She exists now only in my imagination. Lucy could be a mental compilation of the pioneer women of my heritage.
Katy Caldwell Windsor (1897-2000) who homesteaded with her young husband in the desert country of New Mexico and Arizona; Sylvia Rogers Caldwell (1899-1998) who was born in Indian Territory and married a cowboy-turned-wildcatter; Elizabeth James Caldwell (1799-1873) who braved the Civil War alone on her farm in the north Georgia mountains; Elen Fox Fagan (1826-1903) who carried on as a South Texas stockraiser after being widowed at a young age;
and Lucy Fagan DuBois (1874-1931) who ranched with her daughters on the Old San Antonio River Road in South Texas.
“Lucy” is about courage, perseverance, diversity and character.
Olof Persson Stillé was born in 1610 on this lovely estate where his father had a position of some importance.