David Hank

Male5 March 1788–4 May 1854

Brief Life History of David

When David Hank was born on 5 March 1788, in Rockingham, Virginia, United States, his father, William I Hank, was 33 and his mother, Susannah Berry, was 21. He married Sarah "Sally" Tackett on 20 April 1812, in Monroe, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Springfield Township, Gallia, Ohio, United States in 1850. He died on 4 May 1854, in Gallia, Ohio, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Gallia, Ohio, United States.

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David Hank
Elizabeth Parsons
Marriage: 6 October 1825
George Berry Hank
Nancy Hank
James William Hank
Jehu Bratton Hank
John Parsons Hank
Caleb Robert Hank
Susanna Hank
Sarah Elizabeth Hank

Sources (15)

  • David Hank, "United States Census, 1850"
  • David Hank, "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971"
  • David Hank, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 October 1825Randolph, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    George Washington elected first president of United States.


    Age 15

    On March 1st, 1803, the First General Assembly of the State of Ohio met at Chillicothe, about three months after the State was admitted into the Union. One of the first acts of the new legislature was the creation of eight new counties, of which Gallia was one of the first, from a vast territory known as Washington county, “Territory of the United States, North-west of the river Ohio,” which then comprised a tract covering nearly half of the present area of the State, and including what is now divided into nearly forty separate counties. “Gallia,” the ancient name of France, was given it in honor of the French settlers, who for nearly thirteen years had been located at Gallipolis, within its borders, and it was made a separate and distinct county April 30, 1803. It originally included the lands comprising the present counties of Gallia, Jackson, the greater part of Lawrence, about three-fourths of Meigs and a part of Vinton county, [...].


    Age 20

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    German: from a North German or Slavic pet form of Johann .

    German (Alemannic): from a pet form of Heinrich .

    English: variant of Hanke ; see Hanks .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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