Tag Archives: Hooten

Thomas Lister

Thomas Lister
b. 10 January 1810
d. 1 November 1896, Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri

m. 4 April 1835, Decatur County, Indiana
Martha Patsy Hooten
b. 16 July 1815, Kentucky
d. 7 March 1876, Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri

Children with Martha Patsy Hooten:
• John Henry (b. 1835) married Sarah Ellen Miller
• William T. (1837-1860) married Mary Jane Kersey
• Nancy Jane (b. 1838) married William S. Perkins
• Elizabeth A. (1839-1845)
• Margaret E. (b. 1843) married James F. Thornberry
• Emily (b. 1843) married James King
• James Henry (1845-1916) married Martha Jane Hopkins
• Louisa (b. 1849) married Daniel Surface
• Squire Irvin (1853-1922) married Sally Hughes
• Frances A. (b. 1855) married Martin P. Bush

Thomas and his brother, John A., moved to the Decatur area in 1832 from somewhere in Kentucky. They purchased land together but a year after Thomas married, he purchased land in Lebanon, Boone County, Indiana. John followed and married in 1840.

Dr. James McWorkman, also a resident of Indiana, asked Thomas to move to Missouri and around 1869, Thomas did so. His brother remained in Indiana. He was a farmer in Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, and both he and Martha died there.

Submitted by:
Sharon Gilbert
South Bend IN

Milton Routh

Milton Routh
b. 29 August 1833, Randolph County, Indiana, to James Henry and Mary (Hooten) Routh
d. 27 July 1898, Wilson County, Kansas

m. abt. 1860, Henry County, Indiana
Elizabeth Stanley
b. 16 October 1843, Henry County, Indiana
d. 14 October 1917, Wilson County, Kansas

Children with Elizabeth Stanley:

  • Abraham Lincoln
  • John
  • Emma Jane
  • Ollie Mae
  • Orpha
  • William
  • Jacob
  • Franklin

Submitted by:
Jean Wood Cobb
Lynchburg VA