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John Hanks
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Birth: Oct. 5, 1730
Plymouth
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Feb. 23, 1815
Greenwich
Washington County
New York, USA

Son of Benjamin Hanks and Mary White

Married - Tabitha Hall, 24 Jan 1749, Greenwich, Washington, New York

Children - Abigail Irena Hanks, Isaac Hanks, Tabitha Hanks, Anna Hanks, John Hanks, Ruth Hanks, Elijah Hanks, Mary Hanks, Elisabeth Hanks, Theophilius Sargent Hanks, Azariah Hanks, Diadema Hanks, Enoch Hanks

Married - Martha Huntington, 6 Sep 1791

History - Deacon John served in the Revolutionary War as a Sgt. from Connecticut per the DAR Patriot Index. Served as a Minute Man. On Lexington Alarm from Mansfield per "First Families of America", p. 551.

During the Revolutionary war he entered the army and was in the siege of Boston in 1775 in the 2nd Company of Gen. Putnam's Third Regiment.

John Hanks was for many years a Deacon of the First Congregational Church of Mansfield where he resided until 1799, when he moved to Ashford. Here for a time he was a surveyor.

About 1803 he went to Greenwich, New York to live with his son Enoch and although seventy-three years old still continued in active business dealing largely in real estate, in the later part of his life many of his deeds being signed for him by his sons.

Burial - Enoch Hanks farm, on Bunker Hill, Cassayuna Heights, 11 miles northeast of Greenwich, New York 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Benjamin Hanks (1702 - 1787)
 
 Spouses:
  Martha Huntington Hanks (1741 - 1801)*
  Tabitha Hall Hanks (1734 - 1788)*
 
 Children:
  Abigail Hanks (____ - 1776)*
  Isaac Hanks (1752 - 1826)*
  Anna Hanks Eldredge (1758 - 1797)*
  Ruth Bixby (1759 - 1799)*
  Elijah Hanks (1761 - 1839)*
  Elizabeth Hanks Walker (1767 - 1844)*
  Theophilus Sargent Hanks (1769 - 1830)*
  Azariah Hanks (1774 - 1833)*
  Diadamia Hanks (1776 - 1777)*
  Enoch Hanks (1779 - 1860)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Hanks (1730 - 1815)
  Uriah Hanks (1736 - 1809)*
  Silas Hanks (1744 - 1828)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Enoch Hanks Farm
Washington County
New York, USA
 
Created by: SMSmith
Record added: Feb 11, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17897842
 


- tbickellb
 Added: Oct. 17, 2015

- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: Aug. 10, 2015
Thank~you for your service. Rest in Heavenly peace.
- William Neill
 Added: Feb. 11, 2015
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