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hand written records kept by my mother, Kathleen Hooks Cherry. Woodrow's father (James Warren Hooks was the brother of Kathleen's father (John Appling Hooks) and his mother (L.E. Alice Jones) was the sister of Kathleen's mother.
↑ First-hand information as remembered by Patsy Gibbs, Sunday, January 4, 2015. Replace this citation if there is another source.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Woodrow by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA test-takers in his direct paternal line.
Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line:
Hooks-239 and Hooks-216 appear to represent the same person because: James Woodrow Hooks (Hooks-216) is the son of Warren and Alice Jones Hooks. It might well be the same person as the Hooks-239. Woodrow Hooks-216 is the father of Vonnie, Rod, and Mike. (my second cousins)