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Rev Henry Wilson Banta
Birth: Aug. 11, 1823
Death: Jan. 14, 1887

Henry Banta was the first tax assessor-collector for Hunt County, Texas. He was the son of Isaac and Eliza Banta. He moved with his family to Texas in 1840. Born Warwick County, Indiana. Died Greenville, Texas. Later his body was moved to Yantis.

Thanks to Kathy for the above biography.
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Henry Banta was born in Warwick county, Indiana and migrated with his father Isaac in 1839. At the age of eighteen, he joined the Texas Rangers and served six years. Subsequently he was Deputy Sheriff, Tax Collector and Assessor, also owning a farm. He united with the Baptist Church in May, 1846, and was licensed to preach August 14, 1868. He was ordained October 12, 1870, as pastor of the South Sulphur Springs Church, Texas. Subsequently he was pastor of the church at Carroll's Prairie. He was married to Susan Winniford.
Children:
MARTHA ANN
b. March 2, 1850; m. Thomas Alexander.
LIZZIE BELLE
b. Feb. 29, 1852; m. Nathaniel Miller.
WILLIE D.
b. April 28, 1854. d. Jan 4, 1858.
WINFIELD WINNIFORD
b. Dec. 21, 1855; m. Mary E. Liner.
SUSAN JANE
b. Jan. 27, 1858; m. Hamilton Seawright.
ELLEN ELISSIE
b. Jan. 18, 1860; m. Willian Lewis Nichols.
HENRY WILSON
b. Jan. 28, 1862; m. Martha Elizabeth Coker.
CALVIN WHEELER
b. Feb. 5, 1865; m. Mary Coker.
JOHN FRANKLIN
b. Dec. 22, 1866; m. Mary Britton.
JOSEPHUS
b. Feb. 26, 1869; d. Oct. 11, 1871.
LAWRENCE W. (LON)
b. Sept. 22, 1871; m. (1)Fannie Britton, (2) widow of J.D. Smith, (3) Laura Ophelia Benton

Thanks to Terri for the above family information.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Isaac William Banta (1800 - 1855)
  Eliza Barker McDonald (1806 - 1903)
 
 Spouse:
  Susan Banta (1834 - 1919)*
 
 Children:
  Ellen Elizabeth Banta Nichols (1860 - 1945)*
  John Franklin Banta (1866 - 1904)*
  Lawrence William Banta (1871 - 1957)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Wilson Banta (1823 - 1887)
  Mary Ann Banta Langford (1825 - 1870)*
  William Banta (1827 - 1897)*
  David Riley Banta (1829 - 1917)*
  Celesteen Banta Gibson (1831 - 1926)*
  John Walter Banta (1833 - 1914)*
  William Shepard McDonald (1833 - 1903)**
  Jacob Rhinerson Banta (1835 - 1866)*
  George Wilson Banta (1841 - 1937)*
  Permelia Victoria Banta Holden (1843 - 1891)*
  Elizabeth Perlina Banta Sellers (1844 - 1935)*
  Josephus Isaac Banta (1848 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Yantis Cemetery
Yantis
Wood County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: J. Fred Bucy,III
Originally Created by: Frank K.
Record added: Mar 28, 2008
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Rev Henry Wilson Banta
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Rev Henry Wilson Banta
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Rev Henry Wilson Banta
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For a Uncle & Texas Ranger.
- J. Fred Bucy,III
 Added: Dec. 12, 2012
For my great, great grandfather
- Terri Kirkman
 Added: Jan. 28, 2012

- Kathy McMaster
 Added: Nov. 5, 2011
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