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Richard Bancroft
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Birth: Aug. 11, 1797
Metropolitan Borough of Wakefield
West Yorkshire, England
Death: Aug. 22, 1880
Jones County
Iowa, USA

Richard Bancroft was born August 11, 1797 at Wakefield, England. He came to America when 19 years old. He married Mary Graham, February 14, 1822, in Clark County, Ohio, and shortly after moved to Marysville where he lived between fifty and sixty years. On the 16th of August, he and his wife started for Jones County, Iowa, accompanied by their daughter, Mrs. E. Green, to see their daughters, Mrs. Murfield and Mrs. Mershon. He died Sunday, August 22, five days after landing at their destination, aged 83 years and 11 days. He leaves a widow aged 78 years." Marysville Tribune, 1-Sept-1880


Richard Bancroft was born August 11, 1797, at Wakefield, England; came to America when nineteen years of age; married Mary Graham, February 14, 1822, in Clark County, Ohio and soon after located at Marysville, where he resided over fifty years. He died August 22, 1880, in Iowa, while on a visit with his wife to their daughter. Mrs. Bancroft died at Anamosa, Iowa, at the residence of her daughter, July 13, 1881, in the seventy-eighth year of her age. Excerpted from "Union County, Ohio, 1883 History, Town of Marysville, Chapter 1" --------------

George Graham was a native of England, and was united in marriage with Elizabeth Lazenbee; emigrated to America and settled in the State of New York; thence removed to Clark County, Ohio, where he died. His children were as follows: George, Thomas, Mary, Betsey, William, Ralph, Robert and Hannah (twins), all of whom, except George, the eldest, removed to Union County and settled here about 1821. Thomas married Jemima Conklin, and resided here till just before the war of the rebellion; they removed to Delaware County, where they died; Mary married Richard Bancroft, a native of England, resided here till quite aged, raised a family, many of whom married and settled in Iowa, where their parents journeyed to make them a visit, and while there they died; William married Betsey Bell and resided here through life; Betsey married John Thompson and died in this township; Ralph married Hannah Burdick and remained here till death; Robert married Judith Bell and died in Marysville; and Hannah, who married Christian Myers, is now a widow and resides on the home farm." Excerpted from "History of Union County, Millcreek Township" 
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  Mary Graham Bancroft (1802 - 1881)*
  William Bancroft (1831 - 1905)*
  Thomas Bancroft (1831 - 1910)*
  Catherine Bancroft Green (1833 - 1916)*
  Eliza Bancroft (1840 - 1858)*
  Helen M. Bancroft Bradley (1843 - 1897)*
*Calculated relationship
Highland Grove Cemetery
Jones County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Beth Beeman
Record added: Mar 12, 2011
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