Patriot: Wootton, Dr. Thomas Sprigg (2, p.367)(4)(5)

SAR #: P-324681 (5)

DAR #: Not found


Date: 1739 (4)(N)

Location: Maryland (4)



Spouse: Molly Offutt (2)



Support for American Revolution

Military Service: Soldier. (5) Private/doctor 5th Middle Bn. Militia Sept. 1777. (2)

Public Service: Court Justice 1768-1777. Comm. of Correspondence 1774. Comm. of Observation 1774. Justice Orphan’s Court 1777-1778. Speaker of the Lower House 1777. Justice of the Peace who administered the Oath of Allegiance 1778. (2) Delegate to Maryland Colonial Assembly. (4)

Civilian Aid:

Oath of Allegiance:

Residency: Potomac MC (2)


Date: 1789 (2)(4)(N)

Cemetery: (N)

Find-A-Grave #: 108270150 (4)

Headstone GPS Coordinates:


Notes: Son of Turner Wootton and Elizabeth Sprigg. (2) Grave likely lost or destroyed. Buried on family farm which was plowed under for residential development. (4)

Last Updated: 12 / 9 / 2013

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Source Information Codes

(1) MDSSAR Patriot Index (no longer active)

(2) "Revolutionary Patriots of Montgomery County, Maryland 1776-1783" by Henry C. Peden, Jr.

(3) Montgomery County Cemetery Inventory

(4) Find A Grave

(5) NSSAR Patriot Research System

(6) NSDAR Genealogical Research System

(N) See Notes section of record for additional information about this field.

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