Elizabeth HANKS married Reason RAY. He had 5 children from a previous marriage. Reason was married to Sarah (Sally) Waters Aug 5, 1816 in Green County, Kentucky.
Reason & Sarah had the following children:
Lavina RAY (b. 5-9-1817 Washington County, KY)
Washington RAY (b. 1-12-1818 Washington County, KY)
Margaret RAY (b. 12-15-1819 Washington County, KY)
Liberty Greenberry RAY (b. 10-10-1821 Washington County, KY)
James W. RAY (b. 5-23-1825 Sangamon County, ILL)
Sarah died and Reason then married Elizabeth HANKS.
Reason & Elizabeth had the following children:
Minnerva R. RAY (b. 9-18/19-1826 ILL)
John William RAY (b. 1-21-1829 ILL)
Cecelia (Sela) RAY (b. 12-16-1830 ILL)
Reason Loid (Loyd)RAY (b. 12-25/26-1831 ILL)
Elizabeth RAY (b. 8-5-1833 ILL)
Reason died about 1833.
Elizabeth married July 1, 1837 Sangamon County, ILL to Samuel DILLON (b. 6-23-1777 Culpepper County, VA).
There were no children of Elizabeth & Samuel.
Elizabeth was the 4th wife of Samuel.
Samuel Dillon's youngest son Alfred Robert Dillon married 6-29-1848 Sangamon County, Illinois to Minnerva R. RAY (above).
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1830 Sangamon County, Illinois
Free white males 1,2,1,0,0,1
Free white females 1,1,1,0,1
Elizabeth HANKS RAY DILLON was a 2nd cousin to President Abraham LINCOLN.