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James H "Babe" Shanks
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Birth: 1927
Vian
Sequoyah County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: 1953
Fort Smith
Sebastian County
Arkansas, USA


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James "Babe" Shanks  (26)
   
Son of Jesse James Shanks & Fannie (Overtaker) Shanks

Brother of:
Gano Shanks   (1915-1956) 40yo at death
John Shanks   (1920-1991) 71yo
Pauline "Sis" (Shanks) Day  (1922-1943) 20yo
Lahoma (Shanks) Lowe (1924-2008) 84yo
Bob Shanks   (1931-2014) 83yo
Ruth and Clemer "Louise".

Babe died in a bar fight. He fell, hit his head against something and it knocked him unconscious. When it was apparent he wasn't going to wake up, someone took him home. They took him to the hospital in Ft Smith, Arkansas, where he died a few hours later with 16 yo sister, Clemer holding his hand.

Babe was preceeded in death by his father, Jesse James Shanks.

He was survived by his mother & stepdad, Fannie and Evit Seaton; his brothers, Gano, John and Bob; his sisters, Pauline "Sis", Tommie, Ruth and Clemer "Louise".


            ╰⊰✿ レo√乇D & MiSSeD ✿⊱╮

                        My Uncle

 
 
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 Parents:
  Jesse James Shanks (1891 - 1933)
  Fannie (Overtaker) Shanks Seaton (1896 - 1973)
 
 Siblings:
  Maude Shanks Leaf (1911 - 1995)**
  Gano Adair Shanks (1915 - 1956)*
  John Ed Shanks (1920 - 1991)*
  Pauline Marie Shanks Day (1922 - 1943)*
  Lahoma Shanks Lowe (1924 - 2008)*
  James H Shanks (1927 - 1953)
  Bobby "Bob" Jack Shanks (1931 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Garden of Memories Cemetery
Vian
Sequoyah County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Maintained by: LdyBugღ
Originally Created by: Frances Allen Titsworth
Record added: Jan 18, 2011
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James H Babe Shanks
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James H Babe Shanks
Added by: Frances Allen Titsworth
 
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