Thomas Jones Wooten

Thomas Jones Wooten
October 18, 1840 – November 26, 1923

Alternate Spelling:  Thomas J. Wooten
1860 Residence: Columbus County, NC

Military Record
May 22, 1861 – Enlisted in New Hanover County, NC
18th North Carolina Regiment, Company K
Rank: Private
April 24, 1862 – Elected 1st Lieutenant
October 17, 1862 – Promoted to Captain
May 3, 1863 – Wounded at Chancellorsville, VA
Promoted to Major and transferred to the
18th North Carolina Regiment, Field and Staff
Prior to March 1, 1864 – Returned to Duty
April 9, 1865 – Paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA
During the campaign around Petersburg in 1864 he made an “enviable reputation” for himself as commander of the regimental sharpshooters. “He was a terror to the enemy’s picket lines.”

Parents
Richard Lafayette Wooten 1798-1878
Eliza Jane Williams 1803-1877

Siblings
Narcissa Dorsey Wooten 1823-1896
John Council Wooten 1825-1893
Elizabeth Allen Wooten 1826-1878
Richard Lafayette Wooten 1828-1881
Sarah Eliza Wooten 1831-1871
Caroline Matilda Wooten 1837-1880
Rachel Helen Wooten 1837-1850
Edward Williams Wooten 1838-1900       40th NC 2nd Co K
Francis Marion Wooten 1839        18th NC Co H
Eliza Jane Wooten 1846-1919

Wife
Catherine Virginia Victoria McNair 1850-1915

Children
Mary Elizabeth Wooten 1874-1901
Frank McNair Wooten 1876-1932
Janie Little Wooten  1879-1954
Florence McNair Wooten  1881-1969
Thomas Murphy Wooten  1884-1905
Ernest Lee Wooten 1886-1928
Mabel Estelle Wooten  1889-1972
Walter Leroy Wooten  1893-1944

Burial
Oak Grove Cemetery
411 Cemetery Road
Maxton, NC

Thomas Jones Wooten Grave

Thomas Jones Wooten Grave