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Elijah Hanks
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Birth: Jul. 7, 1809
Bedford County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 11, 1886
Fulton County
Pennsylvania, USA

1840 PA Census: Bedford Co. East Providence Twp. p. 251, line 11
Series M704, roll 445

Elijah HENKISH
Males: 2 (<5); 1 (30-40)
Females: 1 (<5); 1 (30-40)
5 family members total
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1843, June 26, Bedford Co., warrant #629, to Elijah Hanks, for 45 acres in Monroe Twp.
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1850 PA Census: Bedford Co. Monroe Twp. p. 138b, lines 22-30
Series M432, roll 751, dwelling 150, family 150, 29 October 1850

Elijah HANKS, age 40, Farmer, $200 Real Estate, b. Penna.
Nancy, age 30, b. Penna.
Martha, age 5; Benjamin, age 3; Rebecca, age 6/12
Jacob, age 13, attends school
Caleb, age 7, attends school
Ann, age 10, attends school
Daniel MEANS, age 24, Laborer, b. Penna.
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1860 PA Census: Fulton Co. Brush Creek Twp. P.O. Speirsville, p. 93, lines 33-38
Series M653, roll 1113, dwelling 278, family 278, 20 June 1860

Elija HANKS, age 50, Farmer, $150 Personal Estate, b. Penna.
Nancy, age 44, b. Penna.
Martha, age 15, attends school; Bengamin, age 13, attends school
Rabecca, age 11, attends school; Mary, age 5
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1870 PA Census: Fulton Co. Brush Creek Twp. P.O. Ray's Hill, p. 44a, lines 10-14
Series M593, roll 1347, dwelling 49, family 49, 28 July 1870

Elijah HANKS, age 61, Farmer, $600 Personal Estate, b. Penna.
Nancy, age 51, Keeping house, b. Penna.
Benjamin, age 22, Laborer
Rebekah, age 20; Mary, age 14
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1880 PA Census: Fulton Co. Brush Creek Twp. ed 207, p. 15, lines 23-24
Series T9, roll 1133, dwelling 127, family 136, __ June 1880

Elijah HANKS, age 70, married, Farmer, b. Penna., father b. Virginia, mother b. New Jersey
Nancy, age 64, wife, married, Keeping house, b. Penna., parents b. Penna.
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Fulton County, PA Willbook 2, p. 222

I, Elijah Hanks, Do certify that this being my last Will and Testament, do hereby distribute my property as follows, viz:
To my dearly beloved wife Nancy Hanks I do will to her The house and lot wherein I now live as long as she liveth, after her death to fall back to Rosell Jackson.
Also, two notes of two hundred dollars each against Bartley Hughes, Also, one note of Three hundred dollars against Benjamin Hanks, Also one cow and all my house furniture.
To my son Benjamin Hanks I do will one hundred Dollars, now in the Everett Bank.
To my daughter Mary Duvall I do will one hundred dollars, now in the Everett Bank.
To my daughter Rebecca Akers I do will one hundred dollars, now in the Everett Bank.
To my daughter Martha Jackson, I do will one hundred dollars, now in the Everett Bank.
The balance in the Everett Bank shall be equally divided among my children.
The one cow and heifer shall be sold and the proceeds to go towards paying Funeral Expenses and Doctor Bill. The balance of Funeral Expenses and Doctor Bill shall be collected out of one of the notes held against Bartley Hughes.
After the death of my wife Nancy Hanks, the House wherein I now live and lot of ground shall fall into the possession of Rosell Jackson.
I also appoint Mason Barton as my Executor of this my will.
Where I have set my hand and seal this Fifth day of January in the year A.D. 1886,

[signed] Elijah Hanks

In the presence of these witnesses,
Witness:
[signed] Mahlon Barton.
[signed] Dr. J.C. Emigh.

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania,
County of Fulton, SS: Before me W.H. Nelson, Register for the Probate of Wills &c in and for said County, personally came Mahlon Barton and Dr. J.C. Emigh, the subscribing witnesses to the within instrument of writing, who being duly qualified according to law, did depose and say that they were personally present, and saw Elijah Hanks, late of the township of Br. Creek, in said county deceased, the testator herein named sign his name to said writing, and seal the same, and heard him publish and declare the said instrument as and for his last will and testament, and at the time of so doing he was of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding to the best of their knowledge and belief, and that their own names thereto subscribed as witnesses were so subscribed at the request of the testator in his presence and in the presence of each other.

[signed] Mahlon Barton.
[signed] J.C. Emigh

Sworn and subscribed this
6" day of February A.D. 1886.
before me.

W.H. Nelson,
Register.

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
County of Fulton, SS: Before me Register of Wills &c in and for said county, personally came Mason Barton, who being duly qualified according to law, deposes and says that Elijah Hanks, the testator above named, late of Br. Cr. twp. said county, deceased, died on Monday the 11" day of January A.D., 1886, about 7 o'clock A.M. of said day, to the best of his knowledge and belief.

[signed] Mason Barton.

Sworn and subscribed before
me this 6" day of February
A.D., 1886
W.H. Nelson,
Register.

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
County of Fulton, SS: You Mason Barton do swear that as Executor of Elijah Hanks, late of the township of Brush Creek, deceased, you will well and truly administer the goods and chattels, rights and credits of said deceased according to law, and will also diligently regard and well and truly comply with the provisions of the law relating to collateral Inheritances.

[signed] Mason Barton

Sworn and subscribed before me
this 6" day of February A.D., 1886
W.H. Nelson,
Register.

Be it remembered that on the 6" day of February A.D., 1886, before me was duly proven the last will and testament of Elijah Hanks late of Brush Creek township, deceased, and Letters testamentary thereon granted to Mason Barton the Executor named

W.H. Nelson
Register.
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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Benjamin Hanks (1779 - 1822)
  Rebecca Barton Hanks (1783 - 1875)
 
 Spouse:
  Nancy Means Hanks (1815 - 1886)*
 
 Children:
  Simon Hanks (1837 - 1925)*
  Martha R. Hanks Jackson (1845 - 1919)*
  Benjamin Hanks (1847 - 1912)*
  Rebecca Hanks Akers (1849 - 1900)*
  Mary Hanks DuVall (1854 - 1911)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Hanks (1806 - 1876)*
  Elijah Hanks (1809 - 1886)
  Candacy Hanks Snider (1811 - 1886)*
  Bartley Hanks (1812 - 1893)*
  Fletcher Hanks (1815 - 1870)*
  William Hanks (1817 - 1879)*
  Mary Hanks Ensley (1819 - 1856)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
McKendree Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery
Crystal Spring
Fulton County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Michael S. Caldwell
Originally Created by: Kat
Record added: May 19, 2009
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Elijah Hanks
Added by: Michael S. Caldwell
 
Elijah Hanks
Added by: Michael S. Caldwell
 
Elijah Hanks
Added by: Michael S. Caldwell
 
 
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In honor of my great-great-great-grandfather, Elijah Hanks.
- Michael S. Caldwell
 Added: Aug. 17, 2011

- Kat
 Added: Sep. 14, 2010
 
 
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