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Re: Uriah Danks, Syracuse NY
Posted by: George Larson II (ID *****7736) Date: November 05, 2004 at 11:47:43
In Reply to: Uriah Danks, Syracuse NY by George Larson II of 87

A follow up to my previous question. I am still looking for the connection of Uriah Danks to the rest of the family. Because he is supposed to have been born somewhere around Syracuse NY, I wonder if he is perhaps a member of this branch of the family below:


Descendants of Robert Danks


Generation No. 1

1. ROBERT2 DANKS (ROBERT1) was born February 24, 1678 in Northampton, Massachusetts, USA, and died April 29, 1755. He married REBECCA RUST, daughter of ISRAEL RUST and REBECCA CLARK. She was born 1689 in Northampton, Massachusetts, USA, and died April 29, 1755.
       
Children of ROBERT DANKS and REBECCA RUST are:
2.       i.       EPHRAIM3 DANKS, b. 1710, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA; d. 1784.
3.       ii.       BENONI DANKS, b. 1716, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA; d. 1776, Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada.


Generation No. 2

2. EPHRAIM3 DANKS (ROBERT2, ROBERT1) was born 1710 in Northampton, Massachusetts, USA, and died 1784. He married ABIGAIL PHELPS, daughter of NATHANIEL PHELPS and SARAH LOCKWOOD. She was born 1711, and died October 7, 1794.
       
Child of EPHRAIM DANKS and ABIGAIL PHELPS is:
4.       i.       ELIAKIM4 DANKS, b. March 9, 1756, Southampton, Massachusetts, USA.


3. BENONI3 DANKS (ROBERT2, ROBERT1) was born 1716 in Northampton, Massachusetts, USA, and died 1776 in Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada. He married MARY MORRIS.

More About BENONI DANKS:
Occupation: Captain
       
Child of BENONI DANKS and MARY MORRIS is:
5.       i.       ISAAC4 DANKS, b. 1748; d. 1819, Onondaga, New York, USA.


Generation No. 3

4. ELIAKIM4 DANKS (EPHRAIM3, ROBERT2, ROBERT1) was born March 9, 1756 in Southampton, Massachusetts, USA. He married AURELIA BISBEE, daughter of BENJAMIN BISBEE and HANNAH FULLER. She was born 1764 in Kingston, Massachusetts, USA.
       
Child of ELIAKIM DANKS and AURELIA BISBEE is:
6.       i.       HARVEY5 DANKS, b. May 11, 1807; d. July 13, 1865.


5. ISAAC4 DANKS (BENONI3, ROBERT2, ROBERT1) was born 1748, and died 1819 in Onondaga, New York, USA. He married LUCY EARLL in Cumberland Township, Nova Scotia, Canada, daughter of DANIEL EARLL and MEHITABLE WATSON. She was born 1749 in Beekmans, New York, USA.

More About ISAAC DANKS:
Occupation: Captain
       
Children of ISAAC DANKS and LUCY EARLL are:
7.       i.       NATHANIEL EARLL5 DANKS, d. 1853, Syracuse, New York, USA.
       ii.       HANNAH DANKS, b. 1774, Onondaga, New York, USA; d. 1832; m. EPHRAIM WEBSTER; b. 1762; d. 1824.

More About EPHRAIM WEBSTER:
Occupation: Captain

8.       iii.       BENONI EVIDUS DANKS, b. 1788, Syracuse, New York, USA; d. 1850.
       iv.       ORRIS DANKS, b. 1794; d. 1816.
       v.       MELANCTON DANKS, b. 1796, Baldwinsville, New York, USA; d. 1866; m. MARY.


Generation No. 4

6. HARVEY5 DANKS (ELIAKIM4, EPHRAIM3, ROBERT2, ROBERT1) was born May 11, 1807, and died July 13, 1865. He married CLARISSA DWIGHT, daughter of SETH DWIGHT and ABIGAIL EASTMAN. She was born May 8, 1807 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA, and died January 26, 1860.
       
Child of HARVEY DANKS and CLARISSA DWIGHT is:
       i.       WILLIAM NEWTON6 DANKS, b. 1839.


7. NATHANIEL EARLL5 DANKS (ISAAC4, BENONI3, ROBERT2, ROBERT1) died 1853 in Syracuse, New York, USA. He married BETSEY NEWTON 1817 in Syracuse, New York, USA, daughter of ABNER NEWTON and ALICE BAKER.
       
Children of NATHANIEL DANKS and BETSEY NEWTON are:
       i.       EMELINE6 DANKS.
       ii.       GEORGE DANKS, d. 1890, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
       iii.       HORAN DANKS, d. 1882, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
       iv.       ISAAC DANKS.
       v.       MELANCTHON DANKS, d. 1889, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
       vi.       HAROLD DANKS, b. 1831, Onondaga County, New York, USA; d. January 30, 1898, Hastings, New York, USA; m. ADALINE KENYON; b. 1830, Onondaga County, New York, USA.

Notes for HAROLD DANKS:
2d Lt, B Co., 12th NY Volunteer Cavalry 2/12/1863 - 4/23/1863; promoted to 1st Lt. 4/1863

More About HAROLD DANKS:
Individual Note: Cavalry Officer
Occupation: Lieutenant


8. BENONI EVIDUS5 DANKS (ISAAC4, BENONI3, ROBERT2, ROBERT1) was born 1788 in Syracuse, New York, USA, and died 1850. He married PHEBE EARLL, daughter of ROBERT EARLL and ELIZABETH HODGE. She was born 1794.
       
Children of BENONI DANKS and PHEBE EARLL are:
       i.       BENONI6 DANKS.
       ii.       ORRIS DANKS, b. 1825; m. ESTELLE BOOGE.
       iii.       DANIEL DANKS, b. 1826.


As always, thanks for any info/suggestions. Please feel free to contact me here in GenForum or directly at geolarson2@peoplepc.com

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