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  [ Elizabeth Hanks Curtis ]
Photo taken in Arizona
 


Elizabeth HANKS

Birth: 15 Apr 1852; Downend, Gloucestershire, England
Death: 21 Feb 1927; Eden, Graham, Arizona, USA
Buried: Feb 1927; Eden, Graham, Arizona, USA

FATHER:
George HANKS (1817)
MOTHER: Eliza Jane Davis
BROTHER: Alfred Frederick HANKS
 
SPOUSE: Moses CURTIS
Mother of eight children; Midwife and Doctor
 
  Grave

Genealogist Liz Snow has compiled a
Biography of Elizabeth Hanks Curtis
 
[ Elizabeth Edwards Hanks ]

  Elizabeth Edwards HANKS
 
Born: 1 Dec 1849, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorganshire, Wales
May 1864, sailed on "General McClellan" from Liverpool to Castle Gardens.
Walked from Council Bluffs to Salt Lake Valley arriving 4 Oct 1864

At sixteen, Eliza married
George William HANKS,
on Sunday, 23 Jul 1865, Paragonah, Utah.
She called her husband "Mr. HANKS."

Eliza was the mother of eight children, six lived to adulthood.
Nursed and tended ailing husband, mother and MIL many years.

She was widowed at age forty on 21 Mar 1899.
She continued to farm, including homesteading land north of Paragonah.
Always a great reader, she did not learn to write until 1902 at age 53.

Paragonah, Utah

Death: 28 Dec 1927, Salt Lake City, Utah,
at home of her son John Samuel HANKS
Buried: 31 Dec 1927; Parowan, Utah; City Cemetery

-- Parowan Times; 4 January 1928
  Garfield, Co News; 20 January 1928
 
  Family graves
 


  [ Eliza Jane Davis  Hanks ]
 

Eliza Jane Davis HANKS

Birth: 22 April 1820; Horsley, Gloucestershire, England
Death: 2 June 1876; Salem, Utah, Utah, USA
Grave: Salem, Utah; City Cemetery: Block 16, Lot 4

FATHER: William DAVIS
MOTHER: Ann NEWMAN
 
SPOUSE:
George HANKS - 1817
 
Grave of Eliza Jane Davis HANKS
 
 

[ George Hanks 1817 ]
 

George HANKS - 1817

Birth: 29 Oct 1817; Horsley, Gloucestershire, England
Death: 28 Sept 1881; Salem, Utah, Utah, USA
Grave: Salem, Utah; City Cemetery: Block 11, Lot 4

FATHER: John HANKS c.1785 - 1847
MOTHER: Mary SMITH c.1780 - 1859
 
SPOUSE: Eliza Jane DAVIS

Immigration Departure Liverpool, England: 18 Oct 1871
Ship "Nevada" with LDS Immigrants; Leader: George H. Peterson
Port of Arrival: New York, New York 1 Nov 1871


 
 
BROTHER: John HANKS b.1810
BROTHER: William Hanks b.1812
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  [ Hanks ]
 

Jesse HANKS

Birth: 21 June 1856; Lower Mills, Dursley, Gloucester, England
Death: 1942; age 85
Grave: Jump and Hemingfield Cemetery
Occupation: Miner, worked at Hoyland Silkstone Colliery

FATHER: Joseph HANKS
MOTHER: Harriet HORWOOD
 
SPOUSE:
Rffriph CLARK
 

Obituary Image

Headstone at Jump Cemetery


  Nine sons and one daughter
 

[ John Samuel Hanks ]
 

John Samuel HANKS

Birth: 21 May 1881; Paragonah, Iron, Utah
Death: 12 Oct 1956; Salt Lake City, Utah
Grave: Salt Lake City, Utah; City Cemetery
Teacher, Principal, Superintendent; Insurance Sales

FATHER: George William HANKS

MOTHER: Elizabeth EDWARDS
 
SPOUSE: Mabel WHITNEY
BROTHER: William David HANKS
 
1903 University of Utah Class Valedictorian


 

[ Sarah Clissold Hanks ]
 

Sarah Clissold HANKS

Birth: 11 Aug 1816; Horsley, Gloucestershire, England
Death: 24 July 1900; Bountiful, Davis, Utah

FATHER: Thomas CLISSOLD
MOTHER: Esther DAY
 
SPOUSE:
William HANKS

Grave
 
Sailed from Liverpool 3 Sept 1881, on the "Wyoming".
Landed 13 Sept 1881, arrived in Utah 21 Sept 1881.
Skilled at delivering babies.

[ William David Hanks ]
 

William David HANKS

Birth: 14 Jan 1874, Paragonah, Iron, Utah, USA
Death: 20 Aug 1951, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon
Grave: La Grande, Oregon; Hillcrest Cemetery

FATHER: George William HANKS

MOTHER: Elizabeth Edwards
 
SPOUSE: Josephine Peterson
BROTHER: John Samuel HANKS
 
Graduated from BYU
Moved to Union County, Oregon
LDS Bishop and Stake President.
Managed the Sacajawea Hotel Garage
In later life, moved to Portand, Oregon

Grave
 
"The wealth of this world is not silver or gold,
but sons and daughters when we grow old."
 

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