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Archibald Claud "Arch" Hanks
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Birth: Apr. 30, 1877
Pike County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 4, 1938
Calhoun County
Illinois, USA

The youngest child of William L. Hanks and Jane Elizabeth Emery, "Arch" (aka "Archie") married Lora Ann White on 06 Feb 1904 in Calhoun County, Illinois. He was a contract trucker, and they were the parents of 6 children. The family moved to East Hardin in 1936.

Arch went about his normal routine for most of the day on 04 Jul 1938. That evening, he began to feel ill and gradually got worse. He died suddenly at his home in East Hardin around 9:30 p.m.

At the time of his death, Arch was 61 years, 2 months and 4 days old. He was survived by his wife, Lora; 5 sons, Russell, Farris, Merle, William and Archie Lee; 1 daughter Velma; and 1 grandchild.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on the afternoon of 07 Jul 1938 at the Church of Christ in Nebo, Pike County, Illinois.

Arch's wife, Lora, passed away in 1957 and was buried at Hardin City Cemetery in Calhoun County, Illinois.

Children: 5 sons, 1 daughter.

Father of:
Russell W. Hanks
Farris M. Hanks
Merle A. Hanks
Velma Elizabeth Hanks Bourland
Kenneth William "Kenny" Hanks
Archie Lee Hanks

Arch's half-brothers:
Fielden H. Hanks
George T. Hanks
Lee Hanks
Family links: 
  Lora Ann White Hanks (1886 - 1957)*
  Velma Elizabeth Hanks Bourland (1913 - 2000)*
  Kenneth William Hanks (1914 - 1979)*
  Archie Lee Hanks (1930 - 1986)*
*Calculated relationship
Allison Cemetery
Pike County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Lynn Marie Vint
Record added: Jul 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93574839


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