Jennet Hanks1

b. 31 January 1803
Jennet Hanks|b. 31 Jan 1803|p1686.htm|John Hanks|b. 1770\nd. 29 Jun 1839|p99.htm|Jane Douglas Armstrong|b. bt 1768 - 1769\nd. 22 Nov 1851|p100.htm|Elijah Hanks|b. 17 Dec 1740|p1692.htm|Ann Craft|d. 1798|p1693.htm|John Armstrong|b. b 1731\nd. 1810|p1867.htm|Anne (—?—) (Armstrong)|b. c 1739\nd. 6 Feb 1823|p1868.htm|

Grandaunt of Louise Underwood.
2nd great-grandaunt of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Underwood and Allied Families
     Jennet Hanks was born on 31 January 1803.1 She was the daughter of John Hanks and Jane Douglas Armstrong.1 On 3 February 1826, John M. Ray took out a marriage bond from the clerk of the court in Orange County, North Carolina, as surety that there was no legal obstacle to the proposed marriage between he and Jennet Hanks. William Ray was bondsman; Joseph A. Woods, witness.2
     John and Jane Hanks Ray probably had a son, Thomas W., whose death is recorded in the Hanks' Bible Dictionary as "Jenuary 28 - 1827 —."1

Additional Data
Jane Ray was mentioned in her father John Hanks' will dated 16 June 1838 in Pittsboro, Chatham County, North Carolina.3 Click to view image


  1. [S193] Family data, John Hanks Bible Dictionary, Dictionary of the Holy Bible Containing, An Historical Account of the Persons: A Geographical and Historical Account of the Places: A Literal, Critical, and Systematical Description of Other Objects, whether Natural, Artificial, Civil, Religious, or Military: and The Explication of the Appellative Terms, Mentioned in the Writings of the Old and New Testament. The Whole Comprising Whatever Important is Known Concerning the Antiquities of the Hebrew Nation and Church of God; Forming A Sacred Commentary; A Body of Scripture History, Chronology, and Divinity; and Serving in a Great Measure as a Concordance to the Bible; In Which are Added for the First Time, Notes, Historical, Literary, and Theological Illustrated with Elegant Maps and Plates (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: The Ecclesiastical and Literary Press of Zadok Cramer, 1807); original owned in 2003 by Virginia M. McGee (Houston, Texas).
  2. [S276] State of North Carolina, An Index to Marriage Bonds Filed in the North Carolina State Archives (Raleigh: North Carolina Division of Archives and History, 1977), bond #100188.
  3. [S277] John Hanks will (1838), Chatham County Will Book: C: 99-100, County Clerk's Office, Pittsboro, North Carolina.