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Mary Hankins (Clevenger)

Birthplace: New Hanover, Burlington, New Jersey
Death: Died in Frederick, Virginia
Place of Burial: Opequon, Frederick, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Clevenger and Mary Clevenger
Wife of Thomas Hankins, of Crooked Run Creek
Mother of David Hankins; Thomas Hankins; Richard Hankins; William Hankins, Sr.; Joseph Hankins, Sr. and 1 other
Sister of Hannah Duckworth; Samuel Clevenger; Catherine Miller; Abraham Clevenger; John Clevenger and 4 others
Half sister of Richard Clevenger

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About Mary Hankins

Mary Clevenger was born Abt 1706 (also seen as abt 1712) in New Hanover, Burlington County, New Jersey and died after 5 April 1748 in Frederick County, Virginia. [Mary HANKINS Bond Administration: Widow of Thomas HANKINS dated 5 April 1748. Mary HANKINS, Peter Woolf, and John NATION bound. See Thomas Hankins profile.]

  • Parents: John Clevenger b: 1678 in Yonkers, Westchester County, New York & Mary.


  1. on 12 Sep 1728 in Trenton, Monmouth Co., New Jersey to Thomas Hankins [1]. He was born abt 1705 in New Hanover Twp, Monmouth County, New Jersey and died Bef 5 Apr 1748 in Crooked Run Creek, Frederick County, Virginia. He was the son of Thomas Hankins born 1665 in New York Colony. Note: Thomas Hankins will is located at Bk l, p. 167, Frederick Co., VA where he appoints widow, Mary, as Admx.
  2. after 1748 to John Cowger (not verified)

Children (not all are verified)

  1. Joseph Hankins b: 1729 in Burlington, New Jersey
  2. David Hankins b: 1730
  3. Thomas Hankins b: 1731 in Burlington, New Jersey
  4. Richard Hankins b: 1733 in Frederick, Virginia
  5. William Hankins b: 1734 in Burlington, New Jersey
  6. John Hankins b: ABT 1740 in on Delaware River, Burlington, New Jersey


  • memorial # 67402061 shows her as the daughter of John Clevenger and Mary Platt with a death date abt 1800. However other links show the wife of Thomas Hankins (1700-1748) as the daughter of John Clevenger and Mary (unknown), and a death date before 5 Apr 1748. Mary Platt b. Abt 1725 married Thomas Clevenger.


  • Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey, Volume 14, Number 4, page 81


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Mary Hankins's Timeline

New Hanover, Burlington, New Jersey
Age 24
Monmouth, New Jersey
Age 25
Monmouth, New Jersey
March 1733
Age 27
Monmouth, New Jersey
Age 28
Monmouth, New Jersey
Age 29
Monmouth, New Jersey
Age 34
Burlington Township, Burlington, New Jersey
April 5, 1748
Age 42
Frederick, Virginia
Age 42
Opequon, Frederick, Virginia, United States