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Willcoxsons and U.S. Mint
Posted by: Shelby Ruch Date: April 11, 2000 at 08:33:42
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Anyone know of a connection between Willcoxsons and the U.S. Mint?

At our 1999 Wilcoxon/Wilcoxen family reunion in Washington County, Ohio (most of us are
from Parkersburg, W.Va./Belpre, Ohio area), a relative said he had heard a story that the first
Wilcoxon came to America at the request of Benjamin Franklin to help establish the U.S.
Mint. Never heard that one before. Ring any bells with anyone?

Shelby Ruch

(Virginia Wilcoxen (Miller)~~James Henry Wilcoxen~~Thomas Jefferson Wilcoxon(all
Belpre, Ohio)~~Benjamin Wilcoxon~~Lewis Wilcoxon (Va. to Urichsville, Ohio)

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