Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Tombstone Tuesday - Dick and Rhea Hankins

Elmwood Cemetery, Springfield, Robertson County, Tennessee

Overview of Hankins Plot

Thomas R. Hankins
Feb. 13, 1881
Jan 11, 1965

Thomas Richard "Dick" Hankins; son of Thomas Leander Hankins and Samantha Angeline Petty.
Birth year on stone is incorrect. Dick was born in 1880 as he was listed as a 4 month old in the 1880 census living with his parents.

Edith R. Hankins
Sept. 26, 1883
Aug. 25, 1959

Edith Rhea Jackson Hankins; daughter of William H. Jackson and Susan Pope; wife of Dick Hankins.

Dick and Rhea lived in Birmingham, Alabama during most of their marriage but Rhea was originally from Springfield. 


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