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Hendrick "Henry" Banta
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Birth: Dec. 9, 1718
Hackensack
Bergen County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 1805
Shelby County
Kentucky, USA

Henry Banta was the father of twenty-one children, and is said to have left a larger number of descendants than any other man in Kentucky. Records indicate he was buried on George Bergen's farm in Shelby Co., being the frist burial in that graveyard. He was a member of the church at Hackensack in 1741. He removed from Bergen County to Somerset County, N.J., and was an Elder of the church at Bedminster, Oct. 25, 1758. The baptismal records of that church have not been perserved, but at least four of his children were borh while he was living in that county, whose date of birth can be determined. About ten years later, with a colony from New Jersey he removed to Conewago, York County, PA., near the present site of Gettysbury, and was a member of the church there at its formation. m. (1) Rachel Brower (d. about 1750) at Schraalenburgh, Aug. 12, 1738; children: HENDRICK bp. July 27, 1740, m. Maria Stryker; ABRAHAM b. April 18, 1742, died in infancy; LEAH b. Jan. 15, 1744, m. Jacobus Monfort. ABRAHAM b July 7, 1745, m. Margrieta Monfort. ALBERT b. April 20, 1747, m. Styntie Monfort. GEERTRUID b. Dec. 3, 1749, m. Frans Monfort. (2) ANTIE DEMAREST bp. Dec. 23, 1733. Children: RACHEL b. Dec. 19, 1751, m (1) Theodore Williamson; (2) Simon Van Arsdale. SAMUEL b. June 13, 1753. m. Dynn Dorland. PIETER b. Feb. 9, 1755. m. Elizabeth Cosijn. JOHN b. Sept., 1756, m. (1) Mary Magdalena Shuck Durle; (2) Agnes Shuck; (3) Nancy Van Nise. DANIEL fingagrave #6402744 b. 1765, m. Annie Shuck Durie. JACOB m. Catharine Voorees. MARY m. Henry Shively. ANT> Name < /a > bp. Oct. 23, 1769, m. Barnett Rynierson. DAVID, bp May 31, 1771, m. Mary DeMott. ISAAC bp Aug. 24, 1773. ANGENITIE b. July 23, 1775, m. William Gordon. HENDRICK b. March 1, 1778. m. Molly Van Arsdall. 
 
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 Parents:
  Hendrick Banta (1696 - 1740)
  Geertruy Terhune Banta (1694 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Antjin (Antje) Anna Demaree Banta (1733 - 1810)
 
 Siblings:
  Hendrick Banta (1718 - 1805)
  Hendrick Banta (1718 - 1805)*
  Wyntie Lavina Banta Durie (1721 - 1797)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bergen Farm Cemetery
Shelby County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: Terri Kirkman
Record added: Jan 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84161275
 


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