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Subject: William, minister, son of Peter III
Date: Fri, 7 Nov 1997 23:59:12 -0500 (EST)
Thank you so much, Barbara, for the info on Isabella Hanks. Now, for the BIG
question. Is there anything in Adin Baber's book about the second son of
Peter Hanks III, shown as: "William, minister"?
I think that this is the William I have been searching for for such a long
A family memoir, written 1901 by the son of my Polly Stewart's half-brother
"Polly [Stewart] married William HANKS, a Primative Baptist preacher... Aunt
Polly and William [Hanks] moved to Illinois about 1841 and settled on the
Little Wabash where they were in 1846." NOTE: Earlier in the memoir, it
states that Polly and William HANKS migrated to Knox/Gibson Co., Indiana ca
1807, with the BARKER family and Polly's brother, James Stewart & family. So,
they lived in Knox/Gibson Co from about 1807-1841. About 1845, a bunch of
the Barkers (and probably Hankses and Stewarts, too) went to Old Miller Co.,
Ark. Territory (later became Hopkins Co., TX). There are too many
coincidences for me not to believe that your "William, minister" might be
Any help will be greatly appreciated!
<< Peter Hanks III, son of William the Quaker, b. 1737 in Maryland, d 1830
83 in Gibson, Ind. He was a Revolutionary War soldier on PA frontier.
Resided in Loudon Co., VA.
Children of Peter Hanks III
Peter Hanks IV, killed at Tippecanoe, Nov. 7, 1811**
Jonathan, b. Nov. 29, 1767
Absalom, d. 1827
Samuel, m Mar. 16, 1802
Ruth, b. June 13, 1782
Nancy or Elizabeth
Savilla, b. Jan. 18, 1787
** Peter Hanks IV m. Isabella________ She b. c 1774, d. c Sept. 20,