|Birth: ||May 11, 1839|
|Death: ||Nov. 14, 1923|
Mary Montgomery is the daughter of William F Montgomery. She married Alexander Grayson Hanks on January 16, 1862 by Rev J. S. Stamper in Macon Co., IL. They had 3 children.
Mrs. Mary Catherine Hanks, widow of Alexander Grayson Hanks, died at 11 o'clock Wednesday night at the Montgomery home place, three miles north of Decatur, where she had lived for the last forty years. She was eighty-four years old last May. Her death was due to complications, incident of old age. Mrs. Hanks' maiden name was Mary C. Montgomery. She was the daughter of William and Amelia Montgomery, pioneer settlers of Macon county. She was born May 11, 1839, just two miles north of Decatur, on the Bloomington road, and had resided in Macon county all her life. She was known to all the old residents of the county and was a life long member of the Baptist church. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. J. M. Mumbower of Springfield, and a son, W. G. Hanks, residing in Austin township. There is one grand-daughter, Miss Pearl Hanks. The funeral will be held at 1:30 o'clock Friday afternoon at the Boiling Springs church. The burial will be in the Boiling Springs cemetery.
The Daily Review (Decatur, Illinois), November 15, 1923, pg2
Decatur Herald 11/16/1923
Mary C.Hanks,widow of Alexander Grayson Hanks and for more than 80 years a resident of Macon county died Wednesday night in the Montgomery home, three miles north of Decatur and within two miles of the farm where she was born. Her death was due to the infirmities of age.
Mary C.Montgomery was born May 11,1839 on a farm two miles north of Decatur.Her parents were William and Amelia Montgomery, members of pioneer families of Macon county, where all of her life had been passed. She was a member of the Baptist church.
She leaves her daughter, Mrs. J. M. Mumbower of Springfield and one son, W.G. Hanks of Austin township, one granddaughter, Miss Pearl Hanks and two sisters, Mrs.Emily Montgomery and Mrs.Martha Gulick.
Funeral services will be conducted in Boiling Springs church this afternoon at 1:30 oclock. The burial will be in Boiling Springs cemetery.
Obituary furnished by Janet Donner
ILLINOIS DEATH CERTIFICATE:
Name: Mary Catherine Hanks
Death Date: 14 Nov 1923
Death Place: Hickory Point Township, Macon Co., Illinois
Estimated Birth Year: 18393
Birth Date: 11 May 1839
Birthplace: Macon Co., Illinois
Father: Wm. Montgomery
Father's Birth Place: Frederick County, Virginia
Mother: Amelia Seever
Mother's Birth Place: Frederick County, Virginia
Occupation: At Home Residence
Spouse: Alexander G. Hanks
Burial Date: 16 Nov 1923
Burial Place: Boiling Springs Cemetery
Digital Folder Number: 4007928
Image Number: 809
Film Number: 1452338
Volume/Page/Certificate Number: 42108
William Fletcher Montgomery (1812 - 1886)
Amelia Suver Montgomery (1812 - 1902)
Amelia Emily Hanks Mumbower (1862 - 1929)*
Ira D Hanks (1867 - 1916)*
Rachel Montgomery Hays (1837 - 1910)*
Mary Catherine Montgomery Hanks (1839 - 1923)
Emily Suver Montgomery (1841 - 1928)*
Samuel R. Montgomery (1842 - 1910)*
Martha A. Montgomery Gulick (1851 - 1943)*
Boiling Springs Cemetery
Plot: Lot # 100
GPS (lat/lon): 39.88448, -88.99782
Created by: Donna Kemp & Teri Libell
Record added: Dec 27, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32422405
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