Wyatt Hanks III was born in 1863 , he was the younger brother of O.C. Hanks . In 1888, Wyatt was sent to prison at Huntsville for horse stealing. This must have been an interesting time for Wyatt , being that J.W. Hardin was in the same prison and how his stepfather James Cox was killed . Wyatt was released from Huntsville one year before Hardin was .
This is a letter that O.C. Hanks grandfather, Wyatt Hanks Sr. , wrote to Stephen F. Austin. I would think when Wyatt wrote this letter , the thought never crossed his mind that any grandson of his wou... more
Some Hanks family genealogy: Orlando Camilla Hanks’ grandfather was Wyatt Hanks Sr..John Hanks was Wyatt Hanks Sr.’s brother and the Graham brothers grandfather. John Hanks married Isabella Haddon Hop... more