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Anna M. Hankey

Anna M. Hankey

Female 1890 - 1982  (~ 91 years)


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  • Name Anna M. Hankey 
    Born Dec 1890  , , Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1982 
    Age ~ 91 years 
    Buried 1982  Saint Marys New Cemetery, Westminster, Carroll, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I11962  Our Family
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2011 

    Father Andrew Jackson Hankey,   b. 25 May 1845, , , Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1928, Oakmont, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Mary P. Dewalt,   b. Oct 1856, , Caldwell, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1878  , , Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4639  Group Sheet

    Family George Edward Bowersox, Sr.,   b. 16 Aug 1886, , , Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1980, York, York, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 17 Jun 1913  , Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Minister Married

      Rev. George E. Bowersox, of Allentown, son of Mrs. Amelia Bowersox, of Silver
      Run, Md., and Miss Anna May Hankey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Jackson
      Hankey, of Oakmont, Pa., were married at the bride?s home Tuesday, June 17th.

      They will make their home at Allentown, where the groom, who was recently
      graduated from the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, has accepted a
      charge.

      The Hanover Herald ? Saturday, June 28, 1913
    Children 
     1. George Edward Bowersox, Jr.,   b. 26 Feb 1916, Allentown, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1989, , Somerset, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. Mary A. Bowersox,   b. Abt 1919, , , Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Glenn H. Bowersox,   b. Abt 1920, , , Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Elizabeth H. Bowersox,   b. Abt 1928, , , Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2011 
    Family ID F4640  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Jun 1913 - , Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Correspondence: Anna May Hankey (Mrs George E. Bowersox and Elenaor Wills Love 195-1965 Part 1
    Correspondence: Anna May Hankey (Mrs George E. Bowersox and Elenaor Wills Love 195-1965 Part 1
    This is a large pdf file may load slowly.

    Comes through John DeWalt, Son of Peter and Susanna Carlotta Mock DeWalt had 7 sons and 4 daughters (church records at St Johns Lutheran Church at Denmark Manor)

    Some of her notes:
    Might be possible that someone could have mistaken the name "Thomas" for the Johanes of German script, most early pastors were German and could not write French.

    Peter DeWalt 1780-1839 went to Westmoreland County PA before 1800

    She did extensive research in the Westmoreland County of Pennsylvain and others. Physically going to church, courts to obtain information

    Greensburg Newspaper Files:
    Died 5 Nov 1825 Susanna DeWalt, consort of Peter DeWalt
    Married 10 Dec 1839-Wm DeWalt, Washington twp. to Mary
    Steelsmith d/o Jacob, Hempfield twp
    Md. 12 Aug 1847-Thomas DeWalt, Punxatawney to Susan Lavely, Murraysville
    Md. 18 Nov 1847-Henry Dewalt, s/o Henry and Catherine Ament to Elizabeth Hill, d/o James of Wash.twp.
    Died 10 Mar 1886, in Clarion Co. Pa. Mrs. Mary S. Dewalt, Mother of Prof. W.P. Dewalt of Greensburg.
    Died 11 Jan 1841 Susannh Steelsmith, w/o Jacob of Hempfield twp. about 55
    Died 18 May 1865 Jacob Steelsmith, Greensburg, 83
    Md. Jacob Asemhurst to Sarah Steelsmith, d/o Jacob Steelsmith
    Md. 7 Jul 1846 Wm. Brown, Greensburg and Susannah Steelsmith, d/o Jacob Steelsmith


    Westmoreland County History -DeWalt Hoey/Hoy history of Samuel Hoy by William Hoy. Mr. Hoy thought DeWalts felt DeWalts were of French origins. Thomas (Peter's father came to America with LaFayette in the American Rev. Note:
    No land records or oath of alligiance found to support this) Only Thomas DeWalt in Pa acrchies is listed as a Deserter in 1761. Our Peter was too young to be in American Rev

    Westmoreland County History-Alberts p. 626
    In the year 1825, among the heads of families in Delmont was a Mr. DeWalt. His wife died a few months later


    She had a conversation with William Hoy -son of Susanna DeWalt and Samuel Hoy-youngest daughter of Peter and Susanna Mock and he made comment that his mother knew little about her mother as Susanna Mock died when when his mother susan was about six. Susan was raised by granparents John and Sarah Silvis (buried at Homestead PA)

    Thomstones at Denmark Manor Church
    Buried: Susanna Dewalt burn 17 Dec 1780, died Nov 1825 (Note ? 1825)

    Visited York county and Adams and Franklin counties-no recoreds of Thomas DeWalt for land records. Was a Peter and a Daniel with son Peter who stayed in York and a Peter in Franklin Co. and died there.

    Northhampton County: German DeWalts spelled Theowald. A John Dewalt there as early as 1744 and had son Peter.

    Berks County John Michael Devault s/o Abraham took Oath of Alligiance 19 Oct 1736 She found one baptismal record for
    William John Dewalt Wm. Stumff (sponsors)
    19 Oct 1771 Barbara and wife
    (note: possible brother to Peter as Peter name a son Wm)
    York County information: My note: no connection to Peter (1780-1839) may be his father brother-needs researching.

    Henry DeWalt born in France 1733 came to America in 1764
    Provides Will of a Henry DeWalt of York County PA (1817)
    lists his children and some of their spouses

    Eleanor has a reference q R929.2-D492G On Henry DeWalt of Yorks Co. PA
    Henry DeVault b. 10 Apr 1733 d. 16 Apr 1817 France (Huguenot parents)moved to German state became Henirick Dewald in Germany married Catherine Maria Grauer (Graver) b 8 Aug 1737 d 2 Oct 1830. They took passage on ship (Chance) Rotterdam, Holland, early in 1766. With them 18 month old son Philip and Henry's younger brother Philip who entered as member of Henry's family. Landed in Philadelphia PA 23 Sep 1766, In 1768 Henry estblised his own land in Manheim twp, York Co. Pennsylvainia.

    Grave stone at t Olivet Cemetery, Hanover, PA has Henry DeWald b. 10 Apr 1733 d 16 Apr 1817; his wife Maria Catherine, b Aug 1737, d 2 Oct 1830
    Correspondence: Anna May Hankey (Mrs George Edward Bowersox and Eleanor Wills Love 1959-1965 Part 2
    Correspondence: Anna May Hankey (Mrs George Edward Bowersox and Eleanor Wills Love 1959-1965 Part 2
    (see description on Part One)

  • Sources 
    1. [S100] Find A Grave (Reliability: 3), 14 Feb 2011.
      Anna H Bowersox
      Birth: 1890
      Death: 1982


      Family links:
      Spouse:
      George E Bowersox (1886 - 1980)*

      *Point here for explanation

      Burial:
      Saint Marys New Cemetery
      Westminster
      Carroll County
      Maryland, USA
      Plot: E06-01a

      Created by: Donna Jones
      Record added: Jul 11, 2010
      Find A Grave Memorial# 54781960

      photo of headstone and plot location