Hanks Cemetery

Few of the graves are marked in this cemetery. However, there is a sign that contains the names of the people buried there. It is known that John Lowry McCoy and Calvin Hanks were of Cherokee Ancestry. Frank Rhomar, born January 6, 1863 in New Orleans married May Hanks, born July 19, 1872. She was the daughter or Calvin Jones Hanks and Emma Walker McCoy. Frank Rhomar and May Hanks were the parents of Emma Nora, Margaret Bell, and Charlotte Fanny Rhomar. The family lived at Webbers Falls. Calvin Jones Hanks, son of Robert Taylor Hanks and Margaret Ann Morgan married April 11, 1861 to Emma Walker McCoy, daughter of John Lowery McCoy and Charlotte Ratliff. Calvin Jones Hanks was a senator of the Cherokee Nation. Information used here with the generous permission of Gary Lester, Braggs.

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