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Phila Berta A Smith Wootters
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Birth: Sep. 4, 1847
North Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 5, 1915
Crockett
Houston County
Texas, USA

~~Berta~~

Born in N.C. and died in Crockett, Houston County, Texas.
Daughter of Colonel John Smith and Anna Jane Pouncey Smith who had come from North Carolina and settled in Houston County, Texas in 1857.
Married; Capt. John H. Wootters on Jan. 17, 1867.
They had the following children;
1. John Smith m. Sue Craddock
2. Ethel m. Willis Higginbotham of Stephenville, Tx.
3. Lucia W. m. James Harry Painter
4. Frances m. Peyton R. Denman of Lufkin, Tx.
5. Leon Blum m. Jessie Malone
Berta was very active in her church work. Belonging to the First Baptist Church of Crockett. Early minutes of the Ladies Aid Society reveal show that she was a most regular attendant, serving in every office, as president more than once and giving consistent financial support to the work.
Mrs. Wootters helped organize the D.A. Nunn Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and was its first president.

Father: 92603512 and mother: 92603895..Thanks

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 Parents:
  John Smith (____ - 1890)
  Anna Jane Pouncey Smith (1817 - 1880)
 
 Spouse:
  John Henry Wootters (1839 - 1892)*
 
 Children:
  Lena Wootters*
  Anna Wootters (____ - 1880)*
  John Smith Wootters (1870 - 1950)*
  Ethel Wootters Higginbotham (1877 - 1973)*
  Lucia W. Wootters Painter (1879 - 1969)*
  Leon Blum Wootters (1886 - 1926)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Information submitted by the Houston County Historical Commission, Crockett, TX
 
Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Crockett
Houston County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Nancy Franklin-Walling B...
Originally Created by: Petty & Pickens
Record added: Mar 28, 2010
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Phila Berta A <i>Smith</i> Wootters
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Phila Berta A <i>Smith</i> Wootters
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Phila Berta A <i>Smith</i> Wootters
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When those we love have left this earth, we still can feel them near. We'll see a picture, hear a song, and it's just like they are here. And when we call upon our faith, when we believe and trust, we know the ones we care about are always close to us.
- Carol Hoch was Johnson
 Added: Jul. 12, 2014
From a "Daughter of the Confederacy"to a sister.
- Nancy Franklin-Walling Bundrick
 Added: Aug. 24, 2010

- Nancy Franklin-Walling Bundrick
 Added: Aug. 24, 2010
 
 
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