Through July 31, 2017, we are offering *free* Ancestry.com DNA tests to descendants of the following Thaxton families of unknown origin. Just email us at Thaxtongenealogy@yahoo.com if you’re descended from one of these families. (If you see this after July 31, email us anyway – we may still have extra tests)
- John Thaxton of Warren County, Tennessee
- James William Coleman Cooksey and Hila Ann Williams (whose mother was supposedly a Thaxton), Dent Co., Mo.
- William Riley Thaxton, b. abt 1825 in Allen Co., Ky, died 1905 in Texas; wife Sallie Rager
- Thomas W. Thaxton, b. abt 1837 in Ky, d. 1900 in Love County, Oklahoma
- James Thackston or Thaxton, Jackson and Smith Co., Tenn., wife Cynthia Basham, descendants include the Dennis family
- Daniel Matkin and Sarah Thaxton, St. Francois Co. Mo.