James B. Wootten

Full Name: James B. Wootten
Other surnames: Wooten
Date of birth: July 8, 1808
Date of death: August 26, 1865

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 2 Dec 13, 1847 - Nov 5, 1849 2nd (1) (2) (3)     Unknown / Unknown   Bowie, Red River

(1) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act approved Mar. 1848, 2nd Legislature, ch. 162, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) Mr. Wooten, Red River and Bowie. Roster of members of the 2nd Legislature, The Texas Democrat (Austin, Texas), 12/15/1847, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(3) 2nd Legislature - District of Red River and Bowie. Roll of Districts, oath of office, 12/13/1847, p. 3. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • James B. Wootten (Judge), birth date 7/8/1808, died 1864. James B. Wootten, first marriage to Elizabeth J.A. Norman (b. 1809) on 10/12/1827 in Wilkes County, Georgia; James B. Wooten, second marriage to Elizabeth J. Anderson (b. 1839) on 4/8/1856 in Red River County, Texas. Carmon Family Tree; U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970; Georgia Marriages, 1699-1944; Texas, U.S., Select County Marriage Records, 1837-1965. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1850 - J.B. Wootten, Red River County, age 42, born circa 1808 in Georgia, farmer.
    Census of 1860 - Jas. B. Wootten, Clarksville post office, Red River County, age 52, born circa 1808 in Georgia, farmer. FamilySearch. 1850 1860
  • James B. Wootten, birth date 7/8/1808, death date 8/26/1865, burial in Wooten Cemetery, Red River County. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned, p. 188. "Little-known J.B. Wootten," replaced farmer and lawyer Bagby (of Red River County) in the Senate of the 2nd Legislature. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.

Committee Information top

2nd R.S. - 1847
Comptroller of Public Accounts and Treasurer of the State  
Enrolled Bills  
Indian Affairs  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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