Rita Ownby Holcomb Author

Bringing my ancestors to life.

I’m sorry this post is so late but life does get in the way at times. On July 29, 1972 I married the love of my life, and after 50 years that hasn’t changed. We have changed and obviously the world around us has changed, but our dedication and commitment haven’t. We had a party …

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Every once in a while past endeavors come back to haunt us. Usually they are things we choose not to remember. But occasionally the memories can be not only pleasant but absolutely joyous. Today’s email brought me that joy. For all of the 80’s and early 90’s I made handcrafted artisan miniatures and travelled to …

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http://www.graysoncofrontiervillage.us The Hendricks House, built in about 1863 on land given Jesse Elvis Hendricks by his father John, was built near the Shannon church northeast of Sherman. It originally was a one-room cabin with a loft, but Hendricks and his wife, Susan, added several rooms making it two stories in about 1870. The original cabin …

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