William Hanks IV1

b. circa 1755, d. before 8 November 1794
William Hanks IV|b. c 1755\nd. b 8 Nov 1794|p1732.htm|William Hanks III|b. 26 May 1712|p1717.htm|Sarah Durham|b. c 1714|p1718.htm|William Hanks II|b. 14 Feb 1679\nd. 1 May 1732|p1733.htm|Hester Mills|b. b 1695|p1734.htm|Thomas Durham Jr.|b. 27 Jun 1690\nd. 3 Dec 1734|p1821.htm|Mary Smoot|b. 7 Apr 1693\nd. 8 May 1750|p1822.htm|

2nd great-granduncle of Louise Underwood.
4th great-granduncle of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Underwood and Allied Families
     William Hanks IV was born circa 1755 in Virginia.1 He was the son of William Hanks III and Sarah Durham.1 He married Sally.2 He died before 8 November 1794 in Granville County, North Carolina.1 His will was proved at March or May term in 1795 in Granville County, North Carolina.2
Additional Data
William Hanks was mentioned in his father William Hanks' will dated 10 July 1787 in Granville County, North Carolina.3,4,2 Click to view image

William Hanks IV made a will on 8 November 1794 in Granville County, North Carolina, in which he bequeathed to his wife Sally and minor son William Henry.2 Click to view image

Child of William Hanks IV and Sally (—?—) (Hanks)


  1. [S267] Adin Baber, Nancy Hanks, of Undistinguished Families; a genealogical, biographical, and historical study of the ancestry of the mother of Abraham Lincoln (Kansas, Illinois: Adin Baber, 1960), 283.
  2. [S326] Hanks Wills and Estates, online <http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~hlglkg/…>.
  3. [S284] Fred A. Olds, An Abstract of North Carolina Wills from about 1760 to about 1800 (Oxford: n.pub., 1925; reprint Baltimore: Clearfield Co., 1998), 128.
  4. [S325] William Hanks will (1787), Granville County Will Book, County Clerk's Office, Oxford, North Carolina.