a genealogical work in progress
My search for roots
began in 1968 when a class assignment became a lifelong hobby. The two pages of vital
statistics provided by my grandmothers for that assignment have multiplied into
notebooks, 2 filing cabinets, several shelves of books, numerous disk files, and boxes of
In the beginning, I elected to trace all eight of my great-grandparents, an
ambitious undertaking for a new historian. Thirty-four years later, I have had success in
each of these 8 lines and have branched into 16 additional lines of research. My
ancestors are no longer statistics, but real people who deserve to be remembered.
Please stop in and hear their stories
Click above to see a list of recent additions to the site.
My Paternal Lines
My Maternal Lines
The Wilcoxen Files
The Hodge Files
The Dunavan Files
The Frankum Files
The Mason Files
The Lentz Files
The McAfee Files
Be sure to visit these
additional pages of interest
Click on the
tombstone to take a virtual tour
of our family's graves. 40 cemeteries on line.
Click on the recipe
box for a sampling of family recipes.
on the quilt block to see a
collection of quilts
made by Lucy Mason Hodge.
Can you help?
Click on the picture to see unidentified
photos in my collection, possibly Mobley/Morgan
relatives. Do you know who they are?
Ancestors from area antique stores. Are they yours?
Flyer - Click on the quill to access brother David's blog
(Liberal mind at work. Conservatives, beware.)
Click on the typewriter to access my assorted essays on life, both
past and present. To be updated as the spirit moves.
Building Blocks -
a new blog about my ancestors'
Fellow researchers, please read this.
you get Family Reunion? Click on picture for details.
Family Reunion Christmas 2008
Frankum Reunion 2009 edition
now on line!
Access past & current issues
by following the link above.
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Some of my other passions
My ancestral and current home Bastrop, Texas
Smiley, Texas, home of the Bantams
My four-legged children (temporarily down for
Take a look at my dollhouses
The University of Mary
Get a Rocky Mountain high
A few of my favorite web sites
Questions or comments? Send e-mail to
Cindy @ wilcoxen.com
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