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Jacob M. Bankston
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Birth: 1739
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: 1817
Clarke County
Georgia, USA

Son of Lawrence Bankston, Sr. and Rebecca Hendricks, both born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Lawrence in 1704 and Rebecca in 1705. Jacob married Jemima (maiden name unknown) in North Carolina in 1753. Jacob and his wife Jemima were founding members of the Mars Hill Baptist Church in Clarke County (now Oconee County) Georgia from June 1799 until they were dismissed in April 1803. He was a Revolutionary Patriot from Georgia. His grandfather, Andrew Bankson (66265699) and great grandparents, Anders Bengtsson (Bankson), Sr. (47840751) and Gertrude Rambo (47845518), are buried at the Gloria Dei (Old Swedes) Church Burial Ground in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and can be found on Findagrave. Their Findagrave numbers are beside their names. Gertrude Rambo's father, Peter Gunnarson Rambo (5679385), is also buried there. There is a link on her site to him.

Children:

1. John D. Bankston* born June 11, 1754, in Guilford County, North Carolina
2. Elinor Bankston born 1758, in Guilford County, North Carolina
3. Jacob M. Bankston, Jr. born 1760, in Guilford County, North Carolina
4. Elijah Bankston born February 22, 1765, in Guilford County, North Carolina
5. Daniel Bankston born 1768, in North Carolina
6. Isabella Bankston born 1770, in North Carolina
7. Henry Harrison Bankston, Sr. born 1773, in Clarke County, Georgia
8. Pricilla Bankston born 1775, in Georgia
9. Araminta Bankston born February 12, 1782, in Oglethorpe County, Georgia

* Our ancestor
 
 
Family links: 
 Children:
  John D. Bankston (1754 - 1827)*
  Arminta Bankston Awtry (1782 - 1861)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mars Hill Cemetery
Watkinsville
Oconee County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Jean Roberts
Record added: Mar 16, 2012
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My great-great-great-great-great grandfather through my paternal grandmother Lula Elaine Prescott Roberts, her mother Pheriby Elizabeth Bankston Prescott, her father Green Nathaniel Bankston, his father John Jaques Bankston, his father John Bankston.
- Jean Roberts
 Added: Apr. 18, 2014
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