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George A Hanks
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Birth: May 26, 1871
Athens County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jun. 16, 1927
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA

Birth recorded in the Record of Births, Probate Court for Athens County, Ohio. He is listed as George A. Hawk and his parents are listed as Thomas Hawk and E.J. Hughes. They were living in Trimble Township at the time of his birth.

Married Rose Alice Quiggins on December 24, 1895, Charleston, Coles County, IL.

Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 - Record listed on Index as Hauck, George A and Quiggins, Rose A.

George Hanks Dies in San Diego, Cal.
Special to The Journal Gazette

Charleston, Ill., July 27 - George Hanks, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Hanks of Neoga, passed away at his home in San Diego, Cal., early today, according to a message received here. No details as to the cause of death were given. The body is expected to arrive here on August 1. A short funeral service will be held in Mound Cemetery, where burial will be.

Mr. Hanks was a former resident of Charleston, coming here 30 years ago and was employed as an engineer for the Clover Leaf railroad for about seven years. While here he married Miss Rose Quiggins. From here they moved to Indianapolis, where for a number of years he was engaged in railroad work and later became a member of the police department, serving as patrolman and detective. Three years ago Mr. and Mrs. Hanks moved to San Diego.

The survivors are the wife and his parent in Neoga.

Charleston Courier

Dies in California - July

George Hanks, a former resident of Charleston and Clover Leaf engine man for years, before leaving for Indianapolis where he became a member of the police force and was advanced to the position of city detective, died at San Diego, Cal., on June 16th according to a message received by the Miller Furniture and Undertaking company from Mrs. Hanks, wife of the deceased. A message also added that the body would be returned to Charleston and would reach here Monday, Aug 1st. The body will be taken from the Fourth station direct to Mound Cemetery for a short funeral service. Interment will be made in that cemetery. Mr. Hanks came to Charleston from Neoga and secured employment in the engine service of the Leaf railroad as a locomotive man. After some years of service, Mr. Hanks moved to Indianapolis, where he became a member of the police force of that great city and through good work was advanced to the bureau of detectives. About three years ago, he and Mrs. Hanks moved to San Diego, Cal., which has been their home. Mr. Hanks .. days ago submitted to an operation in the hope of benefiting his ..... and messages from there to family in this vicinity stated he was coming along nicely. This morning Charlie Quiggins, a brother of Mrs. Hanks received a message stating Mr. Hanks had passed away. Mr. Hanks was married to Rose Quiggins, of Charleston. There were no children born to the couple. George Hanks was the son of Thomas Hanks of Neoga, who resides here. George was born near Athens, Ohio. Beside the father, George is survived by a sister, Mrs. Alden Moxley of Fishers, Ill., and a half-sister, Alice Thomas of this place. Thos. Hanks and C.V.C...(Charles Vincent Chappelear) of Neoga and Mr. and Mrs. Moxley of Fishers were in Charleston Monday to attend the burial.

Family links: 
  Thomas Price Hanks (1847 - 1928)
  Elizabeth Jane Hughes Hanks (1852 - 1902)
  Rose Alice Quiggins Hanks (1877 - 1931)*
  George A Hanks (1871 - 1927)
  Grace Estella Hanks Moxley (1873 - 1969)*
  Dorus Wheeler Hanks (1883 - 1915)*
  Alice Harriette Hanks Thomas (1909 - 2003)**
*Calculated relationship
George A. Hanks
May 26, 1871
June 16, 1927
Note: Cemetery is located on State Route 316 North, office in small building on the east side of the cemetery. Staff very helpful in finding gravesite.
Mound Cemetery
Coles County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Lot No. 3, Section 2, W 1/2
Created by: Sandra Taylor
Record added: Feb 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84776068
George A Hanks
Added by: Sandra Taylor
George A Hanks
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George A Hanks
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George A. Hanks was a Mason.
- Sandra Taylor
 Added: May. 4, 2014
George A. Hanks was my Grand Uncle. Rest in Peace!
- Sandra Taylor
 Added: May. 29, 2012
George worked for the city of Indianapolis, IN as a Patrolman and City Detective from 1907 to approximately 1921.
- Sandra Taylor
 Added: May. 29, 2012
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