Bolivar B. Hankee

16 January 1852–24 April 1946 (Age 94)
Clinton Township, Cass, Indiana, United States

The Life of Bolivar B.

When Bolivar B. Hankee was born on 16 January 1852, in Clinton Township, Cass, Indiana, United States, his father, Daniel Hankee, was 42 and his mother, Matilda Kleckner, was 38. He married Racheal Ann Yost on 1 January 1878, in Cass, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 24 April 1946, in Clinton Township, Cass, Indiana, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Logansport, Cass, Indiana, United States.

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Bolivar B. Hankee
Racheal Ann Yost
Marriage: 1 January 1878
Oral A. Hankee
Adam Hendrick Hankee
Webster Bolivar Hankee
Lottie M. Hankee
Ethel Naomi Hankee

Spouse and Children

1 January 1878
Cass, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Hankee


    Matilda Kleckner




    Joseph Hankee


    Jacob Hankee


    Benjamin Hankee


    Daniel J Hankee


    Louisa Hankee


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World Events (8)

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 4

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 29

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

South German: from a pet form of Hanke .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Boliver Hanks in household of Daniel Hanks, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Bolever Hankee, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Bolivar Hankee in household of Daniel Hankee, "United States Census, 1860"

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