Descendants of Michael Shanks

Generation No. 1

1.  MICHAEL1 SHANKS was born 1750 in Rockingham/Greenbriar, VA, and died June 06, 1836 in Hawkins County, TN.  He married ELIZABETH MILLER.

Notes for MICHAEL SHANKS: near Shanks Cabin.  Burial: Shanks Cemetary

Children of MICHAEL SHANKS and ELIZABETH MILLER are:
i.      JOHN2 SHANKS, b. 1776; d. 1855.

2.      ii.     CHRISTIAN SHANKS, b. October 11, 1783, Greenbriar, VA;

d. December 16, 1858, Hawkins County, TN.

iii.    ADAM SHANKS, b. 1785.

iv.     NANCY SHANKS, b. 1786; d. 1851.

Generation No. 2

2.  CHRISTIAN2 SHANKS (MICHAEL1) was born October 11, 1783 in Greenbriar, VA, and died December 16, 1858 in Hawkins County, TN.  He married MARY “POLLY” PEARSON.

Notes for CHRISTIAN SHANKS: near Shanks Cabin.  Burial: Shanks Cemetary.

Notes for MARY “POLLY” PEARSON: near Shanks Cabin. Burial: Shanks Cemetary.

Children of CHRISTIAN SHANKS and MARY PEARSON are:
i.      MICHAEL3 SHANKS, b. October 20, 1801; d. September 08, 1871.

ii.     JOHN SHANKS, b. September 03, 1809; d. May 10, 1893.

iii.    ELIZABETH SHANKS, b. 1811; d. 1887.

iv.     WILLIAM SHANKS, b. September 27, 1813; d. January 31, 1862.

v.      GEORGE SHANKS, b. 1815; d. June 1882.

3.      vi.     CATHERINE SHANKS, b. May 12, 1816, Hawkins County, TN;

d. December 25, 1877, Hawkins County, TN.

vii.    CHRISTIAN SHANKS, b. 1819.

viii.   HENRY SHANKS, b. September 08, 1820; d. March 13, 1871.

Generation No. 3

3.  CATHERINE3 SHANKS (CHRISTIAN2, MICHAEL1) was born May 12, 1816 in Hawkins County, TN, and died December 25, 1877 in Hawkins County, TN.   She married WILLIAM WILLIAMS.

Notes for CATHERINE SHANKS: near Shanks Cabin. Burial: December 1877, Shanks Cemetary.

Notes for WILLIAM WILLIAMS: near Shanks Cabin. Burial: Shanks Cemetery.

Children of CATHERINE SHANKS and WILLIAM WILLIAMS are:
4.      i.      JOHN A.4 WILLIAMS, b. June 23, 1835, Hawkins County, TN; d. December 03, 1863, Hawkins County, TN.

ii.     NANCY WILLIAMS, b. 1837, Hawkins County, TN; m. (1) SAMUEL RUSSELL; m. (2) CHRISTIAN SHANKS.

Generation No. 4

4.  JOHN A.4 WILLIAMS (CATHERINE3 SHANKS, CHRISTIAN2, MICHAEL1) was born June 23, 1835 in Hawkins County, TN, and died December 03, 1863 in Hawkins County, TN.  He married WRENIE ALVIS, daughter of WILLIAM ALVIS and ELIZABETH JOHNSON.

Notes for JOHN A. WILLIAMS: near Shanks Cabin. Burial: Shanks Cemetary.

Notes for WRENIE ALVIS: near Shanks Cabin. Burial: Shanks Cemetary.

Children of JOHN WILLIAMS and WRENIE ALVIS are:

5.      i.      WILLIAM MONROE5 WILLIAMS, b. November 1857, Hawkins County, TN; d. February 15, 1947, Lenoir City, TN.

6.      ii.     JAMES EDWARD WILLIAMS, b. February 06, 1860, Hawkins County, TN; d. June 28, 1930, Seattle, WA.

iii.    WILLIE F. WILLIAMS, b. April 27, 1862, Hawkins County, TN; d. September 1879, Hawkins County, TN.

Generation No. 5

5.  WILLIAM MONROE5 WILLIAMS (JOHN A.4, CATHERINE3 SHANKS, CHRISTIAN2, MICHAEL1) was born November 1857 in Hawkins County, TN, and died February 15, 1947 in Lenoir City, TN.  He married MARY ANN WEBB October 22, 1876 in Hawkins County, TN, daughter of GEORGE WEBB and MARY BROOKS.

Notes for WILLIAM MONROE WILLIAMS: after brother James Edward. Burial: Young Cemetery.

More About MARY ANN WEBB: Burial: Young Cemetery

Children of WILLIAM WILLIAMS and MARY WEBB are:
i.      EMMA C.6 WILLIAMS, b. March 14, 1879, Hawkins County, TN; d. September 11, 1919, Hawkins County, TN; m. J. E. PYNE.  More About EMMA C. WILLIAMS:
Burial: Larmer Cemetery, Rogersville.

More About J. E. PYNE: Burial: Larmer Cemetery, Rogersville.

ii.     NORA L. WILLIAMS, b. September 27, 1881.

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iii.    JOHN A. WILLIAMS, b. January 04, 1884.

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iv.     LIDA V. WILLIAMS, b. May 1886.

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v.      BESSIE WILLIAMS, b. November 24, 1889, Hawkins County, TN;

d. November 19, 1948, Hawkins County, TN; m. G. HARVE PYNE.

More About BESSIE WILLIAMS: Burial: Highland Cemetery, Rogersville

More About G. HARVE PYNE: Burial: Highland Cemetery, Rogersville

vi.     ELSIE D. WILLIAMS, b. February 1891.

vii.    LUTHER C. WILLIAMS, b. March 1896.

viii.   ETTER G. WILLIAMS, b. February 1900.

ix.     WILLIE E. WILLIAMS, b. May 1993.

6.  JAMES EDWARD5 WILLIAMS (JOHN A.4, CATHERINE3 SHANKS, CHRISTIAN2,   MICHAEL1) was born February 06, 1860 in Hawkins County, TN, and died June 28, 1930 in Seattle, WA.  He married EMMA CAROLINE WILLIAMS October 24, 1884 in TN, daughter of JOHN WILLIAMS and MARTHA PHILLIPS.

Children of JAMES WILLIAMS and EMMA WILLIAMS are:

7.      i.      CHARLES TAYLOR6 WILLIAMS, b. September 16, 1884, Hawkins County, TN; d. September 13, 1952, Yakima, WA.

8.      ii.     CORINNE LUCILLE WILLIAMS, b. March 04, 1893, Hawkins County, TN; d. September 14, 1977, San Andreas, CA.

Generation No. 6

7.  CHARLES TAYLOR6 WILLIAMS (JAMES EDWARD5, JOHN A.4, CATHERINE3 SHANKS, CHRISTIAN2, MICHAEL1) was born September 16, 1884 in Hawkins County, TN, and died September 13, 1952 in Yakima, WA.  He married MINTIE LEE.

More About CHARLES TAYLOR WILLIAMS:  Religion: Jehovah’s Witness.

Children of CHARLES WILLIAMS and MINTIE are:

i.      CHARLES EDWARD7 WILLIAMS.

ii.     LYDA JEAN WILLIAMS.

iii.    CLYDE MONROE WILLIAMS.

iv.     WILEY JAMES WILLIAMS.

v.      GEORGIA WILLIAMS.

8.  CORINNE LUCILLE6 WILLIAMS (JAMES EDWARD5, JOHN A.4, CATHERINE3 SHANKS, CHRISTIAN2, MICHAEL1) was born March 04, 1893 in Hawkins County, TN, and died September 14, 1977 in San Andreas, CA.  She married DANIEL MEREDITH WALKER September 12, 1920 in Spokane, WA, son of DAVID WALKER and JANE EDWARDS.

Notes for CORINNE LUCILLE WILLIAMS: with Granddaughter MaryBeth. Burial: Sonora, California.

Notes for DANIEL MEREDITH WALKER: 91 Westby St. Occupation: Golf Pro, in Washington and Idaho.

Child of CORINNE WILLIAMS and DANIEL WALKER is:

9.      i.      JANET CAROLYN7 WALKER, b. August 17, 1926, Spokane, WA.


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