|Birth: ||Jul. 26, 1860|
|Death: ||Jun. 25, 1943|
Indian Veteran Official Dies in Spanish Fork
SPANISH FORK – John J. Banks, 82, lifelong resident of Spanish Fork and for more than 20 years states adjutant of the Utah Pioneers and Indian War Veterans, died Friday evening following an illness of six months.
He was born July 26, 1860 at Spanish Fork, son of William and Sarah Jarvis Banks, early pioneers of this area.
He was a member of the old William R. Jones choir, first organized at Spanish Fork, and later affiliated with the Owen J. Rowe choir which won considerable attention in touring Utah.
When Spanish Fork was divided into four wards, he was appointed clerk of the Third ward, a post he filled until 1930. He was a member of the Third ward choir until recent years.
In 1880 he bought a tine store, and later merged this into a hardware store which he sold to devote his full time in managing the Spanish Fork Mercantile company. In 1900 he purchased a Spanish Fork drug store. Later he entered the mining business. He was appointed inheritance tax appraiser for Utah county 22 years ago by the late Judge A. B. Morgan.
Mr. Banks was a member of the Spanish Fork city council from 1893 to 1898. He was always and ardent Democrat.
He married Rachel H. Thomas January 5, 1888 in Spanish Fork.
Funeral arrangements to be at the Third ward chapel will be announced by Claude funeral home.
The Sunday Herald (Provo, Utah), June 27, 1943, Page 4
info provided by member Dan 46975821: complete name, birth-death dates and locations and burial date (06/29/1943)
SpanFork interment agrees with birth-death dates & locations, and names of John J's parents (SARAH JARVIS BANKS and WILLIAM BANKS), and shows John J owns following plots:
HANBY, ALBERT B --b.01/14/1920 --d.03/05/1920
BANKS, MARY JANE --b.03/30/1898 --d.09/16/1964
BANKS, RACHEL HANNAH --b.09/12/1862 --d.03/02/1944
BANKS, JOHN J --b.07/26/1860 --d.06/25/1943
BANKS, JOHN SPENCER --b.04/13/1903 --d.02/16/1976
MENERARY, RACHEL FARREL BANKS --b.03/25/1893 --d.03/11/1950
MENEREY, FRANK D --b.05/25/1892 --d.01/06/1967
William Banks (1836 - 1909)
Sarah Jarvis Banks (1826 - 1904)
Rachel Hannah Thomas Banks (1862 - 1944)
Lenore Banks Bird (1889 - 1926)*
Sarah Elizabeth Banks Marshall (1890 - 1977)*
Rachel Farrel Banks Meneray (1893 - 1950)*
Arthur Jarvis Banks (1895 - 1977)*
Marye Jane Banks (1898 - 1964)*
John Spencer Banks (1903 - 1976)*
John Jarvis Banks (1860 - 1943)
John Delbert Banks (1885 - 1977)**
Spanish Fork City Cemetery
Plot: 18,13 ,04
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John Warnke
Record added: May 07, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10926956