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Maude Jane Loman Banks
Birth: Apr. 21, 1898
Warren County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 8, 1956
Galesburg
Knox County
Illinois, USA

My grandmother.


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Maude was life long resident of East Galesburg.She married Walter White. She married Michael Farrell (Michele Ferrara on Find A Grave) on June 13, 1918. He died in 1931. She married Chester E. Banks (on Find A Grave) on Feb 2, 1935.

Maude's first husband was a railroad detective who owned several taverns. She chewed snuff and operated a bootleg joint out of a converted boxcar in East Galesburg. Maude kept her money in a tobacco pouch that was pinned to her undershirt. She owned a 20 gauge long barrel shot gun that she kept on hand for unruly customers, not to mention her wayward elder sons.

She was a member of the Methodist Church and World War II Mothers. She had six sons: Michael and Frank Farrell (on F.A.G.); George (F.A.G.), Richard, Chester J.(F.A.G.), and James Banks. Five daughters: Hazel Leaf, Mary Shane, Myrtle Potter, and twins Vernice Sharp and Virginia Gerlach (all except Myrtle are on F.A.G.) Three brothers: Robert, Tom, and William Loman. She had a twin sister, Myrtle, who preceded her in death. Her husband Chester, who was four months older than her oldest daughter, was also a twin. 
 
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 Spouses:
  Michele Ferrara (1885 - 1932)
  Chester E Banks (1916 - 1988)
 
 Children:
  Hazel Leaf (1916 - 1996)*
  Michael T Farrell (1918 - 1969)*
  Mary Jane Ferrara Godsil Shane (1920 - 1995)*
  Frank J. Farrell (1922 - 1984)*
  Virginia Julia Farrell Gerlach (1926 - 2001)*
  Vernice June Farrell Sharp (1926 - 1990)*
  Myrtle L Potter (1930 - ____)*
  George William Banks (1934 - 1934)*
  Chester J Banks (1937 - 1985)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Knoxville Cemetery
Knoxville
Knox County
Illinois, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Florence
Record added: Mar 07, 2001
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Maude Jane <i>Loman</i> Banks
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