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 Leonard S “Len” Bankes

Leonard S “Len” Bankes

Birth
Perry County, Ohio, USA
Death 25 May 1926 (aged 75)
Bell Center, Crawford County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Gays Mills, Crawford County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 79576945 · View Source
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Born in Bearfield Township,Perry, Ohio, 1 of 3 ch of Nathan Elwood Bankes & Elizabeth Strait. His mother died in 1853. His father remarried to Catherine Woolford and Leonard had 8 step siblings. He joined the CIVIL WAR Co C 18th Wis Inf Reg, same as his father did, and they both mustered out on 18 Jul 1865 in Louisville, Jackson, Kentucky at the end of the war.
Len married Sara Freeman on 25 Dec 1873. During his life he was a farmer, stone mason and a saloon keeper.


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  • Created by: Paulette Sampson
  • Added: 30 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79576945
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leonard S “Len” Bankes (14 Jul 1850–25 May 1926), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79576945, citing Saint Marys Cemetery, Gays Mills, Crawford County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Paulette Sampson (contributor 47376137) .