Jane Wells Cooper Hanks

October 4, 1817–March 27, 1896

Born at Cambridge, Washington County, New York; daughter of Wealthy Ann Wells and Samuel Cooper. Died at Parowan, Iron County, Utah. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] Temple Records Index Bureau of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 172. Kerry William Bate, The Ebenezer Hanks Story (Provo, UT: M. C. Printing, 1982), 5–6. 1880 U.S. census, Parowan, Iron Co., Utah Territory, p. 6, Jane Hanks, NARA. “Death of Jane Hanks,” Deseret Evening News, Mar. 28, 1896, 1. Find a Grave, database and images (http://findagrave.com, accessed Dec. 2013), memorial no. 23086490, Jane Wells Cooper Hanks; Parowan City Cemetery, Parowan, UT. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org, accessed Apr. 2016), Jane Wells Cooper LZLK-R1N .