Oct. 31, 1918 Hannibal Marion County Missouri, USA
Victim of the 1918 influenza epidemic.
Son of Abram "Bram" and Demarie or Demaris LEDFORD BANTA. On Mr. Banta's death certificate it lists his father's name as Abram and on the 1900 census it says "Bram". The mother's first name is very hard to read on his death certificate but her maiden name is clear. On the 1900 census the mother's name is listed as Demarie.
Mr. BANTA was married to a Miss Pearl BRADSHAW. They had one daughter and three sons.