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Rev Green Nathaniel Bankston
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Birth: Aug. 23, 1832
Pike County
Mississippi, USA
Death: May 14, 1915
Pike County
Mississippi, USA

Rev. Green N. Bankston united with the Salem Baptist Church in 1854, then moved his letter to Mt. Zion Baptist Church near Osyka, Mississippi, then to Line Creek Baptist Church near Kentwood, Louisiana. He then went into the organization of Terry's Creek Baptist Church on January 15, 1871. This church is located in Pike County, Mississippi near Osyka. He was licensed and ordained from this church. He was also a farmer as were most of the people in this area at this time. He married Nancy McElveen on May 21, 1856. They lived near Chatawa. Parents are John Jacques Bankston and Pheriby (Phoebe) Carter Bankston (buried Dyson Cemetery, Tangipahoa Parish, LA). His father was a soldier in the War of 1812. His grandfather, John D. Bankston, was a Revolutionary soldier and is buried at Dyson Cemetery along with his grandmother, Henrietta (Coates) Bankston. His great grandfather, Jacob Bankston, also served in the Revolutionary War. His maternal grandparents were Samuel and Charity Carter. I was told the name of this cemetery was the Daniel McDaniel Cemetery where Green, his wife, Nancy and two of their children are buried. He served in the Civil War as a Private in Co. C. 3rd La. Cavalry (Wingfield's). Enlisted May 14th. 1862, Franklinton. Roll not dated, "Absent. Sick." On Register of Prisoners of War dated May 6th, 1863, "Captured at Osyka, Miss., May 1st, 1863" Paroled Off Mobile Bay at Grant's Island, May 30th, 1863. He is the father of Phoebe Elizabeth (Bankston) Prescott buried at the Prescott Cemetery with her husband Willis Prescott. This is a listing of all of their children:

1. Pheriby (Phoebe) Elizabeth Bankston*, born September 3, 1857, Pike County, Mississippi
2. Levi Lafayette Bankston, born December 25, 1859, Pike County, Mississippi
3. Julia Margaret Bankston, born September 5, 1862, Pike County, Mississippi
4. Green Young Bankston, born January 19, 1864, Pike County, Mississippi
5. Emily Corine Bankston, born February 12, 1865, Pike County, Mississippi
6. Thomas Jefferson Bankston, born October 26, 1869, Pike County, Mississippi

* Our ancestor

Family links: 
  John Jaques Bankston (1797 - 1870)
  Nancy M. McElveen Bankston (1837 - 1925)*
  Pheriby (Phoebe) Elizabeth Bankston Prescott (1857 - 1932)*
  Levi Lafayette Bankston (1859 - 1881)*
  Julia Margaret Bankston Newman (1862 - 1924)*
  Green Young Bankston (1864 - 1935)*
  Emely Corene Bankston (1867 - 1925)*
  Thomas Jefferson Bankston (1869 - 1939)*
  Laminda Bankston (1823 - 1900)*
  Y S Bankston (1830 - 1862)*
  Green Nathaniel Bankston (1832 - 1915)
  Burton Durham Bankston (1838 - 1914)*
*Calculated relationship
McDaniel Cemetery
Pike County
Mississippi, USA
Created by: Jean Roberts
Record added: Apr 09, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25853693
Rev Green Nathaniel Bankston
Added by: Jean Roberts
Rev Green Nathaniel Bankston
Added by: Jean Roberts
Rev Green Nathaniel Bankston
Added by: Jean Roberts
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God Bless and Rest in peace sez Doc
- Frank Carter
 Added: Jun. 18, 2016
My great-great grandfather through my paternal grandmother Lula Elaine Prescott Roberts, her mother Pheriby Elizabeth Bankston Prescott.
- Jean Roberts
 Added: Apr. 18, 2014

- Sarah Quinn
 Added: Jun. 30, 2012

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