John Gaston Hankins

12 February 1928–4 October 2007 (Age 79)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of John Gaston

When John Gaston Hankins was born on 12 February 1928, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Troy Joseph Hankins, was 31 and his mother, Letha Morrison, was 24. He married Anna Belle Kyker on 11 June 1951, in Greene, Tennessee, United States. He died on 4 October 2007, in Greene, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Fairview Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Afton, Greene, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Gaston Hankins
Anna Belle Kyker
Marriage: 11 June 1951

Spouse and Children

11 June 1951
Greene, Tennessee, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Troy Joseph Hankins


    Letha Morrison




World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 3

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 21

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Hankin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Hawkins in household of Troy Hawkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John G Hankins, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • John Gaston Hankins, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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