Charles Vernice Hanks

3 March 1900–24 May 1985 (Age 85)
Hopkins, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Charles Vernice

When Charles Vernice Hanks was born on 3 March 1900, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Price Hanks, was 37 and his mother, Isabelle Jones, was 35. He married Genesa C Tate on 16 July 1925, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Auburn, Logan, Kentucky, United States for about 9 years. He died on 24 May 1985, in Logan, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Auburn, Logan, Kentucky, United States.

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Charles Vernice Hanks
Genesa C Tate
Marriage: 16 July 1925

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16 July 1925
Hopkins, Kentucky, United States

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1904 · The Black Patch War

Age 4

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Charles V Hanks, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles Hanks, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charlie Hankes in household of John P Hankes, "United States Census, 1900"

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