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Leonard S "Len" Bankes
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Birth: Jul. 14, 1850
Perry County
Ohio, USA
Death: May 25, 1926
Bell Center
Crawford County
Wisconsin, USA

Born in Bearfield Township,Perry, Ohio, 1 of 3 ch of Nathan Elwood Bankes & Elizabeth Strait. His mother died in 1853. His father remarried to Catherine Woolford and Leonard had 8 step siblings. He joined the CIVIL WAR Co C 18th Wis Inf Reg, same as his father did, and they both mustered out on 18 Jul 1865 in Louisville, Jackson, Kentucky at the end of the war.
Len married Sara Freeman on 25 Dec 1873. During his life he was a farmer, stone mason and a saloon keeper.
Family links: 
  Nathan Elwood Bankes (1824 - 1893)
  Sarah Freeman Bankes (1856 - 1934)*
  Ross Bankes (1894 - 1922)*
  Orville Herbert Bankes (1910 - 1962)*
  Leonard S Bankes (1850 - 1926)
  William Henry Bankes (1872 - 1956)*
  Nathan Cornelius Bankes (1875 - 1963)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Marys Cemetery
Gays Mills
Crawford County
Wisconsin, USA
Created by: Paulette Sampson
Record added: Oct 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79576945
Leonard S Len Bankes
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Leonard S Len Bankes
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Leonard S Len Bankes
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 Added: Nov. 4, 2011

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