1900 Census shows Harry Hankins living with his widowed mother at
4th Street. He was then working as a papermaker. Also at home
were younger sisters Emma and Elsie Hankins. He was still living
with his mother and sisters when the 1906 Camden City Directory
was compiled, by that time at 25 South
4th Street. He was then working as a driver. Not long
afterwards, Harry Hankins was appointed to the Camden Fire
Department. He remained a Camden firefighter for the rest of his
Hankins married his wife Sarah around 1907. The 1910 Census, which was taken on April 18,
1910, shows Harry
Hankins and his wife Sarah at 424 Taylor
Avenue. Their next-door neighbor was brother firefighter John H. Lutts,
his daughter Eva, and his two sons, John H. Lutts Jr.
and Raymond, living at 422 Taylor
and Sarah Hankins were never blessed with children. He and his
wife Sarah remained at 424 Taylor
Avenue until his passing, October 13, 1939. He had worked as a
Chief's Aide in his later years with the Fire Department.
Hankins was survived by his wife. Sarah Hankins was still living 422 Taylor
Avenue as late as 1946.