Star of the Republic Museum

Are You a Descendant?


ATTENTION DESCENDANTS! For information here.


Information about Texas Online Genealogy Records


If you have any quesitons, please contact the head of the descendant's group:

Donna Summers


Dianne Taylor Kebodeaux


Signers Lineage Information


Family Trees. To view the genealogical research that has been completed to date, click the link above for Family Trees and find your ancestor's name. To protect the privacy of individuals, no one born after 1910 has been included in these trees.


Lineage Forms. If you would like to submit your lineage information, please click the link above for Lineage Form. Send the completed form to Effie Wellman at or P.O. Box 317, Washington, TX 77880.


More About the Signers. For additional information, click the link above for More About the Signers. This link takes you to the Texas Independence website that was developed by the Museum and Park staff.


Registry. The Museum has established a registry of documented lineal descendants of the signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence. To have your name listed on this registry, you must be able to document your lineage. A certificate and medallion have been specially designed for eligible descendants. Please click the link above to find out more about the Registry.


Descendants' Souvenirs/Gift Shop. Browse through our products–including t-shirts, tote bags, and much more!


Daily museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Star of the Republic Museum, administered by Blinn College, is located in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, off Highway 105 on FM 1155 between Brenham and Navasota. For more information, call (936) 878-2461.