Elizabeth Jennie Hanks

September 1885–5 November 1936 (Age 51)
Pleasant Grove, Des Moines, Iowa, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Jennie

When Elizabeth Jennie Hanks was born in September 1885, in Pleasant Grove, Des Moines, Iowa, United States, her father, Charles Addison Hanks, was 44 and her mother, Eliza Jane Carpenter, was 31. She married Elisha Michaels on 8 March 1905, in Henry, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in New London Township, Henry, Iowa, United States in 1900. She died on 5 November 1936, in Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Mount Union, Henry, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elisha Michaels
Elizabeth Jennie Hanks
Marriage: 8 March 1905
Ormal W. Michaels
Grace Edna Michaels
Charles Willett Michaels

Spouse and Children

8 March 1905
Henry, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Addison Hanks


    Eliza Jane Carpenter




+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 15

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English (Gloucestershire): patronymic from the Middle English personal name Hank, a short form of Hankin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth J Hanks in household of Charles A Hanks, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jennie Michaels in entry for Elisha Michaels, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • Jennie Elizabeth Michaels, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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