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Francis Ambrose Hanks (Grandpa's great grandfather))
Born Jan 24, 1861 - Horsley Parish, Gloucestershire, England
Married: ?Sarah Alice Higgins in 1872. She died in 1934 
Died March 5, 1940 in Salem, Utah


Francis Ambrose Hanks ; Utah; Deseret News; 7 March 1940

  • Francis Ambrose Hanks, 79, a member of the Palmyra State High Council and prominent as a Church and civic worker of this community, died at home Wednesday at 2:30 a.m. apparently from a heart attack.

    He was born in Gloucestershire, England, Jan. 24, 1861, a son of George and [Eliza] Jane Davis Hanks. The family came to Utah in 1870 and moved directly to Salem where he has spent the rest of his life, with the exception of time spent in the mission field.

    He married Matilda Sheen, Jan. 19, 1882, in the Salt Lake Endowment House.

    He has been a high councilman since 1922, three years from 1922 to 1924, in the Nebo Stake when the Salem Word belonged to that state and since that time in the Palmyra Stake when the division was make in 1924. Before that time he was in the ward bishopric for 12 years from 1900 to 1912. He has served in every executive position in the ward M. I. A. and has served on five missions, three of them here at home and two abroad, in the Eastern and North-western States Missions.

    He is survied by his widow and the following children: Mrs. Zenettie Beddoes, Mrs. Othelia Taylor, Mrs. Louise Taylor, David A., Heber G., Joseph E., and Ernest C. Hanks, all of Salem and Mrs. Matilda Haskell of Payson, also 33 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

    Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Salem Ward chapel under the direction of Bishop Ray Davis.

    Interment will be in the Salem City Cemetery, Utah.    Obituary Image

George Hanks  (coming)
Born Oct 22, 1817 in Gloustershire, England
and died 28 Sept 1884 in Salem, Utah Territory, USA
He married Eliza Jane Davis on Oct 22, 1843
Eliza Jane was born in 1820 in Gloucestershire, England
and died in 1876 in Salem, Utah Territory, USA

John Hanks
Born 2 June 1781 @ Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire, England
Married Mary Frances Smith on April 1803
He dies May 13, 1874 in Horsley, Gloucestershire, England

Thomas Hanks
Born in 1730 and died in 1755
Married Ann Goodman 29 May 1753

Anthony Hanks
Born in 1687 and died in 1765
Married Ann White in 1724  She was born in 1685 and died in 1780

John Hanks
Born 1689 in Herefordshire.  Married Jane Phillips in 1658

John Hanks
Born 1628 and dies 1730.  Married Susanna Dale in 1653.

Henry Hanks I
Born in 1541 and died 1610 @ Gloucestershire, England
Married Alice Bell in 1523. She was born in 1545 and dies 1611.

John Hanks
Born in 1498 - Goucestershire, England
Married Annie in 1523

John Hanks
Born in 1471 and died in 1506 @ Gloucestershire, England
Married Elizabeth Isabel Berger in 1490

John Hanks,  1445 - 1471 @ Gloucestershire, England
Married Louise in 1455.  She was born 1446 & died in 1506

John Hanks, 1421-?
He married Sue Malinda Wilson about 1440.  She was born 1420


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