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Bernhard Banks
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Birth: Aug. 20, 1829
Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death: Dec. 3, 1892

* Son of Mathis Bank (1768 - 1829) & Ottilia (Vogt)

* Born in Kirchzarten, Baden, Germany.

* Had one brother: Phillip Bank
(b. 8/31/1816; d. 6/15/1878)

* In 1854, came to the USA from Baden, Germany to Mahanoy City, PA.

* Married Katherine (Becker) in 1856.

Children:

1) Elizabeth (Banks) Chambers (1861 - 1933)

2) Lewis Banks (1861 - 1940)

3) Frances (Banks) (1864 - 1932)

4) John (born Charles)

5) Bernard Banks (married Emma (Zechman) in 1892)

6) Catherine "Kate" (Banks) Goeringer

7) Henry W. Banks (born Henrich)

8) Joseph Banks (1879 - 1942)

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Bernhard & Katherine were hotel keepers. Bought old Railroad Hotel, Center Street, Mahanoy City, PA in Sept. 1864. He sold it in 1895. It still exists as a tavern. The family was Roman Catholic. Most of the Banks children were born there.

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Catherine Becker Banks (1833 - 1902)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Banks Chambers (1861 - 1933)*
  John Banks (1867 - 1919)*
  Bernard Banks (1869 - 1950)*
  Catherine Banks Goeringer (1873 - 1958)*
  Heinrich Wellington Banks (1875 - 1946)*
  Joseph Banks (1879 - 1942)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hollenback Cemetery
Wilkes-Barre
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Lot 1751
 
Created by: Sarah J.
Record added: Nov 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100049950
Bernhard Banks
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Bernhard Banks
Added by: Joan Cavanaugh
 
Bernhard Banks
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 Added: Nov. 10, 2012
 
 
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