|Birth: ||Apr. 21, 1898|
|Death: ||Aug. 8, 1956|
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Maude was life long resident of East Galesburg.She married Walter White. She married Michael Farrell (Michele Ferrara on Find A Grave) on June 13, 1918. He died in 1931. She married Chester E. Banks (on Find A Grave) on Feb 2, 1935.
Maude's first husband was a railroad detective who owned several taverns. She chewed snuff and operated a bootleg joint out of a converted boxcar in East Galesburg. Maude kept her money in a tobacco pouch that was pinned to her undershirt. She owned a 20 gauge long barrel shot gun that she kept on hand for unruly customers, not to mention her wayward elder sons.
She was a member of the Methodist Church and World War II Mothers. She had six sons: Michael and Frank Farrell (on F.A.G.); George (F.A.G.), Richard, Chester J.(F.A.G.), and James Banks. Five daughters: Hazel Leaf, Mary Shane, Myrtle Potter, and twins Vernice Sharp and Virginia Gerlach (all except Myrtle are on F.A.G.) Three brothers: Robert, Tom, and William Loman. She had a twin sister, Myrtle, who preceded her in death. Her husband Chester, who was four months older than her oldest daughter, was also a twin.
Michele Ferrara (1885 - 1932)
Chester E Banks (1916 - 1988)
Hazel Leaf (1916 - 1996)*
Michael T Farrell (1918 - 1969)*
Mary Jane Ferrara Godsil Shane (1920 - 1995)*
Frank J. Farrell (1922 - 1984)*
Vernice June Farrell Sharp (1926 - 1990)*
Virginia Julia Farrell Gerlach (1926 - 2001)*
Myrtle L Potter (1930 - ____)*
George William Banks (1934 - 1934)*
Chester J Banks (1937 - 1985)*
Maintained by: Marsha
Originally Created by: Florence
Record added: Mar 07, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5249375