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Hootens and Hootentown

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Hootens and Hootentown

Posted: 945518400000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1001364757000
Surnames: Hooten, Hooton, Greene, Bush, Hart, Bassnet, Montgomery, Simmons, Parnell
Seeking information on Revolutionary War soldier Thomas HOOTEN (Sr), his wives (1) Susannah GREENE and (2) Orender BUSH, and their children. In 1794, Thomas' oldest son John HOOTEN m Franky BUSH in Clark Co [KY Marriages to 1850]. In 1795, Thomas appeared on a Clark Co tax list. In 1796, Thomas' son William HOOTEN m Catherine GEORGE BASSNET in Winchester, Clark Co [KY Marriages to 1850]. In 1799, Thomas bought 227 acres in the Silver Creek area of Madison Co, KY, from Philip and Orender BUSH. Sometime between the 1820 and 1830 censuses, Thomas moved to Decatur Co, IN, where he died in 1841.

Can anyone tell me anything about Hootentown, Clark Co, KY? According to the USGS Geographic Names Information System, it is located about six miles southwest of Winchester and not more than about four miles northwest of Fort Boonesborough State Park. Its coordinates are Latitude 375532N, 0841733W.

Children of Thomas HOOTEN (Sr) and (1)Susannah GREENE:
1-John HOOTEN, b 1773, VA; m(1) 1794, Clark Co, KY, Franky Bush; m(2)1842, Polly HART; d 1865, Rockcastle Co, KY.
2-William HOOTEN, b 1775, VA; m 1796, Winchester, Clark Co, Catherine GEORGE BASSNET, d 1856, Winchester, Clark Co.
3-Thomas HOOTEN (Jr), b 1781/7; m 1815, Clark Co, Esther MONTGOMERY, d IN.
4-James HOOTEN, b 1790, VA; m 1811, Madison Co, KY, Nancy SIMMONS; d IN.
5-Mary/Polly HOOTEN, b 1792, VA; m 1809, KY, James PARNELL; d 1861, IN.
6-Letha HOOTEN, m James NELSON.
7-Jacob HOOTEN, b 1795, KY; m Martha ---?---; d 1879, IN.

Children of Thomas HOOTEN (Sr) and Orender BUSH:
8-Benjamin H HOOTEN, b 1803, KY; m 1833, IL, Rebecca CARVER, d 1864, MO.
9-Agness HOOTEN, b 1805, KY.
10-Willson HOOTEN, b 1808, KY; m IN, Olive H TAYLOR; d 1883, IN.
11-Hiram HOOTEN, b 1811, KY; m IN, Ellen BARNS; d 1859, IN.
12-Dollard HOOTEN, b 1814, KY; m Nancy WOOD/S; d AR.
13-David HOOTEN, b KY; m Mary E YOUNG; d IN?

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