Ella Mariam Hanks

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Relationship: Daughter of Ephraim Knowlton Hanks & Thisbe Quilley Read




Ephraim Knowlton Hanks b. (21 Mar 1826) (Madison, Lake, Ohio, USA)
Thisbe Quilley Read b. (25 Apr 1845) (Stepney, London, Middlesex, England)


  1. Ella Mariam Hanks; b. (2 Nov 1863) (Heber, Wasatch, Utah, USA)
  2. Walter Ernest Hanks; b. (19 Jun 1865) (Provo, Utah, Utah, USA)
  3. Martha Georgenia Hanks; b. (20 Aug 1867) (Parley's Park, Summit, Utah, USA)
  4. Amy Alicia Hanks; b. (29 Jan 1870) (Parley's Park, Summit, Utah, USA)
  5. Thisbe Hanks; b. (28 Mar 1872) (Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA)
  6. Knowlton Hanks; b. (26 Jan 1874) (Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA)
  7. Sidney Alvarus Hanks; b. (4 Apr 1875) (Parley's Park, Summit, Utah, USA)
  8. Raymond Elijah Hanks; b. (24 Aug 1876) (Parley's Park, Summit, Utah, USA)
  9. Lillie Maria Hanks; b. (2 Aug 1879) (Burrville, Sevier, Utah, USA)
  10. Arthur Eugene Hanks; b. (14 May 1882) (Burrville, Sevier, Utah, USA)
  11. Nettie May Hanks; b. (8 Nov 1884) (Pleasant Creek, Wayne, Utah, USA)
  12. Clara Ellen Hanks; b. (9 Aug 1888) (Pleasant Creek, Wayne, Utah, USA)

Ella Mariam Hanks, marker placed by Alicia Read Arnold in behalf of Read family members - courtesy of Sherry Smith
Ella Mariam Hanks' name is engraved on marker in 1997 as arranged by Read Sorenson Arnold, Eva May Arnold McAllister and Sherry Mills Smith. Sexton office verfied the grave location through their records


NAME: Ella Mariam; SOURCE: Salt Lake Death Registration and Teton Jackman; VARIATION: Ella May OR Hanks listed on LDS Ancestral File with same ID# RESEARCH: Gloria Galloway; VARIATION: Ella Marriah SOURCE: Tempered Wind; RESEARCH: Sherry Smith.

BIRTH: S.L. Death Reg. #26553, page 69 #1956, lists Ella Miriam born 2 Nov 1863, at Heberville, Provo, Utah. RESEARCH: Sherry Smith.

DEATH: Journal Entry, page 53, handwriting of Thisbe Read, Ella Marriam (sic) Hanks, died the 7 of February 1864, at Salt Lake City. RESEARCH: Sherry Smith.

DEATH: S.L. Death Reg. #26553 page 69 #1956. RESEARCH: Sherry Smith.

BURIED: at Salt Lake Cemetery, Bk Plot F Block 7 Lot 10 by members of the Read and Arnold family. Headstone was never placed at site. The Clara Snell marker was restored through the Arnold family trust. A tree near the marker had grown so large that it broke the monument. The sexton would not consent to the tree being trimmed or removed. The monument was taken to Bob Dalton Memorial in Highland Utah. The monument consists of three pieces of granite. Mr. Dalton drilled steel rods to hold the upper two granite together. Epoxy glue was also applied. The monument was moved about 2 feet from the tree with a new cement base being poured. Ella's engraving was done on the Clara Snell marker and readied for Memorial Day 1997. Engraving reads: "Ella Mariam Hanks, 2 Nov 1863-7 Feb 1964. RESEARCH: Sherry Smith.

INTERMENT: MEMBERS NAMED ON THE MARKER: Ella Mariam Hanks, daughter of Ephraim K. Hanks and Thisbe Read; Milbrough Weyher, daughter of Clara Read and William Cook; Charles Drown, shot by some unknown person, 28 Aug 1859, friend of Josiah Arnold; Samuel W. Richards (nephew, son of Elizabeth Georgina Cook); John Borlase, step-bro-in-law to Josiah Arnold, died St. Mary's hospital, born in Cornwall, England, died 5 Jan 1881, cause of death is homicide, shot by D. Jenkins; Josiah Arnold, father-in-law to Alicia Read, shot by some unknown person along with Charles Drown; Hyrum Chester Arnold, son of Josiah Arnold; John Snell, second husband to Clara Read; William Greenley Cook, first husband to Clara Read; Georgina Arnold, baby daughter to Alicia Read and O.P. Arnold (Georgina's head marker is where her parents are buried but Georgina is buried where the Snell marker is placed); RESEARCH: Sherry Smith.

BURIAL LOT: 10 Sep 1982 Teton was told the Hanks' family owed $50.50 on the baby burial lot. The debt was never paid at the time of Ella's death. The debt has been removed from the books of the cemetery; SOURCE: Notes of Teton Hanks Jackman; RESEARCH: Sherry Smith.

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