Richard A. Wooten

Full Name: Richard A. Wooten
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 31 Nov 7, 1853 - Nov 5, 1855 5th (1)     Jacksonville / Cherokee   Angelina, Cherokee

(1) Democrat - Listed as delegate to Democratic State Convention in Austin, 1/9/1854. Tri-Weekly State Times (Austin, Texas), 1/17/1854, p. 1, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 5th Legislature - Roll of Members, R. Wooten, [age illegible], native state South Carolina, emigrated from Georgia, lawyer, postoffice Jacksonville, Cherokee County. House Journal.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1850 - R.A. Wooton, Cherokee County, age 22, born circa 1828 in Georgia, teacher, living in household of G.W. Kincheloe.
    Census of 1870 - Richard Wooten, Nacogdoches County, age 43, born circa 1827 in Georgia, school teacher, living in household with Mary T. Wooten. FamilySearch. 1850 1870
  • Possibly Richard Allen Wooten, birth date 8/16/1829, death date 9/9/1901, burial in Wooten Cemetery, Nacogdoches County. Dates illegible on grave marker. Find a Grave.
  • R.A. Wooten mentioned, pp. 55 ("early teachers included Richard Wooten") and 115 ("State Legislators from Cherokee County"). Cherokee County Historical Commission (Tex.). Cherokee County History, 2001, Jacksonville, Texas, crediting Cherokee County Historical Commission. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). p. 115 p. 55

Committee Information top

5th R.S. - 1853
Private Land Claims No. 1  
Private Land Claims No. 2  

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