Lanier, Hankins, Hopkins & Taylor Families

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Albert Elvie HANKINS
(ca 1838-bet. 1863/1870)
Isabella Jane "Janie" GOODLOE
(1838-1905)
John R. PETTY
(ca 1835-)
Margaret E. THOMAS
(ca 1836-1876)
Thomas Leander "Lee" HANKINS
(1858-1929)
Samantha Angeline PETTY
(1861-1944)
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William Perry "Perry" HANKINS
(1898-bet. 1922/1922)

 

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Spouses/Children:

Margaret HILL

  • William Perry "Billy" HANKINS Jr.

William Perry "Perry" HANKINS 140,1162
  • Born: October 1898, Hopkins County, Kentucky 1162
  • Marriage: Margaret HILL on 12 April 1921 in Hopkins County, Kentucky
  • Died: bet. April and October 1922, Denver, Denver County, Colorado 1190
  • Buried: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Hopkins County, Kentucky 1191,1192
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  More Information:

1900 United States Federal Census, Lee Hankins household, Hopkins County, Kentucky 1162: Perry was living with his parents in Dalton. He was listed as William P. Hankins, son, age 1, born Oct 1898 in Kentucky.


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1910 United States Federal Census, Tom L. Hankins household, Hopkins County, Kentucky 1186: Perry was living with his parents. He was listed as William P. Hankins, son, age 11, born in Kentucky, working as a farm laborer.


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Photo: Perry, ca. 1913, Hopkins County, Kentucky.


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World War I Military Service, 3 October 1916-5 August 1920: Perry enlisted in the US Army on 3 Oct 1916 at Madisonville, Kentucky and was discharged on 5 Aug 1920 at Oteen, North Carolina. He was a Corporal and was stationed in France for a time during World War I. 1193,1194


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Photo: Jefferson Barracks Army Base, 24 September 1919, Missouri. Jefferson Barracks was a large recruitment depot located just south of St. Louis. Corp. Perry Hankins is in front row on the right.

1920 United States Federal Census, William Johnson household, Mingo County, West Virginia 1195: Perry was boarding with William Johnson and his family at 625 Vinson Street in Williamson. He was listed as Perry Hankins, age 22, born in Kentucky, working as a RR car repairer.

[This is almost certainly the same Perry Hankins because he did not get married until 1921; his marriage record shows he worked for the railroad & he was not found in census records in Kentucky for 1920.]


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Photo: Hankins Brothers: John, Perry & Elvie, ca. 1920.

Physical Description: At age 22, Perry was described as 6' tall with fair complexion, brown eyes and light hair. [This description from the records of U. S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Mountain Branch, Johnson City, Tennessee where he spent 3 months being treated for Tuberculosis.]
. 1196

Obituary: Published in Hopkins County, Kentucky. 1197 PERRY HANKINS DIES AT DENVER, COLORADO
Advises were received by relatives at Earlington Saturday of the death of Perry Hankins, 23, formerly of that city who died of tuberculosis at Denver, Colo., Friday morning. He had been residing in Denver about seven weeks where he went in the hope of recovering from the disease.

The body was shipped from Denver to Earlington Saturday morning. It was expected to reach there Sunday night. Plans were made to have the funeral Monday and burial was to be in the Catholic cemetery. A military funeral was to be held.

The deceased is survived by his wife, little son, four brothers, one of whom is John Hankins, of this city and one sister.

Perry Hankins was in the United States army for five years and during the world war was a sergeant in France. He contracted tuberculosis while in army service.

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Funeral Tuesday: It was stated Monday that the body of Perry Hankins, formerly of Earlington, who died at Denver, Colorado, would arrive at Earlington on No. 51 that afternoon. The funeral will be held Tuesday morning.

[Name of newspaper and date of publication is unknown.]

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Perry married Margaret HILL, daughter of George HILL and Ollie, on 12 April 1921 in Hopkins County, Kentucky. (Margaret HILL was born on 19 November 1895 in Kentucky,1198 died on 8 December 1971 in Orange County, Florida 1198 and was buried in Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky.)

  


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Photo: Perry & Margaret Hankins, ca. 1921.

Children: Perry & Margaret had 1 son.




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