veteran info, [Will] = Will

Generation 1

Lewes Wotton

Generation 2

Thomas Wotton

Generation 3

Thomas Wotton b. 1585 Castor, Northamptonshire, Eng d. aft 1641 Isle of Wight Co, VA m. Jane ??? d. 3/3/1640-41 Northamptonshire, Eng

Generation 4

Thomas Wotton Jr May 1608-12/6/1609 Caster, Northamptonshire, Eng

John Wotton b. Jan 1609-1610 d. 1624 Castor, Northamptonshire, Eng

Agnes Wotton b. May 1611

Thomas Wotton II b. 9/27/1612 St Kyneburgha, Castor, Northamptonshire, Eng d. 3/15/1668-69 Isle of Wight Co, VA [Will] [Doc] m. 1646 Sarah Jennings b.c1620 poss d/o Matthew Jennings

Richard Wotton 1613-8/16/163? Castor, Northamptonshire, Eng

Henry Wotton b. 1617

Dove Wotton b. 1618

Jane Wotton b. 1620

Maria Wotton b. 1622

Generation 5

Child of Thomas Wotton II and Sarah Jennings

Richard Wotton b. 1647 Isle of Wight Co, VA d. bef Mar 1686-87 Isle of Wight Co, VA [Will] [Doc] m. bef 1660 Joyce Albridgton b. c1654 Isle of Wight Co, VA d. aft 1687 Isle of Wight Co, VA

Generation 6

Richard Wooten Jr b. 1678 Beaver Dam Swamp, Isle of Wight, VA d. Nov 1730 Isle of Wight Co, VA m. 1699 Isle of Wight Co, VA to Lucy Council b. c1676 Isle of Wight Co, VA d. 1730-1735 Isle of Wight Co, VA d/o Hodges Council and Lucy Hardy

??? Wotton

Thomas Wotton b. 1694 m. Ann Smith?

Generation 7

Children of Richard Wooten Jr & Lucy Council

John b. c1724 Isle of Wight Co, VA d. 1799 Pitt Co, NC m.1. ??? Williams b. c1734 Isle of Wight Co, VA d. c1760 daug of Shadrach Williams m.2. bef 1763 Mary Johnston d. bef 1786 d/o James Jonston, Sr

William b. 1710-1730 Isle of Wight, VA d. 5/30/1792 Edgecombe Co, NC [Doc] [Cen] [Will] m.1. c1725 Ann Bryant b. c1714 Isle of Wight Co, VA d. c1812 Edgecombe Co, NC d/o James Bryant m.2. 1728 Ann Dean d. aft 1745

Richard III b. c1708 Isle of Wight Co, VA d. bef 2/13/1773 Isle of Wight Co, VA

James b. 1715-1720 Isle of Wight, VA d. bef 1781 GA m.1. ??? m.2. aft 1752 NC to Faitha Rogers b. 8/20/1740 Surry, VA d. aft Nov 1807 Warren, GA

Child of Thomas Wooten & Ann Smith

Thomas Jr m. Priscilla Benjamin

Generation 8

Children of James Wooten & ??? (s/o Richard Wooten & Lucy Council)

Thomas c1737-cDec 1785 Wilkes, GA
Jesse c1738-cMay 1812 Johnston, NC m. Mary Berry

Children of James Wooten & Faitha Rogers

Olivea b. c1755 Johnston, NC d. bef 1819 GA m. c1772 GA to Samuel Alexander III b. 11/8/1754 Onslow Co, NC d. c9/18/1823 Twiggs Co, GA

Cullen b. aft 1760 d. aft 1802 GA m. ??? d. aft 1807

James b. aft 1760 d. 12/27/1830 Hancock, GA m. bef 1792 Elizabeth Lawrence d. aft May 1792

Pheriby b. aft 1760 d. aft 1807 m. 4/10/1801 Warren, GA to Cullen Alford b. c1799

Tabitha b. c1762 NC d. c9/1/1796 Hancock, GA m. c1783 James Alexander b. 5/2/1758 NC d. c10/7/1791 Greene, GA

Faitha b. 5/8/1767 NC d. c10/2/1808 Jones Co, GA m. c1784 Wilkes, GA to Asa Castellow Alexander b. 7/21/1760 GA d. 10/10/1834 Calyhatchee, Dale Co, AL

Asenath b. bef 1781

Child of John Wooten & ??? Williams

Shadrach b. c1750-55 Lenoir Co, NC d. 4/12/1812 Whiteville, Columbus Co, NC [Cem] [Doc] m.1. Mary Treadwell m.2. 1766-1777 Elizabeth Allen b. 1739 Beaufort Co, NC d.1805 Lenoir Co, NC d/o Richard Allen

John Jr





Children of John Wooten & Mary Johnston

John Jr b. 1763 Pitt Co, NC d. 9/26/1835 Wayne Co, NC m. c1785 NC to SarahHewes b. 1765 Lenoir Co, NC d. 8/1/1836 Lenoir Co, NC d/o Thomas Hewes and ??? Bond

William b. 1766 New Bern, NC d. bef Mar 1816 Pitt Co, NC m. c1795 Ann Nancy Forbes b. c1776 Pitt Co, NC d/o Arthur Forbes

Richard b. 1774 New Bern, NC d. 1878 m. Barbara Whitfield b. c1802 Marengo Co AL

Council b. 1778 New Bern, NC d. Sep 1829 Monroe Co, GA m.1. Mary Burney b. c1784 New Bern, NC d. 1817 New Bern, NC d/o Simon Burney & Louisa Pugh m.2. Mary Roach Shipp b. 1790 Monroe Co, GA d. 1864 Monroe Co, GA

Josiah b. 1770 Pitt Co, NC [Doc] m. Sarah Rogers b. c1774

Levi b. 1773 Pitt Co, NC d. 8/11/1817 Beaufort District, Hampton Co, SC m. c1793 Jemima Breler d/o Abram Breler

Rachel b. c1775 New Bern, NC m. ??? Pugh

Mary b. c1775 New Bern, NC m. James Johnston, Jr

Child of Richard Wooten III

Hardy b. Isle of Wight Co, VA d. bef 1779 Isle of Wight Co, VA

Children of Thomas Wooten Jr & Priscilla Benjamin

Thomas III b. c1701 York Co, VA d. c1790 Elizabeth City Co, VA m.1. c1725 York Co, VA to Elizabeth Corley b. c1705 York Co, VA d. c1748 Elizabeth City Co, VA m.2. c1749 Elizabeth City Co, VA to Ann Wilson b. c1730

Benjamin b. c1710 York Co, VA d. c7/1764 Halifax Co, NC m. c1735 Caroline Co, VA to Elizabeth Rousseau b. 1716 Westmoreland Co, VA d. 1764

Children of William Wooten & Ann Bryant

Joel b. 11/22/1754 Edgecombe Co, NC d. 1813 Telfair, Burke Co, GA [Vet] [Doc] m. 2/10/1787 Edgecombe Co, NC to Elizabeth Jordan b.1760 Edgecombe Co, NC d. 1826 Telfair, GA [Cen]

Amos b. 1742-1744 NC d. 4/11/1811 Edgecombe Co, NC [Will] [Doc] [Cen] [Vet] m. c1773 Pricilla Taylor b. c1746 NC d. 1815 Edgecombe Co, NC

Joshua b. bef 1770 Edgecombe Co, NC d. 1812 New Hanover Co, NC [Will] m. Keziah Kizzie Powers b. c1792 Edgecombe Co, NC [Cen]

James b. 1745-1750 Edgecombe Co, NC d. aft 1821 Edgecombe Co, NC [Cen] [Cen] [Doc] [Will] m. c1764 Edgecombe Co, NC to Martha Shelton b. c1747 Edgecombe Co, NC d. aft 1821


Generation 9

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Walsted Family Page
Wild Bill's Web
Wooten, Chandler, Austin & Related
The Wooten Family
Wootten Civil War Letters
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Vol 1 Jeff Davis Co Families Genealogical Database

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