|Birth: ||Aug. 31, 1845|
West Virginia, USA
|Death: ||Jun. 7, 1921|
Benjemin B. Bane died at his home in Kremlin, on Tuesday night, June 7th, 1921.
He was born in Virginia, August 31st, 1845. He removed to Illinois with his parents at an early age. There at 21, he found his life's constant companion and inspiring help mate, in Eurania L. Macy, whom he married in 1868. To this union were born ten children of whom seven survive.
Strong in the faith of his fathers, he entered the Christian ministry at the age of twenty-one. Of high intellect, a thinker, he was never afraid to fight the good fight in support of his convictions.
Benjaman Bane was a talented orator, a clear comprehension of and a deep interest in politics.
He was a righteous foe of injustice, and friendly friend of the opposed - at all times, however, maintaining the respect and admiration of all.
He was a leader in political thought of Oklahoma, and was twice a candidate for the legislature.
He came overland to Kansas with his family in the seventies, settling in Kingman.
At the opening of the Cherokee Strip, he too "made the run" and located in Woods county, near Alva, and eight years ago moved to Kremlin.
He was retired from active ministerial duties at the age of sixty.
A kind and loving father, he felt a deep pride in the sterling qualities of his children and their careers; his dominate characteristics - kindness and progressiveness - being reflected in them.
Surviving Mr. Bane besides his widow Eurania, are Sadie B. Heatley, Eva B. Ogborn and F.M. Bane, of Los Angeles; J.F. Bane, Augusta, Kans.; Bertha B. Hinshaw, Wichita, Kans.; Jessie A. Hamilton, Ft. Worth, Tex.; and Sarah L. Fonts, Ponca City, Okla.
Also surviving are six sisters, three brothers and fourteen grandchildren. Several of the latter, among them Viola and Edwin Bane attended at the last sad rites.
Funeral services conducted by Rev. Shirley were held at the Christian church of Kremlin, and the remains were laid to rest in the local cemetery Thursday afternoon.
Mordecai Ensley Bane (1820 - 1897)
Sarah Amanda Blodgett Bane (1822 - 1890)
Euranie Louisa Macy Bane (1847 - 1933)*
Emmeline Amanda Bane McCune (1842 - 1925)*
Benjamin Beeler Bane (1845 - 1921)
Franklin B. Bane (1849 - 1852)*
Gabriella Jane Bane Hayes (1851 - 1914)*
Jesse A Bane (1856 - 1932)*
Elizabeth Bane Wilker (1857 - 1934)*
Mordecai Ensley Bane (1859 - 1946)*
Lydia Virginia Bane Murray (1864 - 1938)*
Rachel E Shepherd (1868 - 1934)*
Created by: shirley tauer
Record added: Jul 01, 2008
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