Biographical Sketch of Mrs. May Homer

(See Grant and Oolootsa) May, the daughter of Calvin Jones and Emma Walker (McCoy) Hanks, was born at Webbers Falls March 2, 1869; was educated at Webbers Falls and the Female Seminary.

She married April 15, 1887, Frank Rhomer.

They are the parents of Emma Nora, born February 2, 1889; May Frances, born November 17, 1891; Margaret Bell, born April 2, 1894; and Fannie Charlotte Rhomer, born March 20, 1896. The Rhomers are farmers near Webbers Falls. Calvin Jones, son of Robert Taylor and Margaret Ann Ward (Morgan) Hanks, was born February 8, 1836 and married April ii, 1861, Emma Walker McCoy, who was born April 3, 1841.

He was a private in Captain John S. Vane’s Company, and in Captain Samuel Gunter’s Company in the Confederate Army. He was elected Counselor from Canadian District August 5, 1867; and Senator from the same District August 6, 1877. He died May 16, 1879.

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Mrs. Emma Hanks, nee McCoy died February 8, 1900. They were the parents of Mrs. May Rhomer.



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