Bernhard Banks

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Bernhard Banks

  • Birth 20 Aug 1829 Baden-Württemberg, Germany
  • Death 3 Dec 1892
  • Burial Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Lot 1751
  • Memorial ID 100049950

* Son of Mathis Bank (1768 - 1829) & Ottilia (Vogt)

* Born in Kirchzarten, Baden, Germany.

* Had one brother: Phillip Bank
(b. 8/31/1816; d. 6/15/1878)

* In 1854, came to the USA from Baden, Germany to Mahanoy City, PA.

* Married Katherine (Becker) in 1856.

Children:

1) Elizabeth (Banks) Chambers (1861 - 1933)

2) Lewis Banks (1861 - 1940)

3) Frances (Banks) (1864 - 1932)

4) John (born Charles)

5) Bernard Banks (married Emma (Zechman) in 1892)

6) Catherine "Kate" (Banks) Goeringer

7) Henry W. Banks (born Henrich)

8) Joseph Banks (1879 - 1942)

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Bernhard & Katherine were hotel keepers. Bought old Railroad Hotel, Center Street, Mahanoy City, PA in Sept. 1864. He sold it in 1895. It still exists as a tavern. The family was Roman Catholic. Most of the Banks children were born there.


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  • Created by: Sarah J.
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100049950
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bernhard Banks (20 Aug 1829–3 Dec 1892), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100049950, citing Hollenback Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Sarah J. (contributor 47309878) .