Saturday, January 8, 2011

Lewis Bennett Hanna (1883-1940)

Lewis Bennett Hanna
 
Lewis Bennett Hanna was born on February 25, 1883 in Conway County, Arkansas.  He was the second child born to W.S. Hanna, but the third child of Alice Boggess. 

Lewis married Daisy Victoria Brown in 1908 in Conway County.  He was around 25 years old and she was about 21 years.  Daisy was born on March 14, 1887 in Arkansas, the daughter of Miles Brown and Mary Ellenor Bell.  

Lewis and Daisy had one son, Fredrick Byron Hanna, who was born in Conway County in 1909.

Along with his brothers, Lewis also enlisted in World War I on September 12, 1918.  He was 35 years old at that time, and was working as a clerk at E.E. Mitchell & Co., a furniture store in there in Morrilton.  He was of medium height and slender in build, with grey eyes and black hair.  Lewis and his family lived on St. Joseph Street in Morrilton in 1930.
                       
Lewis Bennett Hanna died on June 24, 1940 in Mississippi County, Arkansas.  He was 57 years old.  Daisy went on to live another four decades after her husband’s death.  Daisy V. Hanna died at the age of 93 in July 1980.  Her last known residence was Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas.
 World War I Draft Card



Notes for Lewis B. Hanna
Birth, Occupation, Physical Description:  Ancestry.com. World War I Draft Registration Cards,   1917-1918 [database online]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2005. Original data: National Archives and Records Administration. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. M1509, 4,582 rolls. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.
Marriage to Daisy:  Year: 1930; Census Place: Morrilton, Conway, Arkansas; Roll: 69; Page: 5A;  Enumeration District: 21; Image: 891.0.
Death:  Ancestry.com. Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950 [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005. Original data: Division of Vital Records, Arkansas Department of Health. Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950 Microfiche. Arkansas Genealogical Society, Arkansas.
Signature:  From draft card, see above

Notes for Daisy V. (maiden name unknown)
Birth and Death:  Ancestry.com. Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950 [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005. Original data: Division of Vital Records, Arkansas Department of Health. Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950 Microfiche. Arkansas Genealogical Society, Arkansas.

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