Welcome to the family home page of John and Alice Hooten. We have only been researching our family's history a short time, but we are willing to share what we have discovered. We are also very interested in learning more.
We were married in Houston, Tx. in 1971. We have 2 children: Jason and Tracy. John was born in Gloucester, Mass. in 1945, and Alice was born in Pgh, Pa. in 1952. We are currently researching the following names:
(On John's side) Hooten, Dahlmer,Gordon, Harris, Bush, Adams. They came from Ala, Ga, Fla, SC or NC and Tx.
John's father was John M. Hooten, who was born in the Washington Co. Fla. area, He married Geraldine Dahlmer in Gloucester, Mass. in 1944. They had 3 sons. Her parents were John A. Dahlmer born in Alleghney Cty, New York and Annie Gordon born in Beaver Island,Mi They lived in Gloucester, Mass. and had 15 children.
John M.'s Father was John F. Hooten, believed to have been born in Ga. He married Audrey Harris from Ala, date unknown. They had 5 children. They lived in the Caryville and Panama City areas in Fla.
Johm F.'s father was John E. Hooten, he was born either in Ga or SC about 1845. He married Lou Bush, date and place unknown but believe it was somewhere in Ga. They had nine children.
John E.'s father was David Hooten born about 1800 place and parents unknown. He married Mary Adams born about 1812. They are found in the Ga. Co. census in the mid to late 1800's, but little has been found on them.
(On Alice's side) Herold, Palmer,Wallace, Nycum, Welsh, Dollinger. These famlies came from Germany, Ireland, Ohio, Pa and Tx.
Alice's father was Charles H. Herold born in 1906 in Pgh, Pa. He married Inda C. Palmer in 1939 in Pa. They had 6 children. Inda's parents were Mahlon Welch Palmer born 1885 in Mt. Hope, Ohio and Inda Adell Nycum born 1890 in Bedford, Pa. They had 4 children.
Charles H.'s father was Charles F. Herold born 1875 in Pgh., Pa he married Margaret Wallace of Ireland in Pgh, Pa in 1902. They had two children.
His father was George E. Herold born in Germany and Caroline Graeff also from Germany. They had 8 children.
To date we can find very little information on David and Mary Adams Hooten or George and Caroline Graeff Herold.
Any information on any of these families would be greatly appreciated. Please feel free to e-mail us with inquiries.
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