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About Benson Hanks

Served in the civil war.Co.B 87th Pa Infantry. Drafted 6-3-1864 and Discharged 6-29-1865. Benson and his father John did the brick work for the McKindree church. They were founding members.

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Military Service: Civil War: Co. B, 87 Reg. PA Inf./

1880 PA Census: Fulton County, Brush Creek Twp. ed 207/19/37 Series T9, roll 1133

  • Benson HANKS, 45, Farmer
  • Mary E., 30, Wife, Keeping house
  • Catharine M., 4, dau; Gustavus L., 2, son; Annie S., 1/12, Apr., dau
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1900 PA Census: Fulton Co. Brush Creek Twp. ed 69

  • Benson HANKS, Head, Dec 1827, 72, m. 25, Farmer
  • Mary E., Wife, Mar 1850, 50, m. 25, 8/8
  • Gustavus, son, Apr 1878, 22; Rachel C., dau, May 1882, 18; Alice L., dau, Mar 1884, 16; Maggie G., dau, May 1887, 13; Harry N., son, Feb 1890, 10; Jason G., son, May 1894, 6
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McKendree Cemetery, Crystal Spring, Fulton Co. PA Transcribed 3 July 2001 by Michael Scott Caldwell

BENSON HANKS / BORN / DEC. 24, 1835 / DIED / JUNE 25, 1909 / CO. B. 87 REGT. / PA. INF.

HIS WIFE / MARY E. SCHOOLEY / BORN / MAR. 25, 1851 / DIED / FEB. 21, 1928

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Private Benson Hanks's Timeline

1835
December 24, 1835
1875
1875
Age 39
1876
March 11, 1876
Age 40
1878
April 5, 1878
Age 42
April 5, 1878
Age 42
emmavillie, fulton county , pa, usa
June 5, 1878
Age 42
1880
May 18, 1880
Age 44
United States

18 May 1880 in , Fulton, Pennsylvania, USA

1882
March 12, 1882
Age 46
1884
March 17, 1884
Age 48
1887
March 24, 1887
Age 51