John Hanks was born 2 November 1681 in Farnham, Richmond County, Virginia, United States to William Hanks (1655-1704) and Sarah Woodbridge (1653-1708) and died 1740 Farnham, Richmond County, Virginia, United States of unspecified causes. He married Catherine Williams (1695-1780) 1714 in Richmond County, Virginia, United States.
|Offspring of John Hanks and Catherine Williams (1695-1780)|
|Joseph Hanks (1725-1793)||20 December 1725 Farnham, Richmond County, Virginia, United States||14 May 1793 Woodlawn, Nelson County, Kentucky, United States||Nancy Lee (1728-1808)|
|John Hanks (1728-1810)||4 May 1728 Farnham, Virginia, United States||31 July 1810 Versailles, Kentucky, United States||Susannah Ann Dale (1748-1766)|
- Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)
- Tom Hanks - Famous Hollywood Actor! - Direct Descendant thru sibling, John Hanks Jr (1728-1810)