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Emma D. Daugherty Banister
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Birth: Oct. 20, 1871
Kaufman County
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 4, 1956
Texas, USA

w/o John R. Banister

After John Banister's first wife died in 1894, leaving him with four children, he married his second wife, Emma Daugherty. John and Emma would have five children of their own. In 1914 John Banister became sheriff of Coleman County but was struck down by a stroke in 1918. Emma, who had served as John's office deputy, assumed the job of sheriff and, in doing so, became the first female sheriff in the United States. After completing her husband's term, she returned to her farm in Santa Anna.
Information from the book: Texas Cemeteries by Bill Harvey

Family links: 
  John Riley Banister (1854 - 1918)*
  John R. Banister (1887 - 1968)*
  Leona Banister Bruce (1899 - 1986)*
  Grady Welton Banister (1900 - 1977)*
  Mabel L. Banister Pulliam (1902 - 1930)*
  James Gillett Banister (1907 - 1952)*
*Calculated relationship
Santa Anna Cemetery
Santa Anna
Coleman County
Texas, USA
Plot: Platt 2, Block 79, Lot 2
Created by: Carl Langford
Record added: Nov 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43825817
Emma D. <i>Daugherty</i> Banister
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Emma D. <i>Daugherty</i> Banister
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Emma D. <i>Daugherty</i> Banister
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- Gale Jennings Delgado
 Added: Mar. 18, 2014

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