|Birth: ||Sep. 4, 1847|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Feb. 5, 1915|
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
John Smith (1810 - 1890)
Anna Jane Pouncey Smith (1817 - 1875)
John Henry Wootters (1839 - 1892)*
Lena Wootters (____ - 1878)*
John Smith Wootters (1870 - 1950)*
Anna Berta Wootters (1874 - 1880)*
Ethel Wootters Higginbotham (1877 - 1973)*
Lucia W. Wootters Painter (1879 - 1969)*
Frances Wootters Denman (1883 - 1975)*
Leon Blum Wootters (1886 - 1926)*
Lucius Smith (1845 - 1862)*
Philander Smith (1846 - ____)*
Phila Berta A Smith Wootters (1847 - 1915)
Note: Information submitted by the Houston County Historical Commission, Crockett, TX
Maintained by: Paul Gunnels
Originally Created by: Petty & Pickens
Record added: Mar 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50374541
(Revelation 21:4) And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.|
Carol Anne Hoch
Added: Jul. 15, 2017
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 Anne Hoch
Added: Jul. 12, 2014
From a "Daughter of the Confederacy"to a sister.|
Nancy Franklin-Walling Bundrick
Added: Aug. 24, 2010
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