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Sarah Hanks

Also Known As: "Sarah Sturgill", "Mary Hanks", "Polly Hanks"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Kentucky, United States
Death: Died
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Daughter of (possibly James?) (unknown man in Kentucky) and Lucy Hanks
Wife of (one of possibly several unknown persons)
Mother of Sophia Legrand; Greenberry Hanks; Creed Harris Hanks; Samuel Haden Hanks; Margaret Legrand and 1 other
Half sister of Nancy Lincoln; Mary Ann "Polly" Whitehouse; Rev. James B. Sparrow; Elizabeth Franklin; Henry H. Sparrow, Rev. and 4 others

Managed by: Dan Cornett
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About Sarah Hanks

Sarah Hank's 6 Kentucky-born children were all born out of wedlock:

  • a. Sophia Hanks (1809-1893). Until 1818 she lived with Elizabeth and Thomas Sparrow, her mother's aunt and uncle. After their death, resided in Spencer County, Indiana with Abraham Lincoln in Thomas Lincoln household.
  • b. Greenberry Hanks (c.1812-1842).
  • c. Creed Harris Hanks (c.1816-185?).
  • d. Samuel Haden Hanks (1820-1898).
  • e. Margaret Hanks (c.1823-c.1877). Married Jackson Legrand of Dubois County, Indiana.
  • f. James Anderson Hanks (c.1825-1862).
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Sarah Hanks's Timeline

1787
1787
Kentucky, United States
1807
March 12, 1807
Age 20
Hardin County, Kentucky, United States
1812
1812
Age 25
Kentucky, United States
1816
1816
Age 29
Kentucky, United States
1820
June 1, 1820
Age 33
Boyle or Boone County, Kentucky, United States of America
1824
1824
Age 37
Kentucky, United States
1825
1825
Age 38
Kentucky, United States
1854
1854
Age 67
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