Mary Phenton Hankins

2 September 1898–14 December 1996 (Age 98)
Monticello, Drew, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Mary Phenton

When Mary Phenton Hankins was born on 2 September 1898, in Monticello, Drew, Arkansas, United States, her father, Harrison Monroe Hankins, was 51 and her mother, Ida Caroline Wells, was 36. She married George Henry Ellis on 14 April 1920, in Bradley, Arkansas, United States. She lived in Marion Township, Drew, Arkansas, United States in 1900. She died on 14 December 1996, in Cypress, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 98.

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Family Time Line

George Henry Ellis
Mary Phenton Hankins
Marriage: 14 April 1920

Spouse and Children

14 April 1920
Bradley, Arkansas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Harrison Monroe Hankins


    Ida Caroline Wells




World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 6

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.

Age 29

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Hankin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Hankins in household of M H Hankins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary P Hankins in household of Harry M Hankins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary P Hankins in household of Harry Hankins, "United States Census, 1900"

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