Obit: Hankey, Mrs. G. (1889 - 1911)

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----Source: LOYAL TRIBUNE (Loyal, Clark County, Wis.) 11/23/1911

Hankey, Mrs. G. (9 MAY 1889 - 18 NOV 1911)

Died, in this village (Loyal, Clark County, Wis.), Mrs. G. Hankey at the age of twenty-two years, of consumption and dropsy.

The deceased was born in the town of Loyal on May 9, 1889, but has not bee here a great deal, having lived the most of her life at Fond du Lac, Jefferson, Milwaukee and Waukesha. About seven months ago she came to visit her sister, Mrs. Edward Christenson, and after being here about two months it was found she was suffering with that dreaded disease consumption.

In this dearest of all places to her, she lies down at length to sleep and rest. Beautifully appropriate such a resting place, where her kindred sleep and were a few of her life long friends remain to gather about the dear form with honest ears of bereavement to lay her away in the narrow house with its curtains of fadeless green.

She leaves to mourn her loss a husband, father, two sisters, Mrs. George Weisman of Jefferson and Mrs. Edward Christenson of this village, four brothers, John of the town of York, Albert of Loyal and Frank and Otto of Waukesha.

The funeral services were held at the Catholic Church on Tuesday morning at nine o'clock and the remains buried in the Catholic Cemetery.



Re: Obit: Hankey, Mrs. G. (1889 - 1911)

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Hello! Do you any further info on Albert Hankey? I'm trying to connect to my tree an Albert Hankey, who married Anna Puerner of Buffalo, NY. Anna died in 1932 and Albert about 1920??? many thanks, dave

Re: Obit: Hankey, Mrs. G. (1889 - 1911)

Contact: Henry Scannell

I do not know if this pertains. John was my g-g-grandfather. In the 1930s my family was in touch with a Hankey cousin from the Buffalo area named Lambrecht. That makes me think that the census entry might be for my g-g-g-grandparents. The Hankey children all arrived at too young an age to be travelling alone.

Henry Scannell, Boston, MA

Anthony Hankey (Antoine Henké) was born on July 20, 1824 in Kutzenhausen, département du Bas-Rhin, France, the son of George Henké, age 36, cabinet-maker, and Catherine Merckel.

(Département du Bas-Rhin, Arrondissement Communal de Wissembourg, Commune de Kutzenhasuen, Actes de Naissance. (Strasbourg. Archives Départmentale. Doc. No. 4E253(2), 1824, No. 36).]

His brother John Hankey (Jean Henké) was born on March 10, 1822, also in Kutzenhausen.

[Département du Bas-Rhin, Arrondissement Communal de Wissembourg, Commune de Kutzenhasuen, Actes de Naissance. (Strasbourg. Archives Départmentale. Doc. No. 4E253(2), 1822, No. 15]

Anthony Hankey was naturalized in the U.S. District Court, Boston on Dec. 6, 1851. On the petition he said that he was born on July 24, 1825 in Kutzenhausen, France, and that he arrived in the United States at New York City on or about June 5, 1831,

On John Hankey’s naturalization papers, Nov. 6, 1848, he states that he was born in Strasburg, March 22, 1822, and arrived at Boston in the United States on or about May 1, 1832.

A third brother, Joseph Hankey was naturalized in Boston on May 21, 1849. His papers say he was born in Elsas in the Republic of France on August 14, 1817, and arrived at new York on or about June 5, 1831.

The 1850 census of Eden, Erie Co., NY, p361, lists George Hankie, age 62, b. France, Catharine Hankie, age 62, b. France, George Hankie, age 36, b. France, Ellen Hankie, age 35, b. France, and Ellen Hankie, age 14, b. Massachusetts.

Jean George Hengé and Catherine Merckel were married in Kutzenhausen, Dépt. du Bas Rhin, France, at 10 a.m. on February 8, 1811. [ Acte de Mariage, célébréé à la commune de Kutzenhausen, département du Bas-Rhin, 1811, no. 3.]

The groom was described as 22 years, 9 months old, born May 12, 1788 at Surbourg, Dépt du Bas Rhin, France. By occupation he was a joiner living in Kutzenhausen. His father was Jean Michel Hengé, a joiner in Surbourg, who had died at the time when the Austrian army invaded the Department. His mother was Madeleine Claude, who died February 7, 1807 in Surbourg.

Catherine Merckel, the bride, was described as 24 years, 8 months old, born June 2, 1786 at Kutzenhausen, Dépt. du Bas Rhin, France. Her father was Jean Merckel, laborer, of Kutzenhausen. Her mother was Marie Anne Enneser..

Witnesses to the marriage were Jacques Hengé, joiner, living at Surbourg, age 33, brother of the groom; Simon Triel, junior day-laborer, age 23, stepbrother of the bride; Jean Ennesser of Kutzenhausen, day-laborer, age 66, cousin of the bride; and Jacques Sayler of Kutzenhausen, tavern keeper, age 36 years.



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