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Henry Franklin Shanks
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Birth: Mar. 26, 1873
Illinois, USA
Death: 1963

12/13/2012 - Cindy Cornwell McCachern added birth date and location; thank you!
6/23/2013 - Thank you to Debbie who provided middle name, place of birth, full death date and place, link to parents, & the following Unknown Newspaper & Undated obit:

"Henry Franklin Shanks, 90, died at 4:10pm Monday, July 1, 1963, in the home of a daughter, Mrs. Rolla Chapman, of near Newton.

Funeral services will be held at 2pm Thursday at the Brockville Church with Rev. Carl Hall officiating. Burial will be in Brockville Cemetery with the Sessengood Funeral Home in charge. The body will be taken to the Rolla Chapman home on Route 5 for visitation from 4pm Wednesday until time for services.

Mr. Shanks was born March 26, 1873 in Macon County MO, a son of Joseph and Catherine (Sims) Shanks. His wife, the former Maude Frederick, died Oct. 27, 1948.

He is survived by three sons, Russell, Justus, and Clone; four daughters, Mrs. Rolla (Marie) Chapman, Mrs. Bert (Ellen) Price, Mrs. Thomas (Hazel) Williams, and Mrs. William (Cleda) Else; 17 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Lillie Chapman.

Preceding him in death were one daughter, two sisters, and six brothers." 
Family links: 
  Joseph Shanks (1831 - 1903)
  Catharine Sims Shanks (1840 - 1894)
  Maude Mae Frederick Shanks (1880 - 1948)*
  Cecelia Marie Shanks Chapman (1900 - 1988)*
  William Wallace Shanks (1855 - 1912)*
  Henry Franklin Shanks (1873 - 1963)
  Noah Shanks (1878 - 1879)*
*Calculated relationship
Brockville Cemetery
Jasper County
Illinois, USA
Created by: genealogyfever
Record added: Dec 01, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23199959
Henry Franklin Shanks
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Henry Franklin Shanks
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To my Great Great Grandfather; I attended your funeral when I was 6 and remember it to this day. Although I never knew you, I still love and honor you. Joseph (Butch) Wahlsmith son of Nedra Shanks.
- Mr Butch
 Added: Dec. 30, 2015
A special flower for Henry.
- Donna Lyle Alumbaugh
 Added: Feb. 11, 2011

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