|Death: ||Mar. 2, 1877|
Parents: Abner Hanks and Elizabeth Goodwin
Wife: Elizabeth Robern Skidmore (married 6 Feb 1834 Henry Co., KY)
Children: Elijah Hanks, Susan J. Hanks Spicer, Sarah Frances Hanks Smith, Matilda Hanks Wirey, James Hanks, Delilah Arene Hanks Vick, John William Hanks, George Washington Hanks, and Joseph Newton Hanks
HANKS, SYDNOR - (All prior records and documents destroyed in Courthouse fire of Nov. 3/4, 1873.) Report, dated March 30, 1874, by Jesse Gant, grdn of Sydnor Hanks, "an insane person". Report dated June 24, 1876: ward is in the State Hospital for the Insane, with little hope of recovery. Final Report dated April 1, 1877: Sydnor Hanks died March 2, 1877: his widow, Elizabeth Hanks is appointed admx of his estate which is place at $85.91. Claims from the Indiana State Hospital for the Insane at Indpls. have the earliest entry in this file - June 28, 1872. Tax receipts for land: E½ NE¼, Sec. 8, T10, R4, 80 acres; SW¼ NE¼, Sec. 8, T10, R4, 40 acres; SW¼ SW¼,, Sec. 4, T10, R4, 40 acres; W½ NW¼ , Sec. 9, T10, R4, 79 acres; SE¼ SE¼, Sec. 5, T10, R4, 40 acres. Box 34, file 6.
Application for Letters of Administration, dated April 3, 1877, Sydnor Hanks died March 20, 1877, Brown Co., intestate. Admx is widow, Elizabeth R. Hanks. Inventory of Personal Property, valued at $232.25, taken by the widow. Final Report dated Sept. 19, 1879: assets equal debts. Box 38, file 8.
Source: Compiled by Helen H. Reeve, Brown County, Indiana -- Abstracts of Probate Records, 1836-1945, Nashville, Ind. : Brown County Historical Society (1992), page 92, Indiana State Library, 315 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis, IN, F532.B76 R47 1992.
Abner Hanks (1763 - 1846)
Elizabeth Goodwin Hanks (1765 - ____)
Elizabeth Robern Skidmore Hanks (1820 - 1902)*
Elijah Hanks (1837 - ____)*
Susan J Hanks Spicer (1839 - ____)*
Sarah Frances Hanks Smith (1842 - 1910)*
Matilda Hanks Wirey (1848 - 1881)*
James Hanks (1850 - ____)*
Delilah Arene Hanks Vick (1855 - 1912)*
John William Hanks (1856 - 1933)*
George Washington Hanks (1859 - 1937)*
Joseph Newton Hanks (1861 - 1936)*
Created by: Mark E. Wirey
Record added: Jul 25, 2007
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